Noticias — February 04, 2003
A Conference ?Served Edmonton Style?
Chaired by JCI Executive Vice President Luis Brea and hosted by the Edmonton Jaycees, the Area C Conference?the JCI Conference of the Americas?will take place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on May 7-11. One of the largest chapters in Canada, Edmonton Jaycees has a history of organizing successful and fun events. Additionally, the Canadian Junior Chamber is providing a wealth of support and information to ensure an exciting event. What is special about this Conference? Edmonton Organizing Committee members, headed by Conference Director Andrew Woolley, are working very had to offer an enjoyable and successful meeting. They say this Conference will be ?served Edmonton style.? You will arrive at Edmonton?s world-class international airport and be transported downtown to a beautiful and relaxing hotel, within a five-minute walk to the conference site. The Opening Ceremony will be held at the famous Citadel Theatre. Daily meetings and superb training will take place at the Shaw Conference Centre, another first-class venue. Nations night will be held at the state-of-the-art Millennium Place, where you can learn to skate and enjoy indoor snow. The Gala Dinner will take place at Edmonton?s Northlands Park. Edmonton will be cozy and affordable! The temperature in Edmonton will be warm in May, averaging 15+?C (59+?F). Moreover, your money will go a long way in Edmonton. Accommodations in a four-star hotel average US$ 80 per night. Meals average US $5 for breakfast, US$ 7 for lunch, and US$ 9 for dinner. Unique tours Before and after the Conference, you?ll have the opportunity to enjoy exceptional tours in Edmonton and Alberta. Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta, is well known for its scenic river valley and numerous art and music festivals. It is also home to the world's largest shopping and entertainment center, West Edmonton Mall. The Muttart Conservatory is noted for its architecture, as is the remarkable Alberta Legislature Building. Fort Edmonton Park is reputed to be Canada's largest living history museum. If you like the outdoors, you will be able to enjoy camping tours, hiking and backpacking, guest ranches, trail rides and pack trips, fishing trips, hunting trips, boat and canoe tours. You may also enjoy sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, as well as guided walking tours, airplane tours, and ballooning. Or you may prefer to learn about aboriginal history, or go to spas, hot springs, or amusement parks. Do you need a visa? Please click here to find out if you need a visa. When you register, you will receive the letter of invitation you need to request a visa from a Canadian visa office. For additional information, please contact Registration and Visa Director Michelle LeBlanc, firstname.lastname@example.org. Register now! Register before March 1, 2003, for only US$ 200. After March 1, registration will be US$ 220. You may register now by requesting a form from Michelle LeBlanc, email@example.com. Later on this month, you may register via the Conference website. For additional information, please visit the Conference website. JCI members from Edmonton, Alberta, and all over Canada are looking forward to celebrate this extraordinary event with you.