The Top Ten Reasons to join us as a volunteer for Portus 2008!

10. Access to the volunteers-only room and all the wonders within!
9. You'll have an experience you can cherish forever.
8. You will help make Portus 2008 a great event for everyone.
7. You will meet great new people!
6. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the action.
5. Portus couldn't exist without its volunteers.
4. You'll get that 'feel good' feeling when you help out!
3. You can get free ice cream at the Volunteer Ice Cream Social.
2. Event planning looks terrific on a resume!

And the number one reason to volunteer at Portus 2008 this summer...
1. You'll make friends that will last a lifetime!

This is a call for volunteers for the upcoming events at Portus 2008!

Portus 2008 is going to be a blast and we need your help onsite! There are perks for those willing to volunteer including access to the volunteers room and a volunteers only after-party that will include frozen treats. Sign up before the conference and join the online group or come and find us at the Meet and Greet table at the beautiful Hilton Anatole and sign up there. There are shifts that need to be covered for AV, Art Gallery, Decorating, Programming, Security, Meet and Greet, Registration, and general volunteering duties.

There will be meetings and orientation for volunteers at the Hilton Anatole. Come to one if the sessions if you are interested in helping out. There will be a meeting at 1900 in the Cooper Room on Wednesday, prior to the conference for those of you who will be arriving early. There will also be two meetings on Thursday in the Inverness Room on the second floor- one at 0900 and one at 1700 for those of you arriving on the first day. Any others can be filled in in person at the volunteer room.

If you would like more information and a volunteer questionnaire, please email me at


Lindsay Craddock
Chair of Volunteers