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NC State AFL-CIO 61st Annual Convention, Sept. 20-21st

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Building a bigger, more engaged, more powerful labor movement!

Pursuant to the authority vested by the Constitution of the NC State AFL-CIO, the Executive Board hereby notifies you that our 61st Annual Convention will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown in Raleigh, NC on Thursday and Friday, September 20-21, 2018. Registration will begin at 7:00pm on Wed. (9/19) and continue at 8:00am on Thurs. (9/20). The Annual Convention will convene at 9:00am on Thurs., (9/20).

What: 61st Annual Convention

When: Thursday-Friday, Sept. 20-21, 2018

Where: Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown, 3415 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

Hotel: We've sold out the Hilton! Call us at 919-833-6678 for details on how to book your stay in our overflow block and get a discount at the nearby Hyatt Place North Raleigh-Midtown.


The official convention hotel may be sold out, but worry not! We have secured an overflow room block at the nearby Hyatt Place North Raleigh-Midtown. Call 919-833-6678 for details on how to book your stay at the Hyatt at a discount.


All-star Speaker Lineup for 2018

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Check out the speaker lineup for our 61st Annual Convention!

Registration Fees / How to Register

Guests can register at Exhibitors can register for a table at Delegates and alternates have to register the old fashioned way -- with completed paper credential forms signed by your local president. Packets containing credential forms have been mailed to every affiliate. If your local union or union council has yet to receive your convention credential forms by July 1st, please check with the person or office that receives our monthly statements or call Jeremy at 919-833-6678.
  • Registration fees should accompany each credential when mailed to the NC State AFL-CIO, along with a list of any retirees and guests also to attend.
  • Delegates/alternates who pay by August 17th will be charged the “Early Bird Rate.”
  • Delegates/alternates who pay after August 17th but by September 14th will be charged the “Standard Rate.”
  • Delegates/alternates who pay after September 14th will be charged the “Late Rate” – don’t delay!
The registration fees this year will be as follows:
Convention Registration Fee TypesEarly Bird Rate(available until Aug. 17th)Standard Rate(August 18th – September 14th)Late Rate [*NEW*](September 15th – convention)
Retired Guestsn/a$45n/a
Notes: The fee schedule for delegates and alternates is now the same. Guests, retired guests, and exhibitors pay the Standard Rate. Delegates and alternates who register after September 14th will pay the Late Rate. 
RESOLUTIONS must be submitted at least 15 days in advance – so by Tues., Sept. 3rd – but sooner is better!Read the call letter for more information. Grab the convention flyer (PDF):

Download the convention flyer (PDF)