2023 Grand Convocation – Binghamton, NY

Thursday, March 9th to Saturday, March 11th
(Printable Form and Schedule available soon, High Priest Anointing will be Friday Afternoon)

The meal reservation forms on this website are for the use of the Companions of the Grand Chapter of the State of New York.

Representatives of Sister Jurisdictions and Concordant Grand Bodies must make their reservations directly with the Grand Chapter Office.

For questions, contact Stephen J. Koferl,
Convention Committee Chairman
631-582-6326 / SJK4476@aol.com



Hotel Accommodations: 

  • Click HERE to Hilton.com’s booking for DoubleTree in Binghamton NY
  • Enter Dates: Room Block is available evenings of March 8, 9, 10, and 11.
  • Enter Number of Guests
  • Click on Special Rates
  • Enter Group Code: RAM
  • The Royal Arch Masons Special Rate of $119 will populate.

Guests who prefer to book by phone can do so by calling 607-722-7575 and mentioning “Royal Arch Masons.”


Thursday Events

10:30am – run-through with staff

1:00pm to 2:30pm – Grand Commandery of the State of New York – Carlton B
1:30pm to 3:00pm – Thomas Smith Webb Chapter – Carlton A
3:00pm to 4:00pm – Rehearsal for Grand Chapter – Carlton A
5:00pm to 5:45pm – Zerubbabel Society Reception – Grand Ballroom Atrium
5:45pm to 6:45pm – Reception for the Grand High Priests Banquet, Grand Riverside Foyer
6:45pm to 9:00pm – Grand High Priests Banquet, Grand Riverside
9:30pm to 10:30pm – Masonic Medical Research Foundation – Link Room

Friday Events

7:30am to 12:30pm – Friday Grand Chapter Meeting – Grand Ballroom
8:30 – Entrance of visitors by Grand Lecturer
12:30pm – 1:30pm – Friday Men’s Luncheon – Grand Riverside
10:30am – 1:30pm – Ladies Program followed by Ladies Luncheon – Endicott
1:30pm to 3:00pm – Rehearsal for Order of High Priesthood – Degree cast ONLY – Grand Ballroom
1:30pm to 3:00pm – Grand Council of Cryptic Masons – Carlton B
2:30pm to 3:00pm – Registration for Order of High Priesthood – High Priests from around the State – Grand Ballroom Atrium
3:00pm to 4:30pm – Conferral of the Order of High Priesthood – Grand Ballroom
4:30pm to 5:00pm – DDGHPs meet for Charity Pins (at Grand High King’s suite)
6:00pm to 7:00pm – Grand Banquet Reception – Grand Ballroom Atrium
7:00pm to 9:30pm – Grand Banquet – Grand Ballroom
9:30pm to 11 :00pm – Order of Old Saratoga – Carlton

Saturday Events

7:00am to 8:30am – Red Cross of Constantine Breakfast – Endicott Johnson
8:30am to 12:30pm – Saturday Grand Chapter Meeting – Grand Ballroom