2008 Annual National Meeting & Presidential Nominating Convention

Chicago, Illinois
Palmer Hotel
July 10 – July 13

Nominated Cynthia McKinney & Rosa Clemente

Live Green, Vote Green

Over a thousand Greens from all over the world will be gathering in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday, and Friday, they will be coming together in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted. Then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday will be a morning of workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.


We are looking for volunteers in Chicago. Tasks that volunteers can help us with include:

  • Community Outreach and local media help
  • General help from staffing tables to assisting with signage
  • Audio-Visual Technical Support
  • Computer Technical Support
  • Providing A/V equipment
  • Bi-lingual folks to buddy with International guests
  • Visitor Guides
  • Hosting visiting Greens in your home
  • General errand running
  • Transportation of people and things

More information is available here.


Delegates traveling to Chicago for the convention have a wide array of lodgingoptions available. The Chicago public transportation system will allow them to explore the city's many distinct neighborhoods.

We encourage all delegates to register as soon as possible.

Archived Convention web siteScheduleWorkshops


Friday | Sunday