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Register for #NABJ19

The registration form is now closed. Please contact registration services at or 301-405-0554.

Welcome to the online attendee registration form. Registering for the #NABJ19 Convention and Career Fair is now easier than ever. Register Today and Save! Speakers and Exhibitors should NOT register using this form.

Option 1 - Online Registration: Click the START button above to register today.

NOTE: Your NABJ membership username and password are required to access the discounted member rates.

Option 2 - Mail/Fax Registration: HERE to download the registration form.

If you’re not signed in to our site already, you’ll need your username and password to access the discounted member rates.

IMPORTANT - AFFILIATE CHAPTER DISCOUNT: NABJ and Affiliate Chapter Member Registration Discount is NOT available through the online system. The discounted registration must be submitted by mail or fax ONLY. Affiliate chapter memberships will be verified. Click HERE to download the registration form.

Mail: National Association of Black Journalists
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3101
College Park, MD 20742
Fax: 301-314-1714


Attendee Registration Early-Bird
By March 1, 2019
By June 1, 2019
Onsite Fee
After June 1, 2019
(Online or Onsite)
Professional Member
Emerging Professional Member
Alumni Member
$325 $380 $550
Academic Member
Media-Related Professional Member
$325 $380 $550
Affiliate Chapter Member Discount
*Not available online
Discount available by mail or fax only
Affiliate membership will be verified
$275 Discount Expired Discount Expired
Student Member $225 $275 $300
Non-Member $550 $550 $600
Non-Member Student $310 $330 $350
Spouse/Guest $295 $295 $550
Child (under 12 yrs. old) $225 $225 $300
Daily Registrant - Member $295 $295 $295
Daily Registrant - Non-Member $400 $400 $400
Convention Special Events      
Hall of Fame Awards Induction & Luncheon
Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
$75 $75 $80
Salute to Excellence Gala
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019
$150 $150 $175
Gospel Brunch
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019
$75 $75 $80

Convention Special Event Tables are available for purchase, please contact or 301.405.0554 for rates and availability.

Please Note: Underage drinking is not permitted at NABJ events. In addition, all convention attendees are subject to the rules of the NABJ Code of Conduct.

Important Notice: Entry to each event is on a first-come first-serve basis. You may not be able to enter some sessions because of seating capacity. We strongly encourage you to arrive early. Otherwise, you may be directed to an overflow room, a closed circuit hotel channel or viewing through live-stream sources.

Convention Material Disclaimer: #NABJ19 Convention & Career Fair bags, program books, badge lanyards, and other related materials are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.


  • Registration confirmations will be emailed.
  • Registration transfer requests must be in writing and received on or before June 1, 2019. For transfer requests submit HERE.
  • Promo codes and discounts must be processed during registration to receive the discounted rate. No adjustments or refunds will be honored.
  • Only registered attendees with a badge may attend convention events/activities.
  • Lost badge fee is $100.
  • All meal events will be ticketed. Tickets are not guaranteed unless selected on the registration form. Seats are limited and will be ticketed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Registration rates quoted are in U.S. dollars. Checks must be payable in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • No personal checks accepted for onsite registration.
  • Return check Fee is $50 in addition to registration fees.
  • All requests for refunds must be in writing. For refund requests submit HERE. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted.
  • Professional/Emerging/Alumni/Academic/Media Related member registration cancellations received on or before June 1, 2019, will be eligible for refund, less $125 administration fee ($35.00 for students)
  • Cancellations/refunds/transfers will not be made for requests received after June 1, 2019. No Exceptions.
  • Refunds will be processed four to six weeks after the convention.

Registration Installment Payment Agreement is available. All balances must be paid in full by June 1, 2019.

  • The June 1, 2019 payment plan deadline will not be extended
  • If you cancel your registration, the first installment payment is nonrefundable. No exceptions.
  • Registration balance will be divided into equal monthly payments debit automatically on the 1st day of each month concluding with the last payment due on June 1, 2019.
  • Outstanding balances must be paid in full by June 1, 2019 in order to receive registration materials.
  • If there is a default in making any credit card payments, you will no longer be eligible for the payment plan and therefore the full balance is due.
  • If the balance is not paid by June 1, 2019, the registration fee will be increased to the onsite rate. Any payments received after the pre-registration deadline will be applied towards the updated onsite rate balance.

If you have any registration questions, please contact registration services at 301-405-0554.

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