PAST BVA NATIONAL CONVENTION SITES

August 14-18, 2017     Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

August 22-25, 2016     Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI

August 18-21, 2015     Louisville Marriott Downtown, Town Louisville KY

August 18-21, 2014     John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel and Casino, Sparks, Nevada

August 20-23, 2013     Red Lion Hotel at the Park, Spokane, WA

August 20-23, 2012     San Luis Resort, Galveston, TX

August 16-20, 2011     Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

August 25-28, 2010     Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, VA

August 18-22, 2009     Doubletree Hotel, Portland, OR

August 14-18, 2008     Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ

August 14-18,  2007    Hyatt Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

August 15-19, 2006     Adams Mark Hotel, Buffalo, NY

August 16-20, 2005     Wyndham Miami Beach Resort, Miami Beach, FL

August 10-14, 2004     Reno Hilton Hotel, Reno, NV

August 26-30, 2003     Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC

August 13-17, 2002     St. Anthony Wyndham Hotel, San Antonio, TX

Aug 28-Sept 01, 2001  Riviera Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

August 15-19, 2000     Radisson Resort Knott’s Berry Farm, Anaheim, CA

August 17-21, 1999     San Juan Grand Beach Resort, San Juan, PR

August 11-15, 1998     Wyndham Northwest Hotel, Chicago, IL

August 19-23, 1997     Sands Regency Hotel, Reno, NV

August 12-17, 1996     Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA

August 21-26, 1995     Stouffer's Renaissance, Arlington, VA

August 23-27, 1994     Omni Netherlands, Cincinnati, OH

August 10-14, 1993     Holiday Inn, Tucson, AZ

August 11-15, 1992     Loewes Vanderbilt Plaza, Nashville, TN

August 20-24, 1991     Sands Regency Hotel, Reno, NV

August 07-11, 1990     Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI

August 15-19, 1989     Radisson Hotel, Denver, CO

August 09-13, 1988     Omni San Diego, San Diego, CA

August 11-15, 1987     Omni International Hotel, Orlando, FL

August 10-14, 1986     Caribe Hilton, San Juan, PR

August 13-17, 1985     Holiday Inn, San Francisco, CA

August 07-11, 1984     Radisson-Plaza, Nashville, TN

June 26-30, 1983        Deaville Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

August 10-14, 1982     International Hotel, New Orleans, LA

August 11-15, 1981     Stauffer’s Hotel, Washington, DC

August 12-16, 1980     Sheraton Park Plaza, New Haven, CT

August 07-11, 1979     Wilshire Hyatt Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

August 08-12, 1978     International Hotel, New Orleans, LA

July 26-30, 1977         Stauffer’s Hotel, Washington, DC

August24-28, 1976      Ben Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

August 12-16, 1975     Statler-Hilton Hotel, New York City, NY

August 06-10, 1974     Holiday Inn Hotel, Denver, CO

August 14-18, 1973     Dennis Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

July 19-22, 1972          Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, CA

August 04-08, 1971     Playboy Plaza Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

July 13-18, 1970          Statler-Hilton Hotel, New York City, NY

August 06-09, 1969      Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

July 24-27, 1968          Jack Tar Hotel, San Francisco, CA

August 01-05, 1967      Hotel America, Hartford, CT

August 16-20, 1966      Deaville Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

July 12-17, 1965          Statler-Hilton Hotel, New York City, NY

August 05-08, 1964     Granada Hotel, San Antonio, TX

August 06-10, 1963     Deshler-Hilton Hotel, Columbus, OH

August 07-11, 1962     The Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

August 18-22, 1961     Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, CA

August 03-06, 1960     Somerset Hotel, Boston, MA

August 04-09, 1959     Carillon Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

July 16-19, 1958          Hotel Ben Franklin, Seattle, WA

August 21-24, 1957     Hotel Statler, Hartford, CT 

August 01-04, 1956     Hotel Schroeder, Milwaukee, WI

August 02-06, 1955     Hotel New York, New York City, NY

August 18-21, 1954     Commodore Perry Hotel, Toledo, NY

August 19-22, 1953     Penn-Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia, NY

August 13-16, 1952     Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA

August 08-11, 1951     Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA 

August 23-26, 1950     Hotel Severn, Indianapolis, IN

Sept 07-10, 1949        Hotel Washington, Washington, DC

Sept 02-05, 1948        Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, CA

Sept 05-07, 1947        Continental Hotel, Chicago, IL

Sept 20-22, 1946        Lincoln Hotel, New York City, NY

Convention History Articles

 Technological Advances on Full Display in Jacksonville September-October 2017 (10/31/2017) 
   September-October 2017 Technological Advances on Full Display in Jacksonville
 Innovation, Instruction Highlight 72nd Convention September-October 2017 (10/31/2017) 
   Innovation, Instruction Highlight 72nd Convention September-October 2017
 Innovation, Instruction Highlight 72nd Convention (8/24/2017) 
   Innovation, Instruction Highlight 72nd Convention
 APH Museum Director To Examine Legendary Figure’s Life And Guiding Principles At Hyatt Regency (8/15/2017) 
   APH Museum Director To Examine Legendary Figure’s Life And Guiding Principles At Hyatt Regency
 Jacksonville Convention To Host Vision Rehabilitation At Educational Session (8/15/2017) 
   APH Museum Director To Examine Legendary Figure’s Life And Guiding Principles At Hyatt Regency
 National Veterans Organization To Host Recently Blinded Veterans In Jacksonville (8/10/2017) 
   National Veterans Organization To Host Recently Blinded Veterans In Jacksonville
 Final Touches Applied To 72nd Convention July-August 2017 (8/10/2017) 
   Final Touches Applied To 72nd Convention July-August 2017
 High-Tech Visual Aids Exhibits Highlight Blinded Veteran Convention (8/10/2017) 
   High-Tech Visual Aids Exhibits Highlight Blinded Veteran Convention
 Veterans With Sight Loss To Gather In Jacksonville For Annual National Convention (8/7/2017) 
   Veterans With Sight Loss To Gather In Jacksonville For Annual National Convention
 Destination San Jose For Blind Hockey May-June 2017 (6/9/2017) 
   Destination San Jose For Blind Hockey May-June 2017
 Anticipation Surging for Jacksonville Gathering May-June 2017 (6/9/2017) 
   Anticipation Surging for Jacksonville Gathering May-June 2017
 Administrative Reminders For BVA Regional Groups May-June 2017 (6/9/2017) 
   Administrative Reminders For BVA Regional Groups May-June 2017
 The New Coast Beckons BVA Faithful March-April 2017 (4/30/2017) 
   The New Coast Beckons BVA Faithful March-April 2017
 Blind Hockey Weekend Brings Energy, Inspiration March-April 2017 (4/30/2017) 
   Blind Hockey Weekend Brings Energy, Inspiration March-April 2017
 BVA Announces Jacksonville As 72nd Convention Site Jan-Feb 2017 (2/28/2017) 
   BVA Announces Jacksonville As 72nd Convention Site Jan-Feb 2017
 Florida Airboats Exceed Expectations Jan-Feb 2017 (2/28/2017) 
   Florida Airboats Exceed Expectations Jan-Feb 2017
 BVA Saddened by Passing of Roy Young (2/22/2017) 
   BVA Saddened by Passing of Roy Young
 BVA Honors Fallen At 149th Observance July-August 2017 (12/31/2016) 
   A Look Back At BVA’s 71st Nov-Dec 2016
 A Look Back At BVA’s 71st Nov-Dec 2016 (12/31/2016) 
   A Look Back At BVA’s 71st Nov-Dec 2016
 Sharpe Yates Sep-Oct 2016 (11/1/2016) 
   September-October 2016 BVA Bulletin Sharpe, Yates Lived BVA Motto
 City of Festivals July-Aug 2016 (9/1/2016) 
   July-August 2016 BVA Bulletin Curtain to Rise on City of Festivals
 Milwaukee Convention Hosts Vision Technology, Rehabilitation, Consumer Protection Experts (8/26/2016) 
   Blinded Veterans Association BVA Milwaukee Convention Hosts Vision Technology, Rehabilitation, Consumer Protection Experts
 Greenfield Blinded Veteran Addresses Traditional Luncheon at National Convention (8/25/2016) 
   Blinded Veterans Association BVA Greenfield Blinded Veteran Addresses Traditional Luncheon at National Convention
 High Tech Visual Aids Exhibit Highlights Blinded Veteran Convention (8/22/2016) 
   Blinded Veterans Association BVA High Tech Visual Aids Exhibit Highlights Blinded Veteran Convention
 Blinded Veterans to Gather at Milwaukee Convention August 22-26 (8/16/2016) 
   Blinded Veterans Association BVA Blinded Veterans to Gather at Milwaukee Convention August 22-26