2013 Annual Convention Recap

Recap of 2013 Annual Convention and Policy Meeting in Hartford, CT

2013 Convention logo


2013 Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus
Exhibitor Kit
Exhibitor Frequently Asked Questions
convention brochure
Schedule at a Glance
Bradley Flyer airport bus service information.
(all are PDF)  

Air Transportation

United Airlines partnered with NFPA to offer discounted air travel for the NFPA Convention. 

Hartford Marriott Downtown


The Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103

Education Sessions

This year there were 16 education sessions to choose from, each worth 1.25 CLE credits.

Pro Bono Conference

This conference was held concurrently with the Annual Convention on Friday, October 4.  It was free to NFPA members; $50 for non-members and $25 for non-member students. 

Convention Exhibitors

A & A Office Systems, Inc.
California University of Pennsylvania
Central Connecticut Paralegal Association
codeMantra, LLC
CRC Services, LLC
Fink & Carney Reporting and Video
Geomatrix Productions, Inc.
Incorporating Services, Ltd.
Kelly Law Registry
LC Designs
Paralegal Today
Paratemps, Inc.
Registered Agent Solutions, Inc.
S&D Express 1, Inc.
Signature Information Solutions
Silpada Designs
Simplifile, LC
The Graduate School at Bay Path College
Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Trust & Estate Administration
U.S. Surveyor
University of Hartford

Convention Charity

Billings Forge

Billings Forge Community Works (BFCW) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in the Frog Hollow neighborhood of Hartford that replaces disinvestment with investment, offers education and training, and creates a shared sense of mission that underscores the belief that a good place to live goes beyond simply four walls and a roof – it also requires a strong, vibrant, and authentic community. Specific goals of BFCW include:

  • Fighting homelessness by improving housing opportunities for families and individuals in the Frog Hollow community.
  • Encouraging economic growth through business and enterprise development in the neighborhood surrounding the Billings Forge complex
  • The creation of job training, educational advancement, and employment opportunities for Frog Hollow residents
  • Strengthening family health and vitality through education, counsel, and access to services
  • Encouraging self help, civic engagement, and participation in every level of our community, and
  • Supporting a climate that values diversity, rewards independence, nourishes creativity, and brings all of us together.

Area Attractions and Discounts

A coupon book has been provided for attendees' use and a list of Hartford area restaurants is available. (both are PDF)

Convention Sponsors

Convention Program Printing Sponsor

1 Stop Copy

Student Event Sponsor

Association of Corporate Counsel
Connecticut Chapter

Break Sponsor


Convention Luncheon Sponsor

California University of Pennsylvania

Convention Luncheon Sponsor

George Washington University
Paralegal Studies Program

Convention Bags Sponsor

The Graduate School at
Bay Path College

Break Sponsor

Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau, LLC

Break/Projector & Screen Sponsor

Murtha Cuillina, LLP

Copier Sponsor

Network Imaging

Break Sponsor

Pullman & Comley

Signage Sponsor

Quinnipiac University

Lanyards Sponsor

RLS Response Legal Search

Break Sponsor

Robinson Cole

Social Event/Projectors and
Screens Sponsor

Shipman & Goodwin


modified 11/6/2013

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