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June 9-11, 2023

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center,

100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio, 43035

 

Registration is Now Closed

State Convention is a wonderful time to come together in League, participate in dynamic workshops, share ideas and successes, plan for our League's future, catch up with old friends and make new ones. Every two years, League members from across the Buckeye State gather together to share success stories, learn best practices, and hear about the latest developments with the Ohio League. 

 

This year's convention will have something for everyone. Workshops and caucuses will include topics such as serving diverse voters, hosting candidate forums, and the impact of partisan gerrymandering. You'll also get a chance to strengthen fundraising, social media, and advocacy skills, as well as enjoy inspiring keynote speakers.

View the convention schedule.

 

CONVENTION REGISTRATION DEADLINES AND FEES:

 

Regular registration fees from April 15 - May 20:

  • Whole Weekend - $300

  • Saturday only - $235

  • Sunday only - $65

  • Student Rate (Whole Weekend) - -$109

 

Late registration fees after May 21:

  • Whole Weekend – $350

  • Saturday only – $250

  • Sunday only – $73

  • Student Rate (Whole Weekend) - $109

LWVO Gala - On Saturday evening, LWVO will host a fundraising Gala at the Nationwide hotel and conference center.  Although our costs have increased, we are maintaining the price for attendees at the 2019 rate.

  • Gala Single Ticket (Saturday Evening) - $125

  • Gala Table for 8 (Saturday Evening) - $800

HOTEL GUEST ROOM RESERVATION INFORMATION

LWV Ohio has secured a room block for the nights of Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10. Each conference attendee must make their own reservations. To make a reservation, call 614-880-4300. The group access code is 321379. To secure a discounted room rate, you MUST use the group access code AND make your reservation by May 9, 2023.
 

If you have any questions, please contact the LWVO office (614) 469-1505 or email lwvoinfo@lwvohio.org

PLEASE BEGIN RECRUITING YOUR DELEGATES TODAY!

Voting Delegates include:

  • The President (or designated alternate) from each local League.

  • In addition to the President, one delegate from each local League for each 50 voting members, or a fraction thereof, based on the membership your League reported to LWVUS on January 31, 2023. 

  • One delegate from each at-large unit (ALU).

  • The members of the LWVO Board of Directors.

Any other League members may attend the Convention as visitors.

Please note: a League's delegates may only participate as voting members of Convention if that League has met its Ohio PMP responsibilities through the quarter immediately preceding the State Convention. Click here for delegate counts for 2023 LWVO convention.

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER AND EARN DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION RATES!

We need volunteers Friday, Saturday and Sunday (June 9-11) to help with a variety of tasks including staffing the registration table, taking photos, setting up for workshops and helping with the plenary session. Click here to view and sign up for volunteer roles. If you volunteer for at least 4 hours during the convention, you'll get a discount off the convention registration fees!

Discount types:

For whole convention - $75 off the convention registration (registration fees are $250 {before discount} if you sign up by April 15 - the early bird price)

For saturday only - $50 off the convention registration  (registration fees are $220 {before discount} if you sign up by April 15)

 

Discount codes: 

Whole Convention - LWVO75

Saturday only - LWVO50

 

You can use these codes when you register for the Convention here. For questions, please contact Elizabeth Grieser at vote@lwvcols.org

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