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BOOST CONFERENCE 
April 29- May 2, 2014
Palm Springs Convention Center  
Palm Springs, California
2014 BOOST EXHIBITORS  

(List Current as of 1.6.2013)

 

Inspire Change: Igniting Student Leadership 

Twitter Chat with DoSomething.org and buildOn
January 15th
3pm PST/6pm EST
 
  
Join us on Twitter to discuss service learning and student leadership in the out-of-school time hours with Farah Sheikh from DoSomething.org and Missy Shields from buildOn. They will share their experiences with student-led campaigns to transform their families, communities and the world.

Be a part of the conversation by using #BOOSTChat to ask questions.
 
For more information on participating, click here.
  
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS   

RENAISSANCE ALMOST
SOLD OUT!


Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

888 Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA  92262
Phone: 760-322-6000
Fax: 760-416-2900

 

BOOST Conference Rate: $134.00


For the most up-to-date hotel accommodation information and to reserve your room,
click here.

 

PALM SPRINGS:
A NEW DOWNTOWN

What's NEW in Palm Springs?

NEW hotels, shopping, renovations and attractions coming in Palm Springs as a part of the downtown revitalization project.

Allow your spirit to be energized in an atmosphere that can only be found right in Palm Springs. There's something for everybody!
 
   

Click here to learn more about the downtown revitalization project.

   

 

AFFILIATE PROGRAM: EDUCATIONAL APPS

Looking for fun and educational apps for your students?

Check out Oceanhouse Media's apps on our homepage at boostconference.org. Through our Affiliate Program, you can download an application from the App Store on our homepage and a portion of the proceeds will go to the BOOST Conference Scholarship Fund.

Look for the App Store icon on the boostconference.org homepage!

 

 

EARN COLLEGE CREDITS AT BOOST  

Need College Credits?  

Earn them At the BOOST Conference!

 

It's simple, here's how....  

1. Attend 6 BOOST Conference Workshops   

 

2. Complete independent follow-up work

3. Earn 9 transferable upper division units through University of California, Irvine (UCI) Extension 

 

   

 

 

For more information, click here.

 

 

GET INVOLVED AT BOOST  

Be a part of our mission to  

Inspire Youth, Inspire Learning,  

& Inspire Change  

year round! 

  

Host An Inspiration Station:   

Interactive workshop sessions offered at no additional cost to all registered conference participants inside the Exhibit Hall... Read More 

  

Exhibit at BOOST:   

Opportunity to share your products and services with over 2,000 out-of-school time professionals...  Read More  

  

Sponsor our Monthly Newsletter:   

Be listed as the only BOOST Collaborative Newsletter Sponsor of the Month in our monthly newsletter.  Your organization will be featured in a 200 word promotion and your logo will be prominently placed in your section of the newsletter with a hyperlink to your website.    


Greetings BOOSters!

 

We hope your New Year is off to a great start. We are starting off 2014 with our annual Palm Springs conference-planning trip with the BOOST Leadership Team this week and are looking forward to soaking up the sunshine and seeing our wonderful colleagues.

 

We can't wait to see you in Palm Springs April 29-May 2 to expand our minds and learn how to take our programs to the next level.  Please stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages for exciting weekly conference updates. 

 

Thank you for all that you do to support the children, youth, families, and communities that you serve.

The 2014 BOOST Leadership Team

PHASE II OF 2014 WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED
 
Phase II of 2014 BOOSTConference workshops has been announced! 
 
 
 
Join presenters from across the world at the 2014 BOOST Conference discussing promising practices and the latest issues and resources in the out-of-school time field. Workshop strands include
Program Design, Development, and Quality, Staff Leadership, Partnerships & Building Relationships, Sustainability, Older Youth, Storyteller's Café, Film Festival, Master Classes, and Town Hall meetings.
 
See a list of NEW workshops offered at boostconference.org/workshops.
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STUDENT ENTERTAINMENT
 
Do your students have talent? Bring them to BOOST!

  
We are proud to highlight outstanding and innovative student performances to entertain attendees throughout the BOOST Conference.  We believe that every child has a talent.

To perform at the 2014 BOOST Conference, please fill out the application at the link below. The deadline to submit is February 4, 2014.


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR
JOHN HUNTER'S 
MASTER CLASS
 
Don't miss the opportunity to attend an exclusive workshop session with keynote John Hunter!
 
 
BOOST Master Classes are classes offered to attendees by world-class experts of a discipline in order to develop skills in fundamental concepts or stimulate thought in a specific area. BOOST Master Classes may include lecture, panels, research findings, promising practices, case studies, real-world issues, and valuable industry expertise by respected leaders in their field.
 
Master Class - John Hunter
When: Wednesday, April 30th
2:45-4:45pm
Registration Fee: $35 per person
 
To register, check the option for John Hunter's Master Class on your registration form when you sign up to attend the 2014 BOOST Conference. 
 
More Master Classes will be announced in the coming weeks...
www.boostconference.org/master-classes
2014 BOOST HOMECOMING 

Join the Homecoming celebration welcoming back former BOOST attendees as well as newcomers. Homecoming King & Queen will be awarded for the best 80's style dress- like totally. DJ, dancing and food and drink specials will be available.

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
  7:00-10:00pm

Event Sponsors:

Afterschoolproducts.com

NEW REGISTRATION ADD-ON:  
BOOSTER PASS 
NEW: BOOSTer Pass  
Only $69.99

Give your conference registration a
POWER BOOST!

 

Limited Supply Available

 

Your pass includes all the following:

  • BOOST Swag Bundle with a BOOST t-shirt, BOOST highlighter, & BOOST tattoo       
  • Free Group Photo of you and your staff     
  • Entry into an exclusive Raffle Prize Drawing PLUS an extra raffle ticket for the Closing Ceremony on Friday      
  • Fast Check-In at registration in the VIP line      
  • Exclusive coupons from Palm Springs merchants & BOOST Collaborative to use at our Exhibit booth
  • Reserved VIP seating at all General Sessions & Film Festival      
  • Access to the VIP line for Meet the Authors inside the Exhibit Hall

*NOTE: Available only for purchase online on the BOOST Conference registration website until supplies last. No on-site purchases available! Please read all the terms and conditions.

 

For more information and to purchase your BOOSTer Pass,

 click here

PRE-CONFERENCE: DOSOMETHING.ORG

 Join us for our comprehensive Pre-Conference Academy aimed at helping you create change- personally and professionally. 
    
 
Beyond the Buck: The Path to Facilitating Social Change

Farah Sheikh, Education Campaigns Specialist, 

Ellicott City, MD  

DoSomething.org    

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

11:00am - 5:00pm 

Registration Fee: $130 (includes lunch)

At DoSomething.org, we love young people. They are creative, active, wired... and frustrated that our world is so messed up. DoSomething.org harnesses that awesome energy and unleashes it on causes young people care about. We focus on issues from education, the environment, poverty, health, and many more. We believe in the impact young people can have on their world, because we see it happen every day. 

 

The Pre-Conference will explore how to engage youth in education reform through building cause campaigns, measuring impact, how to tell your story, recruiting volunteers, and building partnerships.

 

    To register for the Pre-Conference Academy and for more information, click here.
 
HOST AN INSPIRATION STATION

  Get inspired by mini-workshops hosted amidst the excitement of the Exhibit Hall!


  
Hosting an Inspiration Station is a great opportunity to share best practices, new ideas, or get feedback. Inspiration Stations are free to host and available on a first-come, first-serve basis to registered & paid BOOST attendees. This a valuable opportunity to host a hands-on activity or intimate conversation with other attendees inside the Exhibit Hall.   
    
For more information on Inspiration Stations and to submit an application, click here.
 
COMPLIMENTARY MEETING SPACE

Looking to host a breakfast or business meeting with your colleagues at the upcoming BOOST Conference?  

 

We offer complimentary meeting space for up to 15 people in the Palm Springs Convention Center Boardroom. If your group is larger than 15, we also have larger rooms available to accommodate your group.  

 

Please Note: The space does not include Audio Visual or food and beverage.  Please let us know if you would like to order food or A/V.


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Please contact Kristie Dalesandro to reserve your space

kristie@boostcollaborative.org 

 

For more information, click here.

 

 

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