One of the best
parts about sorority membership is the variety of opportunities it provides.
Not only will you make lifelong friendships within your own chapter, you also will
have the chance to connect with sisters from around the world. One such
opportunity is attending convention.
large programs hosted by the individual inter/national organization. All the chapters
and alumnae associations/clubs come together to learn more about
and grow in appreciation for — their
organization and to develop as leaders. Every chapter sends representatives from
their campus, typically council officers or those in leadership positions. In addition, all collegians and alumnae of the
sorority are welcome to attend convention.
convention, sorority members attend educational sessions and workshops on a
wide variety of subjects, from personal development to chapter operations to
recruitment. They learn about organizational policies and best practices for executing
their positions. There are opportunities to socialize, network and have fun,
from throughout the U.S. and Canada and strengthen their bonds of sisterhood.
They also interact with the headquarters staff and inter/national officers. In
addition, organizations award outstanding chapters and recognize individual
accomplishments at convention.
take place every other year during the summer. In June 2016 alone, 10
sororities are hosting their conventions throughout the United States. During
non-convention years, most organizations hold smaller regional conferences,
similar in structure and purpose. As you consider your journey as a sorority woman, consider
the outstanding opportunity convention attendance provides for leadership
development and as a chance to expand your sorority experience.