46th Annual Detachment Convention

July 5 to July 8, 2018

The 46th Annual Detachment Convention will be held July 5 to July 8, 2018 at the Orlando World Center Marriott . The hotel is located 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821. This is located across from Sea World (See map below).

The 46th Annual Detachment Convention of the Sons of The American Legion is where the attendees get the final year end reports of the Detachment Committees and Commissions, Squadrons receive their awards, conduct business of the Detachment and elect the Detachment Officers for the following year.

The room rate for Orlando World Center Marriott is as follows: Deluxe Deluxe King or a Double Room – $138 (plus tax)

For Reservations cal (407) 239-4200

Be sure to ask for the AMERICAN LEGION room block!

Cut-off date for reservations is June 1, 2018

46th Annual Detachment Convention Schedule

This schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice
Thursday July 5, 2018
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmDelegate Registration – Department HQ Offices
Friday July 6, 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pmDelegate Registration – Department HQ Offices
12:30pm – 1:15pmPre-Convention Detachment Executive Committee Meeting
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmDelegate Registration – Convention Hall
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm45th Annual Detachment Convention Opening Session

– Detachment Officers Reports
– Guest Speakers
– Convention Commission and Committee Meetings

4:00 pm – 5:00 pmPast Commanders Club Meeting
Saturday July 7, 2018
7:30 am am – 12:00 pmDelegate Registration – Convention Meeting Hall
8:00 am – 11:30 am45th Annual Detachment Convention General Session

– Memorial Service
– General Business
– Commission and Committee Reports
– Keynote Speaker
– Area Caucuses

11:30 am – 1:15 pmRecess for Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm45th Annual Detachment Convention Elections and Installation of Officers
– Election of Detachment Officers
– Ratification of District Commanders and District Vice Commanders
– Installation of Detachment Officers, District Commanders and District Vice Commanders
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmPost-Convention Detachment Executive Committee
2:30 pm – 4:00 pmAmbassador’s Course
All Detachment Officers, District Commanders & Vice Commanders)
Sunday July 8, 2018
8:30 am – 9:00 amJoint Religious Service
9:00 am – 11:00 amDistrict Commander’s Training
(All District Commanders should attend)