Little People of America National Conferences Past and Future


Future LPA National Conferences

Year Dates City Hotel
2014 7/5-7/11 San Diego, CA Manchester Grand Hyatt
2015 7/4-7/10 St. Louis, MO Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
2016 7/2-7/8 Boston, MA Sheraton Boston
2017 7/1-7/7 Denver, CO Sheraton Denver Downtown Sheraton Denver Downtown

Past LPA National Conferences

The list below is a work in progress. If you are able to help fill in any details for prior conferences (city, date, name of hotel, etc.), please let us know!

Year Dates City Hotel News
2013 6/29-7/5 Washington, D.C. Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2012 6/29-7/6 Dallas, TX Sheraton Downtown Dallas
2011 7/2-7/8 Anaheim, CA Hyatt Regency Orange County
2010 7/2-7/9 Nashville, TN Renaissance Nashville Hotel
2009 7/4-7/10 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Marriott
2008 6/20-6/28 Detroit, MI Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
2007 6/29-7/6 Seattle, WA DoubleTree Seattle
2006 6/30-7/8 Milwaukee, WI Hilton Milwaukee City Center
2005 6/30-7/7 Orlando, FL Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
2004 7/2-7/9 San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
2003 6/28-7/5 Danvers, MA CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort (formerly Sheraton Ferncroft Hotel)
2002 6/29-7/5 Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown
2001 7/3-7/19 Toronto, Canada 89 Chestnut Residence at University of Toronto (formerly the Toronto Colony Hotel) Toronto Colony Hotel
2000 7/1-7/8 Minneapolis, MN Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis
1999 7/2-7/10 Portland, OR Portland Marriott
1998 7/5-7/8 Los Angeles, CA Hilton Woodland Hills Hilton Woodland Hills
1997 7/6-7/10 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Airport Marriott Atlanta Airport Marriott
1996 8/10-8/15 Indianapolis, IN Wyndham Indianapolis West (formerly Adam’s Mark Indianapolis Airport) Wyndham Indianapolis West
1995 7/1-7/8 Denver, CO Denver Marriott City Center Denver Marriott City Center
1994 7/8-7/16 San Antonio, TX San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk
1993 7/5-7/9 Chicago, IL Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort Chicago Oak Book Hills Marriott
1992 7/3-7/9 Burlingame, CA San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
1991 7/15-7/19 Dallas, TX InterContinental Dallas (formerly Grand Kempinski) Intercontinental Dallas
1990 7/20-7/28 Coeur d’Alene, ID The Coeur d’Alene Resort Coeur d' Alene Resort
1989 6/30-7/8 Baltimore, MD Hyatt Regency Baltimore Hyatt Regency Baltimore
1988 7/14-7/24 Des Moines, IA Des Moines Marriott Downtown Chicago Tribune Des Moines Marriott Downtown
1987 7/31-8/7 Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Adam’s Mark (now a Target store) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Philadelphia Adams Mark (before demolition in 2005)
1986 7/19-7/26 Dearborn, MI Hyatt Regency Dearborn The Windsor Star
1985 7/21-7/26 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Krystal Hotel Puerto Vallarta (formerly the Posada Vallarta Hotel) Krystal Hotel Puerto Vallarta
1984 7/20-7/27 St. Louis, MO Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark (formerly Marriott Pavilion) Hillton St. Louis at the Ballpark
1983 7/16-7/22 Boston, MA Boston Marriott Long Wharf Star-News
1982 7/23-7/30 Reno, NV Harrah’s Reno Eugene Register-Guard Harrah's Reno
1981 7/20-7/24 St. Paul, MN Crowne Plaza St. Paul-Riverfront (formerly Radisson St. Paul) Crowne Plaza St. Paul Riverfront
1980 7/21-7/25 Los Angeles, CA DoubleTree Los Angeles Westside (formerly Pacifica Hotel)
1979 7/15-7/20 Lancaster, PA Eden Resort Lancaster (formerly Lancaster Treadway Resort Inn) Eden Resort Lancaster
1978 7/24-7/28 Dallas, TX Sterling Hotel Dallas (formerly Le Baron Hotel) Sterling Hotel Dallas
1977 8/1-8/5 Portland, OR Hilton Portland Hilton Portland
1976 7/18-7/23 Miami Beach, FL Four Points Miami Beach (formerly the Barcelona Hotel) The Telegraph
1975 7/21-7/25 Southfield, MI Sheraton Southfield The Telegraph
1974 7/22-7/26 Asheville, NC Grove Park Inn Hotel Waycross Journal-Herald Grove Park Inn
1973 7/23-7/27 Oakland, CA Hilton Oakland Airport The Press-Courier Hilton Oakland Airport
1972 7/24-7/28 Chicago, IL Holiday Inn
1971 7/26-7/30 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Marriott Downtown (formerly Americana Motor Hotel)
1970 7/27-7/31 Portland, OR Hilton Portland Sarasota Herald-TribuneSpokane Daily Chronicle
1969 7/28-8/2 Minneapolis, MN Downtown Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Gloucester
1968 7/21-7/26 Baltimore, MD Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore (previously Lord Baltimore Hotel) Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
1967 7/24-7/28 Hollywood, CA Knickerbocker Hotel The Morning Record Knickerbocker Hotel
1966 7/18-7/21 Austin, TX Villa Capri Motor Hotel (now part of University of Texas) Villa Capri Motor Hotel
1965 7/20-7/24 Gloucester, NJ Holiday Inn (TBD?) Rome News-Tribune
1964 7/19-7/23 Phoenix, AZ Hiway House Ocala Star-Banner
1963 7/29-8/1 Des Moines, IA The Kirkwood St. Petersburg Times
1962 11/26-11/30 Asheville, NC Grove Park Inn Hotel The Sun
1961 11/27-11/30 Las Vegas, NV Hacienda Hotel & Casino (now the Mandalay Bay) The Sunday News-Press Hacienda Hotel (pre-implosion)
1960 11/28-12/1 Las Vegas, NV Hacienda Hotel & Casino (now the Mandalay Bay) Gettysburg Times Hacienda Hotel (pre-implosion)
1959 None
1958 None
1957 4/1-4/3 Reno, NV Riverside Hotel (closed in 1986) Riverside Hotel - Reno, NV



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