To keep registration fees in check, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association cut a staggering number of expenses without hearing complaints from members.
• The organization used to hire a professional photographer every year to take shots during the meeting for the next year's brochure; now, shots will be taken every few years.
• To save money on coffee, NLGJA asked that the urns not be refilled when they ran out. The few attendees who wanted more coffee could opt to buy a cup in the lobby.
• The organization used to provide logoed messenger bags to attendees; this year, the bags will be simple totes.