Eastern Leadership Conference

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 1111 Airport Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15231
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 10, 2016Registration fee is $360 per person.
All registration fees are non-refundable.
Date / Time: Friday, February 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m. (unless contacted by your CCA) - Sunday, February 19, 2017, 12:00 noonTransportation: You are responsible for providing your own transportation.  Overnight self-parking is available for $25.00 per day at the hotel's Motor Lobby Parking. Other parking options are available. http://pittsburghairport.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/parking.htmlIf you are flying: Schedule flights to arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. Friday, unless approved by your CCA, and depart no earlier than 2:00 p.m. Sunday.  The hotel is connected to the Pittsburgh International Airport and is easily accessible via enclosed moving walkways that move you right to the hotel's lobby. Look for the signs at Pittsburgh International Airport directing you to the hotel. Limited shuttle service is available by contacting the hotel's front desk.For assistance with air travel, contact Kim Criscuolo at Canyon Creek Travel.
Note: All travelers must submit date of birth and name exactly as they appear on the driver's license or passport when making your airline reservations.Attendees:
Each collegiate chapter MUST send at least an eight-person leadership team consisting of:
Chapter Advisor
VP Marketing
Chapter President
VP Risk Management
VP  Member Recruitment
VP Campus Affairs
VP Chapter Operations
VP Programming and Education
Additional programming tracks will be offered for the following chapter officers and advisors. Please consider sending these women as your chapter budget allows. Director of Finance
Director of COB
Director of New Member Education
Recruitment Advisor
Finance Advisor
Other chapter advisors, officers and volunteers are encouraged to attend as your chapter budget allows.Registration Fees:$360 per person for EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION due on or before December 10, 2016. $395 per person for FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION after December 10, 2016. Includes: Friday and Saturday night lodging; Friday night dinner, all Saturday meals, Sunday breakfast; all conference and programming materials.$150 per person for SATURDAY day only Includes all conference programming sessions (8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.), lunch and dinner.$50 per person for Saturday lunch onlyPlease make checks payable to Alpha Phi International Fraternity and mail to:
Alpha Phi International Fraternity Executive Office
1930 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
ATTN: Leadership Conference - Eastern QuadrantMASTER SCHEDULEWhat to Wear: Friday: Show your Alpha Phi spirit by wearing Alpha Phi branded clothing 
Saturday Day: Badge Attire/Business Casual (no denim, leggings, sneakers or Uggs)
Saturday Night: Show your school spirit by wearing school branded clothing
Sunday: Business Casual
For examples of attire, please see the Leadership Conference Pinterest boards.   https://www.pinterest.com/alphaphi/leadership-conference-attire/Conference Preparation for Collegiate Chapters: Review your available resources before arriving (manuals, chapter bylaws, etc.).
VPMs should bring a successful t-shirt design or other successful marketing items for the merchandising session.
All officers are encouraged to bring laptops or iPads.
Don't forget your badge.
The Order of the Lamp Qualifier:In order to be considered for the Order of the Lamp or Most Outstanding Chapter awards at Alpha Phi's 2018 Convention, chapters must qualify at one or more of the leadership conferences in the biennium.These are the top collegiate awards in the Fraternity, and being named a qualifier is a significant international honor in itself. Qualifier awards are named annually based upon the chapter's accomplishments during the tenure of a specific executive council.Your application and supporting materials must be submitted by Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Central time. To apply click on: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/32733-Alpha-Phi-Foundation--Alpha-Phi-FraternityQuestions?   Contact training@alphaphi.org
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