The NFO’s 2019 Annual Conference
will be
April 11-13, in Provo, Utah


The NFO conference hotel will be The Courtyard Hotel , 1600 N Freedom Blvd, Provo, Utah. For reservations, call the hotel directly at 866-913-3773. Register before March 20 to receive the NFO discounted room rate of $102/night. Rooms can sleep up to 4 people, so line up your roommates! The room rate includes a full breakfast in our own separate room, free parking, WiFi, a pool and fitness center.

If you are flying into the Salt Lake City airport we will be scheduling BYU vans and/or private transportation for the approximately 1 hour drive to Provo. If you’ll need transportation from the airport, please note that on your reservation form so we can create a schedule to accommodate the trip with minimal delays at the airport.

All events will be held on the BYU Campus. The hotel will provide van service to and from the campus for our events. In the evenings, after our programs on campus, our room at the hotel will be available for additional all-request dancing for those who aren’t ready to call it a night.

Thursday morning is our General Membership Meeting to which all members and guests are invited.

Thursday afternoon we will divide into three groups and each group will get: 1) a guided tour of the BYU campus on golf carts; 2) a guided tour of the BYU Library (including the new below-ground section), and our NFO archives and finding out how to access them; 3) a van over to the dance facility and to the dance ensemble’s costume storage facility.

Thursday evening the conference officially begins with the President’s reception which will include dinner and recreational dancing with the members of the Folk Dance Ensemble members.

And that’s just the first day! For more information about all of the presentations, workshops, activities, and performances over the following two days of this 2019 NFO Conference — CLICK HERE.  Or see the Schedule-At-A-Glance. You don’t want to miss this one!

Each year at the annual conference, one or more individuals who have enriched our knowledge of our cultural heritage through their work a receive an NFO Heritage Award. To read about this year’s recipients — CLICK HERE.


Photos of the 2018 conference can be found here.

Questions or comments in the meantime? Contact NFO Vice President Cricket Raybern at


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