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First Event 2009 to be at Boston Marriott Peabody, January 14-18th 2009; Call for Presenters Made

Submitted by: Trans Community of New England

2008-10-12 23:02:15

Waltham, MA (OPENPRESS) October 13, 2008 -- Tiffany Club of New England's (TCNE) 29th annual "First Event 2009 Transgender Conference", one of the largest Transgender conferences in the United States, has again chosen the Boston Marriott Peabody, in Peabody Massachusetts as it's location for it's annual transgender conference. The event will be held January 14 to 18, 2009.

"Tiffany Club was delighted to work in partnership with the Marriott last year in hosting First Event 2008", said Jamie Haley, First Event 2009 Chair, "We chose to return to the Boston Marriott Peabody as our attendees were so openly welcomed in 2008 and the Marriott did an outstanding job on all facets of our event".

TCNE is also seeking proposals for presentations and workshops that would address the needs and interests of all segments of the transgender community. "The transgender community is vibrant, diverse and alive and we welcome workshops, presentations, panel discussions, book signings and more" said June Casad, Director, First Event 2009 Programs/Workshops.

Workshop topics have included topics on: Crossdressing, FtM concerns, MtF issues, Family/SO's, transition support, Medical/surgical information, standards of care, emotional support, dressing for success, make-up, deportment, spirituality, employment and career issues, and legal rights topics. This is not meant to be a complete or exclusive list and First Event 2009 is open to suggestions on tracks or topics that presenters believe would be of interest to the transgender community.

Please submit a single page proposal to First Event by December 15, 2009. For the convenience of prospective presenters, a proposal form is also available on the Tiffany Club of New England First Event Website ( You may submit your proposal via surface mail, fax or email.

First Event 2009 is anticipating over 600 attendees this year and will feature daytime workshops from across the gender spectrum and of interest to the entire transgender community, spouses, partners and allies. Evening entertainment is being scheduled including a new talent show, annual fashion show featuring the band Temptress, awards banquet and a number of other social activities. For those interested in venturing out at night the local Salem/North Shore area is welcoming and boasts excellent shopping and cultural events. Both Boston and Cambridge are only a 30 minute ride away for an even wider variety of activities.

Registration forms and information for Tiffany Club's First Event 2009 are located at the club's web site at or by calling the First Event 2009 Program Office from 10am until 9pm at 802-356-4582. Email for inquiries and information may be sent to

Tiffany Club of New England,, the sponsor of First Event 2009, is a 5013C corporation and an open resource and support organization for all parts of the transgender community from cross dressers to transsexuals, both Male-to-Female and Female-to-Male, allies and all intersexed persons.

For more information, submit your workshop proposal, or for questions the contact information is:
Jamie Haley
First Event 2009 Chair
Tiffany Club of New England
First Event 2009 Program Office Phone: 802-356-4582
First Event 2009 Program Office Fax: 802-296-3749

Contact Info

Trans Community of New England
Phone: Not Given
Trans Community of New England
198 Tremont St., Suite 413
Boston, MA 02116-4705

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