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2024 Legislative Research Librarians (LRL) Professional Development Seminar

  • Sunday, October 6, 2024
    • In-Person Event
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Get ready for an enriching and immersive experience at the 2024 LRL Professional Development Seminar in Raleigh, N.C.! This year's seminar promises a blend of insightful sessions, delectable dining experiences, and captivating tours highlighting the best of North Carolina's legislative landscape. Attendees can look forward to engaging sessions covering a diverse range of topics, including AI technology, library marketing, legislative research and more.  

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in culinary delights at some of Raleigh's finest restaurants, offering a taste of the region's vibrant food scene. The itinerary also includes tours of the state capitol and surrounding government complex, providing a firsthand look at the heart of North Carolina's governance. And, for a change of scenery, we'll venture to Chapel Hill, N.C., where we'll explore its rich history and cultural attractions.  

Join us for an unforgettable seminar filled with learning, networking and discovery in the beautiful surroundings of Raleigh and beyond. 

Topical sessions begin Oct. 7, 2024,  at 9 a.m. ET.

Rooms are being held at the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown, 600 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603. The last day to receive this group rate is Friday, Sept. 6, 2024.

Book Your Room

  • Check-in time: 3 p.m. ET

  •  Check-out time: Noon ET
  • Guest services agents can arrange to check baggage for those arriving early/departing late when rooms are unavailable. 

Directions From Raleigh-Durham International Airport to the Hampton Inn & Suites 

The airport is about 25 minutes' driving distance to and from the hotel. Here are some low-cost or free public transportation options for attendees traveling from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown: 

  • GoTriangle Bus Route 100: The GoTriangle Route 100 bus connects Raleigh-Durham International Airport with downtown Raleigh. Attendees can take the Route 100 bus to the GoRaleigh Station, which is a short walk from the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown. The fare for this bus is affordable, and attendees can check the schedule on the GoTriangle website for timings. 
  • Shared-Ride Services: Attendees can use shared-ride services like Uber POOL or Lyft Shared to split the cost of transportation with other travelers heading in the same direction. These services often offer competitive rates and can provide door-to-door service to the Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown. 

Meeting Registration Fees

  • State Legislative Staff: $425 
  • Host State Legislative Staff: $350 
  • Guest (Immediate Family or Spouse/Partner): $175 
  • Attendee (Business, Government, University, Charitable and All Others): $175 

Spouse/Guest Registration

We welcome the attendance of guests at our evening social events. Kindly ensure to register your guests to ensure a seamless experience and expedite on-site registration. Your cooperation in providing this information is greatly appreciated!

If you require special accommodation to ensure your complete participation, please contact us at or call 303-366-9587. 

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