IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING OUR 2020 FALL CONFERENCE​

  • As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with governmental regulations, best health practices, and safety considerations to our guests, sponsors, vendors, and facility staff, the Women’s Commission of SWLA, Inc.’s Fall Conference 2020 has been postponed until 2021.
  • SAVE THE DATE of October 21, 2021 to “Celebrate 30 Years with Pearls of Wisdom” at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
  • In the months that follow, expect a presence of the Women’s Commission of SWLA, Inc.! We will highlight our past with “pearls” from past keynote speakers, Jack V. Doland award recipients, and scholarship recipients.
  • As opportunities to serve others emerge, expect to see the Women’s Commission of SWLA, Inc. volunteering.
  • Finally, expect to learn of a vibrant Keynote Speaker with a message for everyone, along with an opportunity to spend a resourceful and enjoyable day with friends and colleagues!

2020 Table Reservations and Fees

Earlybird Prices available until June 30

Earlybird
Reservation

January 25 –
June 30, 2020
$ 175
  • Fees must be
    Postmarked and
    Paid in Full by
    June 30, 2020
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Regular
Reservation

July 1 –
September 16, 2020
$ 225
  • Fees must be
    Postmarked and
    Paid in Full by
    September 16, 2020

Late
Reservation

September 17 –
October 12, 2020
$ 250
  • Fees must be
    Postmarked and
    Paid in Full by
    October 12, 2020

2020 Marketplace Guidelines

Marketplace email address: marketplace@womenscommissionswla.com

  1. For companies that allow only one vendor per event, the first one to register has priority.
  2. For continued safety of vendors and conference attendees, all booths must be set up the day before the conferenceWednesday, October 14, 2020The Civic Center will be open on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. – until 4:00 p.m. to accommodate the vendor setup.
  3. Vendors will receive a packet with name badges, etc., prior to setting up booths on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
  4. Vendors will be able to enter the Civic Center at 7:00 am, Thursday, October 15, 2020 for final preparation.  Market Place will open the doors for attendees at 8:30 am. Marketplace will close at 4:00 pm. We ask that you do not begin to breakdown your booths until this time to give everyone a chance to finish their shopping.
  5. Tables are 8 feet by 8 feet.
  6. Vendors must provide their own electrical extension cords and equipment.
  7. Most of you will use your own table coverings (thank you), but a white table cloth will be available if requested on your Vendor Reservation/Application for $5.00 per table cloth.
  8. Each paid reservation includes two (2) worker passes, and access for the same two (2) individuals to attend the luncheon and any of the conference workshops.
  9. Additional Worker Passes: additional worker passes must be purchased through Registration either online or by mail.
  10. We encourage you to provide door prizes at all booths; however, winners will not be announced on the Civic Center public address system. All vendors are responsible for notifying door prize winners.
  11. For the safety and security of our Conference, badges must be worn at all times and to re-enter the building. All workers must have a badge on during their stay.
  12. CANCELLATION POLICY$25.00 non-refundable fee. Balance may be refunded if cancelled by September 21, 2020. No refunds will be granted on or after September 22, 2020.

NOTE: If you have any questions or concerns about the Marketplace Guidelines, please contact Velika Hurst-Trahan at 337-515-7041, MarketPlace Chair or email marketplace@womenscommissionswla.com

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact us.

EarlyBird Reservations

Reserve your table for $175. Earlybird prices are available until June 30!

2019 Marketplace Vendors

Thank you to all of our previous years' vendors! Click to see more.

Are you interested in sponsoring?

Through donations, our sponsors underwrite the majority of the cost of the Fall Conference which helps keep the cost of attending the conference to a minimum for participants.