2019 NLSSA Annual Training Conference

7/17/2019

Florida state Capitol

Aug. 25-29, 2019 | Tallahassee, Fla.

The National Legislative Services and Security Association (NLSSA) hosts the only national training event designed exclusively for legislative staff who work in the areas of security, administrative services and tourism management.

The 2019 NLSSA Annual Training Conference will be held Aug. 25-29 in Tallahassee, Fla. This seminar offers professional development opportunities for legislative services and security personnel. Participate in informative presentations and engage in roundtable discussions with colleagues working on similar issues. Learn new approaches, share ideas and network with your peers from other states.

Please join us in Tallahassee for a seminar program that will enhance your skills by covering a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Leadership training
  • Managing security and communication
  • Managing state property
  • Hosting dignitaries

Registration

Registration Information

Registration fees are:
Legislative staff, state legislators & government: $425
Business & other: $475
Spouse/guest fee: $200
Daily fee: $250

Note: For Spouse/Guest Registration, the ($200) guest fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social 

Ways to register:

Register Online
Requires a credit card for everyone except legislators and legislative staff. Confirmations will be sent by email. Deadline to register online is Friday, August 16th, 2019.

Register by Fax or Email
Fax a completed printable registration form to (303) 856-2523 or email a completed form to Brenda Erickson before Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Register by Mail
Mail a completed printable registration form to Brenda Erickson, NCSL, 7700 East First Place, Denver, CO 80230; the form must be received before Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Register Onsite
If you can't make the registration cut-off, onsite registration will be available at the DoubleTree in Tallahassee, beginning Sunday, Aug. 25.

Spouse/Guest Registration
The ($200) guest fee includes admission to all scheduled meal functions and evening social events.

Click To Register

Cancellations received in the NCSL Denver office by (date), will be refunded minus a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made in writing and faxed to 303-364-7811. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after the conference begins.

Hotel Information

Hotel Information

Please make your hotel reservations for the PDS at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee by Tuesday August 13th, 2019. After that date, our room rate cannot be guaranteed.

A block of rooms has been reserved at:
DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee
101 South Adams Street, Tallahassee, Fla. 32301 | Tel: 1-850-224-5000

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel arrangements.

If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL/NLSSA conference to receive the negotiated rate per night.

  • Single: $109 (not including applicable taxes and fees)
  • Double: $109 (not including applicable taxes and fees)
  • Triple: $119 (not including applicable taxes and fees)
  • Quad: $119 (not including applicable taxes and fees)

Cancellation Policy: To avoid a cancellation charge, hotel reservations must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the day of arrival.

Book your room

Each attendee is responsible for making his or her hotel and travel arrangements.

If arranging hotel accommodations by phone, please indicate that you are attending the NCSL conference to receive the negotiated rate per night.

Travel Information

Travel Information

Tallahassee’s airport is Tallahassee International Airport (TLH). This airport is approximately 6 miles (or 15 minutes) from the hotel. The DoubleTree by Hilton Tallahassee offers complimentary shuttle service from the airport. For more information about transportation from the airport to the hotel, visit the airport's ground transportation website.

If you need assistance booking air travel:
Christopherson Travel
800-825-3283 (7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MDT) or 303-694-4344

Special Needs
To ensure full participation and accessibility for all meeting attendees, please notify Brenda Erickson and Jackie Zimmermann of any special accommodations you may require.

Attire
Business casual attire is appropriate for all seminar events. Dressing in layers will allow you to make adjustments for your comfort. Comfortable shoes are suggested for the tours.  

Weather
August weather in Tallahassee typically is hot and very humid with occasional rainfall.  Average daytime temperatures are in the low 90s and overnight temperatures in the 70s.

City InformationTallahassee is the state capital of Florida and the home of Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Its history is a tapestry of old and new—modern politics and ancient cultures, antebellum agriculture and Space Age innovation—all sprinkled with southern charm. For more information, go to Visit Tallahassee.