Hamburg, Germany, July 5-9, 2013

Future Conventions

Upcoming Convention Dates and Locations

  • July 4-8, 2014 – Toronto, Canada: The most populous city in Canada, Toronto is a cosmopolitan city with an international vibe. Some of the city's unique features include: the impressive Eaton Centre, a multileveled glass-roofed galleria that welcomes one million visitors each week; the landmark CN Tower; the Toronto Zoo; Canada Wonderland, a theme park that includes a variety of rides, a 20-acre water park and Canada's tallest and fastest roller coaster; Ontario Place, an entertainment complex built on three man-made islands; the enjoyable Toronto islands and more.

  • June 26-30, 2015 – Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: A tropical paradise with a modern feel, Honolulu is a city of unparrelleled beauty. Honolulu is both the capital of the state of Hawaii and an exquisite island destination for people from all around the world.

  • June 24-28, 2016 – Fukuoka, Japan: Located in the southwest region of Japan, the charming City of Fukuoka is a well-balanced harmony between the old and the new.  Since ancient times, Fukuoka has grown into one of Asia's leading shopping and gourmet centers.  Traditional festivals, an abundance of fresh caught seafood, a modern downtown area, and the lively atmosphere of the yatai street stalls blend together with the natural beauty of Hakata Bay and Fukuoka's surrounding mountain greenery.  Serene nature, urban vitality, and heartfelt hospitality are just some of the reasons that make Fukuoka City the place where you want to stay longer.

  • June 30-July 4, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois, USA: In 1917, Chicago businessman Melvin Jones inspired others to improve their communities and the world. Come celebrate our association's centennial at the 2017 International Convention in the city where it all began, Chicago. Be a part of this historical event!

  • June 29-July 3, 2018  Las Vegas, Nevada, USAThe MGM Grand Resort will host the Lions Clubs International Convention, Board of Directors Meeting, and the District Governors-elect Seminar all under one roof!  All hotel rooms will be just steps away from the site of the official events. Participate in convention events, enjoy world-class dining and delight in star-studded entertainment all while in the company of your fellow Lions from around the world.

The next open year to host a Lions convention is 2019. For bid requirements, please contact