WELCOME to the 2023 Annual Vincent E. Best Mid-Year Assembly.
On behalf of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, State of New York, I extend my sincere “Thank You” to each of you for joining us.
Your presence and participation are very much appreciated.
It is my hope that you will enjoy all that has been prepared for you and that our time together will be filled with great memories.
MW Gregory Robeson Smith, Jr., Grand Master
This year’s event will be held on
Friday, January 27, 2023 through Sunday, January 29, 2023
at the luxurious Hilton Albany, located at 40 Lodge Street Albany, NY 12207
COVID Waiver Required
The COVID waiver must be accepted to register & purchase tickets.
|Early Registration 10/1 – 12/22||Regular Registration 12/23/22 – 1/14/23||Late / Onsite Registration 1/15/23 – 1/28/23|
HILTON ALBANY – SOLD OUT
Please refer to the Overflow Hotel Info for additional options.
The Assembly Meeting
ALL Brothers, the Dress Code for the day is Business Suits.
Sisters, you will govern yourselves accordingly and follow the directions of the Grand Worthy Matron.
The Grand Master’s Ball
ALL Brothers, your DRESS CODE for the evening is Tuxedo or Dark Suit ONLY. **NO EXCEPTIONS**.
Sisters, your attire is Formal, you will govern yourselves accordingly and follow the directions of the Grand Worthy Matron.
Meet and Greet 9p-11p (Free of Charge)
SAT, Jan. 28
Worship Service – 7:30am
Roll Call – 8:30am
SAT, Jan. 28
Grand Master’s Ball
8:00pm – 1:00am
Doors open at 7:30pm
W.B. Parker Burton, III – Chairman
P.G.W.M. Lisa D. Horton – Assistant Chair.
R.W. Howard H. Williams – Credentials Chair.
R.W. Nigel J. Cudjoe – Ball Chair.
R.W. Gavin M. Maxwell – Health & Safety Chair.
R.W. Henry Rowlett – Vendor Chair.
P.M. Lisa A. Gibson – Web Developer