Keep Up With IC (At Home or in Baltimore): A Pre-IC Blog

February 9, 2022
Ava Caiati

Port Washington, New York, United States

Class of 2023

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Unable to join BBYO in Baltimore, Maryland, this February? I understand the frustration, and you are not alone! However, do not feel too much FOMO because there are so many opportunities to keep up and join in on all the hype and fun, even if you are not with BBYO in person. Wondering how? Keep up with the latest news from Baltimore with the blog, news desks, social media, live streams, and more. Below, I will share all of these great ways to stay up to date with IC, happening for the entire duration of IC (Summit → Final Day). 

Get ready for IC 2022’s…


The IC 2022 Blog will feature the inside scoop on all things IC. The blog can be found here.


Throughout IC, there will be 4 entertaining teen-led news desk broadcasts led by IC’s Press Corps members. 

  • Wednesday, February 16 @ 4:00 PM ET: Opening News Desk & IC Summits
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Streaming live from Baltimore! Join us for the first broadcast from IC 2022 as our Press Corps anchors meet with teens and guests preparing for IC summit and take in the atmosphere at the convention center.
  • Thursday, February 17 @ 3:00 PM ET: Welcome to #AZABBGIC2022
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • IC 2022 Press Corps members provide an update on the first day of IC and meet with attendees who are just arriving on opening day. Join us for the first exciting moments of our epic celebration back together again.
  • Friday, February 18 @ 4:00 PM ET: Pre-Shabbat News Desk
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Come check in with us as press corps anchors provide an update on everything that’s taken place so far at BBYO International Convention 2022 before BBYO powers down for Shabbat. #ShabbatShalom!
  • Sunday, February 20 @ 5:00 PM ET: IC Wrap Up News Desk
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Tune in one last time as our press corps anchors wrap up the weekend, recap Shabbat and Sunday’s sightseeing activities, and share their favorite highlights from an incredible IC 2022.


We’ll be live throughout IC on Facebook and YouTube. Don’t miss out on the fun!

  • Thursday, February 17 @ 8:00 PM ET: IC 2022 Opening Ceremonies
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Join us for opening ceremonies as we kick off BBYO International Convention 2022 with an exciting and dynamic night of live music, beautiful multimedia, inspiring words, and a few surprises. Our night ends with an IC-wide party to celebrate the start of our Movement's largest moment. Get ready to celebrate the order!
  • Friday, February 18 @ 8:30 AM ET: IC 2022 Leads Day Plenary
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Get excited for world renowned social good exemplars, movement leaders, and true game changers to join IC for an inspiring and powerful morning. Our plenary kicks off a day of programming opportunities for all delegates to increase their skills, elevate their global awareness and deepen their impact on the Baltimore community via a variety of tailored BBYO Leadership Labs.
  • Saturday, February 19 @ 7:30 PM ET: Havdalah & BBYO Honors: State of the Movement and Awards Galas
  • Where to watch: Facebook Live or YouTube Live
  • Shavua Tov, BBYO! Join BBYO as we come together to bring Shabbat to a close through a moving Havdalah ceremony, and open the new week with a plenary that celebrates the accomplishments of individuals throughout BBYO and of the Order as a whole.


Social media is always an easy and accessible way to keep up with BBYO. #azabbgic2022 is right at your fingertips!

  • Facebook: Follow BBYO Insider for the latest and greatest IC Facebook updates, photos, and more (and for the livestream!).
  • Twitter: So many tweets to see! Updates will come from @BBYOInsider. Follow everything and check out updates with #AZABBGIC2022 and #ThePowerOfUs.
  • Instagram: You guessed it—follow @BBYOInsider. Follow everything and check out updates with #AZABBGIC2022 and #ThePowerOfUs.
  • Snapchat: Follow along with the IC story through BBYO’s Snapchat Story. Make sure to add @BBYOInsider on Snapchat in time for International Convention.
  • TikTok: Follow along for some hilarious videos and content throughout the weekend. Want to see yourself featured and be BBYO famous? Tag us @bbyoinsider. Follow everything and check out updates with #AZABBGIC2022, #ThePowerOfUs, and #BBYOtoks.


When in doubt, resort to the IC website for tons of cool updates and information.

So many exciting updates and live streams happening all week. Even if you won’t be there in Baltimore, I hope that this is a lot to look forward to and keep up with from home. You can always count on BBYO Press Corps to update everyone with exciting information!

Ava Caiati is a BBG from in Nassau Suffolk Region who loves BBYO.

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