GYRO 2024 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Friends Galore in 2024

Agenda

Sunday
June 2

4:30 PM6:00 PM
Sunday June 2nd
Room: Room 301
Dive right into the heart of the 2024 Gyro International Convention by visiting our registration setup inside the hospitality suite. This welcoming spot is your go-to for getting all signed up, grabbing your convention materials, and starting your adventure with us. It's the perfect place to feel the immediate warmth and camaraderie of the Gyro community, all while getting ready for the exciting days ahead. Let's kick off this journey together, surrounded by friends and the spirit of Gyro!

Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
    6:30 PM8:30 PM
    Sunday June 2nd
    Room: Off Site
    Monday
    June 3
    10:00 AM4:00 PM
    Monday June 3rd
    Room: Room 301
    Welcome to the start of something amazing at the 2024 Gyro International Convention! Swing by our Registration Desk in the Hospitality Suite, Room 301, to kick off your adventure in Niagara Falls. Here, you'll get all the goodies and info you need to dive into the fun. It's also a great spot to meet fellow Gyros right from the get-go. Let's get you all set up for a fantastic time filled with new memories and friendships!
      1:00 PM4:00 PM
      Monday June 3rd
      Room: Off Site
      Duration: 3-hours
      1:00pm – 4:00pm
      Pick-up/drop-off: Crown Plaza Niagara Falls, 5585 Falls Avenue

      Package includes:
      • 24 passenger coach/driver
      • Private English speaking tour guide
      • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
      • Full Niagara Falls tour
      • Ride on the world famous Hornblower cruise

      Rate: $99.00 CAD including tax – per person

      REGISTER HERE
        2:00 PM4:00 PM
        Monday June 3rd
        The Board of Governors' Meeting is a formal assembly where pivotal decisions are deliberated for presentation at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). This session is crucial for the strategic planning and governance of Gyro International, allowing for a comprehensive review of organizational achievements and challenges. The outcomes of this meeting significantly influence the direction and initiatives of the organization, ensuring alignment with its mission and vision for the future.
        4:00 PM5:00 PM
        Monday June 3rd
        Room: Room 301
        Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

        Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
          6:00 PM9:00 PM
          Monday June 3rd

          Kick off the 2024 Gyro International Convention in style with our Welcome Dinner & Karaoke at the Crown Plaza!
          Embrace the Tacky Tourist theme, grab your most outrageous outfit, and get ready to belt out your favourite tunes hosted by the charismatic Mark Swayze. It's an evening where fun meets flair, and everyone's invited to sing along or cheer on. Don't miss this unforgettable start to our convention—where the music's loud, the fashion's louder, and the memories are unforgettable.
            9:00 PM11:00 PM
            Monday June 3rd
            Room: Room 301
            Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

            Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
              Tuesday
              June 4
              9:00 AM10:00 AM
              Tuesday June 4th
              The District III Annual Meeting is a key event where Gyro members from the district come together to review the past year's achievements, set goals for the upcoming year, and engage in meaningful discussions on how to enhance the Gyro experience. It's a time for reflection, decision-making, and planning, ensuring that the district continues to thrive and contribute positively to the broader Gyro community.
              10:00 AM12:00 AM
              Tuesday June 4th
              Room: Off Site
              Bird Kingdom is an enchanting aviary that promises an unforgettable experience. As you embark on a walking tour through this captivating attraction, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush greenery and the melodious calls of tropical birds. The multi-level rainforest pathways lead you to hundreds of exotic birds, each displaying vibrant plumage and unique personalities!  Cost will be approximately $13.00 per person paid at the Venue.
                10:15 AM12:15 PM
                Tuesday June 4th
                The Members Symposium / Training Sessions is an engaging opportunity designed to empower Gyro members with the knowledge and skills essential for driving membership growth and engagement. Through interactive workshops and discussions led by experienced leaders, members will explore innovative strategies for attracting and retaining members, enhancing the Gyro experience for all. This session is perfect for members looking to contribute actively to the vibrancy and expansion of their clubs.
                  1:00 PM4:00 PM
                  Tuesday June 4th
                  Room: Off Site
                  Duration: 3-hours
                  1:00pm – 4:00pm
                  Pick-up/drop-off: Crown Plaza Niagara Falls, 5585 Falls Avenue

                  Package includes:
                  • 24 passenger coach/driver
                  • Private English speaking tour guide
                  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
                  • Visit to two local wineries for tour and tastings

                  Rate: $85.00 CAD including tax – per person

                  REGISTER HERE
                    3:00 PM5:00 PM
                    Tuesday June 4th
                    Room: Room 301
                    Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

                    Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
                      5:30 PM9:00 PM
                      Tuesday June 4th

                      (depart from Hotel 5:30 PM – 5:45 PM)
                      Prepare for an enchanting evening at the Greg Frewin Theatre, where a sumptuous dinner meets spellbinding magic. Enjoy a grand buffet dinner, then be amazed by the world-renowned illusions of Greg Frewin. This unforgettable experience combines culinary delights with awe-inspiring magic, promising a night of wonder and entertainment. For more about the venue and show, visit Greg Frewin Theatre.
                      (90 minute show) and Grand Buffet Dinner. Cash Bar
                        9:00 PM11:00 PM
                        Tuesday June 4th
                        Room: Room 301
                        Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

                        Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
                          Wednesday
                          June 5, 2024

                          9:00 AM11:00 AM
                          Wednesday June 5th
                          The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is a cornerstone event for Gyro members to reflect on the year's achievements, deliberate on future endeavors. It serves as a forum for transparency, member engagement, and strategic planning, where crucial decisions are made, and new officers are elected to guide Gyro into the forthcoming year. This meeting is vital for setting goals, aligning objectives, and ensuring the collective vision of Gyro continues to thrive.
                          (Coffee and Tea Service)
                            2:00 PM2:30 PM
                            Wednesday June 5th
                            Room: Off Site

                            We are thrilled to extend an invitation to you for a special group photo session beside the majestic Thundering Waters of Niagara Falls. This iconic backdrop will make for a memorable picture that captures the spirit of our vibrant community. Please join us at the designated viewing area on Wednesday at 2 PM at Table Rock. We look forward to capturing this moment with you all!

                              3:00 PM5:00 PM
                              Wednesday June 5th
                              Room: Room 301
                              Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

                              Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
                                6:00 PM10:00 PM
                                Wednesday June 5th
                                The President's Ball is a highlight of the Gyro International Convention, offering an elegant evening of celebration and camaraderie. This gala event features a cocktail hour, a formal dinner, and live entertainment by Stonewall, providing members and their guests with an opportunity to dress up, enjoy fine dining, and dance the night away. It's a perfect occasion to honour the achievements of the past year, welcome new leadership, and strengthen the bonds within the Gyro community.

                                6:00 PM Cocktail hour
                                7:00 PM Pipe in Head Table and Guests
                                7:05 PM Dinner
                                8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Live Band, Stonewall

                                  10:00 PM11:00 PM
                                  Wednesday June 5th
                                  Room: Room 301
                                  Dive into the heart of hospitality at our suite, where laughter flows as freely as the complementary beverages. It's your cozy corner to relax, mingle, and share stories with fellow Gyros. Whether winding down or gearing up for more fun, this is where memories are made and friendships flourish.

                                  Hospitality Suite provided by: Port Colborne / Niagara South & Peterborough Gyro Clubs
                                    Thursday
                                    June 6
                                    8:00 AM11:00 AM
                                    Thursday June 6th
                                    Room: Room 301
                                    Cap off the 2024 Gyro International Convention with the Moose Milk Farewell, a uniquely Gyro tradition featuring a signature mixed drink made from the hospitality suite's leftover beverages. It's a light-hearted, celebratory gathering that offers one last chance for members to connect, reflect on the convention's highlights, and say their goodbyes until the next year. This casual event embodies the spirit of Gyro fellowship, marking the end of an unforgettable convention with a toast to friendship and future gatherings.