The NABJ convention will take place in Tampa Fl. Aug 5-9 2009.
Newsmaker Plenary: BEAT IT, BAD, or DANGEROUS?
News coverage of Michael Jackson's death may signal a significant shift in how breaking news is reported, and garner newfound respect for online competitors. Listen to a discussion on what Michael Jackson's death tells us about media competition and the future of journalism from top news and entertainment journalists.
Journalismnext Résumé Database
Post your résumé on the NABJ/Journalismnext.com database and let employers find you. Employers attending the convention will have access to this résumé database before, during and after the convention. Author's Showcase and Bookstore
See works by black authors, meet writers at book signings and peruse titles at a special bookstore located in the Career Center at the exhibit hall Thursday, Aug. 6 and Friday, Aug. 7 between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Online-Only Convention Program Book
This year, Convention attendees will be able to view and search the Convention Program Book before, during and after the Convention, all online!
A journalist's lifestyle doesn't have to be an unhealthy one. Join ZUMBA Fitness, Southern Living Magazine and other special exhibitors for fun exercises and more! A whole section of the convention floor will be devoted to healthy living.
REGISTER and SAVE
NABJ is offering a limited number of tee times on the Top 100 Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club. Package includes lunch on the green and the tournament winner will take home a trip for two to the Island of Curaçao complete with a five-night stay at the new Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina.
Discount Tampa Hotel Rates For Friends and Family. NABJ has secured the same special discount hotel rates for all NABJ friends and family who will be in Tampa to enjoy the festivities surrounding this year's convention.
No promotional code is necessary, but you must book through the NABJ Web site to access the special rates.
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Renew membership and save at www.mynabj.org
Great meals with great company are a tradition at NABJ Conventions. Don’t miss the Hall of Fame Luncheon, Salute to Excellence Gala or Sunday Brunch.
This year's convention will be joined by World Journalism Institute.
Walt Disney World Attendees with current memberships not expiring before the convention, will be able to visit the Disney booth for complimentary One Day Park Hopper passes to Walt Disney World (up to 4 max) valid Aug. 5 - 10, 2009.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Complimentary admission from Aug. 5 - 10 for attendees who are active members. Additional guests may receive a discount of 15% off the general admission price for up to 4 guests.
Experience Tampa Bay:
Discover attractions such as The Florida Aquarium and the Tampa Bay Rays.
Get Some Sun:
Relax with a picnic overlooking panoramic views of Tampa Bay or enjoy a game of beach volleyball at Ben T. Davis Beach.
See The Nightlife:
Ybor City nightlife includes some of the hottest dance clubs, outdoor patio bars, martini bars, live jazz and much more.2009 NABJ Convention One Love, Asani