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    If anyone attends this year please let us know how it was. API will not be officially involved this year and hope it is successful. Pass the info on to anyone who may be interested.


    Second International Babywearing Conference - Chicago, IL

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd International Babywearing
    Conference, which will be held June 25-28, 2008 at DePaul
    University Lincoln Park Campus in Chicago.
    http://www.babywearingconference.com/ <http://www.babywearingconference.com/>
    This conference will be a fun and educational opportunity to
    share, learn, discuss and experience the joy and benefits of
    babywearing. Come and meet carrier manufacturers and
    distributors from all over the world, attend informative
    workshops, learn from knowledgeable teachers, listen to prominent
    speakers, visit the exhibit hall, take in a fashion show and
    enjoy special events.

    We are really happy to announce that conference tickets will be
    just $125 for ALL FOUR DAYS!!! (Kids are FREE!) What do you
    get for that price?
    Attend any workshop Wednesday through Saturday
    Exhibit Hall Admission
    Keynote Speech
    History of Babywearing Panel Event
    Awards Event
    Fashion Show
    Eligible to participate in the Raffle that will take place during
    the Fashion Show
    Tote Bag with goodies from exhibitors and vendors
    Conference and Fashion Show Programs

    If you need accommodations, you can stay in the DePaul dorms for
    just $125 per night, per room. You can save money by sharing the
    room with someone else if you'd like. There will be two twin beds
    in each room and a shared bathroom for every two rooms. There
    are elevators at this dorm as well as air conditioning. The room
    rental comes with towels, sheets, etc. DePaul University uses
    this building as their convention hotel so it's nicer than you
    might expect. Parking will be just $8 per day.

    For food, there are various options. The campus is right in the
    city, so there will be restaurants you can walk to easily.
    There's a coffee shop, a fast food type restaurant to order from,
    and a buffet area -- all located right in the conference area.
    There's also a large grocery store walking distance from the
    dorms and the dorms have a full kitchen with dining tables on
    each floor.

    Please pass this on to anyone who may be interested! Thanks and
    I hope to see you at the Babywearing Conference! Christine
    Sheets-Nutile http://www.babywearingconference.com/ <http://www.babywearingconference.com/>

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    The conference will take place at the beautiful Lincoln Park campus of DePaul University. DePaul University is the largest private university in Chicago, centrally located, easily accessible by our public transportation system, and set in an urban area just minutes away from all of the city’s attractions. The Lincoln Park campus is the oldest, largest and most active of the university's six campuses. Lincoln Park is a diverse and upscale neighborhood in Chicago.

    Is the conference going to take place at Lincoln Park @ the University again?
    It is such a beautiful place, I love the campus and surrounding area I rarely go over there.
    What classes will be offered this year?
    This will be my first conference, is the date announced?

    -Jen
    Chicago

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