Last-Minute Planning for the Conference

Invite a FB friend to sign up. It’s not too late!

Sign up on the SAA site for tickets to the Montrose Trio.

Send an email to the Conference Team to volunteer as a Session host!

Let your students or employer know that you’ll be away.

Make a shopping list for your visits to the Conference Exhibits area.

Save up for a special dinner out while in Minneapolis.

Buy a new notebook or tablet for all the ideas you’ll want to jot down during the Conference.

Treat yourself to a new spring outfit to wear in Minneapolis.

Check details online for convenient light rail from the airport.

Check the online schedule on the SAA site and note sessions not to be missed!

Take advantage of the personalized scheduling tool! Highlight sessions that are not to be missed using the new personal schedule tool on the website.

Download handouts from the SAA site for sessions you’d like to attend.

Look online at the “Who’s Coming?” list.  Plan to make a new friend.

Bring your camera or make space on your phone to take photos of friends at social events.

Check out the SAA online auction. (Coming May 16)  Post a bid.

Polish your instrument and pack it up for travel, or check on the SAA site for instrument rental options (strings)

Pack some quick and healthy food items to save time and money.

Pack comfortable shoes for walking and a light jacket or sweater.

Finally, as you begin your travels, take a deep breath and relax. It will be a busy but fun weekend!