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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


Act now and encourage other Kiwanis members to attend.  The goal for this year's World Series Grand Slam 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 05-23-2018