Global Builders Leadership Gathering: April 20-21, 2018

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If you’re a Global Builders’ team leader or interested in learning what it takes to become one, we invite you to join our 2018 leadership gathering in Americus, Georgia. You will join Fuller Center leaders from around the country and Nicaragua to learn more about who we are, sharpen leadership skills, learn from experienced trip leaders, share travel stories, and find out what it takes to lead a Global Builders trip.
 
This event is being held alongside our annual Fuller Center Covenant Partner Conference which will give you the opportunity to meet those who are heading up our work around the U.S. It will also immediately follow our 2018 Millard Fuller Legacy Build, which you can learn more about below.
 

Registration Fee:

The standard registration fee for the conference is $95 per person. However, if you’re scheduled to lead a Global Builders trip in 2018 or 2019, we’ll waive the fee! It’s our little way of saying thanks, and because we want your trip to be as amazing as possible.

There is a free lodging option described below as well as hotel options. The cost for participating in the Legacy Build is $225 if you sign up by the end of February; $250 in March and April. (The Legacy Build fee and the hotel costs cannot be waived.) 

Click the button below to register or keep scrolling down to learn more details about the event!

Schedule
 
April 15 – 20: Millard Fuller Legacy Build  (optional)
 

Friday, April 20: Conference kicks off at 1 pm. The conference will begin with hearing from Fuller Center President David Snell and other staff as we take a fast-paced tour around the world to get a taste of what is happening in the world of the Fuller Center. It will also include an opportunity to attend house dedications in Americus from the Millard Fuller Legacy Build.

Saturday, April 21: The conference continues with a number of sessions covering a variety of aspects related to Global Builders trip leading. Experienced leaders attending the conference will be asked to help lead sessions on various topics. The conference ends with a dinner at 6 pm. More details will be announced as the conference nears.

Volunteers at the 2017 Legacy Build

Millard Fuller Legacy Build

This is the first time that the Legacy Build and annual conference have been held together, giving you a unique opportunity to build, network, and learn over the course of a week. The Legacy Build is an annual event held in a different location around the world each year that began in 2009 after the passing of our founder Millard Fuller. With volunteers from around the country that include highly skilled house leaders, it promises to be an exciting week of getting a lot of work done in a short period of time. Learn more on the Legacy Build web page or register using the button below.

You do not need to participate in the Legacy Build to attend the conference.

Lodging
 

Volunteer Lodging
Volunteer lodging will be available at a local church. Please check back for details.

The Windsor Hotel in Americus, Georgia

Windsor Hotel (Recommended)
125 W. Lamar St., Americus, GA
Phone: 229-924-1555
www.windsor-americus.com

This gorgeous, historic Victorian hotel built in 1892 is located in the heart of downtown and worth the trip alone. To make your reservations ask for the Fuller Center rate. (Rates and rooms only guaranteed until March 14.)

Rates
Queen/Double:
Sunday – Thursday, $90.94 plus tax
Friday & Saturday, $99.44 plus tax
King bed Rooms:
Sunday – Thursday, $101.99 plus tax
Friday & Saturday, $110.49 plus tax

Note: Breakfast is not included in the cost, but is available for purchase in their restaurant 

Hampton Inn
1609 E. Lamar St., Americus, GA
Phone: 229-924-3890 
See photos and reviews on Trip Advisor

Rates:
$93.00 plus tax for all room types
Breakfast is included in your room rate

Quality Inn (Best deal)
1205 S. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., Americus, GA
Phone: 229-924-9602
See photos and reviews on Trip Advisor

Koinonia Farm (Dorm-style and RV host site)
1324 Highway 49 South, Americus, GA
Phone 877-738-1741
www.koinoniafarm.org

Koinonia Farm is the birthplace of The Fuller Center for Housing, and before that, of Partnership Housing and Habitat for Humanity International. They offer guest lodging for a small fee. 

 

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