Agenda/Special Events

Agenda/Special Events

2024 Conference

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Special Events

Get ready to launch the conference with excitement! When you arrive for pre-conference registration on Wednesday, July 10th, you will be greeted with a complimentary drink voucher for Happy Hour, happening from 4:00-6:00 PM. Join us on the second level, complete your check-in, grab your swag bag and drink voucher, and kick off the conference in style! This Happy Hour is generously sponsored by Wolters Kluwer, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to your networking experience. Do not pass up this fantastic chance to jumpstart your connections.

Join us on Thursday from 9:00-11:00 AM as we kick off another amazing event with a warm welcome and inspiring message from NALA President, Debbie Overstreet, ACP, which leads into our keynote session. Gear up for the big reveal of our exceptional keynote speaker – a transformative force shaping the future. The big moment is just around the corner! We are about to spill the beans on our keynote speaker, and it is going to transform your conference experience. Get ready for an exhilarating journey, tailored specifically for paralegals and legal practitioners! Stay connected for the latest updates here.

Participate in the 2024 NALA Annual Membership Meeting & Awards, a highlight of our annual calendar, on Thursday from 1:30-3:00 PM! Join us for an engaging event where we will reveal the outcomes of the 2024 NALA Election and recognize outstanding individuals with prestigious NALA Awards. This meeting offers a valuable opportunity to gain insights into NALA’s operations, goals, programs, and services. We eagerly anticipate your presence as we share important updates and celebrate the accomplishments of our members and NALA. Meeting-only badges are available onsite at the Registration/Help Desk for your convenience.

Have you been wanting to find out more about the NALA Certified Paralegal (CP®) Program, NALA membership, and volunteer opportunities? We have got you covered! We are excited to announce our upcoming NALA Leadership Panel from 5:00-6:00 PM on Thursday, where we will be talking “anything NALA!” This is your chance to get your questions answered by a panel of experienced NALA leaders. Get the inside scoop on all the details you need to know about our incredible association and what it can do for you! Do not miss out – be sure to grab a seat.

Calling all members of NALA Affiliated Associations! Join us on Thursday from 3:15-4:45 PM for the 2024 NALA Affiliated Associations Annual Meeting and Awards, where we will unveil the newly elected 2024-2025 Affiliated Associations Director and Secretary. This gathering, featuring the 2024 Affiliate Exchange hosted by the San Francisco Paralegal Association, promises valuable insights and concludes with the announcement of several esteemed award recipients for 2024. Seize this incredible chance to acknowledge the achievements of your peers and foster meaningful dialogue with fellow members of other NALA Affiliated Associations. Do not miss out on this enriching experience!

 

Ready to experience the best of the paralegal profession? The Affiliate Showcase & Reception at the NALA conference is your one-stop shop! Join us on Thursday from 6:30-8:00 PM for a night full of fun activities and great swag and get an opportunity to network with your fellow conferencegoers. Do not miss the chance to learn more about our NALA Affiliated Associations and the value they have to offer!

Join us as we welcome our newest NALA Board members! On Friday, from 6:00-7:00 PM, we will have the pleasure of honoring their leadership and service to our organization at the Installation of Officers ceremony and reception. We invite all conference attendees and their guests to join us in celebrating this special occasion. It is an honor to watch our elected members take the oath as they accept their new positions and begin their dedication to NALA.

Participate in our eagerly awaited roundtable discussion, returning by popular demand following last year’s successful event! Specifically designed for paralegals and legal practitioners, this gathering provides a thorough examination of important subjects, chances to network, and valuable practical knowledge. Enhance your expertise and expand your professional network in the legal industry. Stay tuned for details on the location and time. 

Get ready for a Saturday filled with fun! Join us on the 2nd floor Marriott Foyer on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM for our first-ever Sip & Shop event. Local and regional merchants, hosted by the Louisville Association of Paralegals (LAP) and the Kentucky Paralegal Association (KPA), will bring the party to your shopping experience. Sip on your favorite drink, browse between sessions, and make sure to bring an extra bag for all the fantastic finds!  

Click here if you would like to showcase your merchandise at the NALA Sip & Shop event.

Learn more about the Growing and Strengthening Your NALA Affiliated Association add-on for Sunday, July 14th here.