State Convention

The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey State Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the state. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing our leadership and establishing each year’s organizational priorities.

National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey 48th ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION

Thursday, October 24 through Sunday, October 27, 2024
Theme: TBA

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

The 48th Annual State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey will be held at:
Crowne Plaza Edison
2055 Lincoln Highway
Edison, NJ 08817

The hotel is accessible by NJ Transit Access Link or from the Edison rail station on the Northeast Corridor line. The hotel has no shuttle service so train travelers will need to take a short Uber or Lyft ride from the rail station.

We will be live streaming portions of the convention that will be recorded for archival purposes on the website.

Note: The agenda will be finalized, distributed, and posted on the state website in mid to late September. Yes, the agenda will be available on NEWSLINE® too!

Here is your chance to participate and learn more about the NFB’s programs and goals on the state and national level. Hear from the NFB national representative. Also, hear from speakers on topics of national and state importance, membership, seniors, technology, Braille, students, guide dog users, and parents’ concerns, meet the scholarship class of 2023 and much more!

Mark your calendars and make every effort to attend the 48th Annual State Convention of the NFB of New Jersey. Get involved. Make a difference! Please share with others, everyone is welcome!

State Convention Donations

To make a donation via PayPal, click on the link below:
https://www.nfbnj.org/state-convention/donations

To donate by check, please make your check payable to NFBNJ and mail to:
National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey
7 Mayfair Road
Southampton, NJ 08088
In the memo please write, convention donation.

2022 Exhibitors & Sponsors

The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey thank all exhibitors and sponsors for their support to change what it means to be blind. To view the listing of exhibitors and sponsors for our 48th state convention, “Ain’t No Stopping Us Now; We’re On The Move,” please visit www.nfbnj.org/state-convention/exhibitors-and-sponsors and then click on the appropriate link to view info for either the sponsors or the exhibitors. Each exhibitor has provided a short audio/video clip to describe what they have to offer.

Please use the following link to register as a sponsor.
https://www.nfbnj.org/state-convention/sponsor-registration

You can also register as a sponsor by indicating you want your donation of $50 or more to be listed as a sponsorship donation while either completing the convention registration form or the convention donation form.

Integrity and Respect

To allow all attendees the chance to benefit from all aspects of the convention, we are committed to providing a harassment-free environment for everyone. We appreciate your assistance in cultivating an atmosphere in which participants from diverse backgrounds may learn, network, and share with each other in an environment of mutual respect. Thank you for doing your part to contribute to our community and the high expectations we strive to maintain.

Please visit the following link for the code of conduct:
www.nfb.org/about-us/history-and-governance/code-onduct

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 us at 908-590-1747 or via our contact us form.