Convention 2016

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ALPHA PHI 71st BIENNIAL CONVENTION

RENAISSANCE CLEVELAND HOTEL

24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Registration fee: Varies on package selection and options

All registration fees are non-refundable.


Date / Time: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Sunday, June 26, 2016 

Transportation: You are responsible for providing your own transportation to Cleveland.  

On-site parking is available for $27.00 per day self-park and $32.00 per day valet.

Off-site parking is available for $2.50 hourly or $12.00 daily.

If you are flying: Schedule flights to arrive on Wednesday, June 22 by 6:00 p.m. to participate in the Opening Dinner. Unless you are participating in the Housing Academy, departures are anytime on Sunday, June 26. 


Ground transportation is provided as part of the Early Bird, Regular and Weekend packages.

Ground transportation is also available in the ala carte pricing.  

Flight arrangements will need to be finalized by June 1st and noted on the registration form in order to be eligible for ground transportation.

For assistance with air travel, you may contact Kim Criscuolo at Canyon Creek Travel.
1-800-952-1998

Note: All travelers must submit date of birth and name exactly as they appear on their driver's license or passport when making their airline reservations.

Attendees: 
All members, their families and friends are invited! 
Those eligible to vote during Convention include collegiate chapter presidents (collegiate chapter delegates), chapter advisors and alumnae chapter presidents (alumnae chapter delegates), International Executive Board directors, Foundation Board directors, National Panhellenic Conference delegates, Collegiate Chapter Managers and Alumnae Engagement Managers.

Registration Fees:
Early Bird registration (collegiate and alumnae double occupancy) $1,175.00 
Regular registration (collegiate and alumnae double occupancy)         $1,500.00 
Weekend registration (double occupancy) $   775.00

Includes: Includes: Registration, hotel room, taxes, tariffs and housekeeping gratuities, round-trip ground transfers, meals beginning with dinner the day of arrival through breakfast the day of departure, taxes and gratuities (based on double occupancy), admittance to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum private event and dessert reception and all convention and programming materials. The registration packages do not include airfare.


A La Carte registration provides the attendee with the option of selecting which activities she would like to select. It also allows for her to select activities for her guest, if applicable.
A La Carte registration $   275.00
Hotel Room rate $   195.00
Single Room supplement $     97.50
Breakfast 6/22-6/26 (Wed-Sun) $     29.00
Lunch 6/22-6/26 (Wed-Sun) $     48.00
Dinner 6/22-6/24 (Wed-Fri) $     78.00
Candlelight Banquet 6/25 (Sat) $     89.50
Ground Transportation $     99.50


Please make checks payable to Alpha Phi International Fraternity and mail to:
Alpha Phi International Fraternity Executive Office
1930 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201
ATTN: Convention 2016


Alpha Phi will be hosting Advisor Academy at the hotel prior to Convention, beginning on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 with dinner. Please plan to arrive by 5:00pm. Registration is included in the Convention registration process and details will be sent to registrants as they are available. If you have questions, please contact volunteer@alphaphi.org.


What to Wear: For examples of attire, please see the 2016 Convention Pinterest boards. 
Frequently Asked Questions: 

Q: Who may attend Convention? All members, their families and friends are invited! Those eligible to vote during Convention include collegiate chapter presidents (collegiate chapter delegates), chapter advisors and alumnae chapter presidents (alumnae chapter delegates), International Executive Board directors, Foundation Board directors, National Panhellenic Conference delegates and Collegiate Chapter Managers and Alumnae Engagement Managers.

Q: What is the registration deadline? Registration materials and additional information are available at www.alphaphi.org/events. The early bird registration deadline is March 15, 2016.

Q: How much does it cost to attend? The all-inclusive Convention early bird package is $1,175.00. It includes attendee's registration fee, four room nights, taxes and tariffs, housekeeping gratuities, roundtrip airport transfers, four buffet breakfasts, three lunches, four dinners, meal taxes and gratuities (based on double-occupancy) plus all convention and programming materials. Package does not include airfare. A special weekend rate of $775.00 is also available. A La Carte pricing is also available. Please see above or visit www.alphaphi.org.

Q: How do I make flight arrangements? Due to the heavy summer travel during the convention season, flight arrangements must be secured early and finalized by June 1, 2016 in order to take advantage of the group ground transportation arrangements. Group ground transportation instructions will be in Convention 2016 materials posted at www.alphaphi.org.

Q: Will there be any time to sightsee? Convention is always a busy time for delegates. Alpha Phi International recommends you travel early or extend your stay after Convention to take advantage of all there is to see and do nearby. If you book through Alpha Phi, you can secure our special room rate. See the spring issue of the Quarterly.

Alpha Phi has arranged for an evening at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This is included in the registration packages. Watch for additional information on the Alpha Phi website and on Alpha Phi's social media channels.

Questions? Contact training@alphaphi.org


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Alpha Phi's 70th Biennial Convention was held June 25-29, 2014, in Rancho Mirage, Calif.