Rotary International Convention Information
 
Annual Rotary International Convention locations:
June 10-14, 2017 in Atlanta Georgia
 
 
Go to the website for lots of info: http://www.riconvention.org/en/atlanta

3/31/17 Preregistration discount ends; online registration continues at the on-site rate

4/30/17 Registration and ticket cancellation deadline

5/11/17 Last day to reserve individual housing through Rotary’s housing provider

Events:
1) Agatha's Taste of Mystery, June 9. see flyer.  To register, click here
 
2) Zone 25/26 special event info:  a special event during the convention. You, family members and friends are invited to join Brad Howard for some good old “Southern Elegance & Charm with a Down Home Southern Breakfast” catered by Wolfgang Puck,  on Monday June  12th from 8am-9:30am at the Georgia Aquarium, 255 Baker St NW, Atlanta Georgia. This will be held close to the convention site so you will be able to take a short half mile walk to the Convention Center.  You do not want to miss this fun and fellowship event where you can connect with your fellow District Rotarians, those from our Zones and as well as make new friends. www.zone2526.org.
 
3) Zone 25/27 also secured a special discounted rate for visiting the Georgia Aquarium during your stay in Atlanta.  Attendees can purchase 25% discounted entrance fee for $29.95.  Please make your reservation before arriving to the International convention.   http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/convention/specialevents. For more information, log on to www.zone2526.org.
 
4) Multi-district reception and mixer will take place during the convention on Tuesday June 13, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Details: The Districts: 5000, 5130,5160,5190.  
-The venue: Ventanas Restaurant, 14th Floor of the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown, 275 Baker St., Atlanta GA 30313. -The cost: $55 per person plus $3 charge card fee. Total $58 Includes: Assorted pupu and one drink. There will also be a cash bar available. You may sign up and pay on the District 5000 website: rotaryd5000.org. Deadline: Friday May 26, 2017. I hope that you will all take advantage of the opportunity to connect with your Rotarian friends from these West Coast districts in a fun and festive atmosphere.  From PDG Phil Sammer   To Register, click here

 

Why attend an International Convention?

1. Meet the most inspiring people in the world from more than 130 countries meet at the convention every year. Share stories 

2. Strengthen your club and your passion for Rotary by attending the general sessions and breakout sessions on membership and make your club stronger. In the House of Friendship, you’ll find new ideas, learn best practices, and share project successes.

3. Join The Rotary Foundation celebration of the Foundation’s centennial . Join the festivities at The Rotary Foundation’s 100th Birthday Party. 

4. Explore the American South: Bask in the sun on the Atlantic and Gulf shores. Test your game at some of the world’s most celebrated golf courses. Experience the magic of Florida’s Disney World, Universal Studios, and Sea World. Explore the natural wonders of the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Step back in time at Colonial Williamsburg. Sample the sophisticated charms of New Orleans, Savannah, and Charleston. Learn more

5. Enjoy special tours and events offered by the Host Organization Committee

Next Conventions:
June 24-27, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
June 1-5, 2019 in  Hamburg, Germany 
June 7-10, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 
June 13-16, 2021 in Taipei, Taiwan 
June 5-8, 2022 in Houston, Texas, USA