International Convention 2012

Lions Clubs International 95th Annual Convention in Busan, Korea, from June 22-26, 2012.

The magnificent port city of Busan-korea, with its endless emerald sea, is a paradise for seafood lovers and an exciting destination where visitors can enjoy the vibrant Korean culture all in one spot.  Among the must-see attractions are the marine sports beach of Haeundae, the movie district centered around Busan's International Film Festival Square, the 1300 year old Buddhist temple Beomeosa, and brilliant night views from Diamond Bridge.
The International Convention is the association’s premier event for all worldwide members. The convention will begin on Friday, June 22, 2012 and conclude on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
The convention brings together Lions from all over the world to celebrate, fellowship and learn.
Each year, more than 20,000 Lions from across the globe gather together to celebrate at our international convention. The convention offers an ideal setting to reunite acquaintances and make new friends. Learn about other club and district projects. And make personal connections with international leaders and representatives from headquarters.

Convention Highlights

During international convention, you will have the chance to join Lions from more than 120 countries and geographical areas – with different languages and backgrounds – marching side-by-side down the streets of the host city during the Parade of Nations. Attend seminars and vote on the association's future.  And enjoy event highlights, including three action-packed plenary sessions, an exciting exhibit hall and more:

A new record for convention attendance? To date, more than 47,000 Lions and friends have registered for the Convention in Busan.

Convention Division Contact Information

Phone: (630) 468-6731
Direct Fax: (630) 571-1689

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Travel Information

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