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Learn about the 2016 Convention
in Washington, DC!
Triplets in our nation's Capitol!
July 1-3, 2016
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Read All About It…Triplets In WASHINGTON, DC!
The 2016 National Triplet Convention is being held in Washington, DC July 1-3!!!
Click here: Registration, Fee Details & Information to REGISTER NOW!!!
To help you with planning your family's summer vacation in Washington, DC, the DoubleTree by Hilton-Silver Spring is offering the reduced group room rate to Triplet Convention attendees 3 days prior and 3 days post, convention.The room rates per night are $109 plus tax for 2 double beds. There is complimentary in-room internet access. Additionally, the hotel has a limited number of complimentary cribs that will be available to the group on a first come-first serve basis. Once the Hotel’s supply is out, they will rent more and pass the cost on to each guest. Rollaway beds are $15 per stay. They are very limited in supply so we strongly encourage bringing an air mattress. Valet parking is available for $10 daily, $15 overnight, with in and out privileges.
Make your Hotel Reservations TODAY at the DoubleTree by Hilton - Silver Spring. You must make your own hotel reservation by clicking here.
You may also call the hotel directly at 301-589-5200; tell the reservations operator that the group code is "TRP".
The Convention registration costs are: Parents - $120 each, Accompanying Adult (Ages 18+) - $100 each, Ages 12-17 - $90 each, Ages 3-11 -$80 each, Ages 2 and under - No charge, but no food is provided. We're attempting to give you as much of the cos t information up front as possible, so as not to have surprises in the end. We hope this helps and look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC!!! Come for the Triplet Convention and stay for the July 4th Independence Day celebration!!! For many more things to do and see in Washington, DC go to http://washington.org/.
- Please remember that hotel sleeping room fees are separate from the convention registration fees. All families must be registered for the convention.
For questions or concerns please contact Convention Director, Kim Jones at 202-255-5091 or TripletConvention@gmail.com.
TENTATIVE CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Friday, July 1
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Registration
5:30 p.m. Short meeting for first time convention attendees. All your questions answered. Will be held in the same place as Adult Session (below):
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. General Session and Dinner. Silent auction.
Saturday, July 2
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Adult Workshops. Registration (no cost) available through the convention website. Children will be in activities. One to five year olds must have chaperone with them (toddler room will be available). Group activities for kids age 6-10, tweens and teens.
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch provided for all registered attendees over 2 years old.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Decorate family signs.
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Group Photo, Triplets Parade
An exact schedule will be provided at a later time. These activities will enable your family to meet others with children the same age as yours and will provide many family memories as well as strengthen friendships.
Sunday, July 3
9:30 -11:00 a.m. Farewell Breakfast
**Please remember that hotel sleeping room fees are separate from the convention registration fees. All families must be registered for the convention.
Convention Registration Fees
The convention registration fees are kept as low as possible in order to allow our families to attend. The fees cover meetings and supplies, several meal functions, activities for the children, workshops, entertainment, a souvenir booklet with photos from all families attending, and more.
Any child attending the children's activities and entertainment portions of the convention AND IS UNDER THE AGE OF SIX will need to be accompanied by a chaperone. This could be a parent, friend, or relative. If it is necessary for a parent to stay with his or her children during a block of time rather than attending another activity, it will be time well spent. Often, parents will trade off with their spouses to attend a particular adult meeting or workshop if they do not have a helper.
Auction Items and Convention Volunteers Needed
Our silent and live auctions are the only major convention fundraiser (registration fees do not cover all of our expenses). The auctions are a very popular event that gives convention attendees a chance to purchase unique items that are donated from around the country. Below is a sample letter and donation receipt for you to use when asking for donations. It will only be successful with your help! Whether or not you are attending the convention, if you would like to donate an item (no matter how large or small), please contact Kim Jones at TripletConvention@gmail.com
We are also in need of local families to volunteer before or during the convention. If you have a few hours to spare, please email Kim Jones at TripletConvention@gmail.com
If you have general questions about the convention, please email: Info@TripletConvention.com
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