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Optimist International Convention
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We can't wait to see Optimist Members from around the world at the 2017 Optimist International Convention in Albuquerque!
2016 Convention
1,000+ Optimists gathered in Quebec City for the 2016 Optimist International Convention!
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Future Conventions
Optimist International has its sights set on a few great destinations over the next several years.

July 8-10, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario
July 1-3, 2019 - Louisville, Kentucky

If you have any questions, please send them to convention@optimist.org or call (800) 500-8130.

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Select events of the Optimist International Convention will be streaming LIVE.

Keynote Speaker