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44th Annual Mid-Winter Convention

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44th Annual Mid-Winter Convention

Time & Location

Jan 21, 1:00 PM – Jan 23, 11:45 AM

Minneapolis, 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413, USA

About the Event

This year’s convention will feature:

  • A Three-Day Event
  • A return to a live convention
  • Fellowship-Friendly common Hospitality Area on Friday evening
  • Complimentary Beer, Wine, and Hors D’oeuvres on Friday evening
  • Live Entertainment on both Friday and Saturday evenings
  • A great theme and accompanying optional costume party on Saturday evening

Our traditional Convention components will continue to inspire and inform you

  • International Director guest and keynote speaker
  • Informative Lunch speaker
  • Inspiring Session presenters on Saturday
  • Popular Service Projects

2022 District 5M-6 Mid-Winter Convention Schedule Day and Time

Friday, January 21, 2022

1:00 PM 6:15 PM       Registration Open -Delegate Certification-Parade of Green

1:00 PM 3:00 PM       Charitable Gambling Seminar

4:30 PM 5:30 PM       Cabinet Meeting #3

6:30 PM 6:45 PM       Posting of the Flags – Opening of Convention

6:45 PM 8:00 PM       Evening of Remembrance

8:15 PM 9:00 PM       Registration Open

8:00 PM 8:20 PM       First Timer’s Contest Meeting

8:15 PM tbd               Hospitality Room Open with Band and Games

Saturday, January 22, 2022

7:30 AM 11:45 PM     Registration Open-Delegate Certification-Parade of Green

8:30 AM 2:45 PM       Foundation and Other Displays

8:45 AM 2:45 PM       Service Projects Room Open

8:45 AM 9:30 AM       Session 1

9:45 AM 10:45 AM     Free time to see display tables and or do Service

10:00 AM 11:00 AM   Club Presidents Meet with Visiting ID

11:00 AM 11:45 AM   Session 2

12:00 PM 1:45 PM      D5M-6 Luncheon with a Speaker

2:00 PM 2:45 PM        Registration Open-Delegate Certification-Parade of Green

2:00 PM 2:45 PM        Session 3

2:00 PM 2:45 PM        State Fair Captains Meeting

3:00 PM 4:30 PM        D5M-6 Annual Business Meeting (Suspend meeting until

5:30 PM 6:15 PM        DG Paul’s Reception (Cash Bar) Open to All To be followed by Entertainment and Costume Contest

Sunday, January 23, 2022

7:45 AM 8:45 AM        Breakfast Buffet

9:00 AM 11:45 AM      Introduction of Guests

Peace Poster & Essay Contest Winners

Introduction of Guest Speaker

ID Closing Remarks

Reconvene & Close Business Meeting


Parade of Green Numbers

DG closing remarks

Retire the Colors/Adjourn Convention

The Delta Marriott Northeast – Welcomes District 5M-6 Lions!!

Address: 1330 Industrial Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

A Block of Rooms has been reserved – Ask for the Lions District 5M-6 Mid-Winter Convention

Book your group rate for 5M6 Lions Convention Room Block

Room with a King Bed $119.00 per night*

Room with Two Queen Beds $119.00 per night*

These Group Rates Are Effective through January 4th, 2022

*Plus Taxes and Fees. Credit card payment required.

***Reservations this year may not be made over the Internet***

Please Call our Reservation Center at 1-844-628-7953 and ask for the Room Block for the Lions District 5M-6 Mid-Winter Convention.

Registration form must be postmarked by by January 10th for meals.