Welcome to First Event 2017
The Premiere Transgender Conference of the Season!
First Event 2017 will be held January 25-29, 2017 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlboro, Massachusetts and welcomes all gender variant and questioning persons, their families, allies, and professionals to celebrate, meet old friends, make new friends, teach and learn from each other at one of the oldest and largest transgender conferences in the world.
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The theme for FE17 is "Let's Make A Difference". We know that this is our goal for the conference and the reason that we hold the conference each year. You can and will make a difference to yourself, and everyone you meet at FE17, and we hope you will continue to make a difference once the conference is completed.
What's New for 2017
Visit the About > First Event 2017 page to find out special announcements about the upcoming conference.
Participating in First Event
There are so many ways you can participate in FE17. There is truly something for everyone! We have three major programs that you can attend:
- The Professional Training Program for social workers and counselors
- The Youth and Family Program is now in its 3rd year and growing each year to support parents and kids.
- The General Program for individuals and couples with specific programs covering a wide variety of interests
More details on each of these programs can be found under the menu bar above labeled 'ACTIVITIES.'
Navigating & Registering
The 'ACTIVITIES' and 'REGISTRATION INFO' tabs above provide detail information that you will find helpful in determining what you would like to attend and how you can participate.
To register or make a proposal for FE17, you must create an account or sign in to your account and go to the 'MY CONFERNCE' tab. Once you choose to register, you will be walked though a number of simple steps that will make this process very simple. Once you register for the conference, you can build your badge and customize it under the MY CONFERENCE tab.
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org