Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend?

All Rotarians and their spouses and/or partners.

What is the purpose of the Conference?

The purpose of the conference is simple:  to share ideas, celebrate our accomplishments, and find out what has been happening in the district and the world.

When is the conference?

May 2 - 5, 2019

Where is the Conference?

Why attend District Conference?

This is a perfect opportunity to network and share ideas with other Rotarians. You will also get to know the amazing projects going on around the country. A District Conference is one of the most enjoyable and reward privileges of Rotary membership.

What are the costs associated with Conference?

Lodging:  The District Conference Committee has negotiated the following rates at the Hyatt Regency - Greenville:  Single Rate/Double Rate $149, Triple Rate $169, and Quad Rate $169. Premium and Suite upgrades may be available for an additional fee based on availability. These room rates are subject to tax, which is currently 10% plus a 2% Destination Fee. Reservations must be made on or before the cutoff date of Friday, April 10, 2019 to be eligible for the group rate.


Hotel parking is $7.50 per day; valet parking additional.


Note: The group rate is available April 30th - May 5th.


Registration:

  • The on-line registration site will open on Thursday, November 1, 2018 and will close at midnight on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Please encourage everyone in your club to register before the cut-off date.
  • A special registration rate of $225 will be effective from November 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. The registration rate increases to $250 on January 1, 2019 and to $275 on April 10, 2018.
  • Please encourage all members to visit the conference website at Rotary6910Conference.org for up-to-date information. A link has been placed on the district website RotaryDistrict6910.org that will also take you directly to the conference website.
  • All conference registrations will be made through DACdb. To register for the district conference, please go to the district website at RotaryDistrict6910.org and scroll down. Click on "Click Here to Register". Should anyone require additional assistance with the online registration, you can contact the district office at 770-538-0909 or email at admin@rotarydistrict6910.org .
  • Cancellations:  In order to request a registration refund, cancellation or changes to your registration, you must submit your request in writing to the District 6910 Office. All refunds for registration fees will have a $50 processing fee per person registered. No refunds after April 10, 2019.
  • Spouse/Guest Registration:  If fully registered, your spouse/guest will be able to participate in all conference events and meals.

Spouse/Guest Registration:
    Lift Off Dinner (Thursday) $50    

     Be the Inspiration Dinner (Friday) $60

     The Rotary Foundation Lunch (Friday) $45     

     Breakfast Buffet (Saturday) $35           

     Kentucky Derby Dinner/Celebration (Saturday) $75

What to wear?

Attire for all events is resort casual, except for Friday night's "Be the Inspiration" Dinner and Saturday night's "Kentucky Derby" Dinner/Celebration. If you have a tendency to get cold, please bring a sweater or jacket with you to the General Sessions. Please feel free to wear your favorite Rotary shirt for the Friday and Saturday General Sessions.

What is a House of Friendship (HOF)?

This is where the Rotary world comes together and where ideas, best practices, and project success are proudly shared. You can:

  • Browse booths showcasing Rotary projects, Rotary Fellowships, and Rotarian Action Groups
  • Shop for Rotary-licensed merchandise, including pins, shirts and banners: Awards 4 U
  • Participate in the GRSP (Georgia Rotary Student Program) Silent Auction - 15 Students, representing four continents and seven countries will donate an item representative of their country for the silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the endowment of GRSP.
  • Fellowship - Reconnect with friends and make new ones.
  • Breaks:  Cookies will be provided during breaks from the General Sessions
  • Compete for the Best Club Booth Award:  Governor Bruce is asking all clubs to participate in this year's House of Friendship/"Rolling on the River Exhibition Hall" by exhibiting the club's Signature Project, District Grant or Global Grant. Please utilize the District 6910 Conference Theme "Rolling on the River" or the 2018-19 Rotary theme "Be the Inspiration."
  • Have your photo taken in the HOF Rolling on the River Photo Booth.

Will there be "Free-Time"?

Friday, May 3rd  1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, May 4th 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm

What can I do during Free Time?

Planned Group Activities or enjoy Greenville on your own.

See here for additional information.


There are over 100 restaurants to choose from - We have listed a few of them on the website.

What to expect?

General sessions: 


  • Recognize accomplishments at all levels and inspire everyone to get involved
  • Recognize those who have participated in Rotary Foundation activities
  • Promote successful club and district projects
  • Highlight achievements of individual Rotarians
  • Recognize Georgia Rotary Students (GRSP)
  • Be inspired with our speakers

Dinners:


Thursday, May 2, 2019:  "Lift Off" Dinner:  DG Bruce and Pam Azevedo are hosting a dinner to honor our *Presidents and their Assistant Governors in District 6910.  This is a pre-conference event and is open to all Rotarians and their guests.  The cost is $60 per person.

*No charge to 2018-19 Club Presidents and Assistant Governors.


Keynote Speaker:


Wayne Bingham, Polio Survivor and Wayne Bingham, Polio Survivor and Unite Space Alliance Flow Manager for the Space Shuttle:  Columbia


Friday, May 3, 2019:  Be the Inspiration Dinner


Interfaith Service:  We will offer an inter-faith service on Sunday morning from 8:30 am - 9:00 am and encourage our Rotarians to attend. District Chaplain Calvin Ward will officiate, and his message will encompass the 2018-19 theme, "Be the Inspiration."

Will there be a Golf Tournament?

There will not be an organized Golf Tournament but public golf courses in the Greenville Area can be found here.

Will child care be available?

 Watch for details in the next few weeks on opportunities for child care/activities.