State Convention

62nd Annual Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri
Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel  
8801 NW 112th Street, Kansas City, MO 64153 Phone: 816-891-8900  
April 11-14, 2024 



Please take a moment to check out and thank our sponsors:


Gold Level Sponsors




The Kansas City and Ivanhoe Chapters would like to warmly welcome you to Kansas City for our 62nd annual convention. Kansas City is proud to be the home of museums examining World War I, the Negro Leagues, the Steamship Arabia, and the Nelson Atkins Art Museum. Visitors can enjoy many entertainment options including Starlight Theater and our four professional sports teams including the multi-time Super Bowl Champions the Kansas City Chiefs.


Come to the Hilton Airport Hotel with room rates of $109 a night (plus 16.6% tax and $1.76 KC development fee). To make reservations, call 816-891-8900 before March 21. The hotel is pet friendly and has a fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and complimentary airport transportation. Hotel check-in at 3:00 PM and check out at noon. Hotel dining options include Asado Urban Grill, Asado Lobby Bar, and Starbucks. 


For people who would like to book your own room, try this Direct Link


Once again, we have the Federation Saver Package for $80 if bought by April 1. This includes registration, a banquet ticket, and a Saturday lunch ticket, saving you up to $35. Be sure to make your choice between chicken and steak for the banquet when you register. We will also have a planned lunch for Friday and the Prayer Breakfast Sunday. After April 1, the cost for registration and all meals will increase by $5 each. There will be opportunities to register and pick up packets on Friday and early on Saturday. Hospitality will be open on Friday evening. 


We will be offering the Kid’s Zone for children in need of supervised care. There is no cost for children registered for the convention.  To donate door prizes, please contact Chair, Linda Coccovizzo. Her email address is Those bringing door prices should drop them off at the registration table. 


•Note: All attendees are required to adhere to our Code of Conduct.


Convention Fees (Child prices are for children ages 12 and under.)
Federation Saver Package (Includes registration, banquet & Saturday lunch) $80.00
Registration Adult $25.00
Registration Child $10.00
Planned Meals
Friday Lunch Adult $25.00
Friday Lunch Child $10.00
Saturday Lunch Adult $25.00
Saturday Lunch Child $10.00
Banquet Adult $50.00
Banquet Child $25.00
Prayer Breakfast (Child & Adult) $20.00


Sponsor/Exhibitor Information
Diamond Level

same as Gold plus a one-hour showcase Friday morning and the ability to include your company logo on the website until May 15, 2024.

Gold Level

includes exhibit table, 100-word informational message in agenda, a thank you at opening ceremony and banquet, and a mention on the Home Page and State Convention Page until May 15, 2024.

Silver Level

includes exhibit table, 60-word informational message in agenda, a thank you at opening ceremony and banquet, and a mention on the State Convention Page until May 15, 2024.

Bronze Level

includes exhibit table, 25-word informational message in agenda, and a mention on the State Convention Page until May 15, 2024.

Exhibitor ONLY $40.00



2 great ways to register.  Download the "2024 Convention Packet" below, fill out the forms and mail them in with a check or money order.


2024 Convention Packet



1. Fill out the online forms below taking note of the amount of money that you owe.

2. Select "Donate" below.

3. Under "Amount" select "Other" and enter the amount that you owe.

4. Under "Use Donation for" select Other.

5. In the "Notation Area" put your name followed by Convention Registration.


Convention Registration Form


Child Registration Form


Exhibitor/Sponsor Form





Convention Assistance Request

Available until 5:00 pm 3/12/24