"Cosmopolitan International Conventions showcase the movers and shakers in the Cosmopolitan organization."

 
 

The 2019 International Convention in Chicago will see Cosmopolitan launching into the second century of the organization!

 
Convention Overview
Cosmopolitan International Convention provides an excellent learning opportunity for various topics, such as Diabetes, Diabetes Alert Dogs (DAD), officer training and orientation, fundraising opportunities, membership sponsorship and retention techniques, and more...
 
And of course there is the networking opportunities with members from other clubs, both in the US and Canada. Once you attend an International Convention, you will want to put each future one on your calendar and BE THERE!
 
Registration for July in Chicago opens on Monday, May 13, 2019. Early registration will be available until June 23, 2019, at which time the price will increase by $25.00.
 
Here is an outline of the 2019 Chicago International Convention (Subject to change without notice)
 
2019 Convention Schedule
Time Event
  Wednesday 7/17/2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner on your own 
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
  Thursday 7/18/2019
7:30 am - 11:30 am Registration
7:30 am - 8:00 am Yoga Class w/ Larry Heim
8:00 am - 9:00 am First Timer Orientation Session
9:00 am - 11:00 am Educational Forum
11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDF/CFC/Opening Ceremony Luncheon
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDF Board Meeting
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm CI Board Meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Bands in the Park w/Dinner Voucher
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PIP Reception
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
  Friday 7/19/2019
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration
7:30 am - 8:00 am Yoga Class w/ Larry Heim
8:30 am - 10:30 am Delegates Meeting
11:00 am - 7:00 pm Various Chiocago Outings:
  Cubs Game at Wrigley Field
  Art Institute & Millenium Park
  Architectural River Cruise
  Field Museum/Shedd Aquarium
  Fashion Outlet Mall
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner on your own !
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
  Saturday 7/20/2019
7:30 am - 8:00 am Yoga Class w/ Larry Heim
9:00 am - 11:00 am Awards Judging
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Installation Luncheon
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CI Board Meeting
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm CDF Board Meeting
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm President's Reception
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm President's Awards Banquet
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open
  Sunday 7/21/2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am Wrap-Up Breakfast
 
 
 
Registration
 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN

 

PAPER REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED

 
 
Hotel Information

Rosemont-Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center

 

Grand Ballroom.

 

Meeting Room

 
The host hotel is the Rosemont-Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center, 5440 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL  60018.  Cosmopolitan has reserved a block of rooms for July 17,18,19,20, and 21.  Guest room rate is $129.  Reservations will be available shortly after the first of the year. 
 
Airport Transportation
The Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare offers a free shuttle from O'Hare Airport. This virtually eliminates any ground transportation costs.