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Get ready for the NERFA Conference, returning November 9-12 in Asbury Park, NJ! Experience the 28th annual conference both virtually and in-person, packed with networking, education, and professional opportunities. Join us at the stunning Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel and legendary Stone Pony for showcases and events. This year, enjoy educational panels, peer group sessions, an exhibit hall, nightly keynotes, official, private, and virtual showcases, plus a brand-new juried opportunity for a professionally recorded EPK Video, sponsored by our partners at B&H. Don't miss it!

Great news for all planning to attend the upcoming NERFA Conference! Discounted hotel registrations are available at the Berkeley Hotel until October 30. To take advantage of this special rate, you can either call the Berkeley's Reservations Department at (732) 776-6700 and mention the "Northeast Regional Folk Alliance" block or use our exclusive online booking link here. Please note that rooms at this rate are limited, so we encourage you to secure your booking as soon as possible. Looking forward to a fantastic event in November!

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Refund Policy
For a full refund, requests must be submitted to prior to September 1, 2023. Cancellations after September 1 can be made for credit for 2024. Cancellations can not be made after November 1, 2023.
Miscellaneous Policies
Bands and Groups will have the total registration cost capped at $750 total. If you are planning on performing with a group whose costs would exceed that please reach out to so we can help coordinate your discount.

Are you interested in getting more involved? Volunteer to join the NERFA Routers team at this year's conference!

NERFA strives to provide opportunties for all community members, if you would like to apply for our scholarship program please do!