First Event


First Event is one of the longest running conferences in the U.S. for transgender and gender non-conforming people and those who love and support them. Join us January 30 through February 30th, 2018 at the Best Western Royal Plaza hotel in the Boston area.  

Registration coming soon!

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Our Sponsors

Eastern Bank - Join us for good
Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Sponsoring First Event Conference gives incredible direct reach into the transgender community, with extensive opportunities for promotion throughout the 5-day conference. First Event Conference is presented by Trans Club of New England (TCNE), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit. 

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please email us at

Volunteer Sign Up

First Event, one of the largest educational and outreach events for the transgender community, is the key event that TCNE sponsors in any given year.  The TCNE and First Event organizing team is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization and conference for all trans and gender non-binary communities while maintaining the same great content and social events that you’ve come to enjoy and expect.

BUT … It takes alot of dedicated and devoted people to host the premier transgender conference.

If you have the ability to give even a few hours of your time we are actively securing volunteers for the 2019 conference.

Latest News

Book your hotel room direct to save and to give back!

Rooms are now available to First Event attendees at the discounted rate of $132/night. This rate is for single or double occupancy, including a breakfast buffet. Book directly with the hotel for the best rate and to give back to TCNE/First Event. The Best Western will donate $25 for every room booked direct! Reserve your …

Only 148 Days Until First Event! Volunteer with the team at Rosie’s Place on September 15th

At the time of this article writing, there are only 148 days until First Event 2019.  So while you are waiting for First Event, why not volunteer to help others?  The TCNE and First Event Teams are having another Volunteering and Visibility day on September 15th @Rosie’s Place in Boston. The event is Saturday, September …