Events - Joint Conference

Event Update - March 13, 2020

Given the unique circumstances concerning COVID-19, public health concerns, and the timing of the NFPA joint Conference in Tampa, FL April 24-26, 2020, the NFPA Board of Directors, and Management-HQ staff have been actively monitoring developments in the spread of and the WHO/CDC response to COVID-19.  Due to the widespread virus, isolation, and various travel related restrictions, the NFPA Board of Directors and Joint Conference Committee have made the decision to cancel Joint Conference this year in order to ensure that our members are not put at additional risk for contracting the virus by traveling.  

Joint Conference Registration Fees will be refunded to the credit card used to pay for the registration. 

The Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Ybor Cancellation policy for guest rooms: Individual Rooms must be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival.

Social Event at Columbia Restaurant Cancellation policy: Tampa Bay Paralegal Association will work with PayPal to process refunds and will be in touch with individuals.

Please contact me with any additional questions.

Nita Serrano, RP, AACP
NFPA President



About the Joint Conference

The annual NFPA Joint Leadership, Certification, and Regulation 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.

2020 NFPA Joint Conference
April 24-26, 2020
Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus
2112 N 15th Street
Tampa, FL 33605 
Hosted by the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association

Registration Information
Register Online!
Registration will close on March 25
Conference registration: $50 per day**
Friday night happy hour: non-hosted event, details TBA
Saturday night dinner/social hour: $50 (this event is hosted by the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association)

**Please note: when budgeting your food allowances, neither a hot breakfast or continental breakfast will be provided. We recommend that you take advantage of the hot breakfast offered at the conference hotel (available for $10.95, plus tax). Alternatively, there are many local restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance of the hotel and school.

Daily Conference Schedules
Click here to see the 2020 Leadership Conference schedule: Friday, April 24
Click here to see the 2020 Certification Conference schedule: Saturday, April 25
Click here to see the 2020 Regulation Conference schedule: Sunday, April 26
Schedules are subject to change as necessary

Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn
1700 East 9th Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33605
813-769-9267

A block of rooms at a special discounted rate has been reserved for Joint Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn in Tampa. Book your room before the discount ends on March 25! 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor
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The 2020 Joint Conference Committee is hard at work finalizing the details for the Joint Conference and will update information on this page as it becomes available.


View the recaps of past Joint Conferences

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