Welcome to the 10th Annual Sickle Cell Convention. This hybrid meeting can be enjoyed both virtually and in-person. Both the virtual and
in-person sides of the Convention will include unique content, education, engagement, entertainment and fun.
The virtual side of Convention begins with a welcome reception on Tuesday, July 18th. The in-person side of Convention begins with a welcome reception on Wednesday, July 19th. We encourage in-person attendees to check in at the JW Marriott on Wednesday, July 19th. Onsite check-in starts at 12 noon CST.
In an effort to ensure that Convention is made as affordable as possible for the sickle cell community, all sickle cell patient warriors and caregivers will automatically receive the scholarship registration of $25 (the full cost of registration is $350, Warriors will only pay $25).
To assist large families, we've created a Family Max-Out rate of $75 for families attending virtually and $100 for families attending in-person.
To access the family max out rate, email Doris Bailey at Finance@sicklecellconsortium.org. Use "Family Max-Out" in the subject line of your email.
For questions about Convention or Registration, contact Sandy Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOLARSHIP: FOR LOGING ONLY. Scholarship assistance is available to help with hotel costs. Please do not assume that lodging assistance is awarded unless notified in writing. In the event a lodging scholarship is NOT awarded, and you are unable to cover the cost of your hotel stay, your registration will convert to virtual. You MUST be fully registered to be eligible for a lodging scholarship.
For questions about scholarships, contact Shelfina at email@example.com
The 10th Annual Warriors Convention will be hosted as a fully engaged, hybrid meeting. Both in-person and online attendees will enjoy unique content, family activites, and sickle cell education and engagement. We encourage all who are able to join us in-person. However, we recognize that this isn't always possible. This year, all sickle cell warriors and caregivers will receive the automatic scholarship rate of $25 to register (regular registration is $55). There is no application to receive this scholarship.
To register, select your ticket type from the six options below. You will be asked if you will participate in-person or virtually. All prices are the same for both in-person and virtual attendance. In the event that in-person is selected and you are no longer able to attend, you will automatically be able to attend the Convention virtually. Ticket sales are non-refundable.
Each registrant (in-person and virtual) must register using a unique email address. This includes all minor attendees.
or questions about registration or the Convention, contact Sandy Miller at Biz@sandymillworks.com. ALL WARRIORS AND CAREGIVERS MAY REGISTER FOR $25. THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS OR CODES AVAILABLE.
Sickle Cell Patient/Caregiver: $25 ($350 FULL COST)
This scholarship rate includes access to all sessions and workshops, the exhibit hall, 1 ticket to the Homecoming and 1 ticket to the Royal Ball. Please review the scholarship guidelines when registering as a sickle cell patient or caregiver with this scholarship rate. All sickle cell warriors and caregivers will receive a ticket to the Royal Ball included with registration.
The 10th Annual Warriors Convention will be held at the JW Marriott Houston at the Galleria.
A limited number of lodging scholarships are available (BY APPLICATION ONLY) for sickle cell warrior patients and caregivers of minor warriors ONLY. To apply for a lodging scholarship visit tinyurl.com/SC3scholarship2023. There are a limited number of lodging schoalarships avaiable. Applicants should NOT assume a lodging award until notified by email. If awarded, the lodging cost will drop to $0. The regular negotiated hotel rate is $159 per night.
- Registration: All sickle cell patient and caregiver warriors will automatically recieve the scholarship registration rate of $25. There are no additional registration scholarships available.
- Flights: There are NO scholarships available to cover the cost of travel.
- Lodging: A limited number of lodging scholarships are available (BY APPLICATION ONLY) for sickle cell warrior patients and caregivers of minor warriors of ONLY. There are a limited number of lodging scholarships available. Applicants should NOT assume a lodging award until notified by email. If awarded, the lodging cost will drop to $0.
For questions about Scholarships, contact Shelfina at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are several add-ons and experiences available that are NOT part of the standard ticket. This year, we are delighted to host a Royal Ball Fundraiser. Donations to support the Sickle Cell Consortium may also added at this point.
Paint & Chat: $20
The Paint & Chat activity is available for $20. This is available for virtual attendees only. The attendees will receive the painting kit via mail. This add-on is non-refundable and non-transferable.
The Royal Ball:
The Sickle Cell Consortium is thrilled to present THE ROYAL BALL, as part of the 2023 Warriors Convention. This Fundraising event was designed to celebrate the spirit of excellence present in the warrior community. We are excited to dress in our royal attire, elect a new prom king and queen, learn more about the platform projects of our new royal court, and celebrate sickle cell patients, caregivers, and providers who excel in their field.
Virtual Attendees: There is no cost for virtual attendees to attend the Royal Ball.
In-Person: Tickets are available for in-person attendees as an individual ticket or couple tickets.
STOP: All registered sickle cell patients and caregivers will receive one (1) ticket to the Royal Ball with registration. These tickets are non-refundable.
Sickle Cell Warriors should ONLY purchase a ticket if additional tickets are needed. The Title Sponsorship level includes one (1) table at the Royal Ball.
Individual Ticket: $150 | Couple Ticket: $265 | Table (8 tickets): $1,050