10 Ways to Participate in Convention 2021

Pi Beta Phi’s virtual convention is finally here! Whether you’re gathering with sisters to watch together or celebrating on your own, below are 10 ways to participate in Convention 2021.
1. Wear your letters, wine and silver blue or your Pi Phi badge.
Our letters, wine and silver blue and Pi Phi badge serve as a constant reminder of how we are Linked Through Friendship. Wear them with pride!
2. Share Your Favorite Convention Moments
Are you gathering with a group of sisters to watch this year’s virtual convention? Or having your own virtual convention celebrations? Share your photos on social media using #LinkedThroughFriendship!

3. Congratulate Our Pi Phi Award Winners
Celebrate the 2020 alumnae club, chapter and individual award winners with our 2020 Awards Video. Convention attendees can join the Presentation of Top Awards at 8:10 p.m. on Friday, June 25 as we virtually celebrate these sisters and announce the remaining award winners, including Premier Clubs and Balfour Cup!
4. Honor Your Sisters at Halo Heaven

Sending a halo through Halo Heaven is a simple and fun way to be Linked through Friendship during our first-ever virtual convention. With a $5 gift to our Foundation, you can virtually recognize, celebrate and honor the special Pi Phis in your life while ensuring the future of our sisterhood.

5. Hear From Your Sisters
Get to know Pi Phi leaders across North America when you:

6. Connect with Sisters
The best part of convention is meeting new sisters! Convention attendees can use the “Connect with Sisters” feature on the event platform to be linked with sisters from the same chapter, members with the same volunteer role and so much more!  
7. Celebrate Our Accomplishments
The State of the Organization summarizes Pi Beta Phi’s work over the 2019-2021 biennium, our current position and what we expect to be on the horizon. You can watch the full report or choose the sections that most interest you!
8. Shop Pi Beta Phi

Expand your Pi Phi wardrobe and browse Shop Pi Beta Phi for the largest curated collection of Pi Phi merchandise. Pi Beta Phi’s official jeweler, Herff Jones, will be offering new jewelry promotions, discount codes and giveaways on Friday, June 25 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. 

9. Show your Pi Phi spirit with one of the Fraternity’s Zoom background

To add a virtual background on Zoom, download your favorite background, start a Zoom video meeting, click the ^ arrow next to the video icon on the bottom left, select “Choose Virtual Background," and click the + button on the right to upload your image.

10. Prepare for a Pi Beta Phi Cookie Shine
Bake and prepare your own cookies as we enjoy one of Pi Phi’s most beloved traditions. Print copies of the Cookie Shine coloring sheet to show your Pi Phi spirit! Convention attendees can attend the Pi Beta Phi Cookie Shine on Saturday, June 26 at 8:00 p.m. CDT.
If you have questions regarding Convention 2021, please contact us via the Help Desk on the event platform or email events@pibetaphi.org.

Published June 25, 2021
photo source: @piphiuofl