Registration Fees and Policies

Online registration is encouraged. On-site registration will be based on available space and is not guaranteed. This conference has sold out in recent years.

Register now to guarantee your spot and take advantage of the early-bird discounts!

Registration Fees

General Admission

Young Workers (35 and Under)


Awards Gala Tickets

The AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Awards Gala will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased in addition to, or separately from, your registration.

It is recommended that you purchase any gala tickets for guests online. On-site ticket sales will be limited and not guaranteed.

Refund Policy

Refunds must be requested by Dec. 22, 2017. You may request a refund by modifying your registration online. Refunds are not offered for "Young Worker" registrants.

Payment Options

Payment by Credit Card

Payment by credit card is preferred. MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted.

Payment by Check

If paying by check, register online and select “check” as the payment method. Please include a copy of your registration confirmation and/or a list of the names for whom the payment is being submitted. Make check payable to "AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer" and mail to:

Attn: Meetings and Travel—MLK
815 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20006

All checks must be received by Dec. 22, 2017. Any registrants who have not paid by this date will be canceled. You will be able to register again at the prevailing rate and pay by credit card online.