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2018 District Convention

Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center

6111 Fleur Drive

Des Moines, IA (515)287-2400

August 10-11, 2018


Stay tuned for details as we release information about speakers, breakouts, fun activities, changes and new aspects of the District Convention.  Act now to encourage club members to attend.  The goal for this year's convention is 500 people.  

Convention Overview

Friday, August 10

  • Past Governors Meeting
  • CLE Training
  • Past Lt. Governors Meeting
  • Opening Session - Jamie Pollard, "Heart of the Matter"
  • "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" - Experience the thrill of the Kiwanis Miracle League 
  • Ticket Event - Wine & Cheese Reception with Governor Jan Burch & hosted by Steve Siemens

Saturday, August 11

  • Fun Run/Walk
  • First Round - Breakout Sessions
  • Roger Thurow - Keynote - "The First 1000 Days: A Crucial Time for Mothers and Children and the World"
  • Spouse/Partner Tour Available
  • Second Round - Breakout Sessions
  • Regional Meetings and Trustee Elections
  • House of Delegates
  • Lunch - Keynote by Dr. Wil Blechman, "Leaning Doesn't Begin in Kindergarten"
  • Third Round - Breakout Sessions
  • Gavin Jerome - Keynote- If you Can Laugh at It, You Can Live with It!"
  • Closing

Updated 05-07-2018