Monday, July 29, 2013

Conclave: What To Know Before You Go!

Going to Conclave? 
Here is the important information you need to get started.

Thanks to Stacy Nicodemus at HQ for the info.

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In preparation for your trip this week, please review this summary of important information you will want to know before arrival.

Registration and Information
Our host hotel is the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. Your first stop after checking in the hotel should be to the Conclave registration and information desk.  Here, you can pick up your name badge, schedule and much more.  Times and locations are listed below:

Wednesday:    1:00pm – 9:00pm                                              Grapevine 1-2
Thursday:    8:00am – 8:00pm                                              Grapevine Registration Desk
Friday:       8:00am – 8:00pm                                              Grapevine Registration Desk
Saturday:    8:00am – 7:00pm                                              Grapevine Registration Desk

What to Pack?
Several functions will be formal (coat and tie): the Wednesday evening Ritual, Thursday night Balanced Man Celebration, and the Saturday evening Alumni Awards Dinner (black tie optional).  If you are participating in legislation, which includes all delegates, business casual attire (slacks and collared shirts) is standard.  For all other programs and events, casual attire (shorts and polo shirts) is appropriate.

Who’s Coming to Conclave?
Are you wondering if a certain brother will be attending?  You can get a real-time listing of Conclave registrants both for undergraduates and chapter volunteers as well as all alumni and guests.

Airport Transportation
The resort is located approximately 6 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

Transportation between the two is not provided; however a special arrangement has been made with Super Shuttle just for SigEps.  Through our designated website, you can make a reservation for their shared ride van service at a rate of only $10/person, one way.

If you are flying into Dallas Love Field airport, it is located approximately 20 miles from the resort.  Discounted airport transportation, through Super Shuttle, is also available at the link above for a cost of $21/person, one way.

Conclave App
Need a convenient way to stay organized on-the-go? SigEp is unveiling a customized app just for Conclave.  Visit from your mobile phone and download the app for your iPhone or Android device.  View maps and program highlights, create your personal schedule, get more information about speakers and vendors, and much more.  The app is available now, so download it today!

If you have specific questions about the program, please contact me at or (804) 869-3838.

See you in Texas!

Stacy Nicodemus, CMP
Programs and Events Director
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