2017 NFB of Virginia State Convention
The 2017 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Virginia will be held Friday, November 3 through Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Westin Tysons Corner, located at 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22043. To make hotel reservations, call central reservations at (888) 627-8970 and use code 10070 or the hotel directly at (703) 893-1340. Special room rates have been negotiated for registered convention attendees. When you call the hotel, make sure to tell them that you are attending the convention so that you will receive the special convention rate. The deadline to make hotel reservations is Thursday, October 12, 2017. After the deadline, there is no guarantee that you will get a room at the convention hotel.
Kids Camp is available to the children of registered convention attendees (ages infant through 5th grade) during 6 sessions of convention. These sessions are:
Session 1 Friday morning 8:45 am to 12:15 pm
Session 2 Friday afternoon 12:15 pm to 5:15 pm
Session 3 Friday evening 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Session 4 Saturday morning 8:45 am to 12:15 pm
Session 5 Saturday afternoon 12:15 pm to 5:15 pm
Session 6 Saturday evening 6:45 pm to 1/2 hour after banquet adjournment
Snacks will be provided during Sessions 1, 2, 4 and 5. Even though Kids Camp will be open and fully staffed during lunch on Friday and Saturday, lunch will not be provided. Parents should either pick their child up for lunch at the end of Sessions 1 and 4 or provide a lunch for their child to eat in the Kids Camp room. Also, dinner will not be provided on Friday or Saturday evening. Parents should feed their child dinner prior to bringing them to Sessions 3 or 6. The cost of Kids Camp is $10 per family per session. If you need more information, please contact
Naim Abu El Hawa at (202) 848-8932 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate the number of children per session on the Convention Pre Registration Form.
Do you want to learn the Do's and Don't's of formal dining? On Friday evening there will be an etiquette Dinner. Space for this dinner is limited so, to ensure a seat, you may reserve your seat for a non-refundable fee of $5 per person. Attendees of the dinner will order from a limited menu and be responsible for the cost of what they order. For more information, please contact Jeanette McAllister at (757) 304-5323 or email@example.com.
On Saturday, box lunches will be available for a cost of $18.00 if purchased in advance on the convention pre registration form. Box lunches can only be guaranteed for those purchased on the convention pre registration form. A limited number may be available for purchase at the convention.
On Saturday, student lunches will be available for a cost of $7.00 if purchased in advance on the convention pre registration form. Student lunches can only be guaranteed for those purchased on the convention pre registration form. A limited number may be available for purchase at the convention.
Westin Tysons Corner (View)
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|