Do you want to bring MARAC to your hometown or favorite city? Do you have an idea for a program session? Do you have any thoughts about what you would like to see or experience at an upcoming MARAC meeting?  Contact Mary Mannix at [email protected].

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Spring 2020

Hotel Madison and the Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Photo courtesy of Hotel Madison

April 16-18, 2020
Harrisonburg, VA

Conference Website

Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center
Room Rate: $139

Rideshare and Roomshare

Located in Virginia's scenic Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg is home to the state's first culinary district and is known as "The Friendly City." MARAC invites you to join us in spring 2020 in "the 'Burg" for a lively exploration of current trends, opportunities, collaborations, and quandaries in the world of archives.

Program and registration will be available in early Februrary.

Conference Hotel: 
The Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center, newly opened in 2018, is adjacent to the James Madison University campus. MARAC has a block of rooms reserved for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 through Saturday, April 18, 2020. Group room rate: $139. Last day to reserve at group rate: Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5PM/ET. Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel at (540)-564-0200 or directly through THIS LINK.   

Vendor Registration: Exhibit date will be Friday, April 17, 2020. Online registration available at  Spring 2020 Vendor Registration  or download a form to complete and mail in. Advertisement copy should be sent to Program Editor, Emily Rafferty, at [email protected] no later than December 5, 2019 to be included in conference program. For more information, contact Nick Zmijewski at [email protected] 

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tiffany Cole (James Madison University) [email protected], Kate Morris (James Madison University) [email protected], and Sarah Roth-Mullet (James Madison University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Novara (Library of Congress) [email protected] and Vincent Novara (University of Maryland) [email protected]

Fall 2020


October 22-24, 2020
Long Branch, NJ

Ocean Place Resort & Spa
Room Rate: $185

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs: Tara Maharjan (Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives) [email protected] and Melissa Ziobro (Monmouth University) [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs: Don Cornelius (New Jersey State Archives) [email protected] and Alan Delozier (Seton Hall University) [email protected]