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It’s almost here!!  We are now 6 days away from Becoming Registration opening.

Starting at 9 am July 10th you can call and get registered for the Becoming 2012 Conference.

This is a conference for Women that covers everything you could want to become better at, from personal finance and saving money to home decor and trash to treasure creations.  This year for Becoming 2012 we’ve decided to broaden our horizons by adding photography, hair, make up and fashion, as well as an optional hands on Furniture Painting and Crafting Workshop that will take place on Friday afternoon (at an additional cost — see below).

Design ideas during a workshop last year.

Becoming 2012 takes place Sept. 21 – 22 in Asheville, NC. Since we are all about being intentional with our finances, the cost for the entire conference is still probably the cheapest weekend away conference you can find!

Rates will vary based on how many people are in your room, so check out the rates below and start finding a roommate!!

These rates include your room, all meals and the conference!!

If you are local or want to stay off campus, the “local rate” is $52.50.  This includes lunch on Saturday, you will be on your own for dinner and breakfast.

To Register:

Starting at 9 am Tuesday July 10th, call 1-800-588-7222. 

  • You will need the name, mailing address and email address of everyone staying in your room.
  • You will be asked to pay a $50 deposit per person at registration.  You are more than welcome to pay the full amount per person, which will speed up check-in that day.
  • Local Rate attendees still need to register to reserve your ticket.

**If you do not know all of your roommates yet, you can still reserve a room, just make sure you call back and add your roommates as you know them.  Tickets can still sell out though, so try to have everyone on board early!!**

To get more information and to register for the hands on painting workshop head over here.  Tickets will also open at 9 am Tuesday July 10th.  There are only 50 spots available!

Please know that while Becoming is a conference for anyone, it is being held at a beautiful Christian retreat center.  They have rules that we must honor:

No alcohol on campus
Men & women may only share a room if they are married

Room Details:

Please know that accommodations vary greatly. We want you to be completely aware of the rooms you are receiving.  You may view the choices at the Ridgecrest site here to see all the specifics.

The Royal Gorge Youth rooms are the only accommodations that sleep 7 or 8, and perfect for those that want an incredibly frugal weekend with a bunch of girls. They house 3 sets of bunk beds and one queen bed, so no bells and whistles, but lots of fun with a great porch and rockers.

We will keep you hopping on Saturday, so many people chose to make this a full weekend. We have received an amazing price with Ridgecrest for extra evenings. You may choose to stay Thursday and/or Saturday evening at an additional cost of only $59/per room.

Room spaces are limited, so please know that you may not receive your first choice, and may need to be flexible.

As you browse the choices, the Deluxe Per Person Conference Rate are for the MOUNTAIN LAUREL & RHODODENDRON accommodations.

Standard Per Person Conference rates are for rooms in PRITCHELL, MAPLE, ROYAL GORGE APARTMENTS, ROYAL GORGE YOUTH, WALNUT.

Want to check out the lineup we have for our fantastic speakers? See their detailed bio at our Becoming Conference site.

Feel free to also sign up for the Becoming email newsletter and Becoming Facebook page, so you don’t miss out on anything.

    • Srhtabor

      for any of you that didnt go last year it was an amazing time. Plan on going again this year with more people. Its a great weekend away from  the family and hanging out with the girls on a budget.

    • Kylie

      Really hoping to go this year if I can come up with the money for the deposit by the 10th.. Life is really hard right now and I really hope I can swing and come up with the money to reserve my space.

    • how many nights do you stay over at the hotel?? & are the rates about for the whole amount? 

    • above*

    • Marisha

      Is husbands or children allowed?  Or is this a womens only thing? 

      • Beth

        Hi, this is Beth from Ridgecrest! You are welcome to bring your husband/children. They can relax in the room, enjoy the rec activities on our campus, or head into Black Mountain or Asheville. When you call to register, you can add meals for them if you want to. Also, children under 18 yr old staying in the room with parents do not count as extra guests on the room rate. I’m not sure if the conference has any additional charges for spouses – Jenny?

        • Marisha

           Thank you!  One last clarification questions, so if it’s just my husband and 1 year old in the room, say the standard room, would we pay the $96 twice?  Since it would be considered 2 to a room?

          • Macnoppus

            I am just a person, but I attended last year, there was a few people with babies I think, but out of all 300 attendees, I think I only saw one male(spouse). Just wanted you to know(him to know) that while I am sure he is welcome, he will be among mostly women :)

    • Marisha

      And it looks like Friday is just the extra session?  There’s nothing else planned for Friday night?  

      • The main conference starts at 6 Friday night with speakers and a special event! Then more all day Saturday :)

        • Marisha

           Great thank you! 

    • Marisha

      And it looks like Friday is just the extra session?  There’s nothing else planned for Friday night?  

    • alivias_closet

      Are the rates listed in the chart above for the whole weekend or per night?

      • Kylie

        Just one night which is Friday and it includes the conference, friday’s dinner, Saturday’s breakfast and lunch. That is how I understood it anyway. 

        • alivias_closet

          Ok…thx

      • Kylie

        Just one night which is Friday and it includes the conference, friday’s dinner, Saturday’s breakfast and lunch. That is how I understood it anyway. 

    • alivias_closet

      Are the rates listed in the chart above for the whole weekend or per night?

    • Taeila

      With the youth center rooms, can you just reserve a bed or do you have to have 8 people register with you?

    • Taeila

      With the youth center rooms, can you just reserve a bed or do you have to have 8 people register with you?

    • Pitipats

      If you want to stay an extra night, is it $59. for each person or for 4 people?? Can the same 4 people stay for 2 nights in a row andhow much would that cost?? sorry but I am confused. If we add the paint furniture class, then we add $50 for that, right??

      • It is $59 for the room the second night, though I think they charge $10 for extra people??

        The paint class is an additional cost and you actually register online for that rather than through Ridgecrest.

        • Beth Wilson

           This is Beth from Ridgecrest – the early arrival/stayover rate is $59 per room – no matter how many people are in the room.

    • HeatherM221

      Great….I move away from Asheville because nothing great ever happens there (lol jk my husband moved for work) and then this awesome conference happens….sad I will have to miss it :(

    • Hoover37

      Ok so is this per person or per group. if one to a room its 146, but if 2 stay it’s 103.50 each{total 207.00} or divide 103.50 by 2? just want to make sure I understand!! THank you

    • Angel in Charleston

      Yippee! I am so excited! My mom and I had a wonderful time last year. Coming again this year and bringing some of my sisters. Fun, fun!

    • tina

      i am assuming that the 9am start for registration is eastern time?  i live in alabama on central time so just wanted to be sure.  so excited!!  thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

    • Rose_lunsford

      After calling the Wrong number for an hour,yes an hour,I finally went home and clicked on the link. I got through after another 40 minutes but it was worth it! I got the room I wanted and I get to share the weekend with my friend .It’s both of our birthdays as we share the same birthday:)
      How cool is that!