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39th Biennial Convention

Convention at a Glance


One of the top Republican gatherings this year, the NFRW’s 39th Biennial Convention will bring nearly 1,000 Republican women leaders from across the nation to the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown to:

  • TRAIN for leadership roles by participating in educational seminars and workshops conducted by Republicans who are recognized nationally in their fields

  • PREPARE for the 2018 political season by hearing from Republican candidates, leaders and elected officials, as well as nationally-recognized political experts

  • CELEBRATE distinguished leadership and service within the NFRW

  • NETWORK with women from across the country

  • PLAN the future of the Federation

  • CONDUCT Federation business


Notable speakers and special guests include:

  • New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, who secured the Republican nomination in the New Jersey gubernatorial race earlier this year

  • U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania

  • Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball, the nation’s youngest woman elected to statewide office

  • Peggy Grande, former executive assistant to President Ronald Reagan

  • Author and frequent Fox News guest Nick Adams


Founded in 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women is the largest and most influential Republican women’s group in the nation, proudly representing the party that first made it possible for women to vote in the U.S. The NFRW works to increase the effectiveness and relevance of women in the cause of good government. Our mission remains to recruit and elect Republican candidates, promote the principles of the Republican Party, educate the public and inform the media.


Fact Sheet: Convention at a Glance  [PDF, 1 page]