2017 Teamsters Unity Conference Coming in May

Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

The 2017 Unity Conference and GEB Swearing-in will be held on Tuesday, May 9, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The times for these events are as follows:

Tuesday, May 9
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unity Conference
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. GEB Swearing-In/Reception

Trade Divisions, Trade Conferences and other affiliates will be scheduling meetings beginning on Monday, May 8, through Thursday, May 11. A schedule of events will be forwarded to each affiliate once these meetings are scheduled. Conference registration will open Monday, May 8, at 8:00 a.m.

A room block has been set up at the Paris Hotel at a rate of $137.00. To make hotel reservations, please call 1-877-603-4389 and identify yourself as part of the IBT Block. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is April 7, 2017.

To register online for this event, please go to: http://ibt.io/2017Unity
The deadline for online registration is May 3, 2017.

For additional information, please contact:
Meeting Information – Megan Hahn, 202-624-8799 or mhahn@teamster.org
Travel Assistance – Kim Gardner, 202-624-6999 or kgardner@teamster.org
Conference Registration – Vicky Matullo, 202-624-8724 or vmatullo@teamster.org

Register Online Now!

Tentative Unity Conference Workshop and Meeting Schedule
(As of 3/7/17)

Monday, May 8
8:00 am Unity Conference Registration – Champagne 3
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Tankhaul Division Meeting
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Human Rights and Diversity Commission
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm DHL Local Unions Meeting
2:00 pm Ohio Teamsters Strike Fund, Inc. – Finance Committee
2:00 pm – 3:00pm AEI Local Unions Meeting
2:45 pm Ohio Teamsters Strike Fund, Inc. – Trustees Meeting
4:00 pm Bakery & Laundry Update Meeting
4:00 pm Dairy Conference/Food Processing Division Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, May 9
8:00 am Unity Conference Registration – Champagne 3
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Tankhaul Division Meeting
8:00 am – 1:00 pm Costco Quarterly Meeting
9:00 am – 11:00 am General Secretary‐Treasurer Workshops
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Human Rights and Diversity Commission
9:30 am – 12:00pm American Airlines Passenger Service Association Meeting
10:00am – 12:00 pm Joint Council 56 Executive Board Meeting
10:00am – 12:00 pm National Freight Division Update
10:00am – 12:00 pm XPO Logistics Campaign
11:00am – 1:00 pm Carhaul Division Meeting
1:00pm – 4:00 pm Unity Conference
6:00pm – 9:00 pm GEB Swearing‐In/Reception
Wednesday, May 10
8:00 am Unity Conference Registration – Champagne 3
8:00 am – 12:00 pm California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Convention
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Tankhaul Division Meeting
9:00 am – 10:00 am National Express Bargaining Meeting
9:00 am – 11:00 am Motion Picture & Theatrical Trade Division Meeting
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Waste Division Local Unions Meeting
9:00 am – 2:00 pm Dairy Southern Region JAC
9:00 am – 4:00 pm General Secretary‐Treasurer Workshops
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Public Services Division Conference
10:00 am – 11:00 am Illinois Central Master Agreement Meeting
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Sysco Strategic Planning
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Internal Organizing Workshop
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Western Region Motion Picture Meeting
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lumpers Organizing / Strategic Planning
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm National Express Meeting
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm UPS Meeting
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Organizing Model Workshop
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Shamrock
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm School Bus and Transit Meeting
Thursday, May 11
8:00 am Unity Conference Registration – Reg A/B
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Tankhaul Division Meeting
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Public Services Division Conference