BBYO Eastern Region: Regional Convention

Friday, December 20, 2019 FROM 3:00 PM - Sunday, December 22, 2019 3:00 PM

Sheraton Imperial Hotel,

Eastern Region

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PURPOSE: This convention brings together our BBYO Eastern members for 3 days of creative and thought provoking programs as well as our traditional regional programs – celebrating Shabbat, life membership for seniors, AZA/BBG business meetings, 24 Limmud electives, a dance, the annual Regional’s talent show and Shuk. On Sunday, teens will get to select from a Jewish Enrichment, Community Service and AZAA/BBGG Track.  For the fourth consecutive year, teens and a staff from Eastern’s partner community, Zaporozhye in Ukraine, will be visiting Eastern prior to attending convention.

Speakers

 This year we have two amazing keynote speakers, ___________ and _____________, who will help us celebrate BBG’s 75th birthday and speak on topics ranging from the Environment to Israel.  We will also be welcoming two additions to our Jewish Enrichment Team, ____________ and_____________.  Both ________ and ________ have made a name for themselves at summer experiences and they’re excited to bring their talents to Eastern.  Additionally, ________ and ________, BBYO song leaders from Kallah and ILTC will be at the convention.

Cost: $360.00

Travel Info

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE/TRANSPORTATION: Registration will begin at 3pm on Friday, December 20th. The convention will end on Sunday, December 22nd at 3pm. Your local advisor or City Director will help arrange transportation. Shuttles from the hotel are available for teens wishing to fly out of RDU on Sunday. Transportation cost is not included in the convention fee. Teens are never allowed to drive to BBYO Conventions

 

LOCAL EASTERN REGION STAFF CONTACT INFORMATION: 

Jillian Mann                       j[email protected]                   Augusta, Asheville, Charleston, Charlottesville,                                                                                           Columbia,Greenville, Savannah and Wilmington

Lauren Revenson              [email protected]            Chapel Hill-Durham, Charlotte, Raleigh 

Ryan Woloshin                  [email protected]            Peninsula, Richmond

Benita Watts                     [email protected]    Tidewater

Perri Hoyt                          [email protected]                    Greensboro

Sherry Grooms                 [email protected]     Wilmington

Joel Zendel                        [email protected]                Winston-Salem

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2019 Eastern Region Regional Convention

December 20-22 Sheraton Imperial, Durham, NC

 

ATTENDEES:  All 9th - 12th grade BBYO members from BBYO Eastern Region

*Oh no - our speakers are hidden until we hit FIFTY REGISTRANTS! Register today to help Eastern unlock our special guests!*

 

PURPOSE: This convention brings together our BBYO Eastern members for 3 days of creative and thought provoking programs as well as our traditional regional programs – celebrating Shabbat, life membership for seniors, AZA/BBG business meetings, 24 Limmud electives, a dance, the annual Regional’s talent show and Shuk.  This year we have two amazing keynote speakers, ___________ and _____________, who will help us celebrate BBG’s 75th birthday and speak on topics ranging from the Environment to Israel.  We will also be welcoming two additions to our Jewish Enrichment Team, ____________ and_____________.  Both ________ and  made________ a name for themselves this summer at summer experiences and they’re excited to bring their talents to Eastern.  Additionally, Happie Hoffman and Eric Hunker, BBYO song leaders from Kallah and ILTC will be at the convention. On Sunday, teens will get to select from a Jewish Enrichment, Community Service and AZAA/BBGG Track.  For the fourth consecutive year, teens and a staff from Eastern’s partner community, Zaporozhye in Ukraine, will be attending the convention and visiting Eastern prior to convention.

 

COST AND REGISTRATION: The cost of the convention is $360 (not including transportation). Registration is open and will close on at midnight Sunday, December 1st. 

 

TO REGISTER: 

  • Register for Convention –  click below to fill out our secure registration form 
  • Make sure you are answering all questions – specifically those about roommate request, food and medical allergies and t-shirt size.  
  • If you are having a problem registering, please call the regional office at 704-944-6834 and we will be happy to take your payment over the phone. Refunds will not be given if you cancel after the registration deadline.     

 

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available for Regional Execs Convention. The deadline to submit scholarship applications is Sunday, November 17th. The scholarship form must be completed online at: https://bbyo.org/regionalscholarship/. Each family will be contacted, via email, by the regional office with the amount of scholarship awarded by Monday, November 18th. Once you accept the scholarship, the regional office will register you for the convention and then you can pay the balance. If you are requesting scholarship money, please do not register online until awards are announced.  

 

REQUIRED FORMS: BBYO has developed a relationship with CampDoc, the leading electronic health record system.  All participants and parents are required to complete a health file before attending a BBYO convention. Once you have registered for the convention, you will receive an email inviting you to join CampDoc. Accept the invitation and complete all the forms. These forms provide dietary, medical and other important information. Teens will not be allowed to attend convention without completing their CampDoc profile. 

 

SUPERVISION: The convention will be staffed by BBYO professionals and chapter advisors. There will be 1 staff person for every 15 teens.  

 

ACCOMMODATIONS AND WHAT TO BRING: Please bring Toiletries, Money for the Regional Shuk, Music and props for the talent show, nice clothes for Friday night Shabbat and Saturday evening banquet. Regional Convention is held in a hotel. There will be four people sharing a room. The food will be kosher style – no mixing of milk and meat. When meat is served it is kosher.  

 

EMERGENCY: BBYO Emergency # 757-812-2736