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FVDG/DGE Training Program

The First Vice District Governors/District Governors-Elect (FVDGs/DGEs) Training Program is an intensive year long training program designed to equip FVDGs/DGEs with the knowledge, vision and skills necessary to strengthen and build Lions Clubs International. It is organized as a comprehensive training path beginning in August with online assignments in the Lions Learning Center, and culminating at the International Convention.

Please see the FVDG/DGE Program Overview for a view of the entire FVDG/DGE Training Program.

Below you will find detailed information pertaining to the FVDG/DGE Seminar and the International Convention.

Seminar - Virtual

Who: FVDG/DGE only (no spouse or companion)

Seminar dates: February through March 2022

Virtual training tips

The 2022 Virtual FVDG/DGE Seminar is a blended training program designed to deliver the skills and knowledge district governors will need to successfully manage and lead their district next year. This is accomplished through a combination of presentations, live virtual training sessions led by their group leader and independent assignments.

Seminar - Montréal

Who: DGE and spouse/companion

Seminar dates: Thursday, June 23 - Friday, 24, 2022
Arrival date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Departure Date: Wednesday, June, 29, 2022


DGEs and their spouses or companions will enjoy two days of lively interaction, learning, and fun events. Highlights of the seminar include: inspiring messages from Lions/guests, a special presentation for DGE spouses/companions, breakout sessions for DGEs and a rally event. The seminar culminates with an elegant celebration banquet.

Seminar - Montréal


Visit the Government of Canada website to determine what documents are required to travel to Montréal or use the Government of Canada’s Travel Wizard to determine if you qualify to enter Canada.

Currently, Canada requires that travelers provide proof that they are fully vaccinated. Please refer to the Government of Canada website to check if you qualify for the fully vaccinated traveler exemption as well as which COVID-19 vaccines are accepted in Canada. The website also provides steps to follow for your trip and what to do if you test positive within 14 days of your entry to Canada.

DGE Seminar and International Convention Registration & Travel Form
LCICon Convention Website

If you have questions regarding Registration, please contact: 

Online assignments


FVDGs/DGEs will be assigned online assignments to complete throughout their year of training. The courses will be automatically assigned as they become available in the Lions Learning Center (LLC). Click the button below to access the Lions Learning Center through your Lion Account. Click here for Lions Account Access instructions. Email for support.

Lions Learning Center

Contact information


For questions please use the contact information below.

Registration/Hotel Arrangements | +1 630-468-7016 |
Travel/Flight Arrangements | +1 630-468-7052 |
Travel Reimbursement | +1 630-468-6978 |
Seminar Program Content | +1 630-468-6857 |
Online Assignments | +1 630-468-7073 |