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The Hamburg convention offers a variety of events to ensure that you make the most of your time in the city. Look through the offerings below to start planning your convention activities. The information is subject to change; check back often for the latest updates.

Rotary-ticketed events

Purchase tickets when you register for the convention online or by mail or fax. Prices are in U.S. dollars and include the value-added tax.

Rotaract Preconvention

For Rotaract and Rotary members interested in Rotaract.

31 May-1 June | $125

Youth Exchange Officers Preconvention

For Rotary members who work with Youth Exchange.

31 May-1 June | $125

Youth Exchange Officers Banquet

For Youth Exchange Officers Preconvention participants and their guests, but all convention registrants are welcome.

31 May | $125

Rotary Peace Symposium

All Rotary members and non-members are invited to attend

31 May-1 June | $150

President’s Recognition Luncheon

Come celebrate a successful and productive 2018-19 Rotary year with RI President Barry Rassin.

3 June | $60

President-elect’s Leadership Luncheon

Join RI President-elect Mark Maloney as we look forward to the coming Rotary year and the 2020 International Convention in Hawaii.

4 June | $60

Rotary Club Celebration Luncheon

Join us in celebrating our dynamic Rotary clubs. Keynote speech given by author, speaker and Rotarian, Michael McQueen.

5 June | $60

Donor events

The Trustees of The Rotary Foundation will host three special events to honor our donors at this year’s convention. These events honor our donors’ commitment to service and generous support. 

Attendance is by invitation only. If you have questions, please email or call +1-847-866-3028.


Online registration is now closed. Registration for all three events will be available onsite in the Arch Klumph Society Lounge or the Rotary Resource Center in the House of Friendship, pending availability. Please note that space is limited, and registration will be available on a first come, first served basis. Payments are nonrefundable.

The Rotary Foundation Legacy Forum

This Foundation-focused presentation is open to all Arch Klumph Society members, Bequest Society members, Major Donors, and Paul Harris Society members. The program will feature exclusive updates on the Foundation’s work, as well as an Arch Klumph Society induction and elevation ceremony for new members and donors who have achieved a new level of giving. Registration is $10 per person.

Monday, 3 June 2019
15:30-17:00 (3:30-5:00 p.m.)
Hamburg Messe
Messeplatz 1, Hamburg

A Night to Remember at the Museum

A new premier donor event for the Foundation’s most significant financial supporters: Arch Klumph Society members and donors with a documented commitment of $1 million. The evening will include cocktails followed by a seated dinner. Registration is $150 per person.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019
19:00 (7:00 p.m.)
The Museum of Hamburg History
Holstenwall 24, Hamburg

An Evening of Excellence at Schuppen 52

A new event for both substantial donors and supporters who have been active in this Rotary year. Donors that have achieved an outright giving total of $100,000 or have a documented commitment of $250,000 will receive an invitation. In addition, those that have reached a new Major Donor or Bequest Society ($25,000+) giving level in the 2018-19 Rotary year will receive an invitation. The program will consist of cocktails followed by a seated dinner. Registration is $100 per person.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019
19:00 (7:00 p.m.)
Schuppen 52
Australiastrasse 52, Hamburg

Host-ticketed events

The Hamburg convention’s Host Organization Committee is planning an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Visit the HOC site to learn about the many events, tours, and activities available to help you get the most out of your visit.

Purchase tickets online