Travel Information Convention 2020
What to Bring
What to Wear
Official Kappa Travel Agency
Kappa’s official travel partner is Direct Travel. Any participant whose travel arrangements were made by Direct Travel can contact an agent at 800-602-8020 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding airline reservations.
Confirm Your Flight
Direct Travel recommends that all participants contact their airline directly at least 24 hours prior to the time of departure. Check the Transportation Security Administration website (www.tsa.gov) for carry-on luggage restrictions.
If you booked your travel through Direct Travel, there is a complimentary shuttle service from the Fort Lauderdale airport to and from the Boca Raton Resort. The shuttle will have scheduled hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. Direct Travel will make every effort to book your flights so that your arrival/departure times coincide with the shuttle schedule.
If you did not book through Direct Travel, you are responsible for your ground transportation.
Boca Raton Resort and Club
501 E. Camino Real
Boca Raton, Florida 33432
If you are driving to Convention, please select "driving" as your transportation option during the registration process. Your name will be given to the hotel for entrance at the gate.
On site parking fees are as
Day Fee: $28.00,
inclusive of tax, per entrance, per vehicle;
$46.00, exclusive of tax, per vehicle.
These rates are
subject to change.
Hotel and Kappa Registration
Please be sure to check in at both the hotel and Kappa registration desks. The Kappa registration desk will be located in the Mizner Center Registration South.
If you choose to make purchases and charge them to your room, please note you will be required to provide a credit card at the hotel front desk and a daily deposit.
After checking in, please let the bellman know if you need assistance with your luggage. It is appropriate to tip if the bellman assists you to your room.
Each guest room is equipped with a hair dryer, iron and ironing board. The hotel offers complimentary wireless internet in guest rooms.
We urge you not to bring valuables to the hotel. However, there is a safe in each room.
Service animals are permitted at the resort. Emotional support animals are permitted, however, a one-time non-refundable $150 fee will be charged by the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
What to Bring
Fraternity Bylaws and Standing Rules
Delegates, please bring a copy of the proposed revisions to the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Bylaws and Standing Rules. These will be mailed to chapters and associations in March 2020.
Be certain to bring your medical insurance card as well as any necessary medical information, such as allergies to drugs and other medications. Carry with you the name, address, and telephone number of an individual to contact in case of an emergency.
What’s a vacation without a memento? Bring cash, checks and credit cards so you can stop by the Blue Owl Boutique and MarketPlace to shop all things Kappa. You definitely don't want to miss out!
Your Kappa Badge!
Because after all, on the heart of each sister lies one key that binds us.
What to Wear
- Dresses, skirts, and pants are appropriate for business meetings and educational sessions.
- White attire (no shorts) and white shoes are required for the opening and closing business meetings and the Memorial Service.
- For the Presidents Dinner and Candlelight Banquet, please wear dressy attire.
- Bring a light sweater or jacket to increase your comfort level in the air-conditioned hotel.
- Wear comfortable shoes.
- Be sure to bring a tote bag to carry any necessary changes of clothes during the day. The Boca Raton Resort and Club is a very large property and there will be limited time for wardrobe changes.
General Convention kicks off Thursday, June 25, with the Welcome Dinner and Parade of Flags at 6:30 p.m. If you are a chapter or alumna association delegate or a member of Official Family, your arrival time will be emailed to you once registration opens in March.
Helpful Tip: You may want to travel in clothing that would be appropriate for dinner.
A delegate is a member in good standing who acts as a voting representative for her association or chapter. To be in good standing, Kappa Kappa Gamma Headquarters must receive all necessary reports and fees by June 1.
Delegates should review the proposed revisions to the Fraternity Bylaws and Standing Rules prior to arriving at Convention. Additionally, they should seek input from the Kappas they are representing. Each delegate should bring a copy of the proposed revisions to the Fraternity Bylaws and Standing Rules to Convention.
Delegates are required to attend the pre-Convention training day, all business meetings, educational sessions, planned meal functions, and any meetings requested by Fraternity officers, District Directors or Content Directors. Each delegate is expected to share her Convention experiences with her chapter or association when she returns home.