In Person Convention Registration

This registration form is specifically for individuals participating in person at this year's convention. If you wish to participate in the virtual convention experience, please go to the virtual registration form.

If you encounter any difficulties in submitting this form, please email Sandy Halverson: sjh300@outlook.com.

Registration Phases

Advance registration will conclude on Monday, October 10 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

Benefits of advance registration:

  • Enjoy a discounted registration fee of $30. Depending on your choice of meal functions, this represents a $90 subsidy from the NFB of Virginia.
  • Have your name entered into a drawing for $100
  • Chocolate Tasting: Completely booked.

Standard registration will begin Tuesday, October 11 and run through Sunday, October 23. The registration fee during this period will be $60. Depending on your choice of meal functions, this represents a $50 subsidy from the NFB of Virginia.

All members seeking to vote at the elections and for convention resolutions should be registered by this standard registration deadline. Remember, when entering your phone number in the form below, enter only digits, no punctuation. Please use a mobile phone since even in person guests will be using phones to cast votes.

Late registration begins Monday, October 24 and runs through the morning of Saturday, October 29. The registration fee during this period will be $75. Depending on your choice of meal functions, this represents a $35 subsidy from the NFB of Virginia.

Code of Conduct

Participants are asked to acknowledge and abide by the National Federation of the Blind's Code of Conduct. You may read the Code of Conduct here.

Meal Functions

This year, as part of a special arrangement by the NFB of Virginia affiliate, your registration fee will cover meal functions. When identifying meal functions in the form below, please help us by identifying those meals you realistically believe you will be partaking. We want to ensure we have sufficient meals for everyone registered in person. Guests who register will take priorority in being served.

These are the available meal functions your convention ticket will cover:

  • Thursday evening Welcome Reception
  • Friday lunch
  • Friday evening hospitality
  • Saturday lunch
  • Saturday evening banquet and keynote presentation
  • Sunday morning interfaith breakfast

Registration Step by Step

To make this a smooth registration experience, these are the steps you will encounter in the registration process:

  • Complete the form below. Each guest must register individually.
  • Make sure you check the box to purchase your convention ticket.
  • In the second page you will be presented with a shopping cart showing the convention ticket you agreed to purchase. You may click the Checkout button.
  • In the third page you will enter your email address and billing address as part of the checkout process. Click Continue to Next Step.
  • In the final page you will enter your credit card information. If using a screen reader, use your Down Arrow to look for the row of bullets. The edit field for the credit card number is directly below the bullets. After entering your credit card number, Tab to access the expiration date, CVV, etc. The Square Connect box should remained checked. Click on Continue to Next Step after entering your card information to complete the payment process. Note all credit card information is processed through Square and is not retained on our server.
  • The final page will display a confirmation message. This should be closely followed by an email with similar confirmation.

If you experience difficulties submitting payment using the payment process on our website, click here to go directly to Square to purchase your convention ticket there.

Registration Form

 
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Please use only numbers, no dashes or parentheses.
If a member of the NFB of Virginia, please enter the mobile phone number you will use to vote, numbers only, no dashes or parentheses. Please retype if the number is the same as your primary number.
Sign language interpreting must be requested by Monday, October 10.
Special accommodations should be submitted by Monday, October 10.
Please check all that apply.
Please select all that apply. Please kindly be accurate in your selections so that we may adequately order a sufficient number of meals.
Please select all that apply. Please help us get an advance head count for setup purposes. Even though the Friday JAWS training is now completely booked, teachers of the visually impaired may register for Saturday.
In order to complete your registration, you will need to pay for the registration fee. Remember, you may not pay for multiple entries. Each individual must register separately.