Register for ONA17

ONA17 is sold out!

Both conference passes and OJA banquet tickets are officially sold out and our wait list is closed.

Please email if you have any questions.

About Registration

Expect three packed days of programming exploring the most forward-looking trends and issues in journalism, all included in your one-time registration. Any sessions or related parties outside the hotel will be a separate registration, as always. The Online Journalism Awards Banquet has a separate, low registration fee.

ONA members save more than $300 off registration prices and student members save $25. Hotel information is available on our Travel page.

ONA17 General Pass

Ended June 29
Getting Closer
Ended Aug. 24
Almost There
Ended Sept. 8
ONA members $439 $549 $659
Non-members $769 $879 $989
Student members $150 $150 $150
Student non-members $175 $175 $175
OJA Banquet Ticket $30 $30 $30
To receive your code for the members' discount, log into the ONA members section using the link below.

Group Registration

Groups of 10 or more registering together receive a $50 per ticket discount. Contact for more information

Student Registration

ONA17 student registrations are reserved for high school, college and university students, including undergraduate, graduate and associate degree students. Graduate students who are employed full time and students in certificate programs are not eligible for an ONA17 student registration.

Attending from Outside the U.S.

If you require a U.S. visa to attend ONA17, you may request a confirmation of registration document only after you have completed registration for the conference and paid the conference registration fee in full. If you require a confirmation of registration document -- or have other questions -- please email your request to and include your complete name, mailing address and any other details your country of residence requires for your visa application. ONA is not able to contact or intervene with any embassy or consulate office abroad on your behalf. If your visa application is not approved or you are otherwise unable to attend ONA17, your registration will be refunded in full. Use this form to request a refund.
Sessions at the Annual Online News Association Conference include a wide array of topics, speakers, and formats. (Photo by Anya Semenoff/Online News Association

Transfer policy

  • All transfers must be requested by Sept. 15, 2017. No transfers will be given after that date.
  • Transfer requests made after Aug. 1, 2017 will incur a $50 administrative fee. (There is no fee for student registration transfers.)
  • Registrations made at the ONA member rate may only be transferred to another ONA member. (A prospective attendee may join ONA before the transfer is completed.) Membership fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Note: the period to request a transfer closed on Sept. 15.

Refund policy

  • All refunds must be requested by Sept. 15, 2017. No refunds will be given after that date.
  • Refund requests made after Aug. 1, 2017 will incur a $50 administrative fee. (There is no fee for student registrations.) The fee will be deducted from your refund amount.
  • Refunds will be made to the original form of payment. If that's not possible, a refund check will be mailed after the conference.
  • Non-attendance of the conference does not constitute a cancellation.
Note: the period to request a refund closed on Sept. 15.