2019 nfb of Georgia State Convention

October 4-6, 2019

Augusta, GEorgia

Augusta Georgia Skyline

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Convention Agenda Now Available

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NFB of Georgia welcomes you to the Garden City of Augusta, Georgia. This Convention Information site serves as the official source of the most up to date information on the 2019 State Convention. It will be continually updated, so please visit often!

The Convention and Hotel Information:

The 2019 Convention will occur October 4-6, 2019 at the DoubleTree Augusta, which is located at: 2651 Perimeter Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909

Hotel Phone Number: (706) 855-8100

Reservations can be made using the code: NFB OF GA

Visit The Hotel Website

room Cost:

The hotel room is $102 per night + tax. Total cost (including all taxes) is approx: $122.28 per night.

Important Notice about the Hotel Incidental Charge:

It is Hilton Hotels policy that there will be a one time $60 ($30 per day) Incidental charge at check in. It will be refunded 3-5 days after checkout by your bank/credit card company as long as there are no charges against the room.

The hotel has a Shuttle Service that is available from
7am – 11pm. The shuttle can travel up to five miles in any direction.

Microwave and Refridgerator Notice:

There are NO in room Refridgerators and Microwaves in the standard rooms. Only in the Suites. There are a limited number of Refridgerators and Microwaves available for an additional fee.
A community refrigerator and Microwave are available on the sixth floor. These are free to use for all guests. A refrigerator and microwave is also available in the restaurant and can be used upon request.
If you need to store Insulin, please contact President Dorothy Griffin upon your arrival at the hotel. All Insulin will be stored in President Griffin’s Suite Refridgerator.

Convention Fees:

The cost to register for the convention only is $35.

The Cost for Banquet Registration is $45.

Convention and Banquet  Registration is: $80 Total

If you are interested in attending the Senior Possibility Fair please add an additional $5

Convention Food Options:

A Boxed Lunch will be provided. The available menu options are as follows:

1. Veggie wrap
2. Turkey Sandwich
3. Ham Sandwich

Banquet Dinner Choices:

1. Fresh Garden Salad

MeaL Entree ChoIces:

1. Pasta Rustica

2. Feta Stuff Chicken Breast

3. Seared Salmon

***Dessert ChoIce (choice of 1)

Key Lime Pie

Register Now:

2019 Convention Registration Is Now Closed


The POSSIBILITIES FAIR FOR SENIORS sponsored by the NFB of Georgia Senior Division will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019.  Registration & Auction viewing starts at 12:30 P.M., program agenda from 1:15 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. and the admission is $5.00 per person.  The fair includes a silent auction, an interesting mix of speakers with an array of information, a fun fitness session to get you moving, Fun Trivia and helpful hints concerning all seniors and those seniors losing vision and enjoying life!  With or without sight, there will be something learned by everyone.  Questions, call Jo Ann Johnson, Program Chair at (678) 451-3975 or e-mail: joann369@bellsouth.net.  Thanks, Vanessa Meadows, President NFB of Georgia Senior Division

View Senior Possibilities Fair Flyer(PDF)

Airport Information:

The airport code for the Augusta Regional Airport is: AGS

Airport Website

Carriers that serve this Airport:
American Airlines

TSA Travelers with Disabilities Information

Transportation Options:

The following Transportation Providers serve Augusta
Taxi Services

Things to Do:

James Brown Statue

Downtown Augusta

Visit Augusta – The Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta Riverwalk