2019 NFB of Virginia State Convention
The 2019 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Virginia will be held Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, located at 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704. To make hotel reservations, call the hotel directly at (757) 673-3000. 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 Tuesday, October 8, 2019. 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 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 Uricka Harrison at (757) 349-9234 or email@example.com. Please indicate the number of children per session on the Convention Pre Registration Form.
On Friday and Saturday, Luncheon Tickets will be available for a cost of $17.50 if purchased in advance on the convention pre registration form. Luncheon tickets are specific for each day and are not interchangeable. Luncheon tickets 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 luncheon tickets will be available for a cost of $8.00 if purchased in advance on the convention pre registration form. Student luncheon tickets can only be guaranteed for those purchased on the convention pre registration form. A limited number may be available for purchase at the convention.
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel (View)
425 Water Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|