2017 National Convention Registration – Columbia Missouri

2017 National Convention Registration Activities, Costs and Other Information

Convention Registration: Cost $50/person.

Hotel Information: Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center

2601 S. Providence, Columbia, MO.

$105.00 per night plus tax

Breakfast Included


Reservations can be made directly with the hotel at 800-659-2220. Group code: 1709DREAMF

Cut off for convention rate availability is August 28, 2017.

After this date, prevailing rates will apply.


Please book directly with the hotel and not with a third party like Travelocity or Orbitz. You might save a dollar or two but the chapter will incur significant charges if minimum room commitments are not met.


More info about hotel:



Dress Code: All activities business casual, preferably Dream Factory logo apparel

Transportation: There is complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel as well as on demand transportation to optional activates and local attractions


Optional Activities: 

  • Friday 9:00 a.m. Warm Springs Ranch Tour – $13.00 – Limited to 40

(Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale Breeding Farm)

  • Friday 12:00 p.m. Les Bourgeois Bluff Top Winery and Lunch – Free

(Lunch Provided by Tiger Pediatrics)

  • Friday 2:45 p.m.  Logboat Brewery Company Tour  – Free


All national convention reservation forms and payments are due in National Headquarters no later than September 1, 2017


4th Annual 24-Hour Run For Dreams

Running to Grant Dreams to children with critical and chronic illnesses

            Start: Saturday, August 5th, 2017 – 8:00 a.m.             Finish: Sunday, August 6th, 2017 – 8:00 a.m.

Also 12-hour options, start at 8:00 AM or 8:00 PM

Don’t let the name scare you away! You do not have to run the entire 24 hours! Our goal this year is to create a fun atmosphere with camping space provided and plenty of entertainment. And if you feel like running and/or walking on our scenic 2-mile course, then you can do that, too. It’s more about having fun in a healthy way to grant dreams. Join us at:

Red Orchard Park

704 Kentucky Street

Shelbyville, KY 40065

Race Phone (502) 216-0378

Race Fax (502) 561-3004


Camping Space is Provided

You will be required to sign a waiver and provide additional information on race day.

Visit the Dream Factory national website at www.dreamfactoryinc.org. Make sure to like the event’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/24hourrunfordreams for updates. Thank you for your support and participation. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Dream Factory, Inc. has been a national children’s wish granting organization since 1980 with 32 chapters currently spread across the United States. Its National Headquarters is in Louisville, KY. The Dream Factory’s mission is to grant dreams to children ages 3 through 18 who suffer from critical and chronic illnesses. The Dream Factory has granted thousands of dreams and you can help grant more!

100% of proceeds go to The Dream Factory, Inc.


Dreams come true because of YOU!