We are thrilled to be hosting the LWVMD 2023 Convention from Friday, June 2nd- Sunday, June 4th, in beautiful Frederick, Maryland. We are excited to gather at the Hampton Hotel (5311 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704). Join us as we plan the League’s work for the next two years by electing new officers and directors, adopting a budget, and much more! This is an excellent opportunity to gather and connect with League members across the state! We are so excited to be hosting this event in person, but we will also have the option to attend virtually!
You can purchase tickets below, and they cover the following:
$250- Friday-Sunday (includes lunch Saturday, printed materials, gala ticket w/drinks, and meal)
$150- Virtual Attendance
$150- Saturday night gala ticket
Tickets do not include hotel rooms.
Important Documents for Convention Below:
If you plan to stay at the hotel, please use this link to reserve your room. Your room will come with breakfast and all hotel amenities.
Please be advised at this time the Convention hotel (Hampton Hotel (5311 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704) is SOLD OUT. However, there are other hotel options available in the area listed below.
- Clarion Inn Frederick
- Residence Inn Frederick
- Hilton Garden Inn Frederick
- More options can also be found here.
If you are interested in room sharing for convention please fill out this form.
Friday, June 2nd:
Attendees will arrive and get to enjoy all that downtown Frederick has to offer from great local restaurants to small artisan shops. The local Frederick county members will be our expert personal tour guides and come with their best recommendations. All guests will be provided transportation to downtown Frederick from the Convention hotel and back. This is a great opportunity to socialize with other convention participants before the start of official business Saturday.
Saturday, June 3rd:
Today we will start out with some official business and hear from our Keynote speaker.
- Keynote Speaker
- Approval of Budget
- Nominating Committee Recommendations
- Proposed Bylaws
- Program Report
- Two workshop sessions, one in the morning and one afternoon
- Why Don't We Teach Civics Anymore?
- The Intersection Between Healthcare and Democracy
- Firing Up the Youth Vote
- Become invincible to defeat
- Stay tuned for more workshops to be announced!
Today's lunch will be a networking event for all! We all traveled across the state, and now our time to chat, mingle, and get to know each other and how the League brings us together! Lunch will be provided to all those who attend Saturday business.
This evening we will be hosting our LWVMD gala (cocktail attire). Unwind from the full day of League business with a drink and meal while we raise money for the future generations of the League. Tonight will feature a silent auction with items from across the state to bid on. In addition, we will present our Annette and Malcolm Funn Award to a people who has shown dedication to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their local League's work.
Sunday, June 4th:
We will conduct some final business, say goodbye to everyone, and kick off another great year of League work with new leaders! The Frederick County League has also planned a field trip. Some social events as well.
- One workshop session in the morning
- Special activity