The National Voice of Foster Parents

Event Calendar

Do you have a foster care related event you would like to add to our calendar?  Email the details to editor (at)  Be sure to include title, date, location and a summary.

Upcoming events

    • 03/07/2018
    • 06/17/2018
    • Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center, Orlando, FL

    Use this form to reserve your table in the exhibitor area.  For exhibitors, tabletop exhibits will be in an area near registration, workshops and the plenary locations. 

    Exhibit Table Fees

    • $250 - per table, for-profit
    • $150 - per table, non-profit
    • $100 - per table, presenter

    Price is for entire conference –Thursday 8 AM set up begins through Saturday at 5 PM. Non-profits must provide their tax ID number.

    The Exhibit Table Fee does not include any conference sponsored meals or attendance in any conference workshops.

    You can pay online or by mailed check.  After completing the exhibitor registration form, click "Pay Online" to pay by credit card, or "Invoice Me" to receive an email invoice and mail a check.

    • Mail checks to: The National Foster Parent Association at 1102 Prairie Ridge Trail, Pflugerville, TX  78660

    Prior to the conference we will contact you by email or phone to confirm your reservation and provide more details about the table and how to ship items to the conference. 

    • For questions or information concerning the receiving or shipping of packages and a host of other services please contact the UPS Store directly. 
    • Contact:  407-238-8436  Website:


    • All table reservations must be completed and paid no later than June 12, 2017
    • Refundable minus $35 cancellation fee through June 17th
    • No refunds after June 17th

    For questions or additional information please contact us at 512-775-9781 or

    • 03/15/2018
    • 05/31/2018
    • Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center, Orlando, FL

    Welcome to the advertising registration form. Use this form to reserve your ad spot in the on-site conference guide that is provided to all convention attendees.

    To pay by credit card, click the "Register" button below and continue through the steps to pay online by credit card.

    To pay by check, click the "Register" button below, fill out the form.  When you reach the payment page, click the Invoice Me button.  An Invoice will be sent by email.  Mail your payment to NFPA, 1102 Prairie Ridge Trail, Pflugerville, TX  78660.  Please reference the invoice number.

    For questions or additional information please contact us at 800-557-5238 or

    After payment is complete, we will contact you by email or phone to request your ad image/content. All ads must be paid and content received no later than May 31, 2018.

    • 06/28/2018
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 07/01/2018
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center, Orlando, FL

    Join the National Foster Parent Association in partnership with the Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association at our national learning conference for foster, kinship, and adoptive parents, and child welfare professionals.  This is a great learning opportunity and chance to meet parents from all over the United States.  You can receive your training hours, visit sunny Orlando with various entertainment options, and it is a great value!!

    • Online registration ends on June 17, 2018.
    • You can register at the event for $250 per person.  No discounts will be provided for any membership levels.
    • Payment must be received before arriving at the conference for all pre-registered individuals.
    • If you are traveling under an approved Purchase Order, payment arrangements have been made.

    Registration Levels

    • General Public Early Registration ($225):  For non-members of the NFPA or FSFAPA
    • NFPA Members ($175):  For active members of the National Foster Parent Association.  Not a member?  Join today, log in to your account, and then register for the conference under the NFPA Members registration option.
    • FSFAPA Members ($175):  Members of the Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association SHOULD NOT REGISTER ON THIS WEBSITE.  Please go to the FSFAPA website and complete your registration.
    • Presenters:  You will have two options to register, with no workshops or meals or with workshops and meal.  You will receive a registration code from our conference committee. You may purchase meals at the bottom of the registration.

    important notes

    • NFPA members may register two persons in the family at the NFPA member rate.
    • NFPA State and Local Affiliate and Agency members may register five persons at the NFPA member rate

    Conference Schedule

    Hotel Reservations

    • Our host hotel is the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center Hotel in sunny Orlando, Florida.  Book your room here today, hotel reservation cutoff is May 26, 2018.


    • You will not select workshops when you register.  You will be able to attend workshops as you want when you are at the conference.  Since space is limited, workshops are available on a first come-first serve basis.


    • Ready to show your support for foster, kinship, and adoptive families at one of the largest annual gatherings?  Exhibitor registration is now open and closes on June 17, 2018.  Reserve your spot today!


    Invoices and PO from government agency

    • We will accept payment after the conference for governmental payers only.
    • Government Agency must provide a Purchase Order for the total amount for registrations and any other extra charges.  We will then send you an invoice right after the conference for the persons listed on the PO or list you provided. 
    • Only persons attending will be billed for. 
    • The invoice must be paid within 30 days.

    Quantity discount

    • 10% discount when registering 10 or more persons at one time and in a single payment.

    cancellation policy

    • Refundable minus $35 cancellation fee through June 17, 2018
    • No refunds after June 17, 2018
    • If payment was made by credit card, the refund will be applied back to the same card. 
    • If payment was made by cash/check, a refund check will be mailed after the conference.
    • Allow for 30-days after the conference for processing of refunds.

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their hearts and their homes to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US. The NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves support and a permanent family.

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