Welcome to the

Associates Getaway Weekend
La Concha Resort | San Juan, PR

November 9-12, 2017

A Weekend Welcome

Greetings Associates,

On behalf of the National Associates Committee, welcome to our 3rd Biannual 2017 Associates Getaway Weekend which will be held at the picturesque and tranquil oasis of La Concha, A Renaissance Resort, nestled on a beachfront in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Our objective is to create a tranquil setting that allows friendship and bonding amongst tenured associates to be renewed, re-energized and grow. Associates hold the institutional knowledge and wisdom of our organization and we want to thank you and pay homage to you on this get-a-way extended weekend.

Please join us for an exciting get-a-way extended weekend that is sure to be filled with fun, fabulous friends, and fantastic memories. You are royalty and we want you to be treated like a queen.
We hope that you can join us!

Sincerely,

Danielle Brown
National Vice President & National Associate Liaison
Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated

The National Associates Committee
Jacquie Easley - Central
Rose Richardson - Eastern
Della Caver - Far West
Paulette Motley - Mid-Atlantic
Spring Capers - Mid-Western
Brenda Kennedy - South Central
Eoline Watson - Southeastern

The National Associates Committee

Jacquie Easley
Central

Rose Richardson
Eastern

Della Caver
Far West

Paulette Motley
Mid-Atlantic

Spring Capers
Mid-Western

Brenda Kennedy
South Central

Eoline Watson
Southeastern

Questions?

See you soon!

Schedule At A Glance

Thursday | November 9

1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. : Registration
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. : Meet and Greet Old and New Friends
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. : Paradise Welcome Reception
Attire: Tropical Chic
Sereno Pool & Beach Area

10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. : Club JNJ - After Party
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

Friday | November 10

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. : Beachside Yoga / Zumba Class
La Concha Beach

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. : Rise-N-Shine Associate Breakfast
Atlantiko Ballroom

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. : Registration
Registration continues for our later arriving guests.
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. : Associates "Fit for A Queen" Luncheon
Attire: Jewel-tones Summer Chic
Atlantiko Ballroom

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. : Island Activities (Optional On Your Own)
+ Water Sports on La Concha Beach
+ San Juan Painting Class
+ Salsa Dancing Class in San Juan
+ Condado Bike Experience
+ The Spa at Condado Vanderbilt
+ Casino Del Mar
+ Shopping at The Mall of San Juan

7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. : Dinner (On Your Own) in the city of San Juan"

10:30 – 12:30 a.m. : Club JNJ - After Party
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

Saturday | November 11

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. : Beachside Yoga / Zumba Class
La Concha Beach

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. : Rise-N-Shine Breakfast
Atlantiko Ballroom

11:00 – 5:00 p.m. : Offsite Excursions (Optional On Your Own)
+ San Juan Group Sailing Cruise
+ Historical Tour of Casa Bacardi Rum Factory & Tasting
+ Old San Juan Deluxe Walking Tour
+ Old San Juan Food Tour
+ Shopping at The Mall of San Juan

12:00 Noon – 2:00 p.m. : Lunch (On Your Own)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. : Associate "Soiree"
Attire: Elegant Island Chic
Atlantiko Ballroom

10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. : Club JNJ - After Party "Finale"
The Ocean Lounge - Terrace Ocean Front; 1st Floor Suite Tower

Sunday | November 12

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. : The San Juan Island Farewell Brunch
Nereidas Ballroom

Resort & Travel

or call:
Toll Free: (888) 236-2427
Direct: (787) 721-7500

Room Rate

$198.95 plus 11% tax

A JNJ Associate negotiated Deluxe Ocean View Room Rate of $168.60
plus a $30.35 resort fee.

Individual room reservations can be cancelled without penalty 2 days prior to arrival.

La Concha Resort

1077 Ashford Avenue
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907

At La Concha Renaissance Resort, our hot is your cool. Let the Caribbean rhythm fuel every minute of your stay at La Concha, a resort in the heart of Puerto Rico’s hottest locale, Condado, San Juan. Live the buena vida and grab the moment with cool, San Juan beachside days and warm ocean breezes and hot nightlife.

Hang out by lively pools or lounge under the wind-sculpted palm trees hugging the ocean. Enjoy exotic and local flavors at one of our chic Condado restaurants or sip a yummy island cocktail at our plush bar and lounge scene. Chill out by the sea by day and party by night. La Concha offers stylish amenities right in the heart of the entertainment capital of the Caribbean – the Condado district.

Come see why San Juan’s La Concha Resort is the place to be.

Transportation To Resort

Area Airport

Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU)
Approximately 7.4 Miles to resort

Please Note:
The drive may take approximately 20-30 minutes.
We recommend that you depart from La Concha at least 1-2 hours prior to your flight departure time.
more info

Ground Transportation

Keniann Transportation:
Fees for up to 3 passengers in a Sedan; fee: $65 USD (one way)
Reservation required
787-444-5454
more info

Taxi Service:
Follow signs from baggage claim.
Estimated taxi fair approximately $20 USD (one way)
more info

Car Rentals:
The airport has several car rental companies.
Rent onsite or in advance through the companies websites.
more info

Frequently Asked Questions

Q | When is the 2017 Associate Getaway Weekend?

Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, 2017 and held at The La Concha, A Renaissance Resort, located in the heart of Puerto Rico’s hottest locale.

Q | When should I arrive and depart?

The event starts on Thursday afternoon and concludes on Sunday. Plan on departing on Sunday evening.

Q | What Airport should I fly into?

Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU), it’s about 7.4 miles to the Resorts, 20 minutes driving time from Airport.

Q | What are the Transportation Options to and from the Airport?

Keniann Transportation:
Fees for up to 3 passengers in a Sedan; fee: $65 USD (one way)
Reservation required
787-444-5454
more info

Taxi Service:
Follow signs from baggage claim.
Estimated taxi fair approximately $20 USD (one way)
more info

Car Rentals:
The airport has several car rental companies.
Rent onsite or in advance through the companies websites.
more info

Q | What is the Registration Fee?

The registration fee for the 2017 Associate Getaway Weekend is in 3 Phases. Visit the Registration Page.

Q | When does registration open and close?

June 30th through October 13th. In 3 phases – Early, Regular, Late

Q | Who can Attend?

Registration is open to the following valid memberships in good standing:

Lifetime MembersActive Associate MembersNon-Active AssociatesSpouses

Q | What are the valid Membership Levels?

Associate Member
An Associate member is when either the youngest child completes high school or when the youngest child reaches age twenty and the mother completes tenure in her chapter in good standing, by paying the national and regional per capita tax and any fees upon which the local chapter and associates mutually agree.

Lifetime Member
Lifetime member is one who has been a member in good standing for at least 10 years, has completed her tenure in her chapter in good standing, and has reached Associate status may apply for Life Membership. The 10-year service requirement can be satisfied by either membership as a member in good standing in a Chapter for a minimum of ten (10) years or by membership in a chapter of less than ten (10) years combined with membership as a Financial Associate member.

Non-Active Associate
Non-Active Associate member is when either the youngest child completes high school or when the youngest child reaches age twenty and the mother completes tenure in her chapter in good standing.

Q | How do I Register?

Use the online registration form to submit yours and your Spouse's registration needs. Be sure to include any dietary needs and make your selections to the events you and your Spouse will be attending during the weekend.

For more instructions about registration click here.

Q | What’s included in my Active Associates or Lifetime Members registration fee?

Paradise Welcome Reception on FridayRise-N-Shine Full Breakfast on Friday and SaturdayFit for a Queen LuncheonAssociate Soiree on Saturday San Juan Island Brunch on SundayA host of Surprises for our Associates

Q | What’s included in my Non-Active Associate registration fee?

Paradise Welcome Reception on FridayRise-N-Shine Full Breakfast on Friday and SaturdayFit for a Queen LuncheonAssociate Soiree on Saturday San Juan Island Brunch on Sunday

Q | What’s included in my Spouse's registration fee?

Paradise Welcome Reception on FridayRise-N-Shine Full Breakfast on Friday and SaturdayAssociate Soiree on Saturday San Juan Island Brunch on Sunday

Q | My Spouse decided to attend after I submitted my registration. Can he still register?

Spouses may register separately if he did not register at the same time the Associate did. Simply use the registration type of "Spouse" in the Registration Type drop-down field and submit a new registration using the online registration form.

Note: This will create a separate registration from the previously registered Associate.

Q | How do I book a hotel room for the Associate Getaway Weekend?

There is a link on the website that will allow you to book directly or you can call in the hotel reservations at La Concha, A Renaissance Resort at (787) 721-7500. You must indicate you are with Jack and Jill of America, Inc. to receive the preferred group rate of $198.95 single/double occupancy inclusive of the Resort Fee, not inclusive of applicable 11% government tax.

These rates are available 3 days prior or 3 days afterward the main event dates. Starting November 6th through November 15th.

Reservation cut-off date is October 13th.

Hotel Cancellation Policy: NO cancelllation fee if your reservation is cancelled at least 48 hours prior to your confirmed arrival date.

Q | Can I make my own hotel/housing arrangements or must I stay in the Jack and Jill hotel block?

Associate Getaway Weekend attendees MUST register online and stay at the La Concha, A Renaissance Resort.

You can make room reservation, single/double/triple/Quad.

Q | What is the Deadline for booking my hotel room?

June 30th until October 13th

Q | What’s the Hotel Room Rate?

Thursday (11/9) $198.95 inclusive of Resort Fee + 11% room taxFriday (11/10) $198.95 inclusive of Resort Fee + 11% room taxSaturday (11/11) $198.95 inclusive of Resort Fee + 11% room tax

Q | What's included in the Resort fee?

The resort fee includes: Two Bottle Waters in room served daily, Long Distance Calls 1 -800, Local Calls, Beach & Umbrellas Service, Fitness Center Amenities, Enhanced High Speed Internet Access, 2 Daily Hours of Bicycle Use.

Q | What is the Getaway Weekend Attire?

Jack and Jill ClassyParadise Welcome Reception – Island ChicFit for a Queen Luncheon – Jewel Tone AttireSoiree – Dressy ChicComfortable

Q | What is the weather like during the planned event?

The estimated temperature for San Juan in November is a high of 86° F and a low of 75° F.
Please bring a wrap for indoor facilities & evenings!

Q | Do we have an Associate Getaway Weekend Agenda?

Yes – the agenda (subject to change) can be found on the Agenda page.

Based on our spouse response, we are activity researching activity for them, i.e. golf, etc.

Q | Will we have Free Time during the weekend?

Absolutely, Friday and Saturday has free time and excursions arranged for options.

Also, there is a casino and plenty of beach activity to partake in.

Q | What is the Refund / Cancellation Policy?

A deductible fee of $100 is non-refundable from the registration fees. All refunds must be submitted in writing by September 15, 2017.

You may also transfer your registration to another Associate, Lifetime or Non-Active Associate member by October 13, 2017.

Individual room reservations can be cancelled without penalty 2 days prior to arrival.

Please contact the registration team at Designer Events, Inc. by Online Form.

Registration & Fees

Registration cost includes the following:

Lifetime Member / Active Associate
Non-Active Associate:
Meals: Paradise Welcome Reception, Rise-N-Shine Associate Breakfast for Friday and Saturday, Fit for A Queen Luncheon on Friday, Associate Soiree Saturday Evening, and San Juan Island Farewell Brunch
(Grand total of 6 meals)

Spouse:
Meals: Paradise Welcome Reception, Rise-N-Shine Breakfast for Friday and Saturday, Associate Soiree Saturday Evening, and the San Juan Island Farewell Brunch
(Grand Total of 5 meals)

ATTENTION

Registrations require PAYMENT after form submission to be valid.
You have the option of paying with a PayPal account OR using your credit / debit card. A link to payment by credit card is just below on the right side of the payment page. It may read, "Pay with Debit or Credit..." or "Don't have a PayPal account?". Highlight that link and it directs you to another page to input your card information for payment. You don't need, nor are you required to have, a PayPal account to pay your registration.

Refund Policy

A deductible fee of $100 is non-refundable from the registration fees. All refunds must be submitted in writing by September 15, 2017. You may also transfer your registration to another Associate, Lifetime or Non-Active Associate member by October 13, 2017. Individual room reservations can be cancelled without penalty 2 days prior to arrival.

Questions or Registration Assistance?
Please contact the registration team at Designer Events, Inc.
by online form using the "Help" button below.

Registration Reports

Online registration view that allows for quick sorting and searching of registered participants. (Not best for printing.)

Use this Excel report in order to be able to fully print & manipulate data in Microsoft Excel. (Best for printing.)

Registration "Quick Glance"

Need Assistance?

Let us know how we may help with your registration.

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