NAPC FORUM is the only national conference focused on the issues facing local historic preservation commissions and historic districts. This biennial conference offers dozens of educational sessions and discussion panels, mobile workshops and tours, and five days of non-stop networking for staff and volunteers representing local, state and national organizations and government agencies.  FORUM 2018: A Preservation Caucus, welcomed over 700 attendees from 45 states and multiple countries to Des Moines, Iowa. FORUM 2020 in Tacoma, Washington will build on this landmark success. Mark your calendars for July 22-26, 2020!

Registration Rates

Early Bird (April 1-June 1) Regular Admission (after June 1)
Member $220 $260
Non-Member $260 $300
Student $100 $150
CAMP Trainer $150 $200
Speakers $150 $200
Single Day $100 $100

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2018: Des Moines, IA

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2016: Mobile, AL

2014: Philadelphia, PA

2012: Norfolk, VA

2010: Grand Rapids, MI

2008: New Orleans, LA

2006: Baltimore, MD

2004: Indianapolis, IN

2002: San Antonio, TX

2000: Pittsburgh, PA

1998: Denver, CO