Great Lakes Conference

We have a NEW name for our DCON (District Convention) and lots of great changes, too!

Kiwanis of Michigan Great Lakes Conference

August 17 – 20, 2023
Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth, MI [map link]

Mark your calendars for some great education and fun! This will be a packed, filled weekend with new educational workshops, opportunities for you to volunteer to help us and lots of fun.

To get us started at our Friday lunch – we will have a Membership Mystery luncheon.

Saturday dinner is themed as “Old Bert’s Wild West,” more fun information to be shared.

Have you been taught “How to Eat a Cupcake?”… attend this workshop and find out how.

Hotel Reservations

Our block is now closed. However, you still may be able to get a room. Call the Lodge to find out. There is no guarantee of the Kiwanis rate.

Following is information to obtain a room at our convention rate. Rooms in our Kiwanis block can be booked starting April 1, 2023. Housing requests are not to be sent to the District Office.

In order to obtain a room, reservations may be made by calling 1-855-652-7200.

You must mention Kiwanis Annual District Convention and Group number #12X5L3 when reserving your room to receive our group rate. We encourage you to book within our block.

Room Rates:

$121 per night (Double or King) plus all fees and taxes
$186 per night (Suite) plus all fees and taxes
Parking is complimentary for hotel guests.

Be prepared to guarantee your room with a credit card. Our Kiwanis Convention discounted rate is guaranteed for 2 days before and after the Convention. Cancellations must be made at least 14 days prior to arrival to avoid charges. Other group lodging options may be available but are not part of the Kiwanis discounted block. If you are interested, ask Bavarian Inn Lodge reservations.

Online registration is closed. Walk-in registration is handled at the Bavarian Inn Motor Lodge.