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DWNC 64th Annual Convention

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Registration information
Hotel information

We are excited to host this year's convention in Durham at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park. We have several levels of registration-- all inclusive, early bird, VIP and a la carte for those only able to attend part of the convention. We have also reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for our members and convention attendees.

 

Hurry, discounted hotel registration only lasts until August 13th!

Sponsorship & Advertising 

Ready to promote your campaign, honor/memorialize a friend or relative, or recognize the work of your chapter volunteers? Sponsoring our Convention with a Convention Program Ad buy will allow you to do just that!

What do I get if I sponsor? 

Anyone who sponsors will be listed on our website, placed in our program, receive recognition on social media and throughout our convention, and will receive our undying appreciation!

Those who sponsor at $125 and above can attend the VIP reception on Saturday night. Those who sponsor at $250 and above get a ticket to our Saturday Night STARS gala as well as admittance to VIP.

View full details here. Deadline for sponsorship/ad submissions is August 23, 2024 at 5:00pm.

agenda

Friday, September 13

Saturday, September 14

Sunday, September 15

3:00 pm

6:00 pm

8:30 pm

Registration Opens

DWNC Board Meeting

Welcome Reception

Hospitality Suite Opens

8:00 am

8:30 am

12:00 pm

2:00 - 5:00 pm

6:00 pm

7:00 pm

Registration Opens

Breakfast Plenary & Business Meeting 

Lunch with Candidates

Breakout Sessions

VIP Reception

STARS Banquet

Hospitality Suite Open after the Banquet

9:00 am

Breakfast - Woman of the Year

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Visit our updated online store for reasonably priced political and patriotic shirts, mugs and tote bags. Stock up on DWNC items to show your pride, reward your hard working chapter members, or to thank your Democratic speakers at your meetings. They also make great holiday gifts! 

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Nominees are active members of DWNC in good standing for a minimum of five years who have served Democratic Women at the county, district and state level, and/or served in an elected or appointed leadership role.

Deadline for Woman of the Year nominations is August 23, 2024.

 

Recipients are deserving individuals who are sponsored by their DW chapter or county party in recognition of their outstanding work in energizing the party and helping elect Democrats. Stars will be recognized Saturday night with a certificate, a pin, and a picture in the evening’s commemorative program.

Deadline to nominate a STAR is August 23, 2024.

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Updated rosters AND all dues for memberships paid should be submitted by August 23, 2024. Rosters should be emailed and payment must be received. Dues can be made online here.

More information regarding the payment of 2024 dues may be found in the Membership Letter.

Awards are given for largest chapter, chapter with the greatest % growth, etc.

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This award goes to a chapter that has demonstrated excellence in communicating with its members and with the general public about its activities and the chapters' mission.  All chapters are encouraged to submit examples of their work via this form. 

 

Deadline is August 23, 2024.

In Memoriam uploads

Each year, the Democratic Women of North Carolina pauses during our Annual Convention to honor those who have gone on before.  It is only because of those who came before us, women, men, and friends with the courage to fight for equality and justice, that we are where we are today. We honor their work as Defenders of Democracy through a video we produce each year. Please complete this form for each person you wish to recognize.

Proposed Amendments to Our Constitution & Bylaws
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