2020 TEXAS STATE CONVENTION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 9-11, 2021
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What a journey the COVID-19 challenge continues to take us on to the 2020 TX State Convention. We are committed to hosting this convention when it is safe for our sisters to attend. We have been checking all the governmental advisories and actions other large groups are taking including, but not limited to, the current continued rise of new cases, the recent recommendation from the CDC that we should continue the use of masks and social distancing for another 6 months and the cancellations of Disney World’s Halloween celebration in October and no cruise ship sailings out of Galveston for the next 6 months. All these factors have led us to decide to postpone the 2020 convention to April 2021.
We sincerely hope that those registered will keep their registration with us and look forward to celebrating in April in a much safer environment. We promise you a weekend with a fun journey through the seasons. Be prepared to be wowed by the sights, sounds, and activities of a different season for every event, with lots of yummy food, many surprises, and loads of prizes!
IN A NUTSHELL …
Your Registration remains effective for the April convention at no additional cost.
Your hotel room will be automatically moved to the April dates for you and the room rate remains the same.
SEE NEW DEADLINES, NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATED FORMS BELOW
Your current registration remains effective and valid for the April 9-11, 2021 date at no additional cost.We hope that you will still choose to celebrate with us in April.
IF YOU CANCELLED YOUR PREVIOUS REGISTRATION AND WOULD LIKE TO REACTIVATE IT
If you previously cancelled your registration and received a refund, and the rescheduled dates allow you to attend after all, please send an email to email@example.com stating that you would like to reactivate your registration. You do not need to send in any new forms, as we still have your previous ones. However, you will need to mail a check in the amount you were refunded to Donna Bridgeman, Treasurer, 4840 Milwee, Houston, TX 77092.
IF YOU HAVE NEVER REGISTERED AND WISH TO DO SO
If you (or any of your chapter members) have never registered and the rescheduled dates allow you to attend after all, please go to HCC’s website for registration forms and informationatbetasigmaphihouston.org and on the left select the 2020 TX STATE CONVENTION page.
We are extending the $225 standard registration timeline until January 15, 2021.
Late Registration is $250 and will be in effect from January 16, 2021 to February 28, 2021.
REGISTER ASAP AS WE ARE CLOSE TO OUR LIMIT OF 200
A Waiting List will be started after we reach 200, and you will be notified of openings in the order we received your registration and payment.
To be eligible for the waiting list, you must submit your Registration and Member/Guest Information Forms along with your Payment Check.
If we are unable to accommodate you we will notify you (or you need to withdraw from the waiting list, notify us with an email to firstname.lastname@example.org the February 28, 2021 cancellation deadline), and you will receive a full refund.
The Convention’s Cancellation Policy remains in effect that all refunds (except those on the waiting list) are subject to a $25 Administrative Fee.
If you have a hotel reservation for the October convention, your October reservation is currently automatically being moved by the hotel to the April 9-11, 2021 convention room block. The room rate remains the same. If you are not able to attend the April Convention, please call Embassy Suites at 281-531-7300 and cancel your April room reservation as soon as possible.
The cost for rooms in the April Convention Block will remain the same as June and October: King Bed Suite with sofa bed (up to 3 people) $115 plus tax per night -- 2 Queen Beds Suite with sofa bed (up to 5 people) $125 plus tax per night.
Currently there are only a few rooms available in the April Convention block. If the hotel is unable to accommodate you in the Convention block, keep checking back with them as rooms may periodically become available.
If you reserved a room for the October Convention that wasn’t in the Convention Block it will not automatically be moved. You will need to call Embassy Suites at 281-531-7300 and cancel your October reservation personally and reserve a room in April as soon as possible.