48th Annual National Convention

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June 13 - 16th

New York is hosting this year’s convention at the Desmond Hotel & Convention Center in Albany NY. Optional Tour will beThursday June 13th day trip to Hyde Park: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill Cottage & the Roosevelt Home National Historic Site. Friday morning is the start of our convention business. Friday night will be the New York State Reception. The convention program continues on Saturday, ending with the Saturday night banquet.

as of June 9th, we are not able to accept registrations online. If you want to attend,

please contact donna schick at donnaschick@yahoo.com

  • Full convention Package includes Registration, commemorative program book workshops, friday night NYS reception and all meals as set out in the agenda.

  • thursday dinner excluded. festivities end on saturday night with hotel check outs on sunday.

  • Convention cost is $225. Deadline for registration is may 19, 2019, refund cutoff is june 1, 2019. registrations made/received after may 19, 2019 add $50.

  • Young Democrat or College Democrat full convention package is $185.

  • For guests of registered convention attendees, a la Carte purchases may be made for Friday and/or Saturday night events. Optional tours may be purchased for guests as well.


Hotel Reservations

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Optional Tours Information

(Cost not included in Convention Registration)

Thursday tour of fdr National historic site is sold out!


Thursday June 13

Optional Tour day trip to Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill Cottage and the Roosevelt Home National Historic Site. Bus departs from Desmond Hotel at 8:30 am and returns about 4:30 pm. Cost is $65 and includes a boxed lunch.