Save the Date: 2016 National Urban League Conference



Mark your calendars! For four power-packed days, political, business, and community leaders will convene for the 2016 National Urban League Conference, August 3-6, 2016. Join us in Baltimore as we confront the crisis in Education, Jobs, and Justice facing our communities. We look forward to seeing you for an inspiring and empowering conference that will provide you with unmatched professional, civic engagement, business development, and networking opportunities.

The conference will feature:

  • Empowering Sessions and Workshops – Hear from political, business, and entertainment leaders and influencers on topics including education, business, the economy, health, and justice
  • N.U.L. Experience Hall – Explore the Expo Hall featuring exhibits, entertainment, a Volunteer Zone, Health Zone, and chances to win exciting prizes
  • Career & Networking Fair – Find your next job or meet a new business connection
  • Women of Power Awards – This must attend event honors trailblazing women for their achievements in the arts, politics, journalism, and sports!
  • Young Professionals Summit – Get empowered to build on today’s Urban League Movement and provide new leadership and advocates for generations to come
  • Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit  – Learn about launching your own business and strategies for sustainable wealth


Registration for the premier civil rights and urban advocacy conference is now open! Register by April 15, 2016 to take advantage of Early Bird pricing.




We have negotiated special hotel conference rates at several Baltimore hotels. To make your hotel reservation, call the Housing Desk at 866-825-9502 (Hours 8am – 5pm Central Standard Time). Be sure to identify yourself as a National Urban League attendee.

Special room rates are available from August 1st – August 6th. To ensure you receive the conference rate, book your room before June 17, 2016. Rates do not include applicable taxes.



With your support and participation, we look forward to another enriching and successful conference this year. We invite you to join us in Baltimore this summer – learn about sponsorship opportunities below.



The best way to keep up with the conference news, updates, and announcements is through social media! We welcome your ideas and suggestions for workshop and forum topics, honorees, and speakers. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and use #SaveOurCities and @NUL16.





We had an engaging and productive time at the 2015 National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Check out the photos and highlights below!