July 31 – August 3, 2019

Dallas, TX

About Convention

The Alpha Kappa Psi Convention is a four-day-long fraternity event which occurs every two years. Convention serves as the business meeting of Alpha Kappa Psi where chapter congress convenes to influence positive change within the organization. Convention also serves to educate both student and alumni members on fraternity knowledge, business knowledge, and professional development through the two-day College of Leadership event.

Be A

Change Agent

Consider and vote on amendments to the constitution and statutory code so that all student and alumni chapters have the opportunity to make principled decisions that ensure future members develop personally and professionally through AKPsi.

Practice

Principled Decision Making

Elect the President and Executive Vice President and enact legislation that influences the direction of the fraternity for a minimum of the next two years.

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Schedule of Events

Credentials Form

Delegate and Alternate Delegate Responsibilities

Call to Convention Memo

Fundraising Handbook

College of Leadership

Roommate and Carpool Sharing Forum

Convention Awards

CPE Seminar

Foundation Event Sponsorships

Convention Committee Assignments

Dallas Brothers Guide

Sheraton exterior

Sheraton Dallas

Hotel Information

Located in the heart of Texas, the 60th Convention will call the Sheraton Dallas Hotel home for the week. Our room block with the Sheraton has expired along with our discounted room rate. Reservations will still be accepted but at the Sheraton’s discretion on rate and availability. Another option is to check the roommate sharing forum below.

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Vogel Alcove

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Community Service

One of the core values of Alpha Kappa Psi is service. While visiting the great state of Texas, Alpha Kappa Psi will be giving back to the local charity Vogel Alcove. Vogel Alcove’s mission is to provide relief to children and families experiencing homelessness in the Dallas area. Start giving now through our Amazon Wishlist.

Vogel Alcove would appreciate your time and talent while you are Dallas. Sign up to be a Garden, Classroom or Nap Buddy on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. The only experience you need is compassion and a desire to serve.

Sign up now!

Collegiate Rates

Registration is Open!

Late Registration Rate

$529
per student registrant

To receive this rate, registrations must be completed between June 2 and July 15.


Group Discount

The 8th or more student registrant registers at the $424 rate.

On Site Registration Rate

$549
per student registrant

To receive this rate, registrations must be purchased between July 16 and August 3.


Group Discount

The 8th or more student registrant registers at the $424 rate.

After at least 2 students are registered with the full package (Wednesday-Saturday night), students can register for these additional packages.  This is offered to students who have internships/jobs can come in just for the weekend or for those students that are local and can attend just a small portion of convention.

Brotherhood Package

$249
per student registrant

Rates include registration materials, Celebration of Brotherhood, Brother’s Night Out at Eddie Deen’s, College of Leadership (Saturday), Saturday Awards Luncheon, Grand Banquet.

Create my Own Package

Rate is cumulative based on items selected below.
  • Celebration of Brotherhood & Brothers Night Out – $65/person
  • Cidercade – $35/person
  • Sixth Floor Museum – $87/person
  • Reunion Tower tour – $25/person

Saturday Package

$175
per student registrant

Rates include registration materials, College of Leadership (Saturday), Saturday Awards Luncheon, Grand Banquet.

Student Add-Ons

Each event is priced al-a-carte so create a registration package that suits your time and needs.

Sixth Floor Museum

$87

Reunion Tower Tour

$24 per person

Cidercade

$35 per person

Alumni and Guest Rates

Registration is Open!

Create Your Own Package

Each event is priced al-a-carte so create a registration package that suits your time and needs.
All guests of AKPsi members are welcome and encouraged to attend any of the social events.  Chapter Congress and Celebration of Brotherhood are member-only events.

Create your Own Package

$$$
per alumnus

Having problems logging into the AKPsi Community to register? Click here instead.

Alumni Packages

Rates include registration materials, Welcome Reception, Chapter Congress, committee meetings, Celebration of Brotherhood, two awards luncheons, Brothers Night Out at Eddie Deen’s Ranch, College of Leadership, and Grand Banquet & Dance. (Weekender packages excluded.)

Having problems logging into the AKPsi Community to register? Click here instead.

Weekender #1

$449
per alumnus

Alumni Only

This rate includes Continuing Education, Celebration of Brotherhood, Eddie Deen’s, and Grand Banquet.

Weekender #2

$249
per alumnus

Alumni Only

This rate includes Celebration of Brotherhood, Eddie Deen’s, One (1) Saturday Outing of Choice, and Grand Banquet.

Late Registration Rate

$599
per alumnus

To receive this rate, registrations must be completed between June 2 and July 15. If payment is not received at the time of registration, the going rate will be charged at the time of payment.

On Site Registration Rate

$629
per alumnus

To receive this rate, registrations must be completed onsite. If payment is not received at the time of registration, the going rate will be charged at the time of payment.

Additional Information

Who can attend Convention?

Anyone interested in experiencing AKPsi brotherhood at its finest may attend. Convention isn’t just for students or chapter officers; alumni members are encouraged to attend. All members of AKPsi are welcome, along with their guests.

2019 Convention Promo

What is the dress code?

What's Included in the Registration Fee?

The fee covers registration materials, the welcome reception, Chapter Congress, committee meetings, Brothers Night Out, Celebration of Brotherhood, two awards luncheons, College of Leadership, and the Grand banquet & dance.

How can my student chapter pay for Convention?

Each semester your chapter has been depositing money into a Convention Savings Plan that will total $800 USD by February 2019. These funds can be used to help offset the cost of registration fees. Additional ideas for fundraising can be found in the Fundraising Handbook. Student chapters can increase this amount to have more available at the time of registration

How does my student chapter gain access to the money in our Convention Savings Plan?

Upon registration, the money set aside in the Convention Savings Plan will automatically be applied to your registration fee total.

Can my student chapter use the money in our Convention Savings Plan at the Principled Business Leadership Institute to pay for the discounted registration rate?

Yes. Your CSP money may be used at PBLI to pay for the discounted registration rate with the approval of the chapter president or other member of the chapter executive board.

What is the cancellation policy?

Log into the AKPsi Community to cancel your registration. Registrants may cancel any time before July 15 for a partial refund.

Cancel on or before April 15 – $20 fee

Cancel on or before May 31 – $30 fee

Cancel on or before July 15 – $40 fee

No cancellations with a refund will be accepted after July 15.  Student registration fees will be credited to the chapter’s account at the Heritage Center regardless of form of payment.  Alumni registration fees will be credited to the same form as registration fee was paid.

I’m registered for convention but now need to substitute another student brother. How can I do this?

Log into AKPsi Community, select Events, and select the substitute button. There is a $10 charge for each substitution.

I've already registered. How do I register my guest or add-on activities to my registration?

Click here to update your registration by adding on a convention experience, to register a guest, or to update your guest registration.

I'm having problems logging into the AKPsi Community to register, what should I do?

Click here to register if you are having issues logging into the AKPsi Community.

As a student registrant, do I need to sign up for the add-on events at the same time I register for the rest of the Convention?

No. You may add these events onto your registration at a later date. Keep in mind that these events have limited space. By registering early, you ensure your spot for the event. Use this form to update your registration with add-on events.

What do the delegate and alternate delegate do at Convention?

These individuals participate in committee meetings and cast your chapter’s vote at the Chapter Congress Meeting. Delegate and Alternate Delegate Responsibilities.

As an alumni registrant, do I need to sign up for all the events at one time or can I add an event at a later date?

You may add events onto your registration at a later date. Keep in mind that some events have limited space. By registering early, you ensure your spot for the event. Use this form to update your registration with add-on events.

I am currently a collegiate member, but at the time of the Convention will have graduated. How should I register?

If you want to attend any of the alumni-only events, then you will need to register using the Alumni and Guest registration form.

What is the volunteer reimbursement policy?

The volunteer reimbursement policy can be found here.

How should I use the Roommate and Carpool Sharing Forum?

This forum will provide you information to:
1. locate a roommate or
2. locate people to share a ride to Dallas or to/from the airport.
Please complete the information to get started.

I haven't registered yet and would like to bring a guest, how do I register myself and my guest?

If you haven’t already registered then you can register your guest at the same time.  Log into the AKPsi Community, select, Events, and select REGISTER.

2019 Convention Recap

Relive the memories in Dallas or see what you missed. This video was shown during the Grand Banquet.

2019 Convention Slideshow

Relive the memories or see what you missed. This slideshow was shown during the Grand Banquet.

2019 Academy Recap

Convention Photos

Photography by Mindi Westhoff at Time and Place Photography.
Please visit her at www.timeandplacephotography.com. You are welcome to use the photos for social media or chapter promotion. Please tag @timeandplacephotos for credit of the photos.

Headshots

Your headshot will be emailed to you within the next week. If you don’t receive it, please email Convention Chair Wendy Wendroff at conventionchair@akpsi.org. Thank you for taking advantage of this service as sponsored by the AKPsi Management Team. Please tag @timeandplacephotos for credit of the photos.

Convention Recap PPT

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