2019 Department Convention

July 18-21, 2019

Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport & Conference Center

6111 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50321
515-287-2400
Rate: $96.00/night (Ask for Legion Rate)

2019 Department Convention

The Department Convention will be held July 18-21, 2019 at the Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines (6111 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321). The purpose of the convention is for the election of Department Officers, ratification of the Department Constitution & By-Laws, and for establishing the policies and positions of The American Legion. Reports will be given by the Department Commissions & Committees on American Legion programs and several awards will be presented. Reports will be given by the Department Commissions & Committees on American Legion programs and several awards will be presented.

Additional information and a complete convention schedule will appear in the June issue of the Iowa Legionnaire or this page. For reservations, call (515) 287-2400. Be sure to ask for The American Legion convention rate.

Department Convention Abbreviated Schedule

Friday
10:00 am – Noon Commission/Committee Meetings
1:00 – 3:00 pm Convention Committee Meetings
4:00 – 6:00 pm American Legion General Session
7:00 – 9:00 pm Joint Session with Auxiliary & SAL

Saturday
9:00 – 11:30 am American Legion General Session
1:00 – 3:00 pm American Legion General Session
3:00 – 4:00 pm District Caucuses
5:00 – 6:00 pm Color Guard Contest
7:00 – 8:30 pm Iowa Military Veterans Band Concert

Sunday
8:00 – 9:00 am Memorial Service
9:00 am – Noon American Legion General Session