BSLS Sweet 16

Come celebrate 16 transformative years with the Big Sister Little Sister Mentoring Program at our Annual Conference and Gala! As a national organization, we strive to cultivate enriching mentorship and impactful lifechanging programs for youth and women across the nation. This special and exclusive weekend with limited tickets available, themed "BSLS Sweet 16," will feature engaging workshops, a community service project, an elegant gala, a farewell brunch, and much more encapsulating our mission of empowerment and growth.

Event Schedule:

  • July 5, 2024: Arrival and check-in with breakout sessions for workshop preparations.
  • July 6, 2024: Morning community service at a local venue, followed by our Sweet 16 Gala in the evening, including awards, live entertainment, and a silent auction.
  • July 7, 2024: Farewell brunch, providing a casual chic opportunity to network and reflect, dressed in our organization's colors.

Attire Guidelines:

  • Workshops (July 5): Business casual attire is recommended.
  • Community Service (July 6 Morning): Wear comfortable, casual clothing suitable for activity, preferably BSLS apparel attire.
  • Gala (July 6 Evening): This is a black-tie event, so formal attire is required.
  • Brunch (July 7): Dress in casual chic, incorporating the BSLS colors of purple and orange.

Accommodations: Special room discounts and packages are available for our guests, ensuring a comfortable and memorable experience. We highly recommend a request for early check-in options and late checkout are encouraged to maximize convenience and enjoyment.

Hosting Hotel: Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Self-Purchase Booking Code (Only if you are not purchasing a 3-Day with accommodations): Coming Soon!

Alternative Hotel: Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando Near Universal

Self-Purchase Booking Code (Only if you are not purchasing a 3-Day with accommodations): Coming Soon for Home2 Suites by Hilton Orlando

Registration and Tickets:

  • Ticket Information: Different ticket tiers including General Member, Non-Member, Early Bird, and VIP options are available on a first come first serve basis.

Contact Information: For more information or inquiries about the event, please contact Zakiya at


July 6, 2024


July 6, 2024 2:00 PM


Waldorf Astoria Orlando, 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821, USA