24th Biennial APWU National Convention
Monday, Aug. 20 – Thursday, Aug. 23
Pre-Convention Workshop *members only
The National Convention is the union’s highest decision-making body and helps the union chart its course for the future. Approximately 2,000 APWU delegates will debate and vote on resolutions that will be introduced on a wide variety of subjects. The resolutions give focus to the union’s goals and help us better serve our members.
Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Friday, August 17 and Division Conferences on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. The BMC Conference will be held the Friday following the convention, on August 24.
The Research & Education Department will sponsor the pre-convention workshops; APWU’s 16th Educational Conference, that provides union members with a wealth of information to take home to their local and state organizations. Twenty-eight workshops will be offered on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, the day prior to the craft meetings, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Hall B.
All APWU members are welcome and encouraged to sign-up online by the early registration deadline of Friday, Aug. 3. This deadline is firm for participants with special needs: If you need a sign interpreter, for example, you must register by Aug. 3. Other participants may try to sign up for workshops after they arrive in Florida; however, late registrants will have a limited choice of workshops and will not receive certificates.
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APWU locals and state organizations are urged to send their full quota of delegates. Members-at-Large (MALs) also are encouraged to attend.
Kiddie Corp, a professional childcare company, will provide activities for delegates’ children ages 6 months to 12 years Monday, August 20 through Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Reservations will be necessary. Click here to register online on the Kiddie Corp web site. Registration must be completed by Monday, July 23, 2018.
We are currently working on securing additional rooms and hotels and additional information will be updated as soon as possible.
Parking note: There are numerous garages near the hotels and the convention center that offer parking for delegates, many open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For information regarding parking in Pittsburgh, please visit www.parkpgh.org.