Annual Gathering Conference

Join us August 2-4, 2019 for the Spirit of Love Bereaved Parents of the USA National Gathering in St. Louis, MO!

Make plans now to attend the 2019 BPUSA National Gathering August 2-4 at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. Our Gathering theme is Spirit of Love reminding us as we face our own struggles, of the inspiration and hope our nation once found in the Spirit of St. Louis. Please join us and feel the love as we remember our children together.

The Gathering Conference will be a three-day event with keynote speakers, workshops, meals, entertainment and memorial ceremonies all designed to help bereaved parents and their families understand that they are not alone in their grief. Our annual Gatherings have been praised as wonderfully meaningful experiences, life-changing in many ways. Participants come away feeling refreshed and revitalized, better informed about the grieving process, more aware of hope and promise and affirmed by meeting new friends who travel the same path.

The Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel is a modern hotel designed to accommodate gatherings like ours, including clean, comfortable rooms, spacious conference facilities, a modern fitness center (including a pool) and a first-class restaurant. The hotel is offering special room rates to Gathering attendees.

Known for its iconic arch, a must-see attraction, St. Louis is a vacation destination of national prominence, with many sightseeing adventures to enjoy. Plan a family vacation in conjunction with the Gathering. Spend some time remembering your child and then explore life on the Mississippi in this bustling, modern “Gateway to the West.”

So, start making plans now to attend the BPUSA Gathering Conference and we’ll meet you in St. Louis in August!

2019 Registration Packet

Online Registration

Before registering online, please read the Registration Packet for complete information on the Gathering Weekend


Location Info

Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel

7730 Bonhomme Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63105

Reservations must be made before July 6, 2019 to receive discounted rate.

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Gathering Conference Cancellation and Refund Policy
100% refund on or before June 1, 2019
Full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee from June 2nd-30th 2019
No refund beginning July 1, 2019. 
Cancellation requests must be received in writing on or before the dates provided above.All cancellation or substitution requests should be emailed to p8XX0tTG09XCxtTS1cLV58DKxs7LicTIyg@nospam

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