Conventions

Every year each District, Multiple District, Regional Area and Lions Clubs International hold a convention.

 

The conventions include a Flag Ceremony, the Annual General Meeting, a Rededication Service, an evening function and partrners programme along with opportunities to hear speakers, attend workshop presentations and to meet and make new friends with other Lion members.

 

At the District/Multiple District Annual General Meeting you will hear reports on the prior year's financial results, the different Lions focus areas and have an opportunity to consider and examine new proposals.

 

Any Lions Member in good standing may attend and vote if they are a delegate of their club. Other Lions Members may attend the Annual General Meeting and even if they do not have a vote, they have speaking rights at the meeting. Lions Members are encouraged to attend all aspects of the convention.

 

Check out the dates and locations of the upcoming conventions below.

For more information contact MD202.convention2023(at)lionsclubs.org.nz

Upcoming Convention Dates:

 

INTERNATIONAL

Boston, Massachusetts, USA      7-11 July 2023

Melbourne,  AUSTRALIA                21-25 June 2024

Mexico City, MEXICO                    4-8 July 2025

 

International Convention Website

 

ANZI PACIFIC FORUM CA7 - 2022

ANZI Cairns - new dates are 23rd to 25th September 2022

 

ANZI PACIFIC FORUM 2022 Link

 

ANZI PACIFIC FORUM CA7-2023

Christchurch, New Zealand.  8-10 September 2023

 

MULTIPLE DISTRICT 202

28 -30 April 2023 (see above graphic) Invercargill

Link to MD202 Convention 

 

DISTRICT 202D

25-26 February 2023 Colyton, Manawatu

Link to 202D Convention

 

DISTRICT 202E
24th – 26th March 2023 Hornby, Christchurch

Link to 202E Convention

 

DISTRICT 202F
1-2 April 2023 Winton, Southland

Link to 202F Convention

 

DISTRICT 202J

31 March- 2 April 2023 Fairlie, Mackenzie Country

Link to 202J Convention

 

DISTRICT 202K

10th-12th February 2023 Botany Downs, Auckland

Link to 202K Convention

 

DISTRICT 202L

17th February to Sunday 19th February 2023 Claudelands, Hamilton

Link to 202L Convention

 

DISTRICT 202M

11-12 March 2023 Kapiti, Wellington

Link to 202M Convention

 

 

Upcoming International Convention Dates

The Flag Ceremony

This recognises the roots of Lionism and the historical associations built up since the beginning in 1917. It allows us to acknowledge the Lions from Countries other than our own who have a common goal with us as Lions.

The Saturday Night Function

Lions believe that they cannot get so bogged down with work that they miss the social aspect of Lionism. People who play together stay together.

The Rededication Service

This time allows us to honour those Lions who have passed away since the last convention and remember their very valuable contribution. Most of us have very special memories of the person or persons and to take a moment to recognise them for what they have meant to us as individuals or as club members is a very special and moving time.

It also serves the purpose of rethinking why we are Lions and in what direction we would like to see the District progress in the coming year.

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