Annual Conference Local Information Committee

Committee Charge

The Annual Conference Local Information Committee prepares guides to the ALA Annual Conference host city, providing local information of interest to NMRT members and other conference attendees, especially budget travelers. The Committee identifies programs and services that will enhance NMRT's goal and mission for conference attendees. The Annual Conference Local Information Committee is a special non-voting committee.

Committee Purpose

Provides local information on ALA Annual Conference host city for NMRT committees. Plans an event that would happen at the same time and location as the Annual Conference that would be designed for new members to network and be a fundraiser for NMRT.

2016 Midwinter Conference, Boston, MA

If you are going to the Midwinter Conference in Boston, MA, visit this Google Map created by the Annual Conference Local Information Committee. https://sites.google.com/site/alamw16nmrt/home This map includes attractions, lodging, and restaurants all within the area of the Boston Convention Center.

Don’t forget to also visit the Midwinter site, http://2016.alamidwinter.org/hotels, for hotel discounts.

2016 Annual Conference, Orland, FL

Are you excited for Orlando? The NMRT Annual Conference Local Information Committee is too! We’re working hard to make a great map that will feature all the great things about Orlando including restaurants, attractions, and accommodations. Check back for more information soon.

In addition to our great maps, the Annual Conference Local Information Committee has arranged a field trip. This is our first year putting on a field trip, and we believe that you will enjoy going as much as we enjoyed putting it together. This year we will be visiting the uniquely amazing Ripley's Believe It or Not!

This top Orlando attraction is filled with rare and uncommon artifacts from around the globe. This event does require an RSVP and is limited to 40 participants. Tickets will be available at the door for $14.99. Ripley’s is located at 8201 International Drive. We hope to see you there!

2015-16 Committee Roster