International Convention

It's Showtime!!

It’s Showtime in Los Angeles!

We’ll take the stage in the city of movie stars for our International Convention July 12-15, 2018! Registration is now open in myZBT for this annual event where we roll out the red carpet for topnotch educational programming, social events, hands-on workshops and a true celebration of Brotherhood!

Register Now! at myZBT

The action will take place at:

Westin Bonaventure Hotel
404 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Admission costs for this five-star event

 Full ConventionFriday OnlySaturday OnlyHeritage Lunch
(Friday Lunch)
Casino Night
(Friday Night)
Grand Awards Banquet
(Saturday Night)
Early Registration
until May 1 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
Normal Registration
May 2 - June 19 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
Late Registration
June 20 - July 10 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
Phone/On-site Registration
July 11 - 14

Gagliano Convention Scholarship

Do you have an additional delegate from your chapter who would like to attend Convention? Now’s your chance to send him with the Gagliano Convention Scholarship! The Gagliano Convention Scholarship includes 2018 International Convention registration and a shared hotel room valued at over $600! This scholarship is made possible by a generous gift from Todd A. Gagliano, Beta Alpha Chi (York College of Pennsylvania) 1995.

To be considered for the scholarship, create a video that’s one minute or less about why it’s GREAT to be a ZBT! Check out more details on this fun opportunity.

Coming attractions

Thursday, July 12

  • 10 a.m.
    • Alumni – Dodger Stadium Tour
  • 2:30 p.m. – Opening Session
  • 3:45 p.m. – ZBT Memorial and the Ritual of the Fraternity
  • 5:15 p.m. – Our Ritual in Action
  • 5:45 p.m. – Presidential Welcome
  • 6 p.m.
    • Undergraduates – Introduction of a revamped version of THE JOURNEY based off of undergraduate feedback
  • 7:15 p.m.
    • Undergraduates — Meet your liason
  • 8 p.m. 
    • Undergraduates – Dinner on your own and exploring Los Angeles with staff and alumni

Friday, July 13

  • 8 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9 a.m.
    • Alumni – Warner Bros. Studio Tour
    • Undergraduates – Track Education: Implementation of a revamped version of THE JOURNEY based off of undergraduate feedback
  • 11:15 a.m.
    • Undergraduates – Chapter Organizational Review Meetings
  • 12:30 p.m. – ZBT’s Annual Heritage Lunch honoring an outstanding ZBT alumnus
  • 2 p.m. – Business Meeting I: Utilize your voice as a ZBT brother and learn about major Fraternity updates shaping our future
  • 4:15 p.m. – Networking Break: Come meet ZBT’s Partners
  • 5:15 p.m. – Commission Block I: Shaping ZBT’s future as a leader in the fraternal movement
  • 7 p.m. – Brotherhood Casino Night/Alpha Delta (USC) Centennial Celebration

Saturday, July 14

  • 8 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m. – Commission Block II: Continuing the conversation as we shape our future
  • 10 a.m.
    • Alumni – Hollywood Museum
  • 10:30 a.m. – Harold and Nadine Davidson Risk Management Program Series
  • 11:45 a.m. – Lunch and Milestone Anniversary Celebration
  • 1:30 p.m. – The Alumni Network/Zeta Beta Tau Foundation Round Robin
  • 2:55 p.m. – Business Meeting II: Election of International Officers for the Fraternity and more
  • 4:15 p.m. – Mankoff Alumni Panel: Be prepared to be inspired from some of our most successful brothers!
  • 6 p.m.
    • Alumni – 1898 Society Reception (by invitation only)
    • Undergraduates – Gottheil Society Reception (by invitation only)
  • 7:30 p.m. – Group Picture
  • 8 p.m. – Grand Awards Banquet: The ultimate celebration of brotherhood as we recognize ZBT’s best of the best!

Casting call

Undergraduates, familiarize yourself with our International Convention Attendance Policy.


Educational programming at International Convention is made possible by a generous grant from the Zeta Beta Tau Foundation. Help support the Foundation today.

Event photography provided by GreekYearbook.