AGIF 70th Annual State Conference
2018 Texas State and State Mid-year Conferences Scheduled in Austin, March 23-25, 2018
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: AUSTIN, Texas – In view that AGIF Texas will be hosting the 70th Annual National Conference next year, the State Conference voted last June in Houston to combine the February Board Meeting with the State Conference and move that event to March. Texas will then celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the birth of the AGIF on March 26, 1948. The State Conference will start on Friday March 23 at noon and continue through Saturday as the Official 2018 State Conference. The State Board of Directors will meet on Sunday, March 25. The actual Anniversary date is Monday, March 26.
Headquarters will be at Wyndham Garden Hotel – 3401 S. IH-35N Frontage Rd. (at Woodward Exit), Austin, Texas. (see details below)
The meeting will be called to order on Friday at 1:00 pm. after lunch on your own. A reception is planned for Friday Evening for those arriving on that day. The meeting will continue Saturday Morning with the General Assembly. A Women’s Luncheon will be held at noon celebrating the 70th Anniversary of our Organization. That evening the Commanders Banquet will be celebrating the anniversary as well as honoring all present and past commanders. A Dance and entertainment will follow.
The Board of Directors Scheduled for February will meet on Sunday March 25 after the Conference. A continental Breakfast will be served to those attending. All delegates are welcome to attend.
Registration is set at $80.00 for both conferences. The fee will not change but you must register before Friday at 5:00 pm. The hotel rates start at $119.00 for single double and with the deadline being March 1st. After that room rates will be at market price on first-come-first-served and upon available rooms. Please make room reservations early. Parking is free.
The American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting in October has been, by resolution, suspended. This resolution was made and accepted at the State Conference in Houston in June 2016. The Texas State Board of Directors scheduled calls to meet twice a year. One will be scheduled in February of each year (will be called the State Midyear Conference) and the other on the Sunday following the State Conference in June.
Headquarters Hotel Wyndham Garden Inn –
- 3401 S. IH-35N Frontage Rd. (at Woodward Exit)
- AGIF has reserved a block of rooms at special rates until March 1, 2018.
- Reservations direct: (512) 448-2444. Reservations at: www.wyndham
- Rates: Rooms may be reserved for $ 119.00 plus tax; Flat Rate Single, Double.
- Please identify yourselves as members of the AGIF.
Conference Registration Forms are available from your local commander or may be download from our website, you may also register on line, E-mail or call the State office.
Conference Registration will remain at $80.00 for all members and there will be no special rates for early registration. On-line registration will be available for a small service charge as soo as it is set up.
Make all checks payable to: American GI Forum of Texas, Inc.–2018 State Conference and mail to:
1000 Brazos, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78701
Attn: Lupe Rodriguez
Phone: (512) 992-7066
The National Conference is scheduled for July 26-28, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel. Please read updates below and we will continue to publish updates and information on this event as planning continues.
Conference Information & Forms
|2018 National Conference Registration and other Forms