Sweet Home Manhattan: Spring Convention 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 FROM 6:00 PM - Sunday, April 25, 2021 3:00 PM

BBYO On Demand AND In-person in Manhattan,

Manhattan Region

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All Convention registrations after Apri7 17 are *virtual only*, meaning you will not receive a swag pack or get added to in-person program rosters. There is still a ton of awesome virtual experiences planned, so register today!

Join us for Sweet Home Manhattan: Spring Convention 2021, April 23-25 on BBYO On Demand AND right here in Manhattan. We're planning a weekend of fun, friends, and unforgettable moments. This  "virtual/in-person getaway" is planned and led by BBYO teen-leaders and is the premier NYC showcase of the power and passion of BBYO.  Come the whole time, or pop in for the moments that speak to you. (Weekend schedule to come.) From VIP guests, to Shabbat services, to AZA and BBG business meetings, and more: Convention has something for every Aleph and BBG. 

This is a members-only event! Join BBYO today so you don't miss out!


More about our Convention's theme, "Sweet Home Manhattan"

Welcome to our Beit Matoq Manhattan, Sweet Home Manhattan. In previous years, we have held our Spring Convention outside of the Five Boroughs. This year, we are excited to bring you Convention from your very own, Beit Matoq, sweet home, in the heart of the greatest city in the world, New York City! During these trying times, it is important to take a step back and appreciate this incredible bayit, or home, we call MHR (Manhattan Region) from our actual homes, themselves! Join our BBYO kehilla, community, teens for the best Convention of your lives. You will experience unforgettable programming, speakers, services, AZA/BBG traditions, and even some time in-person with your BBYO friends! This will be a Convention you’ll never forget!

Cost: $36.00


Is this a virtual or in-person event?
This is a virtual/in-person hybrid event. We will offer an in-person component. More info to come. If you would like to participate in the in-person events, you will need to register by April 17!

What is the deadline to register?
April 17! Any registrations after that date are virtual only, meaning you will not receive a swag pack or be added to in-person event rosters. So register before April 17!

What do I need to know before coming to an in-person component at Convention?
You can find all of the in person program guidance you need here. Priority #1 is to get your Covid-19 waivers signed! Find instructions on how to do that here. If you would like to participate in the in-person events, you will need to register by April 17!

Do I need to be a member of BBYO to attend Convention?
Yes, any 8th through 12th grade member of BBYO Manhattan Region is eligible to attend Convention. If you're not a member of BBYO but want to come to Convention, you'll first need to become a member by clicking HERE.  

I just joined BBYO! Any special deals?
Yes! If you join BBYO between February 17 and April 22, you're entitled to a coupon code for 50% off Convention! Just email [email protected] after you join and ask for your coupon!

Can 8th graders attend Convention?
Yes, Convention is open to 8th graders. 

How do I log on to Convention?
We'll create a group chat for all registered Convention attendees and send links and passwords in that chat throughout Convention weekend. We'll also have a virutal Convention guide where you can easily find all links and other important weekend info.

I can't come to every moment of Convention. Should I still sign up?
Yes! Even if you can't make it all weekend long, you're still welcome to come for the moments that you can!

I can't come to every moment of Convention. Do I still pay the full fee?
Yes, we do not prorate for Convention. Your fee grants you access to as little or as much of Convention as you'd like to attend.

What's your refund policy?
We'll offer 100% refunds until April 13 at 11:59pm. We'll offer 50% refunds from April 14 through April 19 at 11:59pm. We will not offer refunds from April 20 on. All refund requests must be sent, in writing, to [email protected], prior to the aforementioned deadlines. 

When will we know the schedule for Convention?
We're working on putting together an amazing weekend for you! We will publish the Convention schedule around two weeks before the event.

I know this Convention is held partially online. I'm Shomer Shabbat but still want to participate, what should I do?
We're committed to helping you get the most out of Convention, even if you don't use tech during Shabbat. Please email Mateo, our regional Shaliach (VP of Jewish Enrichment) at [email protected] and let him know that you're signed up for Convention and you're Shomer. Please copy [email protected] on the email. We'll work with you to ensure you have a meaningful Convention experience that is in line with your Judaic practice. 

Why are you asking for my mailing address?
Just in case we want to send you some goodies in the mail before Convention!

I have more questions, what do I do?
Please contact our Regional Office at [email protected] or call/text 203.340.0343