80th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes ⊕ Orlando, Florida ⊕ August 10–13, 2023

2023 Convention logo

The 80th Convention and Brotherhood Weekend begins on Thursday, August 10, and concludes on Sunday, August 13, 2023. Events will take place at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, and in various locations in Orlando, Florida. Read more: Call for the 80th Convention.

This page should serve as a quick reference guide to help in planning your attendance.

View a Recap from the most recent Convention in 2021.

Schedule of Events
View the full schedule or Spouse and/or Guest Events.
Delegates should arrive Thursday, August 10th prior to Convention Orientation. 

Convention Registration
Register Here. Each individual attendee needs to complete the registration process separately.

Hotel Reservations

JW Marriot Orlando

JW Mariott Orlando
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32837

Undergraduate Primary and Alternate Delegates, your rooms will be booked for you.
Alumni attendees, please book your rooms (The room block for the JW Marriott is currently full.) An additional block of rooms has been secured at the Courtyard by Marriott Orlando South/Grande Lakes Area for $119 per night through THIS LINK. This block closes on July 20th. Contact Anthony Graziani with any questions.

Program Book
View a digital version (coming soon) of the print program.

Convention Attire
Not sure what to pack and wear? View a detailed description of attire for each event.

Formal Wear Rental Info

a large group of members in fancy dress attire

You know you want to look sharp at the Knight Commander’s Banquet and official convention photo! Get all the info you need to order your tuxedo rental at a special rate. It is customary to wear an ivory dinner jacket with a cummerbund and bowtie to KA’s summer Conventions. Get measured at any Men’s Wearhouse and give them the Reference Group #12607117. Tuxes will be delivered to JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes for pickup and drop off.

KA Chorus

The KA Chorus performing

The KA Chorus is a long-standing tradition at each Convention of undergraduate and alumni brothers coming together to perform a few KA songs during the final banquet on Saturday.

View a past performance, review the practice schedule, and sign-up to participate (coming soon).

Bid for Brotherhood

Bid for Brotherhood

House of Blues Orlando
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Bid for Brotherhood (B4B) is an exciting event featuring live and silent auctions that fundraise for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation to KA’s leadership education programs.  Watch a video from the 2019 B4B to learn more! You may purchase your B4B tickets through Convention Registration.

Crimson & Gold Society Dinner

Crimson & Gold Society logo

Lake Nona Country Club
Friday, August 11, 2023
You may purchase your tickets though convention registration for this exclusive, members-only dinner. This is a recognition and thank you event for our loyal supporters. For more information on the Crimson and Gold Society, visit KAcrimsonandgold.org.

Awards Applications

Accepting an award

Active Chapters have the opportunity to apply and nominate an alumnus, faculty advisor, or greek life professional, and Alumni Chapters have the opportunity to be recognized. Awards will be presented at Convention and must be submitted by July 31, 2023 (coming soon).

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