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Join us in Phoenix!

51st Annual NFA Convention
August 3-6, 2023

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004


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"Beyond Borders" in Phoenix!

We are kicking off the next 50 years of the NFA in Phoenix, AZ and we hope to see you all there! Join us as we go "Beyond Borders" for the Convention theme this year and celebrate the cultural and artistic diversity of our global flute community.

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2023 Convention Schedule

Phoenix will be sizzling hot, but in the coolest way! Trust us when we say that your experience in Phoenix will be unlike any other. The Convention Schedule is available now! Check out what we have programmed for you this year and start planning your time in Phoenix. 

Please note that the schedule is fluid and updates will occur between now and August. We will amend the online schedule once per week, so check back for more details and exciting happenings. 

2023 Convention Schedule


Special Events

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Opening Night Gala Concert

August 3, 2023

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Friday Night Gala Concert

August 4, 2023


Youth Flute Day

August 5, 2023


Gala Concerto Concert

August 5, 2023


Sunday Closing Concert

August 6, 2023


Ticketed Meal Events

Flute Lovers' Lunch, Food for the Day's Journey, Gala Awards Celebration

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Late Night Offerings


Exhibitors & Sponsorships

Make sure your organization is included in the excitement! You are invited to exhibit your products and services in our vibrant exhibit hall, achieve greater exposure, and access other valuable benefits all while showing your support for the NFA and connecting with our members. Start below!

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Want to see who's already supporting the convention?


Volunteering, Internships, & Registration Assistants


Volunteering at the NFA Convention is a fun way to meet new people, learn about behind-the-scenes operations, and give back to the flute community. Volunteer sign up is coming soon!

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The NFA’s convention internship program will be in full swing again this year. A total of 16 internships will be offered. Interns work in the areas of equipment management, marketing, and customer service and receive free registration and a hotel room (double occupancy). Applications open on March 1 and close on April 1.

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Registration Assistants

The NFA is hiring Registration Assistants to assist with the onsite registration of presenters, performers, exhibitors and attendees at the 51st NFA convention. Registration Assistants will work directly with the NFA Membership Manager to ensure a smooth registration process for all those participating in the convention. 

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The City of Phoenix

Plan ahead! Book your hotel accommodations today. Come early and stay late! Explore what the city of Phoenix and the surrounding areas have to offer.

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Hotel and Travel

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Local Attractions


The Convention Center

The Phoenix Convention Center is ranked amongst the top-10 convention center facilities in the country. Offering ample meeting and exhibit space, a food hall, ballrooms, and the 2,312 seat Phoenix Symphony Hall all within the facility. NFA Convention attendees will hardly need to leave the comfort of this accessible and sustainable convention center.

We acknowledge that our gathering is located within the ancestral territories of indigenous peoples including the Akimel O'odham (Pima) and the Piipaash (Maricopa) communities.

Accessibility at the Convention

The 2023 NFA Convention will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center, located at 100 North Third Street in Phoenix, AZ. The Phoenix Convention Center & Venues is an accessible facility in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, The NFA has secured hotel room blocks at both the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown and the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Both hotel offer accessible rooms and common areas. 

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COVID-19 Considerations

At this time, masks are optional at the 2023 NFA Convention. There are no other COVID-19 requirements. If the COVID-19 situation changes, these protocols will be revised and NFA members notified. Thank you!