Be ready to rededicate yourself to a second century of Lions making a difference in the world.
Downtown Grand Rapids is home to the Forum. The banks of the Grand River are alive with lights, art, music and Lions!
The super modern DeVos Place Convention Center is the Lions Gathering Place for the 2015 Forum
Just across the Grand River from the Convention Center is a living tribute to President Gerald Ford.
Having twice been crowned as Beer City USA, Grand Rapids has many craft breweries to sample.
Matt Levingston and Gareth Sever have handcrafted a hilarious and high-energy show chock-full of precise percussion, ridiculous songs, spectacular tap dancing, inventive instrumentation and unique musical talent. They will be the feature entertainment for the Lions Fun Festival on Thursday.
As the Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Wayne Brock leads the world's largest youth organization. Running a large, diverse organization that is dedicated to developing positive values in young people presents special challenges and opportunities. Wayne will share lessons learned that are valuable to the future of our Association.
Many of us grew up with Lisa Whelchel as a child star on "The Facts of Life." Well, "Blair" has grown up to be an inspiring leader and role model for women across North America. Lisa will share a message about being an active servant leader in today's FAST paced world.
Current First Vice President of our Association and the expected 98th President if elected at the 2015 International Convention, Dr. Yamada and his team will detail his 2015-16 Presidential theme and program.
Dr. Yamada, a neurosurgeon, is a world class humanitarian and ambassador of cultural understanding. His Saturday luncheon presentation will be a highlight of the Forum.