Media Registration

NATJA welcomes all active media who produce content on travel and/or the travel experience to join us at the 15th Annual NATJA Conference in Orange County, NC!

What's Included

Professional Development

NATJA prides itself in providing informative and relevant professional development workshops for media at our annual conference. From the popular Editors Panel to tips and tricks for photography and video to learning about the latest in social media marketing, we provide our attendees with tools that will help them make their journalism stand out.

Hotel & Meals

Conference registration includes 3-nights accommodations at the Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel (nights of May 16th, 17th, and 18th), as well as all scheduled meals beginning Tuesday, May 16th.

Afternoon Tours & Pre and Post-Conference Trips

All NATJA attendees are invited to participate in the planned day tours in and around Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough, scheduled during the conference. Attendees will have several choices and opportunities to learn all that Orange County has to offer.

Pre and Post-Conference Trips

In addition to the afternoon tours, active media will be invited to participate in pre or post conference press trips. Details on tours will be provided as they are confirmed.

Marketplace

The Exhibitor Marketplace provides you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with destination marketing organizations from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. You will be able to chat with representatives and discuss media opportunities. Appointments are not scheduled, allowing you the freedom to walk the booths and meet with representatives.

Media registration applies only to journalists/bloggers, photographers, and editors. Please note that conference details are subject to change.

NATJA Member Registration

Conference Registration

Includes 3-nights hotel accommodations (May 16 - 19), all scheduled meals, airport transfers (to and from the Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel), professional development sessions, afternoon tours, and access to the Marketplace. Monthly installment plan available.

$599

 

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Non-Member Registration

Conference Registration

Includes 1-year NATJA media membership, 3-nights hotel accommodations (May 16 - 19), all scheduled meals, airport transfers (to and from the Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel), professional development sessions, afternoon tours, and access to the Marketplace. Monthly installment plan available.

$749

 

Register Online

Conference Payment Plans

NATJA offers a monthly payment installation plan for the conference. Installment plan participants must have their registration paid in full no later than April 15th, 2017 to guarantee hotel room accommodations and conference participation. Failure to pay the total registration amount by April15th could forfeit the registrant’s conference admission. No registration fees will be refunded after April 1st, 2017. You may also contact the NATJA office by email at conference@natja.org or call (626) 376-9754 for more information.

Cancellation Policy

Individuals may cancel on or before April 1st, 2017 to receive a full refund. No registration fees will be returned after April 1st, 2017. If you are no longer able to attend the NATJA Conference & Marketplace, please contact the NATJA office immediately by email at conference@natja.org or call (626) 376-9754.

Additional Registration Options

The following registration options are also available:
  • Companion Registration: Applicable to spouse, partner, or guest that are not active media. Registration includes shared room with registrant, afternoon tours, and meals. Does not include admittance to professional development workshops or the marketplace. Price: US$225.00.