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Alliance Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting: History Matters!

Several attendees of 2016 Annual Meeting gather in hallway and engage in conversation while waiting at registration table

Registration is now open for the Ohio Local History Alliance’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference, History Matters! This year’s conference, held in partnership with the Society of Ohio Archivists, will be held October 6-7 at the Crowne Plaza, Dublin.

This year’s meeting features two full days of exciting and informative sessions, plus a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, October 5 at the Ohio History Center. Learn how to advocate for and promote your museum, how and why to apply for awards, hints and tips for using Excel and social media, and best practices for oral history projects. The pre-conference workshop will provide hints and tips on the resume-writing and interviewing process for Emerging Museum Professionals.

Download the brochure or register online.


The Ohio Local History Alliance has two scholarship opportunities to attend the Alliance’s Annual Meeting, the J.D. Britton Scholarship and the Trella Romaine Memorial Scholarship. Both awards grant full registration and lodging.
Learn more and apply! (Scholarship applications are open until September 1.)


The Alliance gives its Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting. Nominations for the 2017 awards will be accepted until August 1.
Learn more about the awards.

Past Annual Meetings

Check out our #Storify from our 2016 meeting, Connecting Communities, and access resources from past annual meetings.