Sunday, July 1st

Opening Plenary Session
Grand Garden Arena
09:30-13:00

Opening Plenary Session

(Doors open at 08:30 - Refer to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Security Requirements for Admittance)

 
09:30-13:00
Registration Open
Studio Ballroom
09:30-17:00
Registration Open
 
Studio Ballroom
 
09:30-17:00
Exhibit Hall Open
Marquee Ballroom
09:30-17:00
Exhibit Hall
 
Marquee Ballroom
 
09:30-17:00
Last Day to Enter Grand Prize Sweepstakes
Marquee Ballroom - Grand Prize Sweepstakes Booth
09:30-17:00
Last Day to Enter Grand Prize Sweepstakes
 
Marquee Ballroom - Grand Prize Sweepstakes Booth
 
09:30-17:00
Elections: Certification and Voting Open
Conference Center,  Room 111-117
13:00-17:00
Elections: Certification and Voting Open
 
Conference Center,  Room 111-117
 
13:00-17:00
Wellness Screening
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Experience Area
13:00-17:00
Wellness Screening
 
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Experience Area
 
13:00-17:00
Zumba
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
13:00-13:30
Zumba
 
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
 
13:00-13:30
 
Join Lions and Leos as they dance to promote healthy, active lifestyles and support diabetes prevention and awareness.
Service to All, for All
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
13:00-13:45
Service to All, for All
 
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
 
13:00-13:45
 
Lion Manoj Kumar Shrestha shares what inspired him to become a Lion, the work he and the Lions of Nepal are doing to protect the environment and the passion he has to continue serving those in need.
How to Create Content That Speaks To Your Members and Community
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
13:00-13:45
How to Create Content That Speaks To Your Members and Community
 
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
 
13:00-13:45
 
With the amount of content available on the internet nowadays, it becomes difficult to curate the right content for your members. This session will help you learn about the content curation process, and introduce you to tools that will help you create the right content at the right time for the right audience.
Incoming Council Chairperson Seminar
Conference Center, Room 312 & 317
13:30-16:00
Incoming Council Chairperson Seminar
 
Conference Center, Room 312 & 317
 
13:30-16:00
 
(Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish) This seminar allows incoming council chairpersons to review their roles and responsibilities, share best practices and explore challenges and opportunities.
The Service Journey Experience
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
13:45-14:00
The Service Journey Experience
 
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
 
13:45-14:00
 
Experience a sneak peak of everything service related at 2018 LCICon. From our global causes to digital resources, see how you can learn, discover, act and celebrate  to elevate your Lion experience.
Playing Your Best Hand for Winning and Keeping Members
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
14:00-14:45
Playing Your Best Hand for Winning and Keeping Members
 
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
 
14:00-14:45
 
A hands-on workshop that will cover all aspects of membership, from recruiting to engaging and retaining current members with best practices, tools and additional resources. Membership chairs are encouraged to attend this interactive discussion so that they will be empowered to serve as the main person within a club to support membership value, whether as a new member, a tenured member or even learning from a dropped member.
Leos Around the World
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
14:00-14:45
Leos Around the World
 
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
 
14:00-14:45
 
(English, German) Enjoy a photo-documentary about youth community service across 25 countries and how this story inspired Leo (now Lion) Othmar Fetz to serve and, how, through his endless efforts, became the youngest zonechairperson in Austria.
Wellness Technologies for your Body, Home and Office
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
14:00-14:45
Wellness Technologies for your Body, Home and Office
 
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
 
14:00-14:45
 
Wellness technologies focusing on health and fitness are the hot, new items this year. Users are wearing devices like FitBit or Apple Watch to keep track of their fitness activity. In this session, you’ll learn about the new wellness technologies for every part of your day (or night), and how they can improve your quality of life.
Leos Protect and Restore Our Environment
Conference Center, Room 106-107
14:00-15:00
Leos Protect and Restore Our Environment
 
Conference Center, Room 106-107
 
14:00-15:00
 
Calling all Leos! Don't miss this inspirational event that will jumpstart your service engagement endeavors and entrepreneurial spirit. Hear from leaders in environmental advocacy, and work with fellow Leos on a recycling project that will benefit refugees in the Las Vegas area.
Social Media for Lions: Share Your Success Stories
Conference Center, Room 103
14:00-15:30
Social Media for Lions: Share Your Success Stories
 
Conference Center, Room 103
 
14:00-15:30
 
Social media can be an extremely useful tool in helping to recruit new members, connect with current members and increase your service impact! Hear success stories from Lions SMiLE members who use social media to improve their clubs, and join a discussion to share your own stories, challenges and ideas.
New Voices... The Women's Initiative
Conference Center, Room 118-124
14:00-15:30
New Voices... The Women's Initiative
 
Conference Center, Room 118-124
 
14:00-15:30

(Chinese, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish) The New Voices Initiative celebrates the contributions made by women as Lions Clubs International welcomes its first female international president. This initiative promotes gender parity by focusing on increasing the number of women in Lions clubs, as well as closing the gap between men and women in leadership positions.

Campaign 100: LCIF Empowering Service
Conference Center, Room 314 & 315
14:00-15:30
Campaign 100: LCIF Empowering Service
 
Conference Center, Room 314 & 315
 
14:00-15:30

Learn about Campaign 100, a transformational US$300 million campaign to respond to a world in need. Discover how you and your club can increase and empower Lion service around the world. (The LCIF chairperson attends a portion of this event. LCIF Coordinators are encouraged to attend.)

Get Connected: The New Digital Experience for Lions
Grand Garden Studio, Room 4
14:00-15:30
Get Connected: The New Digital Experience for Lions
 
Grand Garden Studio, Room 4
 
14:00-15:30

Experience for Lions - Game on! The digital transformation is in progress. Learn how Lions Clubs International is arming you with all the tools you need to succeed as a member and officer of the greatest humanitarian organization ever created.

All Bets Are Off: Evaluating Risks and Understanding the General Liability Insurance Policy
Grand Garden Studio, Room 6
14:00-15:30

All Bets Are Off: Evaluating Risks and Understanding the General Liability Insurance Policy

Grand Garden Studio, Room 6
 
14:00-15:30

This seminar will address the General Liability Insurance Policy and common situations that impact Lions clubs around the world.

Lions Quest 101: Building Skills for Success
Grand Garden Studio, Room 8
14:00-15:30

Lions Quest 101: Building Skills for Success

Grand Garden Studio, Room 8
 
14:00-15:30

Learn how you can start the Lions Quest program in your community to help support the positive development of today’s young people.

LCIF-Special Olympics Gathering
Grand Garden Studio, Room 2-3
14:00-16:00

LCIF-Special Olympics Gathering

Grand Garden Studio, Room 2-3
 
14:00-16:00

Celebrate with LCIF and Special Olympics as they each commemorate their 50th anniversaries.

Lions International Stamp Club (LISC) Annual General Meeting
Conference Center, Room 306
14:00-16:30

Lions International Stamp Club (LISC) Annual General Meeting

Conference Center, Room 306
 
14:00-16:30

Everyone is invited to attend and get in on the fun of stamp collecting.

Past International President/Past International Director Seminar
Conference Center, Room 313 & 316
14:00-16:00

Past International President/Past International Director Seminar

Conference Center, Room 313 & 316
 
14:00-16:00

(Attendance is for PIPs and PIDs only.)

Diabetes Projects for Your Community
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
14:15-15:00

Diabetes Projects for Your Community

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
 
14:15-15:00

Learn key strategies from experienced Lions for planning and implementing diabetes projects.

International Liaison Officers and the European Leo Movement
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
15:00-15:45

International Liaison Officers and the European Leo Movement

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
 
15:00-15:45

Learn key strategies from experienced Lions for planning and implementing diabetes projects.

Attracting Millennials to Join Lions
Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
15:00-15:45

Attracting Millennials to Join Lions

Marquee Ballroom - Lions Den Stage
 
15:00-15:45

Join LCI New Club Consultant, Lion Ronnie Martin, as he shares his ideas on what clubs can do to attract young members.

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

Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
 
15:00-15:45

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.

New LCI and LCIF Resources to Support Service Engagement
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
15:15-16:00

New LCI and LCIF Resources to Support Service Engagement

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
 
15:15-16:00

Learn about exciting new resources, funding programs and technology enhancements for planning both small- and large-scale service projects.

Peace Poster Winner Signing Meet and Greet
Marquee Ballroom - Peace Poster Exhibit
15:30-16:30

Peace Poster Winner Signing Meet and Greet

Marquee Ballroom - Peace Poster Exhibit
 
15:30-16:30

Meet the 2017-2018 grand prize winner of the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Signed poster reproductions are available for a donation to LCIF of US$10 for one poster, US$15 for two. You'll also receive a copy of the winning essay of the Lions International Essay Contest.

2019 International Convention Milan
Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
16:00-16:45

2019 International Convention Milan

Marquee Ballroom - Campfire Sessions Stage
 
16:00-16:45

(English, Italian) Get information about the venues, attractions and activities available to Milan convention attendees.

GAT Success Stories from India
Marquee Ballroom - Lion’s Den Stage
16:00-16:45

GAT Success Stories from India

Marquee Ballroom - Lion’s Den Stage
 
16:00-16:45

Hear success stories from India's Global Action Team leaders, PID Sunil Kumar, PID Narendra Bhandari and PID Jagdish Gulati, and the achievements they have made this fiscal year.

Tips and Tricks on How to Tame Your Inbox
Marquee Ballroom - Tech Byte Theater
16:00-16:45

Tips and Tricks on How to Tame Your Inbox  

Marquee Ballroom -  Tech Byte Theater
 
16:00-16:45

Do you live in your Inbox or have 1,000-plus unread emails? We'll share tips on how to better manage your inbox and lessen the madness of incoming and outgoing communication. You will leave this session less stressed and smiling. : )

Orient and South East Asia Lions (OSEAL) Seminar
Conference Center, Room 318
16:00-17:00

Orient and South East Asia Lions (OSEAL) Seminar

Conference Center, Room 318
 
16:00-17:00

(Chinese, Japanese, Korean)

LCIF Melvin Jones Fellow Pinning Ceremony
Conference Center, Room 104-105
16:00-17:00

LCIF Melvin Jones Fellow Pinning Ceremony

Conference Center, Room 104-105
 
16:00-17:00

Donors who make a gift of US$1,000 or more during the convention will receive their Melvin Jones Fellowship pins from Chairperson Corlew. 

(By invitation only.)

Big Changes for the Certified Guiding Lion Program!
Conference Center, Room 106-107
16:00-17:00

Big Changes for the Certified Guiding Lion Program!

Conference Center, Room 106-107
 
16:00-17:00

New tools, materials and a digital communication plan is just the beginning. Come learn what’s new and how the program helps new clubs thrive and established clubs achieve more.

District Governor Meet and Greet with English Language Department
Conference Center, Room 304-305
16:00-17:00

District Governor Meet and Greet with English Language Department

Conference Center, Room 304-305
 
16:00-17:00

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.)

Get the Most Out of the MyLion App
Grand Garden Studio, Room 4
16:00-17:00

Get the Most Out of the MyLion App

Grand Garden Studio, Room 4
 
16:00-17:00

MyLion is the first of its kind—a world-class mobile app designed just for you. Find out how MyLion empowers you to connect, serve, discover and communicate like never before.

Lions Quest 201: Building Skills for Success
Grand Garden Studio, Room 8
16:00-17:00

Lions Quest 201: Building Skills for Success

Grand Garden Studio, Room 8
 
16:00-17:00

If you've already been working with the Lions Quest program, this session will address how to build and expand the program to support the development of today's young people.

Healthy Cooking Demonstration
Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
16:15-17:00

Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Marquee Ballroom - Service Journey Stage
 
16:15-17:00

Learn how to prepare easy, delicious snacks and meals that support healthy lifestyles and diabetes management.

Georgia Jamboree - Everyone is invited to attend.
Conference Center, Room 318-319
19:00-21:00

Georgia Jamboree - Everyone is invited to attend.

Conference Center, Room 318-319
 
19:00-21:00