Dress Code and Packing


These guidelines are not exhaustive. Talk to your delegation director and/or review the Code of Conduct for more details.

What to Bring to the Conference

  • Appropriate clothing (see below)
  • Food (can bring coolers and snacks for room – especially breakfast foods)
  • Money for meals and swag
    • Meals average about $10 in the Skyway and at Suburban Avenue restaurants
    • Swag is available; the cost of items range from a few dollars to $40-$50 for YIG sweatshirts, etc.
  • Program materials (copies of written materials produced, research materials)

What Not to Bring/What Not to Do

  • Large amounts of money
  • Expensive jewelry, etc.
  • TV-based video game systems
  • Portable Speakers
  • Delegates cannot drive their own cars

Examples of Appropriate Attire for Program Hours (Meetings and Assemblies)

  • Collared dress shirt (including button-downs, blouses or polos)
  • Sweaters, suit vests, suit coat, blazers, ties
  • Dress pants (including khakis), dresses, skirts, belts, suspenders
  • Dress shoes are required to be worn all day – flat shoes/low heels are good choices

Examples of Appropriate Casual Attire (Evening Activities, etc.)

  • T-shirts, sweatshirts
  • Jeans, corduroys, shorts
  • Tennis shoes, sandals, most closed-toe footwear