Saturday, June 30th

International Parade Step-Off
Conference Center, Room 320
08:30
International Parade Step-Off
 
08:30
 
4th Street and Bonneville Avenue
 
Registration Open
Studio Ballroom
09:30-17:00
Registration Open
 
Studio Ballroom
 
09:30-17:00
Enter Grand Prize Sweepstakes
Marquee Ballroom - Grand Prize Sweepstakes Booth
09:30-17:00
Enter Grand Prize Sweepstakes
 
Marquee Ballroom - Grand Prize Sweepstakes Booth
 
09:30-17:00
Exhibit Hall Open
Marquee Ballroom
09:30-17:00

Exhibit Hall Open

Marquee Ballroom

09:30-17:00

Business Session
Conference Center, Room 118-124
14:00-15:00

Business Session

14:00-15:00

Conference Center, Room 118-124

International Show featuring Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy
Grand Garden Arena
19:00-20:15

International Show featuring Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

19:00-20:15

Grand Garden Arena

(Doors open at 18:00 - Refer to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Security Requirements for Admittance.)

Strides Dance for Diabetes Awareness
Conference Center, Room 118-124
20:30-22:30

Strides Dance for Diabetes Awareness

20:30-22:30

Conference Center, Room 118-124

GAT - Break the Monotony of Club Meetings and Increase Membership
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
13:00-13:45

GAT - Break the Monotony of Club Meetings and Increase Membership

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage

13:00-13:45

(Spanish) PDG Monica Estela Segura discusses initiatives to enhance new member recruitment and retain existing members and the results achieved.

Vision Screening Redefined: A New Way to Catch Lazy Eye
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
14:00-14:45

Vision Screening Redefined: A New Way to Catch Lazy Eye

14:00-14:45

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage

Early detection of lazy eye (amblyopia) and misaligned eyes (strabismus) in children can save sight for a lifetime. But current technology often misses strabismus and amblyopia, the #1 cause of vision loss in children. Dr. David Hunter of Children's Hospital Boston will share new technology developed by Rebion that can improve detection of disease in children.

Millennials and a New Century of Service
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
14:00-14:45

Millennials and a New Century of Service

14:00-14:45

Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage

Lion Paul Fugate discusses how to change and adapt  your club to reflect how millennials think about service and how your club can become more  service minded.

Survival Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
14:00-14:45

Survival Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

14:00-14:45

Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater

Kids love to play video games, share photos and post comments with friends and family in cyberspace. But with cyberbullying and online predators on the rise, what can you do to keep them safe? We will share the right steps to take to keep your family and your devices safe.

Business Session
Conference Center, Room 118-124
14:00-15:00

Business Session

14:00-15:00

Conference Center, Room 118-124

(Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish)  Hear from candidates for international director in this  engaging forum.

Social Inclusion in Service
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
14:15-14:45

Social Inclusion in Service

14:15-14:45

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage

LCI and Special Olympics have been collaborating for 18 years to bring sport and health programming to one of the most marginalized and deserving populations  around the world - those with intellectual disabilities. Join us as we celebrate how service has resulted  in meaningful, social inclusion in more than  100 countries.

A Miracle a Day
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
15:00-15:45

A Miracle a Day

15:00-15:45

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage

Join Lion Brad Baker as he shares how Mid-South Lions uses partnerships and collaboration to provide comprehensive sight and hearing care to those in need across four multiple districts (MD 7, MD 12, MD 26, MD 30), bringing hope to those in need.

Engaging Youth and Building the Future of Lions
Marquee Ballroom -Lions Den Stage
15:00-15:45

Engaging Youth and Building the Future of Lions

15:00-15:45

Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage

(English, Korean) Lion Jee-Ho Kang discusses experiences on the road to building one of the largest and most successful campus clubs in the world, and how to engage youth to build the future of Lions clubs. 

Lions Clubs Convention Registration 2019: What’s New
Marquee Ballroom -Tech Byte Theater
15:00-15:45

Lions Clubs Convention Registration 2019: What’s New

15:00-15:45

Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater

ITN has been in the events and tradeshow industry for more than 20 years. They use near field communication (NFC) technology to help streamline events and make attending them enjoyable and efficient experiences. ITN is excited to bring its technology and services to Lions Clubs International as the association's new registration partner.

The Digital Service Experience
Marquee Ballroom -Service Journey Stage
15:00-16:00

The Digital Service Experience

15:00-16:00

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage

Explore the new MyLion platform, resources and technology enhancements for planning and reporting impactful service projects.

The Welcome Blanket Service Project
Grand Garden Studio, Room 6
15:00-17:00

The Welcome Blanket Service Project

15:00-17:00

Grand Garden Studio, Room 6

Join Lions and Leos as we make fleece welcome blankets for the children of Ronald McDonald homes in the Las

Vegas area. (Advance registration required.)

District Governor Meet and Greet with English Language Department
Grand Garden Studio, Room 1-3
15:30-16:30

District Governor Meet and Greet with English Language Department

15:30-16:30

Grand Garden Studio, Room 1-3

For incoming district governors and first and second vice district governors. You'll review key district administration operations supported by the English Language Department, including expense reimbursement claims, club quality programs and district leadership succession. (By invitation only.)

7 Continents - A Worldwide Activity - Giving Youth a Voice and Communicate Your Lions Message
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
16:00-16:45

7 Continents - A Worldwide Activity - Giving Youth a Voice and Communicate Your Lions Message

16:00-16:45

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage

German adventurer and extreme runner, Dr. Karsten Haasters, takes you on a special journey as this "Lion + Leo" Youth Ambassador runs selected routes on each of the seven continents, having conversations with thousands of teenagers across 70 countries in workshops in 700 youth centers. Learn about opportunities for multi-district activities that send a global message.

GAT - Success Stories from Europe
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
16:00-16:45

GAT - Success Stories from Europe

16:00-16:45

Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage

PID Gabriele Sabatosanti and PID Robert Rettby share success stories from Europe's Global Action Team leaders, showcasing their achievements in this fiscal year.

Tech and Solutions: Note Taking and Capturing Data – Speech and Handwriting Recognition
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
16:00-16:45

Tech and Solutions: Note Taking and Capturing Data – Speech and Handwriting Recognition

16:00-16:45

Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater

Are you still taking notes by hand with pen and paper? Let’s change that and bring you into the 21st century! We’ll share options with you for note taking on your mobile devices with speech and handwriting recognition features. It's time to go paperless!

Brand Matters: Take Your Marketing to the Next Level
Conference Center, Room 104-105
16:00-17:00

Brand Matters: Take Your Marketing to the Next Level

16:00-17:00

Conference Center, Room 104-105

Find out how you can leverage the Lions International brand to create high-impact marketing that will get your club noticed. Get tips, get a tool kit and get inspired so you can make 2018-19 a brand new year! Hosted by ID Alan Lundgren and LCI global brand manager, Dan Hervey.

Diabetes Service Engagement Demos
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
16:15-17:00

Diabetes Service Engagement Demos

16:15-17:00

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage

Observe Lions in action as they demonstrate diabetes service projects that can be easily replicated in your community.

Connecticut Teen Dance
Conference Center, Room 312 & 317
18:00-20:30

Connecticut Teen Dance

18:00-20:30

Conference Center, Room 312 & 317

(Attendance is limited to teenagers only.)

Strides Dance for Diabetes Awareness
Conference Center, Room 118-124
18:00-20:30

Strides Dance for Diabetes Awareness

20:30-22:30

Conference Center, Room 118-124

Join Lion and Leo friends from around the world to dance the night away and heighten awareness of diabetes and its complications. The dance is free and features international music, fun glow props and a cash bar. Strides events aim to promote regular exercise for all ages and highlight a nonmedical option for diabetes service engagement or fundraising.