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State Convention

 National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey 44th ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION

November 5th through 8th, 2020
Theme: Live the Life You Want; We Care, We Share, We Grow!

Register and make a difference in the lives of blind New Jerseyans!

The 44th Annual State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey will be held at the:
Delta Hotel by Marriott, formerly the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 US Highway 1 South
Iselin, New Jersey 08830
Access Link accessible (reserve your trip using Woodbridge as the hotel’s location)
Cross street: Gill Lane

If traveling via Amtrak or NJTransit rail, the station nearest the hotel is the Metro Park Station. The hotel has a shuttle available by reservation from 7am to 11pm.

The GPS address to use for those driving is 4 Gill Lane. It is a bank that is across the street from the hotel.

Mark your calendars and make every effort to attend the 44th annual state convention of the NFBNJ. Get Involved. Make a Difference! Please share with others, everyone is welcome!

Room Reservations

The Delta by Marriott, formerly known as the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, is now accepting room reservations for the state convention. To make your reservation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please dial 732-634-3600 and use the group code of National Federation of the Blind/NFB 2020. The best time to call is during regular business hours, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The 2020 room rates are $109 a night. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, which at present is 14.625% and will be in effect at the time of check-out. (Note: we have received this lower rate, and this does not include the breakfast buffet).

For those considering arriving early, there is a limited number of available guest rooms as another group will be occupying most of the hotel on Wednesday , November 4. Don’t hesitate, please make your room reservations as soon as possible. Our block of rooms is available until Thursday, October 15, and any remaining rooms will become available to the general public.

You will need a credit card to secure your reservation, There will be no charge to your card until you arrive at the hotel. Refrigerators will be available in all sleeping rooms this year. In addition, there are a limited number of wheelchair accessible rooms and if needed, make it known when you are making your room reservation.

Note: if you can not attend and you have made hotel reservations, don’t call the hotel to cancel. Please call Joe Ruffalo at 973-743-0075. Joe usually has a waiting list to review as many learn about the state convention after Thursday, October 15.

Past State Conventions

Please visit our Past Conventions page to access audio and video highlights from previous state conventions.

Additional Information

If you have questions and need additional information, please contact:
Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075
Email: nfbnj1@verizon.net

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