We are busy putting our workshops and forums together, wanting to make sure that you have the very best educational experience possible. We will update this page as more details become available. In the meantime, here is a sneak peak at what we have in store:
Club Opening Success Now
We have developed a proven method for club opening success. I will share our key steps to open a strong, sustainable club in short order. Come and learn how to achieve membership growth from a major club opener.
Learn the Steps●Avoid the Pitfalls●Share the Fun
Past International Trustee
Past Lieutenant Governors – Untapped Resources
This session will address the importance of having an engaged PLG Committee and the value it holds in helping to mentor and develop future club and division leaders. In addition to this committee’s pivotal role in identifying prospective Lieutenant Governor-Elect candidates, you will learn of other significant ways that your PLG committee can be an indispensable resource for your division.
Distinguished District Secretary Treasurer
“Who is That Following You?”
Succession planning is the best “keep fit” exercise for a healthy, active and growing club. This workshop will help you identify future club leaders and provide some coaching techniques to encourage, motivate and convince them to say yes to serving on your club executive.
Nine Things All Young People Need
Come and learn about nine things all young people need to thrive. This approach offers a way for communities to identify ways to focus efforts to cultivate adaptive coping to life challenges. Terri Sparling, along with other community professionals, will share this approach.
Terri Sparling, CEO
Perth County – Child and Youth Mental Health
A successful SLP in an Elementary Setting
Your members are interested in starting a new SLP. Come and meet Romeo Public School’s lively K-Kids discussing their projects and answering your questions.
Chair, Youth Services Committee
Our Club Needs Younger Members – NOW!
The question is simple. Do you want younger members to join your club? If the answer is yes … come to this forum.
Risk Management – In All Its Glory
This workshop will focus attention on some of the critical but possibly less familiar aspects of risk management. For example:What isn’t covered by our Insurance? Are we covering all our bases in event planning? This is your opportunity to have all your questions answered.
District Risk Manager
Youth Protection – Beyond the Guidelines
What if you had to applyYouth Protection to a real-world case?This workshop will be a team event in which participants will be faced with sixYouth Protection related scenarios they must solve. Prizes will be awarded!!!
You had me at “Hello…” – Organize, Recruit, Celebrate!
The best way to find volunteers is to go out and look for them. Chartering new clubs allows you to attract a more diverse membership and pursue new project possibilities.The session will discuss “best practices” on how to build new clubs in your community.
What exactly does Kiwanis look like in the 21st Century? How am I supposed to navigate my way through all this technology to enable my club to have a successful year? There is a lot out there on the “information highway” and it’s easy to get lost! Attend this session for a roadmap to success!
Past Lieutenant Governor
District Awards and the Coming Ice Age
This presentation will identify the District Awards that are available for your club to apply for, the value in doing so and the procedures to follow. As an added bonus you will learn some fascinating facts about climate and the impending Cold Spell.
Fundraising – Large or Small, There is Room for All
Whether you would like to describe one of your own club’s favourite projects or you are here to get ideas from others, this forum is designed to provide Kiwanians with an opportunity to share and gather fresh ideas for “tried and tested” fundraising projects.
Club Growth — Magnets, Adhesives and Explosives
This forum will provide valuable insight into how to prepare your club for growth and develop member-led strategies for identifying prospective members. Among other things, it will also tackle the approach, the follow-thru and methods for keeping invitees engaged until they become committed Kiwanians.
The Engaging Leader Part 1 – Ideas thatWork
Kiwanis leaders have many opportunities to engage members through meaningful service projects. This session will focus on specific examples of club partnerships that encourage involvement of new and long-term members. There will be opportunities for participants to share ideas in this session and the one following.
Distinguished Lieutenant Governor
The Engaging Leader Part 2 — Care to Share
Consider the question – “What service projects engage the most members in your club?” Building on the energy from Part 1, we will share ideas and examples of service opportunities that motivate members and increase their commitment to serve children in our communities.
Effective Communication — The Magic in Creating Great MembershipExperiences.
Do you love your club? Do you want to pick up a few tips and useful toolsguaranteed to keep the passion and enthusiasm alive in your club? If so, youdon’t want to miss this workshop on internal communication and its impact onmembership satisfaction and retention.
Past Lieutenant Governor
How’s YOUR Image?
How well is your club known in your community? Is your club’s image a true reflection of who you are and who you serve? Is your club making the most of opportunities to enhance public awareness of the impact you make? Whether you are your club’s PR& Marketing Chair or you just want to get some tips on how to better promote your club today, and for the upcoming decade, this forum is for you.
Service Leadership Information Fair
Your Service Leadership District Administrators and Program Chairs are making themselves available to answer all your questions about any of our Service Leadership Clubs and support Programs. If you are thinking of sponsoring a new SLP club, if you need help strengthening an existing club, if you want to learn more about Key Leader or any of our other District SLP Programs, this will be time well spent.