NAEA National Leadership Conference

The Artistry of Leadership: 2020 NAEA National Leadership Conference in Park City, Utah, USA

The National Leadership Conference will be held July 15-18, 2020, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Park City, Utah, USA.

The purpose of the National Leadership Conference is to support and enhance the effectiveness of experienced, new, and aspiring art education leaders. The 2020 program has been designed in direct response to the timely interests and needs expressed by you and other NAEA state leaders; time and space have been designated for regional meetings as well as for small group meetings with other state association leaders whose organizations are similar in size and share many of the same challenges.

Arrival begins on Wednesday, July 15 with onsite check-in available from 3-6pm and an opening reception at 6pm. Check-in is also available beginning at 8am on Thursday, July 16, and programming begins at 9am. The conference concludes at 12pm on Saturday, July, 18.

A preliminary agenda will be available soon.


Registration for the National Leadership Conference is limited to 150 leaders.

Cost: $199 Member; $249 Non-member

Cancellation Fee: $50 if registration is canceled on or before May 20; after May 20 no refunds will be issued.

Click here to register.


Accommodations can be booked at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 1800 Park Avenue, Park City, UT 84060 by calling 1-855-537-5305 and mentioning the National Art Education Association, Group code: GIQ.

Room rates are $139/single per day plus a daily $10 resort fee and $149/double per day plus a daily $10 resort fee; plus applicable taxes per night.

Be sure to book your hotel accommodations by June 19 to secure the discounted room rate.


The nearest airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (36 miles). Drive time from the airport to the hotel is 38 minutes.

Typical minimum charge for:
Bus Service: Contact the Hotel for information
Limousine: $200
Super Shuttle: $40
Taxi: $99

Past National Leadership Conferences

  • 2018 National Leadership Conference (Southeastern Region), July 23-26, Charleston, SC
  • 2016 National Leadership Conference (Eastern Region), July 27-30, Washington, DC
  • 2014 National Leadership Conference (Western Region), July, Santa Fe, NM