Convention Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. A full schedule will be available in the mobile app and a mini-itinerary will be included in your registration materials.

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Wednesday, June 26 – Optional Early Arrival Day

Noon-7 p.m. Convention Help Desk
This is the place to have all your Convention questions answered.

Noon-7 p.m. Convention Registration
Be sure and check in here on arrival day to pick up your Convention bag and lanyard.

Noon-6 p.m. Foundation Room, Crescent Corner, Museum and Hat Decorating Room

6 p.m. Supporters of the Heart Foundation Dinner (by invitation only)
To be announced in 2024.

7 p.m. Optional Sisterhood Activity (at an additional ticket price)
To be announced in 2024.

Thursday, June 27 – Main Convention Arrival Day

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Convention Help Desk
This is the place to have all your Convention questions answered!

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Convention Registration
Be sure and check in here on arrival day to pick up your Convention bag and lanyard.

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Foundation Room, Crescent Corner, Museum, Vendors and Hat Decorating Room

1-2 p.m. First Time Attendee Session – Session One
Is this your first time at Convention? Join other first-timers to learn how to get the most from your first Convention experience with some awesome tips and tricks. Select between the two sessions for the time that works best for you.

2-3 p.m. First Time Attendee Session – Session Two
Select between the two sessions for the time that works best for you.

2-5 p.m. Convention Meetups (optional)
To be announced in 2024.

3-4 p.m. Flag Processional Practice* (mandatory for all collegiate chapter delegates)

4:30-5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies/Business Session*
You won’t want to miss the opening ceremonies during our business session. Celebrate your chapter during our chapter roll call, which is full of tradition and fanfare.

6-8 p.m. Welcome Dinner
Join us as our Convention arrangements chair sets the tone for the week. Enjoy local Chicago flair represented in the food, decor and entertainment at this fun dinner that kicks-off our Convention week and celebrates our Convention history from the past 150 years.

8:30-10 p.m. Business Session*

10-11 p.m. Hat Decorating with Sisters (optional)
Enjoy our sisterhood by bringing your Confirmed Conventioneers hat and spending the evening decorating for Confirmed Conventioneers on Friday night. Decor supplies can be purchased in advance at the Hat Decor Booth. 

Friday, June 28 – Gamma Fri-yay

6-8 a.m. Breakfast on Own

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Convention Help Desk
This is the place to have all your Convention questions answered.

8 a.m.-7 p.m. Convention Registration
Be sure and check in here on arrival day to pick up your Convention bag, hat and lanyard.

8 a.m.-7 p.m. Foundation Room, Crescent Corner, Museum and Vendors

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Hat Decorating Room

8:30 a.m.- Noon Business Session*

Noon-1:30 p.m. Celebration Luncheon
The theme of this luncheon will be announced in 2024.

2-5 p.m. Business Session*

7-10 p.m. Confirmed Conventioneers
Let’s celebrate our sisterhood! Decorate your official Convention hat and join in the Gamma Phi Beta fun as we celebrate our time together and 150 years of True and Constant sisterhood.

What is Confirmed Conventioneers?

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Saturday, June 29

6-9 a.m. Breakfast on Own

8 a.m.-10 p.m. Convention Help Desk
This is the place to have all your Convention questions answered.

8 a.m.-7 p.m. Convention Registration
Be sure and check in here on arrival day to pick up your Convention bag, hat and lanyard.

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Foundation Room, Crescent Corner, Museum and Vendors

9-11 a.m. Memorial and Initiation Services*
Reaffirm your commitment to Gamma Phi Beta as we celebrate our ritual and remember sisters who have passed over the biennium. Please make sure to wear white attire and your badge.

Noon-2 p.m. 150th Celebration Luncheon
Join us to reflect on our rich history and look forward to our future as we celebrate all that Gamma Phi Beta brings to her members.

2:15-3:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker
Our keynote speaker will be an exciting announcement that we will share with you in 2024!

3:30-5:30 p.m. 150th Sisterhood Experiences
Join us as we offer a selection of eight breakouts (four per hour). These will be announced in 2024.

7-10 p.m. Pink Carnation Banquet
This event is your opportunity to spend a special night with your sisters as we honor our beloved Sorority, outgoing International Council (IC) and install our newly elected IC for the next two-year term. Seating is open.

Sunday, June 30

7-10 a.m. Breakfast on Own

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Convention Help Desk
This is the place to have all your Convention questions answered.

8 a.m.-noon Traveling Exhibit

10 a.m-noon Optional Activity
This will be announced in 2024.

*All delegates must be in attendance.