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IFYE 75th Anniversary Celebration

October 6-8, 2023
Louisville, Kentucky

IFYE 75th Anniversary Logo

Registration is now open!

Join us for a weekend of renewing old friendships and making new ones in the hospitality suite, the 25th and 50th year reunions, and casual conversations in a relaxed environment. The focal point of the celebration weekend is the 75th Anniversary Reception and International Banquet on Saturday, October 7. Sunday morning will feature a Memorial Service recognizing members of the IFYE Family who have recently passed. Following the celebration, you will receive digital copies of the group picture and a directory of those in attendance by email. Feel free to contact your IFYE brothers and sisters to join you in this once-in-a-lifetime event. Check the website for more information as it is made available.

Celebration Information

Dates/Deadlines to Remember
Transportation Options
Schedule at a Glance
In Honor Of Table Contributions
75 Years of IFYE Presentation
25th & 50th Reunions
Exploring Louisville on Your Own
75th Anniversary Cup and Globe Mementos Order Form
IFYE Store - IFYE logo apparel and more!
Cancellation & Refund Policy
IFYE Publicity Statement

Please register each individual on a separate form. All registrations close at midnight ET on dates below. 
Need help registering? Please contact (309) 261-1705.

$175      Early Bird: June 1 - July 31, 2023
$215      Regular: August 1 - 31, 2023
$250      Late: September 1 - Event 

Additional Ways to Support the 75th Anniversary

Saturday, October 7, 2023Monday, October 9, 2023
This form stopped accepting submissions on October 7, 2023 12:00 am EDT.

For those who are unable to attend the celebration, but still wish to contribute toward one or more of the following options, click the above Additional Ways to Support button.

In Honor Of Table Contributions (Optional)
If you wish to honor an IFYE family member(s) and/or supporter(s), please select this option and click continue to enter a donation amount. Click continue again which will take you to an In Honor of name field to input the names you wish to recognize. Enter the rest of your registration and payment information to complete the contribution. Those honored and the contributors will be recognized at the International Dinner.

IFYE 75th Anniversary Giving Campaign (Optional)
If you wish to donate to the 75th Anniversary Giving Campaign, please select that option and proceed through each step to complete your contribution. For more details on the campaign, click here: 75th Anniversary Giving Campaign. For other donations, please go to Ways to Give.

Donation to the IFYE Association of the USA, Inc. (General Operating Fund) (Optional)
Select this option and continue through each step to complete your contribution. Your donation amount will be requested in step 2. Note: If you wish to make a donation to another fund (such as Memoriam/Honor), please go to Ways to Give to complete the appropriate form.

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Louisville East
1325 South Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: (502) 426-2600

Important! After you click on the hotel link (below), you will see a horizontal gray bar about midway on your device showing the rooms available at the IFYE 75th Celebration room rate of $129 (the nightly room cost is $149.73 with taxes). The reservation will show as five (5) nights (October 4-8). If you wish to stay all five (5) nights, scroll down to Select your room, then review the payment information and complete the registration with your credit card.

Important! If you do not wish to stay the five (5) nights listed on the first hotel page, look to the right on the gray bar, select Change Search. Use the drop-down buttons to select the dates you wish to stay and press the green Search button. You will then be taken to a page where you can select your room. Press the green Select button, review the next screen, and then fill in the information for payment and your registration is complete.

If you wish to extend your stay after the event or make other variations of dates, we ask that you contact Carolyn Hansen ( to help you make your reservation.

Click here for Hotel Room Reservations

The cut-off date for this group rate is September 9, 2023, unless the room block is sold out prior to that date. Reservations after that date will be subject to room availability at the hotel.

Parking is included in the room rate.

Note:  All hotel reservations to be cancelled must be coordinated with the hotel.  IFYE Association is not responsible for coordinating cancellations for rooms.