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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 in June, with a full day of the latest news from LCI/LCIF and motivational messages. 

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 Virtual Seminar and the International Convention in Montréal as it becomes available.

Days 1-3: Virtual Seminar

Who: FVDG/DGE only

Seminar dates: April - June 2021


The 2021 Virtual FVDG/DGE Seminar (Days 1-3) is a blended training program designed to deliver the in-person training you would have received in February at the Q Center, through a combination of special presentations, live virtual classroom sessions with your group leader and independent assignments.

Day 4: Montréal

Who: DGE and spouse/companion

Seminar date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Arrival date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Departure date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Schedule | Coming Soon

DGEs and their spouse or companion will attend a series of general sessions with the latest news from LCI/LCIF and inspiring messages from Lions and guests. The day concludes with a celebration banquet.

Day 4: Montréal


DGE logistics communication

Introduction to the DGE Seminar Day 4 and the 2021 Montréal International Convention (January 2021)
2021 Montréal International Convention and DGE Seminar Day 4 (March 2021)

Registration and Travel 

DGE Seminar and International Convention Registration & Travel Form | Coming Soon
Visa assistance | Coming Soon
Special Needs Form | Coming Soon
Wheelchair and Scooter Rental | Coming Soon
DGE Family Registration Form | Coming Soon
LCICon Tour Page
Airport Shuttle to/from DGE Hotel | Coming Soon
Day 4 Seminar - Know Before You Go | Coming Soon
LCICon Convention Website

You can send the DGE International Convention Registration & Travel Form in one of the following ways:
Secure Fax: +1-630-571-1689
Lions Clubs International
300 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
Attn: Convention Registration and Housing Department         

If you have questions regarding Registration, please contact: 
If you have questions regarding Travel, please contact: 

Financial documents

DGE Seminar Travel Reimbursement Policy  
DGE Adult Companion Travel Expense Claim Form
DGE Travel Expense Form  
If you have questions regarding Reimbursement, please contact:

Online assignments


FVDG/DGE will be provided online assignments to be completed prior to attending Days 1-3 and Day 4. 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 | +1 630-468-6846 |
Seminar Program Content | +1 630-468-6857 |
Online Assignments | +1 630-468-7073 |