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Host Hotel

Embassy Suites McAllen Convention Center
800 Convention Center Blvd, McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: (956) 688-8329

All convention activities will take place at the host hotel.

The convention hotel rate is $159.00 per room per night. All guests will enjoy complimentary made-to-order breakfast and an evening reception, free parking, and free in-room wireless internet service.

AFT Executive Vice President Evelyn DeJesus will serve as our convention’s featured keynote speaker along with many others.

About Our Convention

The 31st Convention of the Texas AFT will convene on June 23 and 24 of 2023 in McAllen, TX.

Convention delegates and guests must register online, individually or through their local union.

The cost for the convention is $125 per person for delegates and guests. An “early-registration” fee of $75 per person is available through May 15, 2023. All registration fees are due no later than June 15, 2023.

Executive Council Planning Retreat

Local presidents are invited to attend our Executive Council Planning Retreat June 24-25. Click her to register.

Delegate Credentials

Local affiliates should certify their elected delegates no later than May 15. Click here to use our online Credentials Form today.

Convention Timeline

January 23

“Convention Call” Notification Sent to Local Presidents

February 15

Convention Registration & Hotel Reservation Link Available

April 15

Credentials Packet Sent to Local Affiliates Containing Preliminary (Estimated) Delegate Count.

April 30

Constitutional Amendments Due to Texas AFT

May 15

Credentials Due to Texas AFT: Delegate Lists Due via Texas AFT Delegate Credentials Online Form

Resolutions Due to Texas AFT

Delegate and Guest “Early-Registration” of $75.00 Due to Texas AFT.

May 16

Delegate and Guest Registration Fee Becomes $125 Per Person

June 15

Per Capita Checks for “Good Standing” Due to Texas AFT

All Delegate and Guest Registration Fees Due to Texas AFT

June 23

Delegate Check-In from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Texas AFT Convention with Activities Begin at 12:00 p.m.

June 24

Texas AFT Convention with Activities Ending by 2:00 p.m.

June 24-25

Texas AFT Executive Council Planning Retreat (June 24 (2-6 p.m.) | June 25 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)