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Northeast Modern Language Association

Convention Hotel and Site

Omni William Penn

Credit: VisitPittsburgh

The 49th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association will take place at the Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 12-15, 2018.

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Hotel Rate

NeMLA has coordinated with the Omni to offer a discounted rate of $159 to our registered convention attendees. More information for enjoying this discounted rate will be provided in October 2017.


Maps of the Omni William Penn are available online and will be included in the convention program (available in print and as a searchable and downloadble PDF) and in the NeMLA 2018 app.

Wireless Internet

Complimentary wireless Internet is available for guests in their hotel rooms at the Omni William Penn, but only if they sign up for complimentary Select Guest membership prior to the first day of their hotel stay.

What is the importance of booking at our official Annual Convention Hotel?

NeMLA is proud to have produced its Annual Convention for our members for the past 50 years. Financially, we are able to do this by reserving a large block of rooms with a hotel. In exchange, these hotels offer our attendees the guaranteed lowest group rate for rooms and provide us with complimentary meeting space to hold our annual meeting. But if we are unable to meet our guaranteed minimum number of registered guests, then NeMLA incurs a penality and has to pay for the unused rooms as well as room rental for the meeting space. This is a severe financial penalty for a non-profit. We therefore request your support as member by booking within our reserved blocks, helping us continue to produce this meeting for the next 50 years. We thank you for your support.