Frequently Asked Questions

What Is PABM Retreat?

Planning A Better Me is a new and innovative planner conference or retreat that was conceived in early 2018 and manifested in December 2018 by founders, E.Michelle and Shay Budgets. Planning A Better Me’s aim is to bring together women within the planner community to learn and share their experiences, failures, and successes through planning. Our goal is to provide a relaxing, comfortable and inclusive environment where women can focus on themselves, their needs and the overall betterment of self. 


When is the event?

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Sunday, July 26, 2020


Where is it located?

Virginia Crossings 

Tapestry Collections By Hilton

1000 Virginia Center Pkwy

Glen Allen, VA  23059

United States

+1 (804) 727-1400


How much is the event?

General Admission $300 (taxes and fees not included) 

VIP $330 (Taxes and fees not included)

Can I Receive A Refund If I Choose Not To Attend?

No Refunds will be granted.

Ticket Transfers are accepted at the ticket holders' responsibility.

How do I find a roommate?

Upon registering, you will be added to our private Facebook group where you can interact with others and find a roommate. 


What if I don’t want a roommate?

You can book a single occupancy room. 


What does the ticket price cover?

Swag, two meals (heavy appetizers on Thursday, lunch Friday/Saturday, dinner on Saturday), speakers, entertainment, etc.

What is the retreat theme?

See It Differently

Will there be vendors?


Will there be swag?



How do we contact PABM Retreat?





What is the dress attire?

Thursday - Comfortable

Friday - PABM t-shirt & yoga pants

Saturday - Casual & cute

What are the conference/retreat colors? 

Black, white and pink 

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