Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How do I register for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention?
A:

To register for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention, go to the event page or Click Here

Q: How much does it cost to register?
A:

To register for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention, the registration fees are as follows:

Early registration (March 1, 2018 to June 1, 2018) 

     Adult (12 years old and up):     $199

     Child (5 - 11 years old):         $99

     Children under 5 years:         Free

Late registration (June 2-October 1, 2018)

     Adult (12 years old and up):     $229

     Child (5 - 11 years old):          $119

     Children under 5 years:        Free

Q: What do my registration fees cover?
A:

Your registration fees for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention are listed below: 

     Adult registration (any person over 12 years of age) fees will include: 

          1. Three meals (including service fees, tax and gratuity) 

          2. Entertainment

          3. Complimentary child care for Saturday night banquet ONLY

          4. Breakout sessions/Workshop events

          5. Registration identification, goodie bag, and program book

     Children registration (children from 5 - 11 years of age) fees will include: 

          1. Three meals (including service fees, tax and gratuity) 

          2. Entertainment

          3. Kids Activities 

          4. Registration identification and goodie bag

     Children registration (children under 5 years old) are free, they will be provided with the following items: 

          1. Three meals (including service fees, tax and gratuity) 

          2. Kids Activities

          3. Complimentary child care for Saturday night banquet ONLY

Q: How do I book my stay at the Omni ChampionsGate Hotel and how much does it cost?
A:

To book your hotel stay with the Omni ChampionsGate Hotel and Resort, go to HOTEL  OR call The Omni ChampionsGate Hotel and Resort directy at 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) and inform them that you are with the Al Bireh Society and that you are to receive the discounted rate of $112 per night.

The rate of $112 per night for an Al Bireh Registered Guest expires August 1, 2018.    Please note that once our members book to capacity we will not be able to accept registrants or compensate hotel fees. You MUST register to attend this convention. 

Q: How much are child care services during the convention?
A:

The details will be shared with you as soon as everything is final. Please visit our event page or Click Here for regular updates.

     1. During Friday Dinner-$ (TBD)

     2. Saturday morning breakfast-$ (TBD)

     3. Saturday afternoon-$ (TBD)

     4. Saturday Night (already included in registration fees)

     5. Sunday breakfast-$ (TBD)

All costs will be provided online by October 1st, 2018. 

Q: How can I become a vendor at the Al Bireh Convention Bazaar?
A:

In order to register your business at the Al Bireh Bazaar, you will need to complete the necessary paperwork and provide a $350 payment to secure your table.

Please contact albirehsociety@gmail.com for more information.

Q: How would I post a business or personal (congratulatory/in loving memory) ad in the Convention Program Book?
A:

If you would like to purchase an ad and post a message in the Convention Program Book, please email albirehsociety@gmail.com to request a form. The prices are as follows: 

*Back Cover Full Page – Color: $2500

*Full Page Inside Front Cover – Black & White: $2000

*Full Page Inside Back Cover – Black & White: $2000

**Full Page – Premium Sponsor – Black & White: $1500

Full Page – Black & White: $800

Half Page – Black & White: $500

Quarter Page – Black & White: $300

Business Card – Black & White: $200

Vendor Premium – Black & White: $600, with Black and White business card advertisement and monthly website and Social Media Post, 1 item to sell on website (5% proceeds will go to ABS and cover paypal costs)

Vendor Gold – Black & White: $500, with Black and White business card advertisement, Item online (5% to ABS)

Vendor Silver– Black & White: $400, with Black and White business card advertisement

 

All ADS are first come first served. Please reserve your spot today. For more information please email us at albirehsociety@gmail.com for advertiser agreement form.

 

 

Q: Can I be a volunteer at the 2018 Al Bireh Convention and will I be able to document my volunteer hours?
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ABSOLUTELY, we are looking for volunteers that can help us during the weekend of the event. We are a non-profit organization so YES, your time can be documented. How awesome is that? Spend time with your family, have fun during the events, and give us some of your time as volunteer hours! If you would like to become a volunteer, please send an email to albirehsociety@gmail.com and provide the necessary details. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Q: I don’t plan on attending any of the events for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention, can I still receive the hotel’s discounted rate?
A:

No. The rooms are allocated for registered participants of the convention only. If you are not registered for the convention before the cut-off date, you will be required to use the hotel’s standard rate. Following the cut-off date, the hotel will be notified that you are not registered for the convention and they will then contact you with their standard hotel rate.

Q: I’ve missed the October 1, 2018 deadline to register for the 2018 Al Bireh Convention! Can I still register?
A:

Unfortunately, due to hotel restrictions and contracts, we are unable to accept registration past this deadline. Please contact albirehsociety@gmail.com for more information. 

Q: Can I get a refund after I registered for the convention?
A:

No. There are no refunds after purchase dates. We apologize for any inconvenience this may pose in you or your family.