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The 45th Annual Detachment Convention will be held June 29 to July 2, 2017 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 45th 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 - $128 (plus tax)

Hospitality Parlors are available upon request.

Rates available until June 1, 2017

You can book your reservation on line by clicking HERE or by calling 407-239-4200 to make your reservations in advance and be sure to mention the American Legion!

Interactive Map of Hotel Location

Download Agenda Here

45th Annual Detachment Convention Schedule

(This schedule is tentative and subject to change without notice)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm Delegate Registration - Department HQ Offices
Friday, June 30, 2017
8:00am to 12:00pm Delegate Registration - Department HQ Offices
12:30pm to 1:15pm Pre-Convention Detachment Executive Committee Meeting
1:00pm to 4:00pm Delegate Registration - Convention Hall
1:30pm to 4:00pm

45th Annual Detachment Convention Opening Session

  • Detachment Officers Reports
  • Guest Speakers
  • Convention Commission and Committee Meetings
4:00pm to 5:00pm SAL Past Commander's Club Meeting
Saturday, July 1, 2017
7:30am to 12:00pm Delegate Registration - Convention Meeting Hall
8:00am to 11:30am

45th Annual Detachment Convention General Session

  • Memorial Service
  • General Business
  • Commission and Committee Reports
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Area Caucuses
11:30am to 1:15pm Recess for Lunch
1:15pm to 2:00pm

45th 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
2:00pm to 2:30pm Post-Convention Detachment Executive Committee
2:30pm to 4:30pm Ambassador's Course (All Detachment Officers, Detachment Commission & Committee Chairmen)
2:30pm to 4:30pm District Commander's Training (All District Commanders and Vice Commanders)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
8:00am to 9:00am Joint Religious Service


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  Last Updated: May 28, 2017