We look forward to seeing you all in Columbus, OH, for the 97th National Convention and 32nd Symposium, July 30 – August 1, 2015!
Tim Kight is founder and President of Focus 3, a Columbus, Ohio-based consulting firm that helps companies around the world achieve results by improving their leaders, their culture, and the behavior of their people…(read more).
For thirty years, Regina Marscheider has been wowing audiences with her handcrafted puppet casts of hundreds. Regina also uses her talents in puppetry and the performing arts to fight child sexual abuse…(read more).
A former professional comedian and Emmy award winning producer, Ken’s presentation makes audiences laugh and cry. Ken created a program to help homeless veterans…(read more).
We invite you to meet the 2015 Miss North Carolina Exchange, Jacquelyn Kate Vorwald, at the 97th National Convention in Columbus, OH, July 30 – August 1! Jacquelyn represents Exchange in North Carolina through attendance at club meetings and events, as well by visiting child abuse prevention centers across the state!
97th National Convention Session Details
Session 1 – Opening General Session
Thursday, July 30, 9 – 11 a.m.
Presentation of 2014 National Convention Minutes
Announcement of Convention Committees
Convention Election Procedure
Keynote Address: Tim Kight
Recognition and Presentation of Awards: New Club Building, Distinguished Club President, Distinguished Charter Club President, Charter Club Cornerstone, Distinguished District Director, Club Representative Award
Annual Report of the National President
National Project Luncheon
Thursday, July 30, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Guest Presenter: Regina Marscheider
Recognition and Presentation of Awards: Parent Aide of the Year, CARE Awards, Campaign For Kids
Thursday, July 30, 2:15 – 4 p.m.
Address/Annual Report of the NEC Foundation
National Treasurer’s Report
Report of the Jurisprudence and Laws Committee
Recognition and Presentation of Awards: National Best Club Bulletin Awards, EDIT District Bulletin Awards, Best Club Website Awards, Best District Website Awards, Best Web Video Award, Public Relations Awards, National Outstanding Service Projects, National Outstanding Fundraising Projects, Individual Membership, Club Hat Trick
Friday, July 31, 9 – 11 a.m.
Report of the Executive Vice President, Tracey Edwards
Candidate Nomination: National Office/NEC Foundation Trustee
Election of 2014-2015 Officers and At-Large Trustees
One Nation Under God Luncheon
Friday, July 31, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Ken Leslie
Saturday, August 1, 10:15 – 12 a.m.
A.C.E. of the Year Presentation
Youth of the Year Presentation
Resolutions Committee Report
2014 Convention Minutes Report
Credentials Committee Report
Recognition and Presentation of Awards: VFR of the Year Award, Distinguished District President Award, Star District President Award
Address of National President-Elect: Dan McQueeney
Introduction of the 2015-2016 District Presidents and National Board of Directors
Saturday, August 1, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Introduction of District Host Committee
Recognition of Past National Presidents
District Spirit and Best Hospitality Room Awards
NEC Foundation Trustees Installation
Announcement of 2015 Court of Honor Inductees
Recognition and Presentation of Awards: All-American Volunteer of the Year Award, National Exchangite of the Year Award, Outstanding District Award
Installation of 2015-2016 National Officers and Directors
Recognition and Presentation of Life Membership: Tom Karnes
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Things To Do In Ohio (PDF)
In and Around Columbus, OH
Columbus is the 15th largest city in the United States!
Not from the Midwest? Then, you might not know that Columbus is a great place to visit … there is something for everyone! This great city is renowned for its history, arts & culture, food & dining, nightlife, sightseeing, sports venues, shopping, and so much more.
For ideas about planning your trip to Ohio’s capitol city, visit Experience Columbus.
Experience Columbus Welcomes The National Exchange Club 2015.
You can also check our this great Columbus, OH, bucket list, from Delta Sky.
Maps - Getting Around Columbus
Not sure what Columbus has to offer?
Experience Columbus created this great video to give a little preview, check it out:
Curious about the CBUS Circulator? Here’s what you can expect:
Past National Conventions
1st Convention Toledo, OH Sept. 18, 1917
2nd Convention Cleveland, OH Sept. 26, 1918
3rd Convention Detroit, MI Sept. 22, 1919
4th Convention Columbus, OH Sept. 28 1920
5th Convention Grand Rapids, MI Sept. 27, 1921
6th Convention Louisville, KY Sept. 26-27, 1922
7th Convention Springfield, MA Sept. 25-26, 1923
8th Convention Nashville, TN Sept. 22-24, 1924
9th Convention Detroit, MI Sept. 14-15, 1925
10th Convention Atlantic City, NJ Sept. 20-22, 1926
11th Convention San Francisco, CA Sept. 12-16, 1927
12th Convention Toledo, OH July 23-27, 1928
13th Convention Jacksonville, FL Oct. 7-9, 1929
14th Convention Indianapolis, IN Aug. 25-28, 1930
15th Convention Memphis, TN Sept. 21-23, 1931
16th Convention Syracuse, NY Sept. 12-14, 1932
17th Convention Milwaukee, WI Sept. 5-7, 1933
18th Convention Cincinnati, OH Sept. 24-26, 1934
19th Convention Dallas, TX Sept. 23-25, 1935
20th Convention Detroit, MI Aug. 31-Sept.2, 1936
21st Convention Tampa, FL Oct. 18-20, 1937
22nd Convention Salt Lake City, UT Aug. 22-24, 1938
23rd Convention Atlantic City, NJ Sept. 5-8, 1939
24th Convention San Francisco, CA Aug. 19-22, 1940
25th Convention Richmond, VA Sept. 7-10, 1941
26th Convention Toledo, OH Feb. 21-22, 1943
27th Convention Toledo, OH Oct. 15-16, 1944
28th Convention Atlantic City, NJ Oct. 12-15, 1946
29th Convention Cincinnati, OH Sept. 27-29, 1947
30th Convention Wichita, KS Sept. 25-27, 1948
31st Convention Minneapolis, MN Sept. 17-19, 1949
32nd Convention Washington, DC Aug. 3-Sept. 4, 1950
33rd Convention Miami Beach, FL Oct. 4-8, 1951
34th Convention Atlantic City, NJ Sept. 5-9, 1952
35th Convention Colorado Springs, CO Sept. 24-29, 1953
36th Convention Louisville, KY Sept. 29-Oct. 4,1954
37th Convention San Juan, PR Oct. 5-10, 1955
38th Convention Dallas, TX Sept. 12-17, 1956
39th Convention Atlantic City, NJ Sept. 4-7, 1957
40th Convention Los Angeles, CA Sept. 20-25, 1958
41st Convention Minneapolis, MN Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 1959
42nd Convention Birmingham, AL Sept. 10-15, 1960
43rd Convention Toledo, OH Sept. 9-14, 1961
44th Convention Atlantic City, NJ Sept. 4-7, 1962
45th Convention San Juan, PR Oct. 6-12, 1963
46th Convention Las Vegas, NV July 26-30, 1964
47th Convention Hartford, CT Aug. 8-12, 1965
48th Convention New Orleans, LA July 31-Aug. 4, 1966
49th Convention Bal Harbour, FL July 30-Aug. 3, 1967
50th Convention Kansas City, MO July 28-31,1968
51st Convention Los Angeles, CA July 27-30, 1969
52nd Convention Atlanta, GA July 26-29, 1970
53rd Convention Salt Lake City, UT July 25-28, 1971
54th Convention San Juan, PR July 16-20, 1972
55th Convention Houston, TX July 22-25, 1973
56th Convention Boston, MA July 21-24, 1974
57th Convention Honolulu, HI July 20-24, 1975
58th Convention Washington, DC July 11-14, 1976
59th Convention New Orleans, LA July 23-28, 1977
60th Convention San Diego, CA July 9-12, 1978
61st Convention St. Louis, MO July 8-11, 1979
62nd Convention Orlando, FL July 20-23, 1980
63rd Convention Las Vegas, NV July 8-11, 1981
64th Convention Seattle, WA July 11-14, 1982
65th Convention Nashville, TN July 13-16, 1983
66th Convention Dallas, TX June 27-30, 1984
67th Convention Philadelphia, PA July 3-6, 1985
68th Convention Detroit, MI July 9-12, 1986
69th Convention Orlando, FL July 15-18, 1987
70th Convention Louisville, KY July 13-16, 1988
71st Convention San Francisco, CA July 12-15, 1989
72nd Convention Washington, DC July 18-21, 1990
73rd Convention Kansas City, MO July 17-20, 1991
74th Convention Atlanta, GA July 22-25, 1992
75th Convention San Antonio, TX July 28-31, 1993
76th Convention Boston, MA July 20-23, 1994
77th Convention Nashville, TN July 19-22, 1995
78th Convention San Diego, CA July 10-13, 1996
79th Convention New Orleans, LA July 16-19, 1997
80th Convention Chicago, IL July 8-11, 1998
81st Convention Las Croabas, PR July 14-17, 1999
82nd Convention Phoenix, AZ July 12-15, 2000
83rd Convention Greensboro, NC July 11-14, 2001
84th Convention Minneapolis, MN July 31-Aug. 3, 2002
85th Convention Birmingham, AL July 16-19, 2003
86th Convention Dallas, TX July 14-17, 2004
87th Convention Salt Lake City, UT July 13-16, 2005
88th Convention Orlando, FL July 26-29, 2006
89th Convention Portland, OR July 18-21, 2007
90th Convention St. Louis, MO July 9-12, 2008
91st Convention Jacksonville, FL July 15-18 2009
92nd Convention La Quinta, CA July 21-24, 2010
Exchange’s 100th anniversary
93rd Convention Detroit, MI July 6-9, 2011
94th Convention Chandler, AZ July 11-14, 2012
95th Convention Greensboro, NC July 10-13, 2013
96th Convention New Orleans, LA July 9-12, 2014
97th Convention Columbus, OH July 29-Aug. 1, 2015