Volunteer at conference and get free registration. We are looking for
volunteers to assist us throughout the conference, staffing
the registration desk, checking meeting rooms between
sessions, supervising off-site travel arrangements, and
more. Volunteers who work one shift can attend the rest of
that day for free. For working three shifts, volunteers
receive a complimentary registration for the whole meeting.
Preference is given to individuals who live near the
All volunteer slots are full.
Save on the cost of your
hotel room by sharing with a colleague. If you are looking
for someone to room with, call (781-641-0013) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) the NEMA office with your name, phone number, smoking
preference, and the number of nights you will be staying.
Well call you with roommate contact information as
soon as we find a match. NEMA does not
guarantee that a rommate will be available.
870 Williston Road
Burlington, VT 05403
The conference hotel has sold out. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Burlington. Click here for details.
Can you help a colleague
with a ride to conference?
Call (781-641-0013) or email (email@example.com) the NEMA office if you are willing to
drive a colleague to Burlington.
Need to catch a ride to
Call (781-641-0013) or email (conference [at] nemanet.org) the NEMA office with your name, phone
number, where you will be driving from, and when you need a
ride. Well call you with contact information if we
hear from a colleague going your way! NEMA does not
guarantee that transportation will be available.
Click here for more information.
Professional Development Award
Awards of up to $300 are available depending on the availability of funds in any given year. It is expected that recipients and/or their institution will provide some of the costs of attending the annual conference.
Laura B. Roberts Scholarship
Priority for this $500 scholarship will be given to graduates of the Tufts Certificate, Bank Street Museum Leadership, and Cooperstown programs. This scholarship has been provided with support from Laura B. Roberts.
Products Curatorial Fellowship
The Curators Professional Affinity Group, with support from University
Products, provides a $300 stipend to be used for a three-day conference registration. Any curator who has worked in the field five years or less, and works for an institution with an annual budget of $250,000 or less, is eligible for the award.
Bros., Small Museum Scholarship
Staff members or volunteers from institutions with an annual budget of $250,000 or less are eligible for this this $500 stipend. This scholarship has been provided with support from Gaylord
The John Nicholas Brown Center Historic Sites Fellowship
The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University provides a $500 fellowship to a culturally diverse museum professional to attend. NEMA members from diverse social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds whose attendance at the conference will benefit their museum and whose commitment to museum work will be reinforced by their participation are encouraged to apply. Applicants must register for the entire conference. The stipend may be used to fund registration, travel, lodging, and food.
The Vermont Humanities Council Scholarship
This $265 stipend is awarded to support full-conference registration expenses for museum professionals that are residents of Vermont. Priority will be given to first-time NEMA conference attendees or for individuals who have not attended a NEMA conference in the past three years. Ten scholarships will be awarded. This scholarship has been supported in part by the Vermont Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Ways to Save
Early Bird Registration
Why register Early-Bird?
Why register Early-Bird?
- Sign up early and save up to 35%!
- Reserve your choice of popular ticketed events before they sell out.
- Order your choice of lunch options.
- No waiting in line.
- Get your name on the official registration list and tell everyone you're here!