2024 State Convention
April 4-6, 2024
Holiday Inn Airport
4401 S.W. 15th
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
I pledge to participate actively in the efforts of the National Federation of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity and security for the blind; to support the programs and policies of the Federation and to abide by its constitution.
Our room rate for convention is $109, plus applicable taxes, per night. You may reserve your room by calling the hotel at the number listed above and asking for the NFB of Oklahoma Convention group rate. Our room block will be held until March 21, 2024. After that date, you may still reserve a room but you will not be guaranteed room availability or our group rate.
Your hotel reservation includes:
• Complimentary Hot Breakfast from 6:30am-9:30am Weekdays 7:00am-10:00am Weekends
• Onsite Restaurant, River Café & River Bar
• Complimentary Wi-Fi in all Guest Rooms and Event Space
• Indoor Heated Pool and Fitness Center
All reservations require a valid major credit card or other form of payment approved by the Hotel. Deposits are refundable if the hotel receives cancellation notice no later than 24 hours before the scheduled arrival. Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 12:00pm.
All convention attendees are required to register. You may register online by visiting our Convention Registration page.
Convention registration is $25 plus any provided meals you may wish to purchase. We will have box lunches available on Friday and Saturday. The Convention Banquet dinner will be Saturday evening. You may purchase only the items you want, or you may purchase our total convention package which includes your convention registration, lunch on Friday and Saturday and a Banquet ticket.
Convention registration – $25
Friday boxed lunch – $15
Saturday boxed lunch – $15
Saturday Banquet dinner – $45
Total convention package – $95.
Save money and get Friday lunch, Saturday lunch, a Banquet ticket plus registration for one price.
We will do our best to fulfill special dietary requests. Each meal will have a standard meal option (with meat) and a vegetarian/vegan option. We are exploring gluten free options and hope to have that as an option as well. Menus are still being planned and more details will be shared as soon as possible.
Questions about registration may be sent to Glenda Farnum. You may also call us at 405-445-0610.
We will have an exhibit hall on Friday from Noon-1:45 p.m and 6-9 p.m. The final opportunity to visit exhibitors will be Saturday from Noon-1:45 p.m. We are still working on scheduling exhibitors and will post a vendor list when it becomes available.
Sponsors and Exhibitors
If you are interested in being a convention sponsor or having a booth in our exhibit area, pleaseFill out our Sponsor and Exhibitor registration form If you have questions or need more information about sponsorships and exhibiting, please send us an email.
We are working on building an exciting agenda foll of informative and engaging presenters. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.
Friday, April 4
5:00-7:00 pm – Registration
7:00-9:00 p.m. Rookie Roundup and Welcome Reception
Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned vet, please join us for our welcome banquet where you will meet our affiliate leaders and, learn about what to expect during our state convention and have an opportunity to meet other convention attendees, vendors and presenters.
Friday, April 5
9:00 a.m General session begins
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:00-1:45 p.m Exhibit hall
2:00 p.m. Afternoon General Session
5:00 p.m. Day 1 Adjourns
5:00-7:00, Dinner on your own
6:00-9:00 Exhibit Hall
7:00-9:00, Social event, TBA
Saturday, April 6
9:00 a.m. Morning General session begins
12:00-1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
2:00 Afternoon General session
4:00, Business meeting
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Banquet with keynote speaker Ron Brown, 2nd Vice President, National Federation of the Blind; President, NFB of Indiana.
Code of Conduct
All attendees of the 2024 state convention will be expected to abide by the National Federation of the Blind’s Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct outlines the policies and standards that we have established for the community of individuals who come together in our organized blind movement. On this page, you will find links to the current version of the code (in a variety of formats), the form for reporting violations of the code, a frequently asked question page, and a variety of supplemental resources and guidance documents.