Experience the warmth, authenticity, and excitement of Dallas, Texas!

The COABE 2025 national conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, TX! We invite you to enjoy the world’s largest adult education conference where you will access new best practices and receive targeted training from national level speakers. Fifteen state of the art strands, comprised of nearly 500 breakout sessions will be offered over 3-4 days, providing valuable, state-of-the-art training that you will be able to take back to your adult education program!
Join more than 3,000 conferees and enjoy numerous networking opportunities with your adult education peers from around the country! Be sure to get on the app and join us on social media as we ramp up for this year’s national conference in beautiful Dallas, TX where everything is bigger and better!

(Early Bird rates below are good until January 15th)

Member – $650.00
Non-Member – $725.00
Adult Learner* – Free (Coming Soon 10/01/24)
* Adult learner encompasses alumni of adult ed programs (up to 5 years from graduation) and current students receiving services as follows:  High School equivalency, ESL, digital skills, and workforce readiness skills delivered by a COABE affiliated local program. 

Pre-conference Registration Rates

(Held on March 30th)

Half Day (8:30-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm) – $75.00
Full Day (8:30am-3:30pm) – $150.00
Lunch (11:30am-12:30pm) – *$35.00

*Lunch is included in the purchase of a full-day or 2 half-day sessions.

W9 & Vendor Information 

Space and Rates

$1,700 for 1 booth
Additional booths are $1,500 each.

Price for single or multiple booths increases $200 per booth after February 14, 2025 (depending on availability).

What will be provided

One (1) 6’ X 30” skirted table
One (1) waste basket, two (2) chairs
7” x 44” identification sign
One (1) 8’ high back drape
One (1) 36” high side dividers
Two (2) complimentary registrations

Complimentary refreshments in exhibition area.


Rebecca Contreras

AvantGarde LLC President & CEO

Jedidiah Collins

Fullback of Finance

Sharon Bonney

COABE Chief Executive Officer

Shaketta Thomas

COABE President

Adrienne Fontenot

COABE Awards Chair

Conference Hotel

Hyatt Regency Dallas
Headquarter Hotel
300 Reunion Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
$239/night plus taxes

Travel Discounts

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for COABE

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code COMING SOON
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

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