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Dates & Locations for Past TESOL Conventions

Below is a list of past TESOL convention dates and locations. For more information on TESOL's history, please visit the TESOL history page.

2017: 21-24 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Seattle, Washington, USA
2016: 5-9 April, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2015: 25-28 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2014:
26-29 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Portland, Oregon, USA
2013:
20-23 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Dallas, Texas, USA
2012: 28-21 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
2011: 16-19 March, 45th Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

2010: 24-27 March, 44th Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2009: 26-28 March, 43rd Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado, USA
2008: 2-5 April, 42nd Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
2007: 21-24 March, 41st Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA
2006: 15-19 March, 40th Annual Convention, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
2005: 29 March-2 April, 39th Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA
2004: 29 March-3 April, 38th Annual Convention, Long Beach, California, USA
2003: 25-29 March, 37th Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2002: 9-13 April, 36th Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
2001: 27 February-3 March, 35th Annual Convention, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

2000: 14-18 March, 34th Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1999: 9-13 March, 33rd Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
1998: 17-21 March, 32nd Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA
1997: 11-15 March, 31st Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida, USA
1996: 26-30 March, 30th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1995: 28 March-1 April, 29th Annual Convention, Long Beach, California, USA
1994: 8-12 March, 28th Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
1993: 13-17 April, 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1992: 3-8 March, 26th Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1991: 24-28 March, 25th Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA

1990: 6-10 March, 24th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA
1989: 7-11 March, 23rd Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA
1988: 8-13 March, 22nd Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1987: 21-25 April, 21st Annual Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
1986: 3-8 March, 20th Annual Convention, Anaheim, California, USA
1985: 5-14 April, 19th Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
1984: 6-11 March, 18th Annual Convention, Houston, Texas, USA
1983: 15-20 March, 17th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1982: 1-6 May, 16th Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
1981: 3-8 March, 15th Annual Convention, Detroit, Michigan, USA
1980: 4-9 March, 14th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA
1979: 27 February-4 March, 13th Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1978: 4-9 April, 12th Annual Convention, Mexico City, Mexico
1977: 26 April-1 May, 11th Annual Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
1976: 1-7 March, 10th Annual Convention, New York City, New York, USA
1975: 4-9 March, Ninth Annual Convention, Los Angeles, California, USA
1974: 5-10 March, Eighth Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado, USA
1973: 9-13 May, Seventh Annual Convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
1972: 26 February-1 March, Sixth Annual Convention, Washington, DC, USA
1971: 3-7 March, Fifth Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1970: 18-21 March, Fourth Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA
1969: 5-8 March, Third Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1968: 6-9 March, Second Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA
1967: 20-22 April, First Annual Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
1966: 17-19 March, New York, New York, USA