Alliance Annual Meeting

2023 Annual Meeting – History as Necessity

Quest Conference Center, Columbus, October 6-7, 2023


Would you like to present a session at our Annual Meeting this fall? We’re looking for 50-minute sessions on topics that both fit the theme and provide useful tips, tricks, and context for our membership.

Download Session Proposal Form

Submissions due January 31, 2023.
Deadline extended – submissions are now due February 20, 2023!


For questions about session proposals or the conference itself, please contact: Dr. Betsy Hedler, Executive Secretary, Ohio Local History Alliance, P: 614-297-2538; C: 614-398-3491, Email:


The Alliance presents its Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting. Awards applications and supporting materials must be postmarked or emailed by August 1.  Check our Awards page for more information and category information.


The Ohio Local History Alliance has two scholarship opportunities to attend the Alliance’s Annual Meeting. The J.D. Britton Scholarship supports emerging museum professionals, and the Trella Romine Memorial Scholarship may awarded to anyone who needs financial assistance to attend. Both awards grant full registration and lodging.

Past Annual Meetings

Access resources from past annual meetings.


Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

    Premier Sponsor:

    Ohio Humanities

    Breakfast Sponsor:

    American Association for State and Local History

    Breakfast Sponsor:

    Hindman Auctions

    Breakfast Sponsor:

    Ursuline College

    Conference Packet Sponsor:

    Museum Acrylics

    Conference Packet Sponsor:

    Ohio History Connection

Interested in sponsoring the conference? Get more information here.