Although they were unable to gather in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 100 delegates from across the U.S., along with guests from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, held a successful virtual convention from September 20-24, 2021, with all of the inspiration, education, democracy and solidarity of a regular UE convention.

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It Happened This Way: How UE Pulled Off a Virtual Convention in Five Weeks

November 6, 2021

Holding a successful online convention required a substantial amount of work by UE staff and leaders. As General President Carl Rosen noted at the conclusion of the convention, “Although we had made plans in the spring on how we would do a virtual convention if we needed to, it's one thing to have plans and it's totally another thing to carry them out, as we learned.”