Mark your calendars for SPJ's 2024 Regional Conferences! The regional Mark of Excellence Awards ceremonies are annual highlights that you will not want to miss.

Contact your Regional Coordinators for more information and a schedule of events.


Region 1

April 19-20 • Boston

Location: Emerson College
Contact: Adam Sennott


Region 2

April 13 • Fairfax, Va.

Location: George Mason University
Contact: Stephenie Overman


Region 3

Details TBA.


Regions 4 & 5

April 12-13 • Highland Heights, Ky.

Conference Website
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Location: Northern Kentucky University, Griffin Hall
Contact (R4): Ginny McCabe
Contact (R5): Nicole DeCriscio


Region 6

April 5-6 • Minneapolis

Conference Website

Location: The Graduate Hotel, 615 Washington Avenue SE
Contact: Joe Radske


Region 7

Details TBA.
Contact: Loretta McGraw


Regions 8 & 12

Sept. 12-13 • New Orleans

Conference Website

Location: Loyola University New Orleans
Contact (R8): Laura Garcia
Contact (R12): Jennifer Ellis


Region 9

April 13 • South Salt Lake, Utah

Register [Eventbrite]

Location: South Salt Lake Community Center
Contact: McKenzie Romero


Region 10

April 13 • Seattle

Location: The Seattle Times
Register [Eventbrite]

Contact: Donald W. Meyers


Region 11

Date TBA • Northern California

Location: TBA
Contact: Ankita Kumar


Region 12

Merged with Region 8 (details above).