SAMPU: SAMA-SAMA SA MAS PINATIBAY NA UGNAYAN
The National Rotaract Convention, now formally called as Pilipinas Rotaract Convention or PROCON, is an annual gathering of all the Rotaractors from the ten Rotary International districts in the Philippines.
Since 2012, PROCON is being organized as the national conference of Rotaractors in the Philippines to:
Update Rotaractors across the country on Rotary International and MDIO thrusts
Train Rotaractors on topics and skills that would level up their membership and leadership experience
Learn and celebrate regional cultures and traditions
Provide a platform where Rotaractors can learn and share best practices
Give participants the opportunity to bond with one another through fellowship and service and continue this connection after the conference
THE HOTEL AND EVENT VENUE
Royce Hotel is one of Central Luzon’s top entertainment destination. The hotel boasts its oasis of sensory delights – from lux accommodations, culinary masterpieces, games and entertainment.
Royce’s Empire Bar and Lounge hosts regular performances featuring great talent from all over the Philippines – perfect for those who want to hear stellar voices or laugh the night away.
Guests who want new gastronomic delights can venture to The Lounge, Empire Bar and Lounge, Café Majestic, Amare by Chef Chris, Choi Garden Clark, and Korea.Snow Palace, the world-class culinary hubs of the hotel.
Other hotel amenities include In-Room Massage Service, FREE Wi-Fi, Bar Live Band, Gym Access, FREE Airport Transfers, Shuttle Services, Business Center, ATM & Currency Exchange, In-Room Dining and Valet Parking.
Deposit registration fee.
Scan/take a photo of the deposit slip or a screenshot of transaction details for mobile bank transfer (date, time and reference number should appear) Note: Deposit slips and proof of mobile transfer must be in a one person one registration basis. No group payments.
Accomplish the Online Registration Form.
Wait for a confirmation email from within 5-7 working days.
Screenshot your confirmation email to be presented during the actual event.
HOST DRR: DRR Daniel Balubal
HOST GOVERNOR: DG Arturo "Art" Que
OVERALL CHAIRMAN: PDRR Manuel Joseph U. Franco
INTERNAL CHAIR: PDRR Jhon Eric Baria
EXTERNAL CHAIR: DRR Daniel Balubal
SECRETARIAT: PP Patricia Kim T. Espino
REGISTRATION: DRRE Raquel T. Magtalas
MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS: Pres. Betina T. Espino
FINANCE: PDRR Neriza G. Gerona
PROGRAM: PDRR Romwel Joseph Zamora
WELCOME AND SEND OFF: PP Jessica Mitra
TECHNICAL: DRRE Raquel T. Magtalas
FOOD: PP Gersam Balag
FELLOWSHIP: IPP Paul Jay dela Cruz / Rtr. Luis Domingo
MEDICAL: PP Dixie T. Faustino
AWARDS: PDRR Manuel Joseph U. Franco
SECURITY AND LOGISTICS: IPP Limwel Visita
SOUVENIR PROGRAM: IPDRR Neriza G. Gerona
KITS: PP Jan Erik Raňopa
PRESENTATIONS: Rtr. Marcus Azcarraga
ROTARACT FESTIVAL: PDRR John Eric Baria
GALA NIGHT: PP Patricia Kim T. Espino
SERVICE PROJECT: PP Dixie T. Faustino & PDRR Manuel Joseph Franco
MOB DANCE: IPDRR Jhon Eric Baria
DISTRICT PRESENTATION: Rtr. Gail Carlos & Rtr. Jana Mikaela Sarmiento
PHOTO EXHIBIT: Pres. Betina Espino and Rtr. Aurora Rose Carpio
LEADERS MEETING: IPDRR Marnie Manible
CLOSING CEREMONY: DRR Daniel Balubal
Organizations interested to support this event may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
PARTICIPATING IN THE CONVENTION
WHEN AND WHERE WILL 10TH PROCON TAKE PLACE?
PROCON will take place from February 25 (Friday) to 27 (Sunday) 2022. The convention will be held at Royce Hotel, Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Ninoy Aquino Ave. cor. Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.
WHAT LANGUAGES DO WE USE AT PROCON?
The official languages that will be used for PROCON are English and Filipino, but speakers of other languages are welcome as this will foster international cultural exchange.
CAN I ATTEND ONLY A PART (OR SELECTED PARTS) OF THE CONVENTION PROGRAMME?
Yes, but only for the Gala Night (on February 25) and for the Fellowship Night (on February 26). There are separate conference passes available for both events which will be exclusive for Past District Rotaract Representatives.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR A LETTER OF INVITATION FOR MY VISA APPLICATION?
If a letter of invitation is required for your visa application, you may state your need during the registration process. You will receive a letter of invitation by email after the administrative procedure.
CAN I STILL APPLY FOR A LETTER OF INVITATION FOR MY VISA APPLICATION AFTER THE REGISTRATION PROCESS?
You may send an email to the Registration Committee at indicating your name, district, and the details of your request. You will receive a letter of invitation by email after the administrative procedure.
WHO CAN REGISTER FOR PROCON?
Refers to a person who is an active member of a Rotaract club
Refers to a person who is an active member of a Rotary club.
A person who is a past participant of any Rotary youth program, including but not limited to Interact, Rotaract, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and Rotary Youth Exchange. Registration rates are the same as Rotaractor rates.
WHEN WILL THE BATCHES OF REGISTRATION OPEN AND CLOSE?
Batches of registration will be opened upon announcement on the official MDIO website, official PROCON Facebook page and official PROCON Instagram account. Registration for a particular batch or category will be closed when the specified quota (if applicable) of the batch or category is fully filled, or at the end of the specified registration period of the batch or category, whichever is earlier.
The next batch (if applicable) in order of registration period will not be opened earlier than the specified registration period. Any unfilled quota (if applicable) of a particular batch or category will not be carried forward to the next batch/category of registration.
WHEN WILL THE REGISTRATION BE COMPLETED?
Registration is considered COMPLETED only when the registrant has received the ‘Registration Confirmation Email’ from the organizing committee upon successful registration and payment.
CAN I REGISTER NOW BUT SETTLE THE PAYMENT LATER?
No. You can only register upon settling the payment.
HOW DO I MAKE THE PAYMENT?
Bank Deposit is the official and designated payment system for PROCON 2021. Any other payment methods will not be accepted.
HOW CAN I MODIFY MY PERSONAL PARTICULARS UPON THE COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION?
For any changes to submitted registration details, please send a request to
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY FOR PROCON?
Under any circumstances, there will be no refund for a completed registration. You may transfer your registration by submitting your request to the Organizer. Further details are included in the Transfer and Refund Policy.
IS MY SLOT REFUNDABLE AFTER COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION?
There will be no refund for a completed registration under any circumstances.
MAY I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO SOMEONE ELSE?
Registration in any other batch and category is transferable, except “ Super Early bird” registrations. See TRANSFER & REFUND POLICY for full details. All registration transfer requests should be submitted to the Organizer on or before 23 December 2021. Late requests will not be considered.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE OF TRANSFERRING MY REGISTRATION?
Registered and paid participants may request to transfer their secured slot to another party (referred here as “Replacement Participant”), provided a written request is received by the PROCON 2021 Committee via its email: one (1) week before registration period closes (i.e. on/before December 23, 2021). The eligibility of the Replacement Participant is subject for approval within 5-7 working days.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By registering to participate in PROCON, the Participants have agreed and provided their consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information for any purpose directly related to the event.
By providing personal information to the PROCON Committee, the Participants have confirmed that the information is complete and accurate, to the best of the Participants’ beliefs and knowledge. Should the information provided be incomplete or inaccurate, the PROCON Committee shall seek clarification from the Participant, and failure to obtain clarification will result in the registration to become void.
Registered Participants must present their confirmation email in the conference venue for verification. Should the confirmation email be erroneous and information are unidentical, the PROCON Committee reserves the right to deem the registration as void, subject to clarification obtained.
PROCON Committee recognizes the need to protect privacy and to maintain the accuracy of all personal information collected from the Participant.
TRANSFER AND REFUND POLICY
Registered and paid participants under SUPER EARLY BIRD RATE cannot request for transfer nor refund of their registration. No refund of fees will be issued to any Participant who eventually fails to take part in PROCON for any reason whatsoever and is strictly not allowed to transfer his or her slot to another party.
Registered and paid participants under EARLY BIRD RATE may request to transfer their secured slot to another party (referred here as “Replacement Participant”), provided a written request is received by the PROCON Committee via its email: at least 1 week before registration period closes (i.e. on/before December 23, 2021). A top-up fee of (Php 300.00) would be required upon transfer.
Registered and paid participants under REGULAR RATE may request to transfer their secured slot to another party (referred here as “Replacement Participant”), provided a written request is received by the PROCON Committee via its email: at least 1 week before registration period closes (i.e. on/before December 23, 2021). A top-up fee of (Php 100.00) would be required upon transfer.
The eligibility of the Replacement Participant is subject for approval within 5-7 working days.
The original registered name agrees that all the rights pertaining to his/her registration are transferred (except for the insurance coverage) to the new participant after the execution of the duly signed Transfer of Registration Letter.
A confirmation email from the registration committee chairperson shall be received and shown at the conference venue.
SAFETY AND LIABILITY
The PROCON Committee is waived, released and discharged from any liability including but not limited to liability arising from negligence of participants for their property damage, property theft, personal injury, disability, or death, of any which may hereafter occur during PROCON.
The PROCON Committee is waived, released and discharged from any liability for individuals NOT OFFICIALLY REGISTERED for the event.
In case of accidents covered by the insurance policy, the insured-participant may be indemnified.
PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOS
The PROCON Committee reserves the right to take photographs and videos of all PROCON Participants throughout the duration of the event itself, and to use such photographs and videos in any internal and external communications referring to PROCON events, including, but not limited to, its website, mobile application, social media pages, newsletters, and in any of its published articles and reports. By registering to the convention, the Participant hereby consents to such uses.