Register for #NABJ18


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

Online Registration is open and accepting your on-site registration payments.

Welcome to the online attendee registration form. Registering for the #NABJ18 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 below to register today.

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

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


Attendee Registration Early-Bird Extended
March 30, 2018
Pre-Registration Extended
June 25, 2018
After June 25, 2018
Professional Member
Emerging Professional Member
Alumni Member

$325 $380 $550
Academic Member
Media-Related Professional Member

$325 $380 $550
Affiliate Chapter Member Discount
Discount only available by mail/fax. Affiliation membership will be verified.

$275 Discount Expired Discount Expired
Student Member
$225 $275 $300
$550 $550 $600
Non-Member Student
$310 $330 $350
$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 Induction & Luncheon
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

$60 $60 $75

Salute to Excellence Gala
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018

$100 $100 $115

Gospel Brunch
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

$50 $50 $65
Bundle Meal Tickets
One (1) Ticket each for NABJ Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon,
Salute to Excellence Gala, and Gospel Brunch)
$180 $180 $205


  • Registration confirmations will be emailed.
  • Pre-registration ends June 1, 2018. After this date, you must register at the onsite rates.
  • Registration transfer requests must be in writing and received on or before June 1, 2018.
  • 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, 2018, will be eligible for refund, less $125 administration fee ($35.00 for students)
  • Cancellations/refunds/transfers will not be made for requests postmarked after June 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

  • A nonrefundable $100.00 minimum deposit is required.
  • A $10.00 administration fee will be required for all installment plans.
  • Registration balance will be divided into three (3) equal payments.
  • Credit card payments will debit automatically on the 15th day of each month.
  • Outstanding balances must be paid in full in order to receive registration materials.
  • All outstanding balances or registrations received after June 1, 2018 will be processed at the onsite rate. No exceptions.

If there is default in making any payment, the full balance is immediately due. If the balance is not paid in full by June 1, 2018, 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. All registration balances must be current and paid in full to receive registration material at the convention.

Please click the START button to begin the attendee registration process. 

For questions regarding your registration, please contact our registrar or 301-405-0554 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EDT, Monday – Friday.

About The National Association of Black Journalists:
An advocacy group established in 1975 in Washington, D.C., NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation, and provides career development as well as educational and other support to its members worldwide. For additional information, please visit

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