The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. Although the convention is open to all, our constitution states that only members of the NFB have the right to participate in decision making when it comes to organizational policy. If you are not already a member, join the NFB today.The National Convention offers hundreds of sessions, dynamic presentations, and countless opportunities. Review each of the following sections for all the details on what to expect. 

Date and Location

July 3 through July 8, 2024
Rosen Centre
9840 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Book your hotel: call 800-204-7234 and ask for the “NFB Convention” block. Review more details under the Prepare for the Trip section.

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Convention Schedule 

Wednesday, July 3: Registration and packet pick-up opens, seminars, breakout sessions

Thursday, July 4: Exhibit hall opens, Resolutions Committee, more breakouts

Friday, July 5: National board and national division meetings

Saturday, July 6: General sessions with opening ceremonies and Presidential Report

Sunday, July 7: General sessions with presentations, business, and financial report

Monday, July 8: General sessions with more presentations, banquet, and adjournment

NFB of AL at National Convention

Each year, our Alabama affiliate gathers at national convention during the affiliate caucuses to discuss important initiatives and updates for our members.