July 27th – 30th Sandestin Beach Hilton Destin, Florida ABC Bayou Chapter • 101 Riverbend Drive • St. Rose, Louisiana 70087 Across Borders & Continents WEDNESDAY, JULY 27th 6:00-7:30pm Welcoming Reception Ciao Bella! Our journey begins in Italy. Join us in the ballroom for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Your entire family will have the opportunity to thank convention sponsors and to receive free give-aways. Hotel staff will also be on hand to assist you with information regarding babysitters, golf courses, spa services and other attractions. (Dinner is on your own.) LOUISIANA ABC STATE CONVENTION ٭JULY 27-30 ٭SANDESTIN BEACH HILTON Join us for an amazing trip Across Borders and Continents! Each registered attendee will receive a passport to partake in the journey. Passports will be stamped at each event. Attendees having passports with every country’s stamp will be eligible for the grand prize drawing to be held at the Farewell Dinner Dance on Friday night. FRIDAY, JULY 29th 8:00am Golf Tournament (optional event) The Links Course at Sandestin The golf format will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start beginning at 8:00. Several prize categories have been established. Event fee includes golf cart rental, range balls, green fees, and refreshments. Golf fee must be included with registration due to limited availability. THURSDAY, JULY 28th 8:00-10:30am Keynote Breakfast God Bless America and Our Troops! Start the day with an old-fashioned American breakfast and welcome addresses by Chapter Chairs, Paysee McWilliams and Willie Lefever. Then, be prepared to give your undivided attention to our Keynote Speaker. Noon-2:00pm Family Lunch Enjoy a deli-style lunch in the Coral Ballroom or pack it to go for your next journey! 2:00-4:00pm Children’s Rest & Relaxation* (Registered children, ages 5-12) Let your little leprechauns settle down with movies, cartoons and afternoon snacks. This will be supervised entertainment & quiet time for the kids. 8:00-10:30am Children’s Breakfast (Registered children, ages 5-12) 2:00-4:00pm Serenity Spa Retreat (optional event) Escape to the spa while your golfer is napping and your children are entertained. Spa packages include a 30 minute facial, a 30 minute massage, a manicure and a $10 Spa Shoppe gift certificate. Book early…space is limited. Let us entertain your little Americans! A breakfast consisting of your child’s favorites, followed by games and activities. 10:30-11:30 am “Construction Disasters” Seminar series presented by: 6:00pm-Midnight Children’s Dinner & Party (Registered children, ages 5-12) Sonny Shields & Dan Lund, Shields Mott Lund, LLP •Learn valuable information as two construction lawyers expose construction disasters - what happened and why! Don’t miss this interesting program involving issues that we hope will never happen to you. Kids will enjoy pizza, games, movies and more! 6:00pm-Midnight Farewell Dinner Dance (Adults Only!) 4:00-7:00pm Beach Bash/Volleyball Games Join us on the beach for a variety of games and challenges. Every member of the family will have a chance at being named the ultimate traveler! Don’t miss the annual volleyball matches between the Bayou and Pelican Chapters. The competition will be as hot as a jalapeño! Join us for an evening of dinner, Dancing and delight. Be prepared to venture to the orient…break out your favorite mandarin attire! Join us as we ring in the Chinese New Year with help from the sounds of “Flash Flood”. Don’t plan on leaving early…our grand prize passport traveler will be announced! 7:00-10:00pm Family Night Dinner Hola Amigos! After all that fun in the sun, be sure to join us for dinner fiesta style. Enjoy the beautiful sunset while spending quality time with family and friends. SATURDAY, JULY 30th 7:00-10:00am Farewell Breakfast Au Revoir! Join us for a final treat before you begin your journey home or just to the pool. Across Borders & Continents REGISTRATION FORM Last Name (Member) Spouse’s Name Children/ Other Name Children/ Other Name Children/ Other Name Children/ Other Name Age Age Age Age Work Phone First Name LOUISIANA ABC STATE CONVENTION ٭JULY 27-30 ٭SANDESTIN BEACH HILTON DEADLINE JULY 15th Shirt Size Shirt Size Shirt Size Shirt Size Shirt Size Shirt Size _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ Firm Name Mailing Address ___________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ OPTIONAL EVENTS ●Golf Tournament (Friday, July 29th) Name of Player(s) & Handicap: _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ●Serenity Spa Retreat (Friday, July 29th) Name of Attendee(s): _____________________________________________________________ FEES (All fees must accompany this form.) Convention Attendants (per person) □ Member ($330) □ Spouse & Others over 21 ($280) □ Young Adults, 13-20 ($175) □ Children, 5-12 ($125) Optional Events: □ Golf Tournament-registered ($150) □ Golf Tournament-non-registered ($200) □ Serenity Spa Retreat ($150) SUBTOTAL Late Fee (Include an additional 10% if after July 15th) TOTAL ENCLOSED No. Attending x __________ = x __________ = x __________ = x __________ = x __________ = x __________ = x __________ = Amount Enclosed $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ $_______________ PAYMENT (Send to: ABC • 101 Riverbend Drive, St.Rose, LA 70087 • Fax 504.468.3473) □ Enclosed is my check made payable to “ABC” for my registration □ Please charge my credit card: □ VISA or □ MC # _______________________________________ Exp. _________ “V” code (last 3 digits on the back of card) __________ ROOM RESERVATIONS Room reservations should be made directly with the Sandestin Beach Hilton at 800.367.1271. The room rate is $205 per night plus applicable taxes and resort fees. The deadline for reservations is June 17th. Across Borders & Continents Sponsorship Information LOUISIANA ABC STATE CONVENTION ٭JULY 27-30 ٭SANDESTIN BEACH HILTON To reserve your 2005 convention sponsorship, please complete this application and forward it to the ABC Bayou office: 101 River Bend Rd, St. Rose, LA 70087 Fax: 504.468.3473 Sponsorship Information: Company: Contact Person: Address: Phone: Email: Please choose a method of payment: □ Check enclosed □ Bill Me (Members Only) □ Credit Card Type: #: Exp: Fax: Amount of Sponsorship: ABC THANKS THOSE WHO HAVE SPONSORED TO DATE: Basic Industries, Inc. Hannis T. Bourgeois Brand Scaffold Builders Cajun Constructors, Inc. Chaffe, McCall, L.L.P. Cory, Tucker & Larrowe, Inc. Detlefs-Vicknair Durr Heavy Construction, LLC Eustis Insurance, Inc. The Gray Casualty & Surety Company The Hartford Industrial Specialty Contractors, LLC Lafarge North America LeGlue & Company, CPA’s Performance Contractors, Inc. Protherm Services Group, LLC The Shaw Group, Inc. Shields Mott Lund L.L.P. TASCH, Inc. Norman H. Voelkel Construction, Inc. Westgate, Inc. Zurich All functions are casual attire. In accordance with hotel policy, children under the age of 5 cannot participate in the children’s events. Parents can make arrangements with the Hilton sitter service for children under the age of 5. Parking at the Hilton will be $8 per day. Valet parking will be $15 per day.