2018 Supreme Convention (July 14-20)

purpose
The purpose of the Supreme Convention is for delegates and members from all Lodges and Chapters to acquire education, be informed of department goals and objectives as well as participate in the election of new leaders.
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DATES:

The 2018 Supreme Convention will be held July 14-20, 2018 in Columbus-Worthington, Ohio with the host hotel being the Doubletree by Hilton Columbus-Worthington. This is a week long convention where delegates will travel in on Saturday and leave on a Saturday as well. All reservation must be made through the Supreme Convention Housing Committee. You can download the 2018 Supreme Convention Reservation Coupon HERE.

LOCATION:

Doubletree by Hilton Columbus-Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43235
P: 614-885-3334 (General Inquiries Only)
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus - Worthington is close to corporate centers and Columbus attractions. Located at Crosswoods Business Park in Columbus, Ohio, the contemporary Worthington, Ohio hotel is west of the 270/71 interchange, off Interstate 270. Local businesses such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Wendy's, Mettler Toledo, Nationwide Insurance and Cardinal Health are close by.
 
The banquet and event space totals 17,000 sq. ft., accommodating from 10 to 1,000 people, with the hotel being only 12 miles from Columbus International Airport. You will be able to finalize and print documents from the business center should you need to. You can also plan a round of golf following the Supreme Convention.
 
The hotel has 300 spacious, Columbus-Worthington hotel guest rooms and six executive suites, featuring comfortable king-sized and double beds. You can wake up to your favorite music connected to the MP3 clock radio and a cup of fresh coffee. Each room is furnished with a work desk with an executive chair and a 37-inch HDTV.
 
Enjoy complimentary WiFi in the lobby. Dine at Crosswoods Bar & Grill, serving traditional American favorites. Unwind in the hotel's indoor pool and whirlpool spa, or work out in the fitness center. Enjoy in-room dining, or walk to dozens of restaurants and entertainment venues nearby.
 
Enjoy the hotel's friendly Midwestern hospitality as well as our signature, warm chocolate chip cookie, their welcoming gift to convention attendees.
 

rEGISTRATION INFORMATION:

All delegates attending the 2018 Supreme Convention must register through Home Office. Please make note of the key dates below:
Deposit: $200 - Due by April 13, 2018
Final Payment - Due April 27, 2018
For all those attending, you should send your Cashier's Check or Money Order made payable to "International Masons" or call 313-259-5817 with your credit card information to make a payment:
International Masons & OES
2101 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Make check or money order payable to "International Masons, Memo: 2018 Supreme Convention".
 

DRESS ATTIRE:

Since this is the Supreme Convention, Masonic and Eastern Star uniform/regalia is required for daytime meetings and business casual attire for evening programs.  For those 33° Council Members (White Tuxedo) and Rose of Seven Seals Auxiliary Members, be sure to bring meeting regalia and marching attire. In addition, be sure to check the weather for those interested in getting out of the hotel and into the city.

tentative meeting agenda:

We will provide a draft agenda once it has been released by Home Office.
 

vendor information:

For those individuals, business or organizations wishing to vend your product and/or service, please contact Gail Profit, Home Office Supervisor via phone 313-259-5817 or email to inquire about vending fee, set up time, etc.
 

special notes:

Please be mindful that Home Office will have an area where those needing supplies and materials will be able to visit. You will also be able to resolve any departmental or entity financial obligations at this time.

International Free & Accepted Modern Masons, Inc.
and Order of the Eastern Star