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Convention 2019

April 27-28, 2019 | Saint Paul, MN

A Special Centennial Convention

Let's set an all-time high for participation at this Centennial Convention, to share meaningful time together and to help set the future agenda for our 2nd century!
 

Friday, April 26 -- optional FREE events!

  • Afternoon Suffrage Tours by MNHS at the State Capitol
  • Evening Opening Reception hosted by LWV St. Paul at Landmark Center to kick-off our Traveling Exhibit

Saturday, April 27 -- 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration/check-in will open at 8:00 am
  • Opening session starts at 9:00 am with our keynote speaker, Virginia Case, CEO, LWVUS
  • The day will include training and plenary sessions
  • The plenary sessions will cover rules, by-law amendments, Nominating Committee report, proposed Program for Action, financial report, presentation of the budget, and presentation of the strategic plan priorities
  • Breakfast and lunch will be served

Saturday, April 27 -- evening

  • LWV St. Paul will be hosting a Pub Crawl with dinner starting at 6:30pm
  • Additional suggestions will be shared for groups to gather and enjoy downtown St. Paul venues

Sunday, April 28 -- 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Sunday will kick-off with an orientation to our Centennial toolkit and a presentation from the Minnesota History Center about their 2020 exhibit
  • Final plenary, with debate and decisions on Program for Action and the budget
  • Breakfast and lunch will be served

Registration

  • Registration will open March 1
  • The registration fee for this year's 2-day convention programming with 4 meals included will be $225. Plus, each local LWV will receive one COMPLIMENTARY admission!
  • LWV Minnesota will also reimburse mileage for members traveling to Convention from outside the seven county metro area at the IRS volunteer rate

Venue

We have reserved a small block of rooms at The Saint Paul Hotel. You are welcome to choose another downtown hotel if something else suits you better, or inquire about staying with a fellow League member (see below).

Be a Host / Look for a Host

Members can also fill out the Convention Lodging Form if they are willing to host another member or if they are looking to be hosted during Convention.