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Official LCICon Events

Official LCICon Events

Lions Clubs International hosts several official events during the course of the convention week, including:

LCI Convention Service Projects

New for LCI Chicago Convention! Lions and Leos are invited to serve in the same community as Melvin Jones did 100 years ago. Hands-on opportunities, such as urban farm gardening, beach and river clean-ups, hygiene kit assembly, and foodbank packing sessions will be available throughout convention. Pre-registration along with a US$25 non-refundable payment is required and space is limited.

International Parade of Nations

Our spectacular Parade of Nations in on Saturday, July 1, 2017. An estimated 10,000 Lions from over 120 countries, many in native dress will march through the streets of Chicago.

Delegation assembly times, judging criteria, a parade route map, and parade application forms are coming soon!

International Show

All registered convention attendees are invited to attend the International Show on Saturday, July 1.

Details about the show, the entertainers, etc will be available soon.

Melvin Jones Fellowship Luncheon (SOLD OUT)

The Melvin Jones Fellows Luncheon will be held on Monday, July 3rd from 13:30 - 15:00 at McCormick Place South building.

  • All Melvin Jones Fellows and Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow are invited to this annual recognition luncheon event.
  • Awards will be presented to 100 percent MJF clubs and humanitarian partners.

Ticket Information

This event is sold out and tickets are not available for purchase.  Please visit the Registration Booth onsite at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago to see if any tickets are available due to late cancellations.  

Past International President/Past International Director/District Governor / Past District Governor Banquet

This annual banquet will be held on Monday, July 3 from 20:00 – 22:00 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel.

  • All current and past District Governors are invited to attend. All Past International Presidents and Past International Directors are invited to attend.

Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased with your convention registration or onsite at the convention center (subject to availability).


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