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2017 LWV Convention

Because our voices matter more than ever

The LVW conference theme is Planning Ahead

About the Convention

This year's bi-annual convention is themed Planning Ahead! Convention brings together local League members to learn, engage in discussions, hone leadership skills, and discuss important LWV Minnesota business. Each local League is allocated Voting Delegates, according to membership, who will vote on the Budget, Plan of Action, By-laws, and Slate of Officers for the Board of Directors.  

Convention 2017 activities will be held Friday-Saturday, April 28-29, 2017, at Normandale Community College, 9700 France Ave South, Bloomington, MN. Follow the links for specifics.

Schedule and program

Friday April 28, 2017 Schedule 
Saturday April 29, 2017 Convention Agenda 
Featured speakers


Register online
Early bird registration of $100 ends March 31, 2017.
Regular registration of $115 April 1-15, 2017.
Late registration of $140 April 16-24, 2017.
Please register no later than April 24 to ensure the caterers have an accurate count. 

Map and Directions

PDF iconNormandale Parking Map.pdf
PDF iconNormandale Driving Directions.pdf

Accessibility features

The Normandale Community College campus is wheelchair accessible, there are elevators between floors and there is ample designated disability parking in Parking Lot 3 in front of the Kopp Student Center.

Convention Packet 

PDF iconBylawsLWVMN_Current2016.pdf
PDF iconBylawsPropsedAmendments_Convention2017.pdf
PDF iconProposed_Budget_FY18andFY19.pdf
PDF iconBoardProgramRecmndtns&IssuePositions2017.pdf
PDF iconSlate_of_Officers2017.pdf

More convention documents coming soon


LWV Minnesota hosts the biennial convention. We offer warm thanks to LWV Bloomington and LWV Edina members and volunteers for their support in hosting Convention 2017. Strong local Leagues with engaged, active members are the hallmark of the LWV.  THANK YOU.


Logo of The Embassy Suites

LWV Minnesota has reserved a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites, 2800 American Blvd., Bloomington, MN 55431

For reservations, call 952-884-4811, and use code LWVMN. The special convention rate of $139.00 expires on April 4, 2017. Rooms include a sitting area, two beds and a small kitchenette.