Register NOW for the MD21 Centennial State Convention

May 19-20-21, 2023
DoubleTree-Hilton, Tempe


2023 Registration Form for Centennial ConventionPlan to participate in the Centennial Celebration — 100 years of Lions service to Arizona. Whether your club is in its first decade or 100th year, it’s time to showcase the history and heritage of Lions since the beginning. How?

MAY 19-20-21, 2023

First, register for the MD21 Centennial State Convention to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Tempe, beginning May 19, 20 and 21, to join in the fun. Click here to download the registration form and join the fun!

Showcase Your Club

Second, participate by showcasing the history and heritage of your club — either a tabletop display that highlights your club’s community service through the years OR a make a powerpoint presentation that you can share dynamically to feature your club and its signature event, fundraiser, service, or community impact. Your club can become the STAR of the Convention!

Share Your hiSTORY

Third, share in the “networking afternoon” on Saturday, May 20, as the Galleria Ballroom takes center-stage for all clubs in MD21 (Arizona-California) to share and compare, discuss and exchange, showcase and make-the-case for how your club deserves “top honors” at the Convention for its celebratory presentation.

Party-Hearty Saturday Night

Fourth, stick around Saturday night for the three-hour Celebration Dinner as Lions party-hearty with live entertainment, special community presentations, multimedia presentations, and more.

Friday & Sunday, too!

And enjoy the Friday Council meeting and special dinner with guest International Director Ken Ibarra (CA), as well as the Sunday Cabinet meetings that will summarize highlights of this Lions year and share plans and introduce leaders for 2023-2024.

Click here to check out some of the many highlights for the entire weekend planned for you and your fellow club members. 100-year celebrations are rare… often a once-in-a-lifetime. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy AND participate in the festivities. Click Here to download your registration form and have the club president or secretary register the club and its members for the “Networking Afternoon” activities by contacting Council Chair Phil Whitaker by email.

Convention Highlights


  • Bring your club’s powerpoint** to showcase your signature event(s)…
  • Share in the Centennial celebration of Lions in Arizona, regardless of how many years since you chartered…
  • Display your historic photos and club memorabilia…
  • Share your club’s accomplishments over the years… photos, discussions, slideshows, networking, and more…
  • Tell us about your club’s history and successes… and best practices…
  • Showcase your club’s service in your community… yesterday, today, and what’s planned for tomorrow…
  • Include club accomplishments in the Centennial Souvenir Program book.

**First 21 clubs that register for presenting a powerpoint during the Galleria Ballroom open-house will be assigned a presentation time. Plan for 10 minutes to share with ALL Lions of Arizona. Display tables will be available to all participating clubs; limited number.

At right is map layout of DoubleTree by Hilton, Tempe.  Convention registration is in the Foyer outside the Galleria right off the Lobby entrance.  Most Convention activities will be in Galleria C, breakout sessions in the Encantada rooms, with the Centennial Celebration dinner in the Fiesta Ballroom I at the Conference Center (upper left) on Saturday night.