2017 Volunteer Guide

Wonderful Volunteers! We simply could not do this without you. As a volunteer for EFC2017, you will represent our conference and brand, as well as your own personal enthusiasm for this incredible industry. As many of you are bloggers and conference attendees yourselves, we know you understand the importance of creating a welcoming community within an atmosphere of professionalism. We’re counting on you to help run this show with your inherent eye to detail, incredible work ethic and sparkling personalities.

Please use this step-by-step guide for some helpful hints and to answers many of your frequently-asked-questions.

Training:

All volunteers are asked to attend a brief training session prior to the conference on either Saturday, April 29th at 10:30 a.m., or Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m. If you have not already done so, please register for your session here.

Training will not take more than an hour, and will include a facility tour.

Dress Code:

Conference attendees are asked to dress in business or business casual for each day of the conference. As a volunteer, you will be provided with a T-shirt that designates your status. You may wear any sort of pants or shoes you feel work best.

Please take a moment to fill out your t-shirt size here.

 

Arrival and Check In:

Please check in with our lead Volunteer Coordinator, Emily Wallis, or our Assistant Volunteer Coordinator, Rachel Standing prior to beginning your shift. You will receive confirmation of your station and responsibilities at this time.

 

Volunteer Responsibilities:

We ask that you interact will all guests and Eccles staff with the highest degree of sincere courtesy.

During your volunteer shift, you must be present and ready to work in the area assigned to you. While you are a designated volunteer, you may be present, but not actively involved in conference activities on the same level as other attendees. It is your primary goal to assist the flow of overall events.

While volunteering, you may be asked to fill a variety of roles including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Greet guests
  • Direct attendees to classes, restroom facilities, beverage stations, and major events
  • Serve food, clear tables, control garbage, arrange linens/centerpieces, move dining furniture
  • Arrange tables, chairs, and equipment for small classes
  • Arrange large equipment and stage dressing for main events
  • Fill attendee swag bags
  • Assist vendors in booth set up and promotional stock arrangement
  • Unload, stack, arrange and label boxes

 

Directions to Venue:

If you are traveling from out of state, we recommend staying in one of our recommended hotels within easy walking distance of the Eccles Theater.

If you are driving to the venue, please refer to parking information here.

To reach the Eccles Theater:

From 1-15 North

  • Follow I-15 N to W 600 S in Salt Lake City. Take exit 306 from I-15 N
  • Follow W 600 S, 300 W and 200 S to Main St

From 1-15 South

  • Follow I-15 S to 400 S in Salt Lake City. Take exit 307 from I-15 S
  • Continue on 400 S. Take 200 S to Main St

Parking:

All recommended hotels are within easy walking distance of the Eccles Theater.

If you are driving to the venue, please refer to parking information here.  You may also park at City Creek, within walking distance of the Eccles Theater.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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