NBPLA'S 2024 NBPLA Conference!

Don't miss out on the opportunity to join us at the 2024 NBPLA Conference in Fort Lauderdale from August 28-30. Register now!

Secure your spot early and prepare to connect with industry leaders, participate in enriching sessions, and maximize your professional opportunities. Register today to elevate your career, accelerate your success, and increase your impact in the lobbying and government affairs industry.


Join us in sunny Fort Lauderdale for the 2024 Annual Membership Meeting & Conference of the National Black Professional Lobbyists Association (NBPLA). This premier event gathers leading professionals from across the nation to network, share insights, and enhance skills in the fields of lobbying and government affairs.

Explore the Conference Agenda! 

Wednesday, August 28
9:00am-10:30am Board Meeting
10:00am-2:00pm Optional Beach Excursion (Shuttles every 30 minutes)
10:30am-3:00pm Registration
12:00pm-3:00pm Hospitality Room
 3:00pm-6:00pm Welcome Reception (Rooftop)
Thursday, August 29
7:30am-8:45am Breakfast 
8:45am-9:45am NBPLA Membership Meeting 
9:30am-3:15pm Hospitality Room
10:00am-10:45am Session I (Developing a Multi State Firm)
10:00am-10:45am Session II (Lobbying 101) 
10:50am-11:35am Session III (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Beyond the Buzzwords)
11:35am-11:45am Break
11:45am-12:30pm Session IV (Navigating Key Policy Topics)
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch 
1:30pm-2:30pm Session V (Lobbying Masterclass)
2:30pm-3:30pm Session VI (Maximizing Opportunities After Politics-Elected Officials)
2:30pm-3:30pm Session VII (Accelerating Success-Government Affairs Staff) 
5:30pm-7:30pm Town Hall (Mental Health Policy Conversation)
7:00pm-Until Orange Blossom Classic Reception
Friday, August 30
10:00am-11:10am Opening Brunch 
11:20am-12:10pm Session I (Policy Power Panel)
12:20pm-1:00pm Session II (Increasing Impact: National Policy Organizations)
1:00pm Closing
Saturday, August 31 (BONUS DAY)  *$325
 VIP Experience with Orange Blossom Classic 
(Morning) 5K 
11:00am Black Leaders Panel
7:00pm Battle of the Bands
(After event) Networking Social
Sunday, September 1
Orange Blossom Classic
Register Today and Secure Your Spot!

Secure Your Stay at The Dalmar, Fort Lauderdale

To make your experience as convenient and enjoyable as possible, we have secured a special group rate at The Dalmar, Fort Lauderdale, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Take advantage of discounted rates and ensure you're right where the action is!

Special Group Rate:The Dalmar, Fort Lauderdale, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel: $179 USD per night