Convening FAQs

How do I arrange ground transportation from the airport?

Our planning partner, Fahrenheit Creative Group (FCG), has arranged shuttles to transport convening participants and speakers from Jackson International Airport to the Jackson Marriott Hotel and convening venues. A van will also be available for emergency transportation if your travel itinerary changes for any reason during the convening.

Where will convening meetings be held?

We will be meeting in three locations, and transportation will be provided to and from each location. The convening locations are listed below:

  • Wednesday, November 20 | 11:30AM - 2:30PM: Mississippi Arts Center
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 3:00PM - 10:00PM: Mississippi Museum of Art
  • Thursday, November 21 | 8:00AM - 10:00PM: Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center
  • Friday, November 22 | 8:00AM - 3:00PM: Mississippi Agricultural Museum

I have certain dietary restrictions. Will there be other meal options during the convening?

We have taken dietary restrictions into consideration. However, we do request that you share any dietary restrictions you may have with FCG at

How do I download the convening app?

The 2013 NFG Annual Convening app will be available in the Apple and Android stores soon. We will provide the link for the convening as soon as it is available.