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Including what you wear on the bus you will need… Casual (3 outfits) Business Casual (2 outfits) Business Professional (2 outfits) Black Tie (1 outfit) BATHING SUIT/ SWIMMING TRUNKS!!!The following slides overview the general events foreach day of the conference with all mandatory eventsin bold.
Business Casual o Region 1 Welcome (8 PM – 9 PM) Casual o Registration (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM) o Dinner on your own (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM) o Spades/Dominoes Tournament (9 PM – 12 AM) o Charity Date Auction (9:30 PM – 12:00 PM)
Business Professional o General Session (10 AM – 12 PM) o Workshop Session 1 (2 PM – 3 PM) o Workshop Session 2 (3:15 PM – 4:15 PM) o Town Hall Meeting (4:30 PM – 6:00 PM) o Regional Mentoring Initiative Mixer (6-7 PM) Casual o Lunch on your own (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM) o Dinner on your own (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM) o Charity Date Auction (9:30 PM – 12:00 PM)
Business Professional o General Session (9 AM – 11 AM) o Career/College/Grad School Fair (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM) o Programs Lounge (Engineering Innovation) (11 PM – 4PM) o Workshop Session 1 (11:30 PM – 12:30 PM) o Workshop Session 2 (2:30 PM – 3:30 PM) o New England Zone Meeting (4:30 PM – 6:00 PM) Black Tie o Banquet “Black Tie Event” (7:00 PM – 9:30 PM) Casual o Blood Drive (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM) o Lunch on your own (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM) o Dinner on your own (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM) o Pajama Party (10:30 PM – 3:45 AM)
Business Casual o Closing Session (10:00 AM – 11:30 AM)
What Is expected when you dress Casual Business Casual Business Professional and Black Tie ?Advance to the following slides to see what these dress codes actually mean… Also look out for some pics of our chapter dressing to impress at previous conferences!
Males and Females Hoodie tops (tops with a hood attached which can conceal the wearers face) have developed an association with anti social or criminal behaviour and may inadvertantly intimidate others or cause security concerns and so are best avoided.Be smart about this, wear anything you would normally wear to class (NO sweatpants) but make sure that you look decent and well put together. Think comfortable but also presentable. Pajamas are completely OPTIONAL to wear to the party. If you would like to wear your normal party attire, feel free.
Tie - Normally discouraged unless worn very casually. Jacket - Including Sports Jacket, Suit Jacket, Blazer, or a casual jacket. If desired. Dress Shirt- Collared. Always the safest option. Avoid french cuffs (cufflinks). Polo Shirt or Tennis Shirt Or similar collared top. Short or long sleeve. Tucked in. Avoid logos and slogans, but fashion labels are generally acceptable, as are university or sports club (such as golf, rugby, cricket, tennis, or polo) names. Company branded clothing is normally encouraged. Cardigan Sweater, Fashionable Top, Some tops are more appropriate to a smart environment than others. Avoid tatty or revealing styles. Avoid denim. Avoid slogans and logos, but fashion labels are generally acceptable. Pants - You cant go wrong with good quality pants. Dockers Or similar. Chinos Good quality. Khakis Dark Socks - Cant go wrong with black. Mid-calf length. Shoes - Leather, fabric, or microfiber. Black, Navy, or Brown are appropriate colors. Avoid lighter colors. Loafers, Leather. Deck Shoes, Oxfords, Leather. Moccasins, Loafers, Dressy. Watch - If desired. Other Jewelry - It is best to avoid excessive jewelry. There is more scope for jewelry in a creative role than there is in a more conservative environment.
Jacket - Including Sports Jacket, Suit Jacket, Blazer, or a casual jacket. If desired. Blouse - Always the safest option. Cardigan Sweater, Fashionable Top Some tops are more appropriate to a smart environment than others. Avoid tatty or revealing styles. Avoid denim. Avoid slogans and logos, but fashion labels are generally acceptable. Skirt - At least knee length. Dress - At least knee length. Slacks - Preferably dark, gray, or beige in color. Khakis, Pants. Shoes - Leather, fabric, or microfiber. Black, Navy, or Brown are appropriate colors. Avoid lighter colors. Boots - Nice ones of course ;) Pumps - Closed Toe. Low Heel. Jewelry - You can probably wear as much jewelry as you want within reason, however it should not be dangerous, distracting, or interfere with your activities. Generally it is best to restrict yourself to a few items.
Tie - Required. Bow ties are acceptable but are very unusual and should be avoided. The top button of the collar of the shirt must be done up. Tie pins are generally out of fashion. Avoid novelty items. Suit Jacket - Plain dark suits are the safest option, but any good quality suit is suitable. A pinstripe can also be a good choice, especially in the finance industry or in management. (A blazer is not normally acceptable.) Collared Dress Shirt - Clean and well pressed. White is the universally prefered color. Ideally the shirt should be french cuffed and worn with cufflinks. Avoid button down collars. Suit Pants - Must match the jacket. Avoid wearing the same suit for two consecutive days. A second pair of matching pants is always a good idea with every business suit, if available, as they suffer more wear than the jacket. Dress Socks - Ideally the same color as your suit. At least as dark as your suit. Mid-calf length. No patterns, logos, or pictures. Dress Shoes - Leather. Preferably black. At least as dark as your socks. Always wear lace up shoes. People are often judged on their shoes so good quality shoes can be a good investment in business. Oxfords, Leather. Loafers, Leather. Cufflinks - Worn with a french cuff dress shirt. Essential, unless impractical due to the nature of your work, or not worn by your colleagues. Avoid novelty items. Watch - If desired. Should be a good quality analogue watch. Rings - A wedding or engagement ring is always allowed. Other rings should be kept to a minimum. Belt - Leather. Neat, professional hairstyle, Limit the aftershave, Neatly trimmed nails, Portfolio or briefcaseDifferent industries, cultures, and companies have their own conventions which you should try observe and adopt. Thepurpose of full business dress is to present a uniform face which is conducive to business so it is generally counterproductive to individualize your own style. People generally like to do business with people like them themselves as theyoften feel they can communicate and work well with them. Dress For SuccessGenerally its best to fit in, so take your cue from your peers and try to dress to the same standard. This helps withinterpersonal communication. Or if you are ambitious and dont mind showing it, dress to the standard of the role that youaspire to.
Blouse Scarf - If desired. Jacket - Jackets are not normally required for ladies. Although suits are increasingly popular. Suit Jacket - A ladys business suit is an increasingly popular choice especially in senior roles. Blouse - Clean and well pressed. White is the universally preferred color. No cleavage. Suit Skirt - Must match the jacket. At least knee length. Not too tight in the rear! Smart Skirt - Preferably dark, gray, or beige in color. At least knee length. Not too tight in the rear! Pants - Black, gray, navy, brown, or khakis are suitable colors. Tailored. With creases. Not too tight in the rear! Dress Pumps - Closed Toe. Low Heel. Watch - If desired. Should be a good quality analogue watch. Jewelry - A small amount of jewelry may normally be worn but should not distract from your status as a professional business person. Avoid religious symbols if possible. There is more scope for jewelry in a creative role than there is in a more conservative environment. Rings - A wedding or engagement ring is always allowed. Other rings should be kept to a minimum. Professional hairstyle, Light make-up and perfume, Neatly manicured clean nails, Portfolio or briefcaseDifferent industries, cultures, and companies have their own conventions which you should try observeand adopt. The purpose of full business dress is to present a uniform face which is conducive tobusiness so it is generally counter productive to individualize your own style. People generally like todo business with people like them themselves as they often feel they can communicate and work wellwith them. Dress For SuccessGenerally its best to fit in, so take your cue from your peers and try to dress to the same standard.
Hats - not worn for Semi-Formal evening wear. Tie - Black silk or satin bow tie. Hand tied is best. Scarf- White silk. Jacket – Tuxedo Ideally black. Other colors can be acceptable. Satin or silk (ribbed) lapels. Vest – Ideally black. Other colors can be acceptable. Low cut. Full satin back. Cummerbund - Ideally black. Other colors can be acceptable. (Worn with the pleats upwards.) (Worn instead of a vest.) Dress Shirt - Stiff Collar. Double cuffed with long collar if worn with a long tie. Single cuffed and winged if worn with a cravat such as at weddings. White. Cotton, linen, or silk. If not worn with studs the shirt often has a flap of material over the buttons. Dress Pants - Black. One satin, silk or ribbon seam on the outside leg to match jacket lapels. No turn ups/cuffs. No belt loops (normally worn with suspenders). Socks - Black. Knee length. Silk (ribbed) Dress Shoes - Black. Lace up. No toe cap or decorative brogueing. Patent leather in the evening, non-patent leather during the day. Cufflinks - Preferably black or gold. NOTE – If you do not have a tuxedo, a regular black suit is also acceptable.
Evening Gown - A long flowing dress. Evening Gowns come in various lengths: Tea which is from mid calf to ankle, Ballerina which is to the ankle, and Full Length which is to the floor. Suitable materials include chiffon, velvet, satin, and silk. Cocktail Dress - A short gown. Also known as a Dancing Costume or a Cocktail Gown. Ranging in length from just above the knee to about two inches above the ankle (Tea length), however the longer length is appropriate to semi-formal wear. Popular materials include silk, satin and chiffon. Less elaborate dresses are most appropriate for semi-formal wear. Hats are not worn for Semi-Formal evening wear Cape - A short cloak which just covers the shoulders or extends to the waist. Typically black. Velvet, silk, or satin. Cloak - A loose over garment which covers the wearer and their evening dress from shoulders to ankles, normally fastening at the neck. There are no arms. Wool, cashmere, velvet, satin, silk and fur are all common materials for evening cloaks. Good quality linings and trimmings. Cashmere Sweater or a dressy top - To complement a Ball Skirt. Ball Skirt - Full long skirt as an alternative to a gown (A relatively recent innovation). Dress Pumps or Sandals - To suit your gown or skirt. Jewelry - As much as you feel is appropriate. Show off your best. Note: I have extra dresses and a car, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need one or a shopping trip.
If you have ANY questions about what to pack, clothing choices etc., feel free to send me an email about it! Stay Classy Dress to Impress HAVE FUN AT CONFERENCE!!!