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National Convention

The 2019 NFB National Convention will be held from Sunday, July 7th to Friday, July 12th, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Room reservations will open in January 2019.

2019 NFB Deaf-Blind Division Convention Fundraisers

The Deaf-Blind Division of the National Federation of the Blind is selling its Braille T-shirts again during the 2019 NFB National Convention. In addition, we will be holding two afghan auctions and a raffle to win a Google Mini. For additional details, please visit our Convention Fundraisers page.

2019 National Convention Meetings

The Deaf-Blind Division will be conducting the following meetings during the 2019 NFB National Convention:

Date: Monday, July 8, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Room: Coral A
Description: Join our workshop designed to give unique solutions and create positive changes for those who live with a combined loss of hearing and sight. Featuring presentations from Sprint IP Relay, CapTel, BookShare, Aira, and more. Sponsored by the NFB Deaf-Blind Division. Alice Eaddy, President
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 9:30 PM
Room: Tradewinds E
Description: Get updates on national issues affecting the deaf-blind community, technology, and the division’s business matters. Alice Eaddy, President

2018 National Convention Highlights

2018 Convention Resolutions

To read all of the NFB Resolutions passed during the 2018 national convention, please visit

2018 NFB Deaf-Blind Division Convention Raffle

The Deaf-Blind Division of the National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce the winners of our 2018 convention raffles:

  • Len Schlenk, from Bridgeport, CT won the afghan raffle
  • Denice Brown, from Philadelphia, PA won the 50/50 raffle

Congratulations to both!

Convention Presentations

SSP Survey Presentation PDF Word Document
National SSP Surveys Poster PDF Word Document
Culture Encounters Presentation PDF Word
Tactile Art Presentation PDF Word Document

To view all current and previous national convention presentations, please visit our National Convention Presentationspage.

Additional Information

For further information, refer to the NFB webpages regarding National Convention.

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