Events - Annual Convention

2015 Annual Convention and Policy Meeting in Honolulu, HI

Most details will be posted May-June 2015; registration to open July 1, 2015.

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NFPA’s 2015 Convention Host Hotel is the

Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
2552 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

Guest room rates are as follows:
City View Single Occupancy $199
City View Double Occupancy $199

Reservations must be made by September 6, 2015 in order to guarantee the room rates above.  To make your reservation call 1-800-367-5370 and reference the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.


Resort Fee

In addition to the rates set forth, there will be a daily optional resort charge of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per room, per night, plus tax that will cover the following:

  • A tropical flower lei greeting upon arrival
  • Two bottles of water on day of arrival placed in the guestroom
  • Welcome Mai Tai Hawaiian Punch (non-alcoholic) at the designated check-in area
  • Unlimited local, toll-free, and credit card calls (no access fee)
  • Coffee & tea in guest rooms
  • Participation in yoga classes
  • Admission to twice-daily SCUBA clinics
  • 24-Hour business kiosk with free boarding pass printing
  • Participation in scheduled Art and Garden Tours featuring the works of Botero, Leger, and Chihuly
  • In-room safes
  • Mini Refrigerator in all guestrooms

Wireless Internet is included in the daily room rates.  You will be given the choice to opt out of the Resort Fee when checking in.  If they do not give you this information at check-in, please make sure to point out that you would like to opt out of the resort fee.

CLE Seminars
Early Bird Rates:
                Full Day – Member - $215
                Full Day – Non Member - $265
                Full Day – Students - $160
                ½ day (no lunch) – NFPA Member - $145
                ½ day (no lunch) – Non Member - $175
                ½ day (no lunch) – Student - $95

Non-Early Bird Rate:
                Full Day – NFPA Member - $230
                Full Day – Non Member - $285
                Full Day – Student - $180
                ½ day (no lunch) – NFPA Member - $155
                ½ day (no lunch) – Non Member - $185
                ½ day (no lunch) – Student - $105

                Single Session (No Early Bird):
                NPFA Member - $77.50
                Non Member – $92.50

Policy Meetings
$255 Delegate/local association board member (early bird)
$270 Delegate/local association board members
$75 member observers (early bird)
$80 member observers
$200 non-member observers (early bird)
$220 non-member observers
$25 student observers (early bird)
$45 student observers

Thursday, Friday, Saturday Lunches $40 each ($50 non-member)

Chief's LuauChief’s Luau Friday, October 9, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Registration Fee is $73.75 for Adults, $65.50 for Youth; and $57.25 for Children and includes transportation, all-you-can-eat luau buffet, shell lei greeting, 1 adult beverage and Chief’s Journey Through the Polynesian Island Show.  Buses will depart at 4:30 pm so that all attendees can participate in interactive Hawaiian activities including hula lessons, headband weaving, tattooing, spear throwing and firemaking.

NFPA Convention Charity
Friday, October 9 is “Aloha Friday” .  Make a minimum donation of $5 and wear your best Aloha Shirt, and Jeans.  Proceeds will benefit the Hawai’i Children’s Justice Centers.

What are the Hawai’i Children's Justice Centers?  The Hawai’i Children's Justice Centers provide a warm, homelike setting where children can feel as comfortable and safe as possible while being interviewed about reports of child abuse, particularly sexual abuse, and as witnesses to crimes. Working together at the Centers to coordinate efforts to help abused children and their families are:

  • The Department of Human Services Child Welfare Services.
  • The County Police Department.
  • Offices of the Prosecuting Attorney.
  • Victim Witness Assistance programs.
  • The Department of the Attorney General.
  • Crisis counseling and medical services.
  • Treatment providers.
  • Community volunteers.
  • The Armed Forces.
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigations.

Convention Sponsors as of 4/29/2015

Aloha Data
Program Printing
Bags & Lapel Pins
Thursday Luncheon

Exhibitors as of 4/29/2015

2014 Convention Recap

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2013 Convention Recap

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2012 Convention Recap

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2011 Convention Recap

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modified 5/19/2015

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