Rotary International Convention Information

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Important Registration Dates

  • 31 March is the last day for the preregistration discount and the last day to register groups. Be sure to remind fellow club members.
  • 30 April is the last day to request registration and RI ticket cancellations. Cancellations caused by visa denial must be received by 27 June. All registration cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee
Annual Rotary International Convention locations:
June 24-27, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Events will be at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and the Air Canada Centre.
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Go to the website for lots of info:
Registration is $335 online by 12/15/17, $410 online 12/16/17-3/31/18 and $495 after that. Cancellation deadline 4/30/18

Rotary-ticketed events

Purchase tickets when you register for the convention online or by mail or fax. Prices are in U.S. dollars. All Rotary-ticketed events will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre unless otherwise noted.

Rotaract Preconvention: For Rotaract and Rotary members interested in Rotaract. 22-23 June 2018

Youth Exchange Officers Preconvention: For Rotary members who work with Youth Exchange. 22-23 June 2018

Youth Exchange Officers Banquet: For Youth Exchange Officers Preconvention participants and their guests, but all convention registrants are welcome. 22 June 2018

Youth Programs Anniversary Luncheon: 25 June 2018

President-elect’s Leadership Luncheon: For incoming RI officers, district governors, club presidents, and their spouses, but all convention registrants are welcome.26 June 2018

President’s Recognition Luncheon: For current RI officers, district governors, club presidents, RI committee members, and spouses, but all convention registrants are welcome. 27 June 2018

Donor events by invitation only: Each year, the Trustees of The Rotary Foundation host special events at the Rotary International Convention to honor our generous donors. The Arch Klumph Society Dinner recognizes donors who have contributed $250,000 or more to the Foundation. The Major Donor Reception acknowledges those who have contributed at least $10,000.

Host-ticketed events: The Toronto convention’s Host Organization Committee is planning an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Visit the HOC site  at: to learn about the many events, tours, and activities available to help you get the most out of your visit.

Why attend an International Convention?

1. Meet the most inspiring people in the world from more than 130 countries meet at the convention every year. Share stories 

2. Strengthen your club and your passion for Rotary by attending the general sessions and breakout sessions on membership and make your club stronger. In the House of Friendship, you’ll find new ideas, learn best practices, and share project successes.

3. Enjoy special tours and events offered by the Host Organization Committee

Next Conventions:
June 1-5, 2019 in  Hamburg, Germany 
June 6-10, 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 
June 12-16, 2021 in Taipei, Taiwan 
June 4-8, 2022 in Houston, Texas, USA