If you are leading a 2017 trip then you will not have to pay a registration fee. However, if you choose to stay at the hotel then you will need to pay for that – more information about lodging is below. If you are not leading a trip then the registration fee is $95 per person. This covers your Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, and conference materials. Click the button below to register or keep scrolling down to learn more details about the event!
Friday, April 28: Conference kicks off at 1 pm. There will be a couple of sessions which will be announced shortly
Saturday, April 29: Conference continues with a number of sessions covering a variety of aspects related to Global Builders trip leading. The conference ends with a dinner at 6 pm. More details will be announced shortly.
Volunteer lodging will be available to registered attendees beginning Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2017. Space is limited and will be on a first come basis. The volunteer lodging will be at First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. Shower facilities are available. A light breakfast will be provided. Check in begins on Thursday, April 27th after 3 p.m. and check out is required by Sunday, April 30th by 11 a.m. There is no cost to stay here.
401 Westin Oaks Drive
Hammond, LA 70403
Rates: $89 plus local sales tax- Reservations will be taken at the Fuller Center rate until 3/27/2017. Reservations will be taken on space available basis only. Even if you are leading a 2017 trip, you will be required to pay for this.
The nearest major airport is located 38.5 miles away in New Orleans at the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Transportation will not be included to and from airport for the conference.
Click here for airport information.
Hammond, LA in Tangipahoa Parish is located near the intersection of interstate highways 55 and 12.
This year participants have the unique opportunity to participate in a pre-conference build. Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center for Housing will be hosting the “Higher Ground on the Bayou-Flood Recovery Build 2017” beginning on Monday, April 24-Thursday, April 27th. This is a 4 day build helping -with flood recovery work in the service area of Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center.
Click on the following link to learn more and to sign – http://fullercenter.org/higher-ground-on-the-bayou-flood-recovery-build-2017/
*If you are a 2017 GB trip leader and would like to join the pre-conference build, you will be required to pay the registration fee for the build week.