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This will be the best weekend of the summer in Toledo, Ohio! Our convention will have an incredible line-up of speakers from around the country and dazzling entertainment! To attend, register on our website: You can go through the website to get your hotel room, too!

There is a discount for early registration and discounts for hotel rooms, but remember, only for a limited time.

Remember, you don't have a reservation until you reserve your spot at our website! Signing up here doesn't get you in the door.

The schedule will be posted soon. We're waiting on a couple more speakers.

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  • Sam S.

    Agreed with all comments. What an incredible weekend. Full of great speakers. And wonderful friends to chat with the whole time. Thank you Barb and all the folks who put this together.

    3 · August 24, 2013

  • Phil D.

    I'll go along with Peggy's comment. Where are those extra stars when they're needed ? A fantabulous convention in every way imaginable !!

    3 · August 23, 2013

  • Sean S.

    Awesome time, one of my favorite cons.

    4 · August 22, 2013

  • Ron S.

    This convention was as well run as any national convention of the big name groups, like AA or FFRF, that I have been to. Thanks Barbara and the rest of GLA for making this such an enjoyable and educational event.

    6 · August 19, 2013

  • Ray G.

    A wonderful event! GLA has proven that we are capable of a lot more than we may realize. An outstanding accomplishment.

    8 · August 19, 2013

  • Rob E.


    4 · August 19, 2013

  • Mark F.

    Good job Barb and thanks to all who helped and showed up. Special thanks to all who contributed financially. I think everyone enjoyed all the speakers and of course thanks to them. Loved it across the board. The videos are lacking in sound and lighting but that was expected. The couple I looked at are good enough for youtube and I will start editing tomorrow. Hope to insert graphics. I thought the hotel did a good job for us although parking was a bit of a chore and the elevators are lacking. We didn't get the social room set up till late last night because of a glitch. Sorry everyone didn't get notified about the copious amounts of amber fluid flowing in room 1124 after 10 o'clock. Frank Zindler made it up and Jerry Dewitt chilled for quite awhile. Jerry actually told a lacivious joke! I did not intend to spend the night but after I had a few beers the crowd forced me to drink a few more. My happy hour today occurred when I took a nap at home. And god damn, the mayor showed! YES!

    8 · August 18, 2013

  • Jim H.

    Enjoyed the great lineup of speakers and meeting new and interesting people at this GLA Convention 2013. Comments in this regard are well expressed below by an attendee, Keith Bernard, which is worth reiterating here: "Kudos to Barb (and Mark, Niki, and many more) who put Toledo Atheists on the Event Map! Great speakers, fine venue, added attractions (including the off-program event at Mark's room), and exceptional attendees. It was great fun to be a part of this!!!

    5 · August 18, 2013

  • Marisa H.

    An absolute success. So many wonderful people attended. A fantastic line up of speakers and range of topics. Most importantly a collection of the nicest, most approachable, and funniest group of new friends a person could hope to meet!

    5 · August 18, 2013

  • Peggy C.

    I wish there were more stars! This event was amazing--needs more than 5 stars!

    5 · August 18, 2013

  • Keith B.

    Kudos to Barb (and Mark, Niki, and many more) who put Toledo Atheists on the Event Map! Great speakers, fine venue, added attractions (including the off-program event at Mark's room), and exceptional attendees. It was great fun to be a part of this!!!

    6 · August 18, 2013

  • Phil D.

    Barb hit a grand slam home run, in my opinion. A super get-together.

    7 · August 18, 2013

  • Jon T.


    4 · August 18, 2013

  • Marisa H.

    Toledo bound! Can't wait to see everyone!!!!

    4 · August 16, 2013

  • Julie & J.

    goddamn. It's a beautiful day.

    4 · August 16, 2013

  • Ron S.

    The long awaited day has finally arrived! I'm sure this will be a great event with someone like Barbara at the helm.

    4 · August 16, 2013

  • Sam S.

    Oh, Brother Sam's coming, Well shit I guess I'm 100% now. Goddamn

    3 · April 28, 2013

    • Barbara

      Goddamn. Thanks for your reservation!

      1 · April 29, 2013

  • Sam S.

    I am a 75% yes. I have a busy summer ahead of me. But this looks good. I'd hate to miss it.

    1 · March 14, 2013

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