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Future Conventions

Plans are well underway for future conventions.  Click on each city to view a special invitation.

  • June 22-26, 2012: Busan, Korea. The state-of-the-art BEXCO Convention & Exhibition Center, traditional cuisine, and world-class accommodations are just a few reasons why Busan is recognized as one of Asia’s top 10 international conference destinations.  The scenic splendor, history, and hospitality of Busan have been praised by visitors from all around the world.

  • July 5-9, 2013: Hamburg, Germany. Centrally located in the heart of Europe, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is one of Europe’s hallmark ports.  Internationally known as a bustling commercial and industrial metropolis, the magical aura of faraway places is still alive in the historic Speicherstadt warehouse quarter and network of quaint canals and waterways crisscrossing the entire city.  The outstanding facilities provided by the Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH, along with a wide range of cosmopolitan restaurants, cultural attractions, and shopping malls full of international flair make the “Gateway to the World” a perfect setting for LCI’s 2013 International Convention.

  • July 4-8, 2014: Toronto, ON, Canada. Canada’s largest city is one of the most dynamic, culturally diverse, and vibrant places on earth.  A wide array of world-class accommodations, fine dining, and entertainment, set amid miles of waterfront, boardwalks and historic districts, make Toronto the ideal destination for business and pleasure.  Discover and experience a world of arts, culture, and energy around every corner in a friendly atmosphere that welcomes everyone.  Come for the meeting and stay for the experience!

  • June 26-30, 2015: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.  Few destinations can match Honolulu’s exciting array of entertainment, outdoor activities and Aloha Spirit that sets it apart.  Renowned for pristine beaches and lush tropical scenery, visitors will delight in the exotic history and rich heritage of The Islands found nowhere else in the world.  Timeless beauty, in contrast between the ancient and the modern, make discovering Hawai’i so enjoyable – and the perfect gathering place for guests from all around the world.
  • June 30-July 4, 2017: Chicago, Illinois, USA.  Lions Clubs International is celebrating its 100th Anniversary!  Welcome to Chicago!  Set amid one of the world’s most magnificent skylines, miles of stunning lakefront, unrivaled architecture, and world-class shopping and dining, the “The City That Works” is the ideal convention destination.  Jam-packed with cultural riches, an abundance of activities, a diverse ethnic population and friendly hospitality, Chicago is an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

The next open year to host a Lions convention is 2016. For bid requirements, please contact convention@lionsclubs.org.