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2018 “BOO”ty BASH LINEUP

Thursday

LLCM Rep’s Reception – Poolside– 7:30 PM-9:30 PM Warm up with your Living Large Chicago- Milwaukee Team as they host a pool party with games and drinks to warm you up and break the ice! This is a great event for newbies as you will get to know all of our membership NEW and seasoned!

*Registration Pool Side – Open Bar Packages available for purchase (see bottom for prices) .

LLCM Karaoke Shelby Campbell’s Bar– 9:30 PM- 12 AM–Join Living Large Chicago- Milwaukee as we watch everyone either kill the mic orrrr… Ummmm just have fun.

*Registration -Shelby Campbell’s Bar – Open Bar Packages available for purchase (see bottom for prices) .

Friday

Breakfast in the Atrium 7 AM-10:30 AM – Those who are staying in the hotel block at the $119 rate will be given two breakfast tickets for full hot breakfast. This is a great way to meet more people and have a good laugh! (Additional tickets for breakfast will be available, please contact the hotel for pricing). Breakfast is 7:00 AM- 10:30 AM. If you have any leftover tickets please give them to a staff member.

*Registration- Open Bar (see bottom for prices).Woodfield Ballroom A & B Entrance -10:30 AM – 12 PM
Wake Up and Make Up Let’s Talk Lashes- Elk Room- 11 AM-12 PM- This event features make-up artist Novella Fry and long time community member. Few things in life make us feel as glamorous as a great set of falsies right? But… they can be tricky. So let’s have a little sit down and tackle them together! Not only can we discuss Lashes but if time allows, let’s just do a Q&A about all things makeup. So bring your makeup bag, your questions and a willingness to learn!

Vendor Fair-Village & Grove Room 12 PM – 7 PM– Shop, Shop, Shop and WIN stuff! A lot of stuff! Vendor bingo will be happening! The bingo sheets will be with the vendors this year. We will have food vendors and everything from sheets to shirts! Come and get yourself some!
Off Site Luncheon At Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse- 1 PM -This is a pay your own way event and must have RSVP’ed to Daisy Garcia in order to attend! Located at 3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Cost is $33.50 for lunch plus tax and tip! For those who need a discounted price because you have a bariatric note, please feel free to call 630-324-6002 and let them know you are coming in on the 26th of October for lunch with the party of fifty for Jessica. Everyone with an RSVP is welcome!

*Registration- Open Bar Packages available for purchase (see bottom for prices)Woodfield A &B Ballroom Entrance-3 PM- 6PM

Recognizing Weight Discrimination & Ways To Combat It-Elk Room-3:30 PM-4:30 PM- Featuring Bold Magazine Founder, Miami Curves Fashion Week Media Provider, Social Media Marketing Guru Chris Salute. Chris brings to the table a PHD in ORG psychology and will be having an open forum on this subject and others.

Anxiety At Any -Elk Room-1 PM – 2 PM- In our experience our LLCM community and even some of our sister groups have had a struggle with anxiety and confidence. Please feel welcomed in our safe space as Jodi Moen, a licensed professional counselor and Patrick Gresham MD talk about how to cope with this sometimes crippling social disorder.
7 PM- 8:30 PM – Location 4th Floor- Our membership hosts you in their rooms! Every room is themed and filled with goodies! Bring your bashbags to fill up!

*Registration- Open Bar-available for purchase (see bottom for prices).Woodfeild A &B Ballroom Entrance – 9 PM

Friday Night Sponsor Host is Xlence Plus

Woodfield A &B Ballroom- 9:00 PM 2:00 AM – Havana Nights! Think Cuban hot summer nights! Flowers, Linen, and Sassy outfits!!! DJ OX on the 1’s and 2’s! Fun photo booth and some awesome prizes every hour on the hour!!! Get ready to dance until your feet hurt and drink until you can’t feel them!

A special treat for you all! A SPLASH OF BURLESQUE- featuring plus size burlesque babes! Check them out between 9:30 PM -10 PM Friday Night! BRING YOUR SINGLES AND MAKE IT RAIN FOR THE DANCERS!
Door Prizes start at 11 PM and winners are announced every hour after that. You must present to win or your KATE SPADE bag goes to the next person! Guys we gotchu covered too!

Saturday

Breakfast in the Atrium 7 AM-10:30 AM -Those who are staying in the hotel block at the $119 rate will be given two breakfast tickets for our hot breakfast buffet. Our staff will be having coffee and gearing up for the day! This is a great way to meet more people and have a good laugh! (Additional tickets for breakfast will be available, please call the hotel for pricing). Breakfast runs 7 AM -10:30-AM. If you have any leftover tickets please give them to a staff member.

*Registration-Open Bar- Available for purchase (see bottom for prices)- Woodfield A &B Ballroom Entrance -11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Vendor Fair-Village & Grove Room 10 AM – 5 PM– Shop, Shop, Shop and WIN stuff! A lot of stuff! Vendor bingo will be happening! The bingo sheets will be with the vendors this year! We will have food vendors and everything from sheets to shirts! Come and get yourself some!

Separating Fetish From Feeling A Guide To Dating In The Plus Size Community- Atrium- 11 AM- 12 PM Featuring Bold Magazine Founder, Miami Curves Fashion Week Media Provider, Social Media Marketing Guru Chris Salute. Chris brings to the table a PHD in ORG psychology and will be having an open forum on this subject and others.

Big, Beautiful & Broke Clothing Swap Drop Off- Woodfield A & B Entry Doors- 11 AM- 1PM- Please make sure clothing is clean, limit 10 items. This is for dropping off only! Shopping will be between 4 PM- 5 PM. For more details contact Emily Treischel.

Men’s Lounge Hour- Shelby Campbell’s Bar- 12 PM – 1PM Hosted by Chris Salute-A productive discussion on men’s and women’s relationship issues in 2018.

Curvacious Empire POOL PARTY– Pool 2 PM -4 PM– Join the girls from the north as they host their first ever Living Large pool party! The theme- OH CANADA (of course)! I bet these ladies really pull out all the stops!!!
Big, Beautiful & Broke Clothing Swap Shop- Woodfield A & B Entry Doors- 4 PM- 5 PM- For more details contact Emily Treischel.

*Registration– Open Bar- available for purchase (see bottom for prices)- Woodfield A &B Ballroom Entrance – 9

Woodfield A &B Ballroom -Costume Ball Club Night Hosted By Living Large-9 PM- 2:00 AM– Thursday and Friday we let you warm up for the main event! Saturday is where it is AT! DJ OX allllll the way from Orlandoooo! He comes, he kills it, he puts it in a coffin and buries it! Costumes, costumes everywhere BUT who will win our CASH PRIZE this year? Don’t forget the Gogo Cage! OH and the 20 foot sweets table. Last year we had HOT and NOW Krispy Kremes for everyone! Did someone say CHEESE??? We have not one BUT two photo booths! Door prizes and who will walk away with the vendor bingo jackpot? So much to do! Make sure to get that room booked and OPEN bar to ensure a fk’n fab time!

PRE-SHOW- 9 PM- 10:05 PM You don’t want to be late as we always have a surprise for entertainment for you!!! LAST year was EPIC and they will be back!
Door Prizes start at 11 PM and winners are announced every hour after that. You must present to win or your KATE SPADE bag goes to the next person! Guys we gotchu covered too!

Sunday

Farewell Breakfast With The Staff- Atrium -10 AM– Those who are staying in the block will be given two breakfast tickets at the $119 rate. Our staff will be having coffee and saying our goodbyes (Additional tickets for breakfast will be available, please call the hotel for details). Breakfast runs 7 AM until 10:30-AM. If you have any leftover tickets please give them to a staff member.

HOTEL INFORMATION – PLEASE be patient as we make sure all our bases our covered and will be adding updates.

Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village

Address: 1000 Busse Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Phone: (847) 437-6010

BOOKING LINK
https://www.holidayinn.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=HI&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=CHIEG&_PMID=99801505&GPC=BOO&viewfullsite=true

INSTRUCTIONS
To Make Reservations in the Group Block:
ONLINE – follow the customized booking link https://www.holidayinn.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=HI&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=CHIEG&_PMID=99801505&GPC=BOO&viewfullsite=true
Select the correct check-in and check-out dates by scrolling through the calendar.
Click the “More Options +” button under the calendars, and enter the applicable information.
Make sure the Group Code box has “BOO” entered.

PHONE – call Central Reservations at 1-888-HOLIDAY [465-4329]
Set up the reservation(s) at the Holiday Inn Chicago – Elk Grove property.
Let the agent know the reservation(s) should be part of the LLC – Big Booty Bash block.

**Please Note: There will be TWO (2) rates available: $104.00 + Tax = Without Breakfast Included
$119.00 + Tax = With Breakfast Included for Two (2) Guests
Breakfast Vouchers can be purchased at the Front Desk for $10.00 per person, per day.

Uber will be very reasonable for hotel to hotel transport. Shuttle to and from O’Hare runs from 5 AM until 12 AM and is $5. Shuttle leaves the hotel on the hour and departs from the airport on every half hour. Please contact the hotel at (847) 437-6010 for details
BOO is the booking code.

OVERFLOW HOTEL- Howard Johnson Elk Grove Village Room Rate $70 plus tax Address: 1925 E Higgins Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Block Booking is Living Large ChicagoPhone: (847) 593-6402

Any questions please reach out.

PRICING

Open Bar Friday -$45 PURCHASE AT DOOR

Open Bar Saturday -$45 PURCHASE AT DOOR

At door pricing for club nights $50 on Friday and $50 on Saturday

All Sales Are Final NO REFUNDS- NO SPLITS-NO TRANSFERS-NO CREDITS

Agenda subject to change at LLCM staff will.

Purchasers of this ticket hold Living Large Chicago and it’s owners harmless of all personal injury or financial responsibility of damages to self or property