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Long Beach FAQ

Attire for Friday is casual unless you are participating in the fine dining experience. Saturday is casual/athleisure for the excursion and semi-formal for the banquet in the evening. You will be provided with a name badge upon arrival and are expected to wear it throughout the weekend. Your membership badge should be worn on Saturday evening.

  • Your badge
  • Athleisure for the excursion on Saturday
  • Semi-formal attire for the banquet on Saturday
  • Money for incidentals, vendor purchases, airport transfers to and from the hotel, transportation to and from the events and meals on your own

All programming will conclude by 10 p.m. on Saturday. Breakfast on Sunday will be on your own.

Refunds must be requested by January 12, 2024, to receive the full amount paid. Cancellations after the deadline are possible without a refund. Please contact Page Adams regarding cancellations.

 

We are no longer able to accommodate attendees who have not paid for their event registrations before arrival. Please ensure that you have paid for your attendance in full, prior to arriving in Long Beach. If you arrive and your registration fee is still outstanding, you will be unable to check in for the event unless you pay on-site by check or credit card. All event fees should be paid by January 4, 2024.

Long Beach is constantly sunny, even in the winter! The average high in January is 70 degrees, and the average low is 46 degrees, typically at night. The sun rises at approximately 6:45 a.m. and sets at approximately 5:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Zone.

150th Celebration FAQ

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All Gamma Phi Beta alumnae, collegians, staff and volunteers are invited to attend 150th Celebration Receptions. 

Yes, you may bring a non-member to any of our events. Just keep in mind that they may be asked to leave the room for any ritual components of our celebration.

No, the vaccination requirement was lifted on August 1, 2022.

This depends on the individual items you have selected to participate in over the weekend.

  • Hotel accommodations
  • Airfare
  • Transportation to and from the airport and all activities
  • Non-ticketed meals
  • Parking

If you want to sponsor a table at one of our celebration banquets, please email Conferences and Meetings Coordinator Karima Soliman for a custom code for your guests.

In your email, kindly include the number of guests you want to sponsor and their first and last names. Payment will be required before the registration cancellation deadline, and further payment details will be provided after your initial inquiry.

Please indicate your allergies or dietary needs when you register. You will be provided with an allergy card at registration and will be required to bring this to all meals to indicate your preferences. All information will also be shared with the hotel banquet staff.

Accessible accommodations during the weekend can be found within the event registration form. Attendees seeking additional accommodations can select from those provided or provide accommodations not listed within the registration form. Additional accommodations questions can be directed to Page Adams.

Yes, a hotel stay is not required for those wanting to attend. The hotel is where the reception will be held and is a lodging option for those who are traveling from out of town.

Please contact Conferences and Meetings Coordinator Karima Soliman.

 

If you need assistance with registration, contact Conferences and Meetings Coordinator Karima Soliman. If you have questions regarding logistics, contact Director of Conferences and Meetings Page Adams.

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

As of August of 2022, Gamma Phi Beta has lifted travel restrictions and health screenings at events.

CALIFORNIA COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

State restrictions have been removed as of June 2021. It is recommended that those who do not feel well stay home and take precautions.

CHILDCARE POLICY

No childcare is available.

important deadlines

September 28, 2023

  • Reception Registration Opens

January 4, 2024

  • Hotel Room Block Closes

January 14, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. MT

  • Registration Closes

January 14, 2024

  • Full Refund Cancellation Deadline