The 15th annual Alliance conference will be in San Antonio, Texas, from Sept. 4-7, 2018

Attend the 15th annual National Workforce Registry Conference for the opportunity to learn and network with other registries across the nation.  Sessions will focus on registry successes, challenges, and emerging issues in the collection of data on the early childhood and after-school workforce.

In addition to conference sessions join us for

  • The pre-conference session is Sept. 4 from 1 to 5 p.m. for all registry staff and administrators. Select this additional option on your registration form.
  • The Wednesday evening river cruise on the San Antonio River. See the riverwalk from the water during this one-hour narrated cruise.  Select this additional option on your registration form.

See the agenda for the conference

Want to see who is presenting?  Click here:

 Early Bird Discount

Register by July 13 and get an early bird discount code in the discount code box near the bottom of your registration form.  Members enter code nwra2018 and non-members enter joinus2018 to receive your discount.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are available until August 15, 2018. A $50 cancellation fee will apply. We regret that we cannot substitute attendees.  Those unable to attend must cancel their registration and the substitute person register for the conference.


Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 1-605-939-0893.


Register now at

 We have come a long way from that first conference in Madison, Wisconsin, in 2003.  Be sure to download the conference app. Look for Whova in the app store.

Note to pay-by-check registrants:  If you need an invoice with the total of your registration for your purchase system, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your registration confirmation email from the system for pay-by-check will show a zero balance because you have not paid. Your registration will not be final until your check is received.

 Get a hotel room

Rooms at the Embassy Suites include breakfast each morning and free wi-fi if you are a Hilton Honors member.

 Embassy Suite room reservation information: 

Click to register:

Group Name:  National Workforce Registry Alliance

Group Code:  NWR

Check-in:  Sept 1, 2018, and Check-out Sept. 9, 2018

Phone Number: 210-226-9000

 Room rate is $169 per night for a single or double, $189 for a triple and $209 for a quad

Cut off for room reservations is August 13, 2018.

Rooms are available for two days before and after the room block dates of Sept. 3-8, based on room and rate availability.


Submit a proposal to present at the 2018 conference.  Go to this Google form Conference Proposal Form.   The deadline for proposals is 3 p.m. on April 16, 2018. 

Become a sponsor for the September conference in San Antonio!  pdf National Conference Sponsor Kit 2018 .

See our sponsors here


Conference Sponsors

Innovation Sponsor


Presenting Sponsor


Event Sponsors

 Mix & Mingle Sponsors


CyhperWorx, Inc

WIDA at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research