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Regional Trainings 2001

April 2001

NMAC Brings the Latest in AIDS Training to Your Neighborhood

NMAC Regional Trainings 2001, scheduled in eight cities across the nation, will provide a unique opportunity for you and your staff to participate in a four-day comprehensive training experience that is essential for both the novice and experienced AIDS provider. The Regionals will be made up of a wide variety of training opportunities. Designed to meet your busy schedule, you can attend for one day or come for all four days, it's up to you. We hope you will join us!

Hot Topics, Skilled Trainers, and Great Networking Opportunities

Join colleagues in your region and take advantage of the wide variety of training opportunities available. Topics to be addressed include:
  • Board Development
    In this eight-hour skills-building workshop, you will learn the intricacies of establishing and sustaining a functioning board of directors.

  • Community Planning Leadership and Orientation Training (CPLOT)
    These two and one-half days of training for persons involved in the HIV Prevention Community Planning process focus on providing and increasing skill levels to assist in effectively participating in Community Planning Groups (CPGs).

  • Fiscal Management
    In this eight-hour skills-building workshop, participants will increase their knowledge of fiscal management concepts and procedures for nonprofit organizations and become familiar with federal and authoritative accounting pronouncements.


  • Grant Writing
    In this eight-hour skills-building workshop, participants will increase their knowledge of the grant/proposal writing process with a focus on developing well-stated goals, objectives, and program evaluation measures in a hands-on, team-facilitated approach.

  • Getting the Most Out of the Web
    In this four-hour skills-building workshop, participants will increase their knowledge of computer basics and become more familiar with Website related resources and development.

  • HIV Treatment Update
    This training will assist persons of color who are living with HIV to access information on treatments and to increase the quality of those treatments in communities of color.

Like all NMAC trainings and resources, Regionals are specifically designed with the needs of minority CBOs in mind. These meetings are also great opportunities for networking on state and local levels. So do not miss out when NMAC visits your city and sign-up today!

Registration and Subsidies

  • Fee to Attend: $25 for one day or $50 for two or more days (up to four days).

  • Registration materials will be available soon.

  • Visit the NMAC Website at: for periodic updates.

  • Sponsor: National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC).

Next Regionals

  • April 10-13 - Philadelphia

    Wyndham Franklin Plaza
    17th and Race Streets
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Phone: 215-448-2000
    Hotel Rates: $118 single/$138 double

  • May 15-18 - Seattle
    West Coast Grand Hotel
    1415 5th Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    Hotel Phone: 206-971-8000
    Hotel Fax: 206-971-8101
    Room Rate: $109 single/$129 double
    Parking: $10.00 daily

  • June - Chicago

  • July 10-13 - New York City
    Hotel Pennsylvania
    401 7th Avenue
    New York, NY 10001
    Hotel Phone: 212-736-5000
    Hotel Fax: 212-502-8712
    Reservations: 800-223-8585
    Room Rate: $150 single/double

  • July 31 - August 3 - San Juan, PR
    Wyndham El San Juan Hotel
    6063 Isla Verde Avenue
    Carolina, PR 00979
    Hotel Phone: 787-791-1000
    Hotel Fax: 787-791-6985
    Reservations: 800-468-2818
    Room Rate: $135 single/double

  • October - San Antonio

  • October 30 - November 2 - New Orleans
    Radisson Hotel New Orleans
    1500 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70112
    Hotel Phone: 504-522-4500
    Hotel Fax: 504-522-3627
    Reservations: 800-333-3333
    Room Rate: $89 single/double

We want to thank Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Office of AIDS Research at NIH (OAR) for supporting these trainings. We also want to thank Agouron and Ortho Biotech for providing the food for the training. We are working with several partners to make these trainings happen, we particularly want to thank PROCEED for their support of these regionals.

For More Information

Dates and locations for the trainings schedule for 2001. To be kept updated on the meeting schedule or for more information on the Regional visit the NMAC Website at: or contact:

Nikki Gross, NMAC Regional Conference Coordinator
Tel: 202-483-6622

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This article was provided by National Minority AIDS Council. Visit NMAC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.