Convention FAQ

How do I register for the 2018 VFP National Convention?

Visit the Registration Tab for pricing details and more information
Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront- Visit the Housing page for more information

How much does the convention cost?

Registration Costs
Full $225.00
Reduced member & Workshop presenter $125.00
One Day attendance $55
Two day attendance $75
Banquet $65

How much is hotel parking?



May my chapter (or another organization I work with) have a table at the convention?

The 2018 Convention Planning Committee is reviewing.


Does the convention price include any food?

The "Full registration" & the "Reduced Rate" includes the Saturday Night Banquet.  


Are Pets Allowed?

Service Assistance dogs are permitted within the hotel.  They have to have a service animal tag issued by the Department of Health & Human Services. 


Will the hotel have free internet?

Internet is free in the lobby area and in guest’s room.


How do we propose resolutions?

To be announced at a later date.


How do we propose bylaw amendments?

To be announced at a later date


How do I sign up to read poetry?

The deadline to submit poetry for inclusion in the chapbook is July 5, 2018. If you do not want your poem included in the chapbook, bring it with you and notify the poetry coordinator John Spitzberg.  His email address is​  

Sign-up here to read your poetry.  The poetry reading will be held immediately after the President's reception on Wednesday, Aug 9th.  


What are the Workshops?

The workshop committee is currently accepting applications.  Deadline to submit an application is June 8, 2018.    Please email for questions.

How do I advertise in the Convention Program Book?

The deadline to submit an ad for the program book is Friday, July 20, 2018.  Visit the Purchase Ads tab for more information on purchasing an ad for the program book.  No color ads. All ads should be camera ready.


Who are the Speakers/Performers?

The 2018 Convention committee is currently reviewing.


I have a Question that is not on this list.  Who Do I contact?

General Convention Questions

Shelly (National Office)


Local Contact

Penny Gardner