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40th Biennial Convention

Schedule of Events


Thursday, September 26, 2019

10:00 am  12:00 pm: Executive Committee Meeting

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Convention Registration / Information Desk Open

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: State Federation Presidents Meeting (state federation presidents only)

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Regents Reception at the Indiana State Museum (NFRW Regents and their guests)

Friday, September 27, 2019

9:00 am – 6:00 pm: Convention Registration / Information Desk Open

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Pre-Convention Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: NFRW Leadership and Communications Seminar, presented by the Leadership Institute (see sidebar on this page for more details)

Early Evening: Welcome Reception (at hotel)

Saturday, September 28, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Convention Registration / Information Desk Open

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Convention General Session

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Luncheon

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Workshops

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Achievement Awards Ceremony 

Sunday, September 29, 2019

6:00 am – 12:00 pm: Convention Registration / Information Desk Open (opens at 6:00 am if voting necessary; otherwise, will open at 7:00 am)

6:30 am – 8:00 am: Polls Open – Election of National Officers (if voting necessary)

7:30 am – 8:30 am: Prayer Breakfast

9:00 am – 12:00 pm: Convention General Session

12:00 pm: Networking Buffet Luncheon (no program)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Post-Convention Board Meeting and Election of Members-at-Large

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Post-Convention Executive Committee Meeting

All events are scheduled at the JW Marriott Indianapolis unless otherwise noted.Schedule is subject to change. Start and end times may be slightly adjusted, but the days of the activities will probably not be changed.


Leadership and Communications Seminar

Leadership Institute

The NFRW is pleased to offer convention attendees and guests a special Leadership and Communications Training Seminar, provided by the Leadership Institute.

The intensive, four-hour program will focus on key skills needed to be a successful leader, recruit and retain members, and communicate effectively with members, to the public and through the media.

The Leadership Institute is America’s premier conservative training organization, teaching more than 200,000 how to succeed in politics, government, and the media since 1979.

The seminar will take place from 1-5pm on Friday, September 27. The cost for this program is $50. This is not included in the general convention registration fee.