Dear Section, Division and Forum Leaders:
I am writing to invite your entity to be a part of the ABA YLD’s Section Connect Fair on Thursday, August
2, 2012 from 5
6 PM at the Swissôtel during the 2012 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago .
The Division knows the value of what ABA ’s Sections, Divisions and Forums have to offer young lawyers
and the importance of getting young lawyers involved in your groups. This is why we are hosting theABA YLD Section Connect Fair again this year during the ABA Annual Meeting.Participating in the Section Connect Fair as an ABA Section, Division or Forum:
Allows your group to potentially connect with 100 or more young lawyers who are looking forresources and communities focusing on their specific area of practice.
Provides your group exposure via the Division’s Annual Meeting website and special promotions
to the young lawyers registered for the Annual Meeting.
Gives you a chance to show your support of young lawyers.How it works (the basics):
The event will take place Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 5
6 PM at the Swissôtel.
Each participating group will be provided with a 6 foot table and two chairs during the event forshowcasing their entity.
We suggest that each group have two members at the table to answer questions and talk toattendees.
We also urge participating groups to display materials highlighting programs and opportunitiesspecifically geared toward the young lawyer.
Beverages and light appetizers will be available for attendees and representatives of participating groups.
The group name and link to its website will be included in the Section Connect Fair’s event
listing on the Division Annual Meeting website.
The groups name and a short description will be included on the material distributed to SectionConnect Fair attendees.
The group name and link to its website will be included in a dedicated Section Connect emailpromotion to young lawyers registered for the Annual Meeting. Participating groups will receiveadditional information and instructions in July.
The ABA YLD hopes that you will participate in this year’s Section Connect Fair.
To confirm yourparticipation and to secure a table at the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1,2012. Please note that the ABA YLD requests that each participating group commit $175 to help offsetthe cost of beverages and light appetizers.Sincerely,Michael G. Bergmann