NABBS Inc., 62nd National Convention Meeting 

Location: Miami, Florida
Site: Fountainebleu Hotel

Schedule Highlights
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013
11 a.m. - 3
p.m.
NABBS/NBA Registration

12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m.
NABBS Foundation Pre-Executive Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

NABBS Styling Session

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NABBS Executive Board Meeting


3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NABBS Meet & Greet Mixer Reception

Sunday, July 28, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Worship Service (On-Site)

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
NABBS Pre-Executive Board Meeting

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NABBS Fashion Show /Brunch

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
NBA Board of Governors Welcome to Miami Reception & Opening Session (White Linen
Affair)
      
Monday, July 29, 2013
6:30 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.
NABBS/NBA Morning Exercise

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
NABBS Opening Business Session

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
NABBS Foundation Meeting

11:00 a.m.
Grace Wheatley Cancer Workshop

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
NABBS/NBA Worship & Prayer Service (On
-Site)

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Foley & Lardner Exhibit Hall Reception

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
National Bar Association’s President’s Reception

10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Club Liv Concert


Tuesday July 30, 2013
6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m.
NABBS/NBA Morning Exercise

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
NABBS Chapter Sharing

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
NABBS Nominating Committee

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
NABBS Election of Officers

11:00 a.m. -12:00 noon
Annie Lawrence Brown Health Initiative

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Worship & Prayer Service

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
NABBS President's Award Reception
2013 Officers' Swearing-In Ceremony


Wednesday, July 31, 2013
6:30 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.
NABBS/NBA Morning Exercise

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Minnie P. Spaulding Youth Achiever’s Breakfast

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
NABBS Memorial Service (Please wear White)

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
NABBS Foundation Meeting

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
88th Annual Convention Awards Banquet

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
88th Annual Convention Afterglow and Kick-
Off to Atlanta


*Schedule is subject to change.
  
Upcoming Schedule of Events

Date Time Event
7/8/2013  
Deadline to register for convention at $375.00 rate.
7/9/2013

Convention registration $380.00
 7/27/2013  11:00 a.m.
62nd NABBS Convention, Miami, FL
National Association of Bench
 and Bar Spouses, Inc. (NABBS)

7422 Lonewolf Court
Fairview Heights, IL  62208
618-741-3589
Dr. William M. Meanes, Sr.,
drwillmeanes@yahoo.com
 
National Association of Bench and Bar Spouses, Inc.
  
Our mission is to execute charitable and/or educational endeavors; to promote a closer union among spouses and surving spouses of lawyers and judges on local, national, and international levels; and to advance the  prestige of the legal profession through educational, civic, cultural and social activities. 


Welcome to the National Association of Bench and Bar Spouses, Inc.

D
r. Willam M. Meanes, Sr., NABBS National President

The National Association of Bench and Bar Spouses,
Incorporated (NABBS) is appreciative that you visited
our site. NABBS is a non-profit charitable organization
comprised of the spouses and surviving spouses of
members of the National Bar Association and Bars of
the several states and territories of the United States
and other jurisdictions.  The mission, founded in 1951,
is to execute charitable and/or educational endeavors,
to promote a close union among spouses and surviving spouses of
lawyers and judges, and to foster such activities designed to enhance
the presitige of the legal profession through educational, civic, cultural
 and social activities.




Mrs. YaMona Pierce, NABBS National Convention Chairperson


 
NABBS welcomes you to celebrate and support our upcoming 62nd National Convention at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, FL. I look forward to seeing many of you at the Convention this year. I welcome you to celebrate and support the outstanding events that have been planned especially for you, in conjunction with the National Bar Association's 88th National Convention. Our theme this year's is "Lofty Elegance and Sophisticated Support: Renewing the NABBS's Promise." This theme will be evident in all of our convention events as we strive to put our best, as an organization, forward.   Tickets for each event will be available on this website and at the Convention registration booth. 

Welcome to Miami!



Mrs. Sonya' Finney, NABBS Local Convention Chairperson

NABBS invites you to join us at the upcoming 62nd National Convention at the Fontainebleau Hotel located on Miami Beach in sunny, south Florida. This year's theme is "Lofty Elegance and Sophisticated Support: Renewing the NABBS Promise." We have many workshops and activities planned for your enjoyment. The cost of your registration includes the President’s Reception, Luncheon Fashion Show, Workshops, and the Youth Achievers’ Breakfast. Individual tickets for each event can also be purchased on online or at the Convention Registration desk. We hope to see you there!