[Updates] 8th National LGBTQ Health Equity Summit – Bridging the Gap: Promising Practices in LGBT Health & Tobacco Control


Bridging the Gap

Promising Practices in LGBT Health and Tobacco Control

In this update you will find the following:

  • Summit Overview
  • Registration Information
  • Sponsorship Options & Current Sponsors
  • Flight Discounts
  • Hotel Options
  • Planning Committee Overview

Summit Overview:

As an official Ancillary meeting to the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, the 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit (Formerly the National LGBT Tobacco Summit) is a must attend. Addressing Promising practices in LGBT Health and Tobacco control the Summit is designed to leave participants with tools and strategies to advance their movement in their local communities. There will be something for everyone at the LGBT Health Equity Summit. We look forward to seeing you in 2012 in Kansas City, MO.

WHO SHOULD COME?: You!: We’re expecting a broad group of individuals from tobacco control and health equity advocates, to LGBT seasoned and emerging leaders, community organizers, policymakers and policy advocates, researchers, students, Department of Health or other agency employees.

If you would like to receive email updates click here.

Registration Information:

Registration is currently open. The cost to attend the summit is $99, with onsite registration being $150. Space is limited so its important to register today. If you are experiencing financial hardship and/or unable to pay for the registration fee you can apply for a discounted/waved registration fee  by emailing lgbthealthequity@gmail.com. Please put discounted/waved summit registration in subject line. Discounted/waved registrations are not guaranteed, but the Network is working with potential sponsors to be able to assist with requests.

Sponsorship Options & Current Sponsors:

Our sponsors truly make the summit possible, year after year we continue to have the support of some amazing foundations, organizations, companies, projects and programs. we understand the hardships you all face with limited resources but we can assure you that supporting our summit directly supports our network base. Sponsorship to provide scholarships for folks to attend the summit is one of the many opportunities offered through the Network. We would like to thank our current sponsors, Legacy, Rescue SCG, The Fenway Institute, and Missouri Foundation for Health. Click  here to download the sponsorship packet (Document will be automatically saved in your downloads folder). If you or someone you know has some funds, I can assure you we can put them to great use. Remember the summit is designed to bring our communities together, with your help we can truly make that happen.

Partner Sponsors

    

Ally Sponsors

Youth Scholarship Sponsors

Flight Discounts:

Are you planning on attend our Summit or The National Conference on Tobacco or Health…? Well, our friends at United Airlines have been great to offer Summit and all NCTOH Participants a discount on their United flights.

The easiest way it get the discount is to book online at http://www.united.com and enter your Offer Code ZMPG282262 in the Offer Code box after you enter your flight dates, then hit search and you are all set.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 1-800-521-4041, please give them the following information:

Agreement Code: 282262
Z Code: ZMPG

Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.

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Click here: United Flight Discount to print the flyer.

Hotel Options:

There are three hotels near by offering discounted rooms, be sure to Mention NCTOH for the discounted room rates.

Hotel Government Rate Conference Rate Parking
Marriott Kansas City Downtown (Host Hotel)200 West 12th StreetKansas City, MO 64105 $99.00 per night, single/double (taxes 15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $149.00 per night, single/double (taxes15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $13.00 per day for self parking
Aladdin Holiday Inn1215 Wyandotte StreetKansas City, MO 64105 $99.00 per night, single/double (taxes 15.23%,Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $99.00 per night,single, double (taxes15.23%, Kansas City Development fee  of $1.73 per room per night) $15.00 per night for unlimited valet or self parking in parking garage
Crowne PlazaKansas City1301 Wyandotte StreetKansas City, MO 64105 $99.00 per night, single $109.00 per night, double (taxes 15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $119.00 per night, single/double (taxes15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $13.00 per day for self parking
Hotel Phillips106 West 12th StreetKansas City, MO 64105
$99.00 per night, single/double (taxes 15.23%,Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night)
$139.00 per night, single$159.00 per night, double (taxes 15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $18.00 per day for valet parking, nearby alternative parking available
Hilton President
Kansas City
1329 Baltimore StreetKansas City, MO 64105
$99.00 per night, single/double (taxes 15.23%,Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $159.00 per night, single/double (taxes15.23%, Kansas City Development fee of $1.73 per room per night) $16.00 per day for self parking (one car per room)

2012 Summit Planning Committee

Our Summit would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of our amazing planning committee. Click here to see the brains behind this amazing event.

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