Thur, Aug 8, 2024, thru Sun, Aug 11, 2024, | Atlanta, GA


Hosted by: WMA GA-1 Dogwood of Atlanta

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255 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
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WMA NATIONAL 2024 Convention FAQs. Be sure to read.

Registration Information
Conventions Dates. You can book 3 days prior and 3 days after at convention rates.
o 08 Aug Meet and Greet
o 09 Aug Formal Opening
o 11 Aug Formal Closing
When booking your room use the WMA Group Code: WMA
Hotel reservations at group rate cut-off date is 7/16/2024. Book early.
o Online reservations can be made at HERE
o Attendees can make reservations by calling 1-800-HILTONS. Use WMA’s Group Code.

Registration Fee
o Online registration ends on July 31, 2024.
o Mailin registration ends July 18, 2024.
o All attendees will pay the registration fee. This includes guests who are attending paid
events such as banquets. All meals are “pay to enter” events.
o Earlybird Registration: For online registration only. 10% discount on the $81.00
registration fee only before April 1, 2024. Must use code: WMA2024

Cancellation Policy
o A $81.00 fee will be charged for cancellations after July 8, 2024.
o No refunds after July 25, 2024.
o Refunds will be mailed within 30 days of convention finalization.
Dress code 
Opening and Closing Banquets
~ Civilian: Semi-Formal/Formal/Cocktail
~ Military: Evening Dress/Blues/Service A
All other events:
~ Civilian: Business Casual
~ Military: Service C





Every two years, WMA holds a National Convention and Professional Development Conference that invites members and Marines worldwide to gather for a week of camaraderie and  commemoration. The convention includes educational seminars and business meetings to ensure the working order of the WMA organization. This bi-annual event brings together the community of women Marines who have a commitment to serve that goes above beyond the honor of the “blood stripe,” and steeps into families, friends, and communities. It’s a time to celebrate women Marines.

WMA Conventions deliver a wealth of opportunity for celebrating achievements through award ceremonies that recognize WMA members, chapters, Loyal Escorts and the WMA Auxiliary. Included are influential keynote speakers who present professional issues and a variety of leadership training. Active-duty Marines/FMF qualified may attend via TAD orders for seminars related to their Military career as well as mentoring from fellow Marines (per MARADMIN published in HQMC).

The convention has come a long way since the inspirational idea of Jean Durfee who help develop WMA into a world class organization and bringing the concept of community to its first convention in Denver, CO in 1960.


1960 – Denver, CO
1962 – Cleveland, OH
1964 – St. Louis,
MO 1966 – New Orleans, LA
1968 – San Francisco, CA
1970 – Philadelphia, PA
1972 – Honolulu, HI
1974 – Galveston, TX
1976 – Boston, MA
1978 – T.S.S.MARDI GRAS Cruise, FL
1980 – Seattle, WA
1982 – Scottsdale, AZ
1984 – French Lick, IN
1986 – Buena Park, CA
1988 – Savannah, GA
1990 – Denver, CO
1992 – San Diego, CA
1994 – Orlando, FL
1996 – San Antonio, TX
1998 – Las Vegas, NV
2000 – Washington, DC
2002 – Minneapolis, MN
2004 – San Diego, CA
2006 – Louisville, KY
2008 – Houston, TX
2010 – Denver, CO
2012 – Philadelphia, PA
2014 – Kansas City, MO
2016 – Portland, OR
2018 – Washington, DC
2020 – Omaha (Cancelled due to COVID )

2022 – Las Vegas NV

Skyline of Atlanta, Georgia at dusk.

Join Us in Atlanta for the 2024 Convention