We're going to the Palace!

We are only 2 months away from our AWESOME event, District Convention! Are you ready to experience why Florida Kiwanis is AWESOME? Join us on August 15-18th in the beautiful Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace.

At our AWESOME DCON, we will have exciting new aspects, like Kiwanis Got Talent, Opening Ceremony with Keynote Dr. Jim Van Allan, Kids Club, Awesome Club Highlights, ongoing service projects, and more!

Schedule at a Glance

We encourage you to register for this AWESOME Convention TODAY and take advantage of our Best Value Registration price of $295 which includes the Friday (opening session) and Saturday luncheons, Saturday evening gala and the Sunday breakfast buffet (closing session). You may add additional a la carte meals for a guest to this package. If you register by July 1st, you will be entered into a raffle for some great prizes!

Book your stay at our host site, the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace for our all-inclusive rate of $129 a night (plus taxes and fees). When you are not enjoying the fun and inspirational activities of District Convention, you can relax in their pools or lazy river, or walk across the street to Disney Springs! You must be registered for District Convention to enjoy this amazing rate as we expect it to sell out. Hotel registration ends on July 23rd, no exceptions.

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This year, we want to celebrate all that is AWESOME about the clubs in our district. We are asking each club to bring a centerpiece which will be displayed at all of the meal functions. Create your centerpiece to reflect what makes your club awesome. Each centerpiece should not exceed 16” in diameter x 12” in height. The hotel does not permit candles, glitter, or helium balloons.


Please drop off your centerpiece at Sabal Ballroom on Friday from 8:30 am to 10:00. Pickup Sunday morning after the closing session. Let other Kiwanis Family members know what makes your club AWESOME! Service projects-SLP activities-Events…….

Kiwanis Got Talent

Throughout the Florida District, we are honored to be blessed with amazing members with great talent. Come and show your talent, small or big, on Saturday night after the Governor's Gala, at Kiwanis Got Talent, hosted by our very own Past Governor Gary Frechette. After the talent show, we will enjoy dancing and karaoke with an amazing DJ.

Sign up for Kiwanis Got Talent

Kid's Club!

What better place to bring your kids than Disney? Not only will they enjoy the amenities at the hotel, but they can also enjoy a fun-filled day of crafts, games, and age-appropriate activities, led by licensed and trained day-care workers, on Saturday, August 17th, from 8am to 9pm. If you are considering bringing kids with you, please complete the Kids Club Survey below so we can contact you with further details.

Kids Club Survey

Friday Luncheon: Awesome Opening Session

Dr. Jim Van Allan

We are very excited to share about our Keynote Speaker for the Opening Session during Friday's Luncheon. Dr. Jim Van Allan is an accomplished speaker and trainer with clients across the country. He specializes in using a unique blend of audience-engagement and high-energy to make workshops and keynote speeches come alive.

Jim is the Vice President of Schools with The Jon Gordon Companies and has been presenting curriculum and material on behalf of Jon Gordon for over 16 years. He has conducted presentations on all of Jon’s books. Not only will he be our Keynote Speaker, but he will also present two workshops for us on Friday.

Want to show your club doing AWESOME activities? Upload club pictures here so you can be highlighted during the meal sessions!

Delegate Session - Saturday Morning

If you have already registered your delegates (filled out the Delegate Certification Form and sent it to the District Office) then thank you very much! If you haven’t, please do so soon, no later than July 15thIf for some reason you can’t get the form submitted by the 15thor need last minute changes, then bring the form with you to the Convention and deliver it to the Credentials Registration Desk. 

Delegate Form

Florida Kiwanis Foundation Golf Tournament

The Florida Kiwanis Foundation will be hosting our Annual Golf Tournament on August 15,2024. We look forward to teeing up for a great cause at the Disney's Palm Golf Course! You can help support the Florida Kiwanis Foundation and have fun doing it. Register today below.

Register for Golf and Golf Sponsorships


Click here for information about a special offer from Disney

My Disney Group

Check Out All this and More at our Convention Website!

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