Hours: Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm and 7 - 9 pm
Friday:, 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, 8 am - 10 am
Greet arriving conventioneers, check them in, give them their badges, welcome packs and gift plants, answer questions
Hours: Thursday, noon - 9 pm
Friday, 7 am - 9 pm
Saturday, 7 am - 4 pm: .
Tend a table in the atrium to answer questions from conventioneers about events, the area, directions (local or for garden tours), restaurants, gas stations, services, etc. Serve as a drop off/pickup point for items conventioneers or staff might leave for someone else. In general, be a helpful, hospitable presence.
Hours: Wednesday evening, July 14 (possible)
Thursday, 8 am - noon
Saturday, 3 - 4 pm
Other times as needed for vendor assistance
Help cover vendor tables with plastic to prevent damage; help vendors (as needed) to move plants and other items into their space and set the up; help them remove what is left at the end of the convention
Hours: Garden tours Friday and Saturday 7 am - 2 pm, other times as agreed with garden hosts before the convention
If needed, help tour gardeners prepare their gardens for the tour; place the directionnal signs to each garden before tours begin; be in a garden during the tour to greet visitors, help with refreshments, answer questions
Hours: Thursday, 4 pm - 7 pm at Chicago Style Pizza Party Cantigny
Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings, 7:30 -11 pm
Help set up and/or host the convention hospitality suite at the convention hotel. Plan, purchase, and set out food and drink (no alcohol, but attendees may bring their own), napkins, cups, etc. Clean up after everyone leaves. Also help monitor pizza party at Cantigny.
Signage and Decorations
Hours: Thursday, 8 am - 2 pm
earlier for sign preparation
Plan and prepare signage and decorations for convention site and activities