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Old 06-20-2022, 08:12 PM
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Iím attending the Alpha Gam convention this summer. It will be my 6th convention but my first time as a delegate. Iím nervous that I will make a mistake or forget where Iím supposed to be when, but Iím ready to do my best.
You'll be fine Just follow the hoard of Alpha Gams going into the rooms! Seriously though, there will be an agenda in your bag that you'll get when you register which will have where things are, what time, which rooms, etc. You will want to leave for meals early because the hotel elevators will get ridiculously crowded going down. The lower floor you're on the more problematic this becomes. The best thing to do is to get on going up - just so you get on an elevator
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You'll be fine The best thing to do is to get on going up - just so you get on an elevator
I think I learned this one the hard way in Indianapolis! LOL.
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You'll be fine Just follow the hoard of Alpha Gams going into the rooms! Seriously though, there will be an agenda in your bag that you'll get when you register which will have where things are, what time, which rooms, etc. You will want to leave for meals early because the hotel elevators will get ridiculously crowded going down. The lower floor you're on the more problematic this becomes. The best thing to do is to get on going up - just so you get on an elevator

Convention Elevator Syndrome is the WORST! In 2006, we had Convention in Phoenix at the Biltmore -- rooms are spread out in separate buildings. Elevator Syndrome was replaced with too few golf carts and long, hot walks. You just can't win, lol!
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We just returned from our convention, and fortunately, there were four elevators in the hotel, which certainly helped! I think only once did we have to turn people away and not let them in.

My most traumatic elevator experience was when two collegians stepped in and I said hi and asked them if they were enjoying convention, and they said, "Yes, ma'am."
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We just returned from our convention, and fortunately, there were four elevators in the hotel, which certainly helped! I think only once did we have to turn people away and not let them in.

My most traumatic elevator experience was when two collegians stepped in and I said hi and asked them if they were enjoying convention, and they said, "Yes, ma'am."
They obviously were lovely young Southern ladies!
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We just returned from our convention, and fortunately, there were four elevators in the hotel, which certainly helped! I think only once did we have to turn people away and not let them in.

My most traumatic elevator experience was when two collegians stepped in and I said hi and asked them if they were enjoying convention, and they said, "Yes, ma'am."

Wasn't AST here in Tampa? One of my friends represented Alpha Gam at a luncheon there. We do a collection every year for Dress for Success here in Tampa and she was excited to hear the keynote speaker. I hope you had a great time!!
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Chi Omegaís Convention was held last weekend at the JW Marriott in Phoenix. It was so glorious to be back together, in person! This was my 20th Convention, and probably my favorite!
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