Join us for theFamily Reunion
& Pearl Ceremony

February 8th & 9th, 2024


February 8

  • 5:00pm

    Open bar/photos

  • 6:00pm

    Pearl Ceremony

  • 9:00pm


February 9

  • 8:00am - 3:00pm

    Family Reunion

Hotel & Accommodations


Individual room accommodations will be provided for Divisionals, 
Executive Directors and nominees and will be reserved by Branch Support.

Travel Info

Flying in

Flights will be reserved for you by Branch Support. Upon arrival, you will need to schedule a rideshare service (Lyft or Uber) to get from the airport to the hotel.

Driving in

If driving over 200 miles, a rental car will be reserved for you by Branch Support. If driving under 200 miles, you will need to drive your own vehicle and expense the miles. Branch Support will try to arrange it so people can carpool together if possible.

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Reunion FAQs

For hotel questions, please contact Michele Hayes at and for travel questions, please contact Bonnie Eby at

If you are unable to attend you will need to get approval from your Divisional ASAP.

The Pearl Ceremony is a glamorous, Oscar-style awards ceremony where formal or cocktail attire is worn. The Family Reunion is a business-style conference where casual clothing (including jeans) can be worn. It can get cool in the ballroom where both events are held.

Yes, dinner on February 8th and breakfast and lunch on February 9th are provided.

During the Pearl Ceremony and at the Afterparty, Bickford will pay for beer, wine and soda. Liquor must be paid for with a personal credit card or cash.

We will try to group people with similar departure times so they can schedule a rideshare service (Lyft or Uber) back to the airport together.

Almost everyone needs to film a Why video this year. Unfortunately the videos from last year were lost and will need to be redone. We will notify you of your scheduled film time soon and additional details.