Events - Joint Conference

About the Joint Conference

The annual NFPA Joint Leadership/Regulation/Certification Ambassadors Conference is one of the most popular and most beneficial gatherings for paralegal leaders in their local association and their community. Attendees have the opportunity to share and network with professionals regarding association leadership, certification and regulation within the paralegal profession.

NFPA members may attend all three conferences for a nominal fee.  Non-members may attend the Regulation conference.

2016 Joint Conference

2016 Joint Conference

Make plans to attend NFPA’s 2016 Joint Conference, hosted by the Kansas Paralegal Association, to be held at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas from April 29 – May 1, 2016. 

You can stay up-to-date on information about the Joint Conference by liking the 2016 NFPA Joint Conference Facebook Page!

The NFPA Regulation Conference will be held Friday, April 29, 2016, the NFPA Leadership Conference will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 and the NFPA Certification Ambassadors Conference will be held Sunday, May 1, 2016.  You won’t want to miss the exciting line-up of speakers scheduled this year.  

In addition to three days of learning and networking, the Kansas Paralegal Association will also be organizing a happy hour event at Lou’s Charcuteria & Cocktails on Friday, April 29, 2016 for conference attendees, vendors, special guests and local members who want to network and socialize with national representatives and leaders.  This event will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a raffle drawing with proceeds being donated to the Newman University Paralegal Program to use as a scholarship for students in the program.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Table top displays and various sponsorship opportunities are available. Registration is now closed.


Registration is now closed.

Travel and Accomodation Information

The Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita has a room block for NFPA. Reservations must be made by Sunday, March 27, 2016 to receive the group rate.  Make your reservations online or by telephone at 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2269300.  The hotel notes:

As you might have heard, The Extra’s Aren’t Extra at Drury Hotels!  In addition to the great rate, here are some of the amenities your group will enjoy:

  • FREE    HOT QUIKSTART ® Breakfast – At Drury, “hot” means fresh pancakes, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage and more.
  • FREE    5:30 KICKBACK® – From 5:30-7:00 pm each evening, kick back, relax and enjoy a rotating menu of hot foods and cold beverages.
  • FREE    Free Long Distance - One hour every room every night.
  • FREE    Wireless Internet Access – High speed Internet in all rooms and the lobby.
  • FREE    Soda and Popcorn – From 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm every night in the lobby.

Airport, car rental and hotel information (PDF) has been provided by KPA.  A broader list of nearby hotels (PDF) is also available for attendees to choose from.

View the recap of past Joint Conferences.

modified 4/22/2016

National Paralegal Reporter, NFPA, PACE Registered Paralegal, RP, PACE, the PACE design logo, NFPA - The Leader of the Paralegal Profession and the NFPA design logo are all Registered Trademarks/Service Marks of NFPA; NFPA - Your partner in your profession, PACE - The Standard for Excellence, Paralegal CORE Competency Exam, PCCE, PCC Exam, CORE Registered Paralegal, CRP and PCCE design logo are Trademarks/Service Marks of NFPA. Corporate Sponsor logos and CLE provider logos used with permission. Site content © copyright 2016 National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. except where noted otherwise. Interested in republishing content from this website? Download our Reprint Permission Form. (PDF) Links to other organizations are provided solely as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement by NFPA unless specifically indicated. By clicking a link to an external web site you acknowledge that NFPA assumes no responsibility for the content of that site or any service it may offer. View our privacy statement.