FORUM 2024 will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida
July 31, 2024 - August 4, 2024!

NAPC’s FORUM is the only national conference focused on the issues facing local historic preservation boards and commissions. Held on a biennial basis, FORUM includes dozens of educational sessions and discussion panels, mobile workshops and tours, and five days of non-stop networking for commission staff and volunteers representing local, state and national organizations and government agencies.

We're looking forward to seeing you in West Palm Beach, Florida for FORUM: Preservation Under the Palms happening July 31-August 4, 2024. Below are details to help plan your conference experience.

Schedule: Pre-conference events will take place Wednesday and Thursday. The regular conference will kick off on Friday morning and will run through midday on Sunday. Details on all pre-conference events, including tours, will be available soon.

Hotel: The conference hotel is The Hilton West Palm Beach, FL loacted at 600 Okeechobee Blvd.

Hotel Room Rates: 
Single/Double Rate: $165
Triple Rate: $185
Quad Rate: $205
*A limited number of GSA-rate rooms will also be available.

Airport: The closest airport to the conference is Palm Beach International Airport.

Registration Cost: Registration will open in early 2024.
Early Bird NAPC Member: $275
Early Bird Non-Member: $325
Regular NAPC Member: $300
Regular Non-Member: $350

Virtual Component: We hope that you will join us for FORUM in-person; however, NAPC has developed a virtual component to the conference for those that are not able to be physically present. This includes three (3) pre-recorded sessions launched during the conference. One session on each of the three days. These sessions will be selected by feedback from the proposal selection committee, presenters' availability, and a survey gauging conference-goers interests. One (1) plenary aired live and two (2) post-conference live webinars featuring the sessions FORUM attendees liked the best based on a post-conference survey. Registration for the virtual component to FORUM will open in early 2024. All FORUM attendees will have access to the virtual component programming and material.

Sponsorships: NAPC is grateful to all of our dedication FORUM sponsors and planning partners. Opportunities to support the conference are still available. Click on the button below to learn more.   


Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023

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