2018 National Federation of the Blind, Georgia Annual State Convention

Mark your calendars and make your room reservations for the 2018 National Federation of the Blind, Georgia Annual State Convention, being held in Albany, GA from October 5-7, 2018.


The NFBGA 2018 Annual State Convention will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Downtown

The deadline to reserve your room is September 5th, 2018.


Hilton Garden Inn Albany Downtown
101 South Front Street
Albany, GA 31701

Telephone Number: 229-888-1590

The room rates are $109 per night plus taxes and fees. To make your reservations, call the main hotel number and tell them you are part of the National Federation of the Blind of Georgia room block for October 5-7, 2018.

If you also require this room rate for Thursday, October 4 and/or Sunday October 7. Or you require an accessible room, please ask for the NFBGA outside Block.

Please let us know if you have any difficulties making your room reservation by contacting the registration committee.


The NFBGA 2018 Convention Registration rate is $40.00,
Your registration cost includes a box lunch, with a choice of either, Turkey, Ham, Roast beef or Veggie sandwich.

Banquet Ticket $45.00 per person
Please plan to attend this year’s banquet with us. We plan to have lots of fun and many prizes. You will have a choice of a Vegetable, beef, or Chicken plate.

You may process your 2018 NFBGA Convention registration by visiting the online registration form, Or you may send your registration information by mail to:

Natta Watkins
106 Lowe Stinson Road
Hogansville GA 30230

Telephone: 770-584-3953

All checks or money orders must be made out to NFB of Georgia.

You have the option this year to complete your registration form online, and mail a check or money order for payment. When mailing your payment, please remember to indicate that your registration was completed online, or make sure you include your printed registration form.
You can download the registration form here.

The final cut off date for registration will be Saturday, September 15, 2018 with no exceptions


The Affiliate will be sponsoring a bus to this year’s convention. This bus will be leaving from Atlanta, making one stop in Macon before continuing to Albany. If you would like to purchase a seat on the bus
Please contact Dorothy Griffin at 770-374-4832 or email at dgriffin@nfbga.org.

The cut off for registering for the bus is September 5th, 2018.

Ticket Price for the bus is $60.00 per person, this is round trip.

DEPARTURE DATE: October 5, 2018

Bus Report Time: 6:30 AM,
Bus Leave Time: 7:00 AM
Departing from:

Atlanta Five Points Station, 232 Forsyth St., Atlanta, GA 30303

Macon, GA pickup:

Georgia Academy for the Blind,2895 Vineville, Avenue, Macon Georgia 31204

Estimated time of arrival: 8:30AM

Note: Bus will be making one stop for breakfast


Hilton Garden Inn, 101 South Front Street, Albany GA. 31701

Estimated time of arrival: 1:00PM

RETURN DATE: October 7,2018
Bus Report Time: 12:30pm
Bus Leave Time: 1:00 PM

Note: Bus will be making one stop for lunch

First Drop-off Location:

Macon, GA -Georgia Academy for the Blind,2895 Vineville, Avenue, Macon Georgia

Estimated Time of arrival: 3:30PM


Atlanta Five Points Station, 232 Forsyth St., Atlanta, GA 30303

Estimated Time of arrival: 7:00PM

If you are coming from Columbus GA, unfortunately the bus will not be making any stops in Columbus, you will have to travel by Greyhound.

Please come and join us and support the Federation.

For further information or questions, please contact the following:
NFB Georgia, Office – 404-371-1000
Greg Aikens, President – 404-444-8661
Dorothy Griffin, Secretary – 770-374-4832
Natta Watkins, Treasurer – 770-584-3953
Patrice Lewis, Administrator – 404-963-6442