Brothers of the Western Region,

This is your official call to the 2019 Western Region Leadership Academy & College Brothers Retreat! This year’s academy will be held in Southern California’s city of angels at theWestin Los Angeles Airport located at 5400 W. Century Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045.

As an intentional and strategic continuation of the work begun at our 95th General Convention, this year’s theme will be “Alpha in Action”. Prepare now for an exciting weekend of training, preparation and development. All members of the Western Region Leadership Team are expected to be in attendance.  Furthermore, in accordance with prior WR Leadership Academies, each Alumni chapter shall have a minimum registration target of (2) brothers and each college chapter shall have a minimum registration target of (1) brother.

Please note this is a special call for all chapter presidents and college chapter advisors for whom we will offer a specific track including tools for improved chapter administration.  Also, all Chief Deans and Chapter Deans should make every effort to attend as annual IMDP training & certification, train the trainers and IMDP administration tools will be provided.

A casual Thursday evening reception for all Western Region officers and appointees will again be held to kick-off this year’s academy and retreat. Please indicate your ability to attend at the time of your registration.

 

REGISTRATION:

Brothers may register for this year’s Leadership Academy & College Brothers Retreat via EventBrite
Regular Registration: $150.00 + fees (Alumni) $50.00 + fees (Collegiate) ends: 09.14.2019
Late Registration: $175.00 + fees (Alumni) $75.00 + fees (Collegiate) ends: 10.05.2019
Last Minute Registration: $300.00 + fees (Alumni) $150.00 + fees (Collegiate) ends: 10.12.2019

 

SPONSOR A COLLEGE BROTHER :

Anyone wishing to sponsor a college brother, may use the link on the eventbrite site above to do so.

 

CANCELLATION / REFUND / TRANSFER POLICY :

No refunds will be honored directly through eventbrite. However refunds or cancellations may be honored by the Western Region on a case by case basis. All refunds or cancellations require a written and signed request from the purchaser sent directly to the Western Region Financial Secretary (finsec@alphawest.org). All requests for cancellations or refunds must be EMAILED AND RECIEVED NO LATER THAN September 14th, 2019. A 25% administrative fee will be applied to all cancellations or refunds. Transfers of registration will be entertained until October 5th, 2019 but the original purchaser will be responsible for logging into Eventbrite and updating all attendee info for the new registrant by October 5th.  Any changes or requests for registrant transfers following October 5th will not be honored. A “no show” will not receive a refund and leadership academy materials may or may not be mailed subject to availability.

HOTEL :

A nightly rate of $135.00 has been secured for this year’s participants however, reservations must be made by September 26th, 2019 to take advantage of this rate. Negotiated rate includes high speed internet. Self parking will be at a cost $33/night while valet parking cost is $38/night. A 72 hour cancellation policy applies to avoid cancellation penalties. Reservations can be made online here

SITE AMENITIES :

Situated just four blocks from LAX, The Westin Los Angeles Airport is a haven of wellness and renewal in a vibrant travel destination. Embrace refreshing accommodation in well-appointed hotel rooms and suites with refined comforts, signature bath products, ergonomic workspace and plush Westin Heavenly Beds. Ignite your senses with delectable American fare, fine wine and innovative cocktails at our stylish hotel restaurants and bars. Explore celebrated attractions including the Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and the Forum. Elevate your experience with our signature programs and facilities – from the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio and RUNWESTIN™ to our unique Surf Lesson Room Package and our on-site Surf Concierge. Celebrate and succeed in sophisticated event space, enhanced by expert planners and custom catering. After a full day, refresh in our outdoor heated pool, relax in our whirlpool or enjoy our in-room spa services. Discover a relaxing sanctuary at The Westin Los Angeles Airport.

  • Venue:The Westin Los Angeles Airport is a great location near Inglewood, Manhattan Beach Surf Lessons, City of Champions, StubHub, El Segundo, Playa Del Rey and The Forum
  • Dining:The Westin Los Angeles Airport features multiple on-site dining options including: Daily Grill (American cuisine)– Delight your senses with a 1930’s-style dining experience. Savor delectable American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner, along with a large appetizer and cocktail menu. Lobby Lounge (American cuisine)– Socialize with friends, chat with colleagues or simply relax in our stylish Lobby Lounge, a perfect place for quiet conversations and vibrant group gatherings, enhanced with wines by the glass, cocktails, craft beer and casual fare. Café BLVD (Coffee House)– Treat yourself to fresh-brewed Starbucks® coffees, Tazo® teas, fresh baked goods, pastries and other delicious grab-and-go items.
  • Other Featured Amenities:Airport shuttle, Business center, Car rental desk, Fitness center, High-speed internet at a price, Meeting event space, Parking, Pet friendly, Pool, Restaurant on-site, Room service 

ACADEMY & RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS :

  • Thursday reception & kick-off for Western Region Officers and Appointees
  • Digital tools for chapter, area and district forecasting, communicating & reporting
  • IMDP Training and Certification
  • College Advisor Training and Certification
  • and much, much more…

We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles, California!!!

 

Bro. Dondrell Swanson
Western Region Vice President

Bro. Grant Frink
Western Region Assistant Vice President