Preview Lisbon's old-world charm and new-world flair with RI President
Sakuji Tanaka.  Portugal's capital offers Rotarians breathtaking views,
rich history and culture, and some of the country's finest shopping and

We've just made it easier for you to plan your trip to the 2013 RI Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, 23-26 June. Our convention website contains the latest news, travel tips, online registration and housing reservation forms, and other useful information about Rotary's largest annual gathering, all in an easy-to-navigate layout.

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Why attend? Deborah Bowen, of the Rotary Club of Top of the Lake-Mooresville, shares her reasons. Bowen attended her first convention in Chicago in 2005 as a centennial club president. “When I saw the flags from all the Rotary countries, I felt a lump in my throat. You had me at the flag ceremony!"

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Cascais, Portugal
Courtesy of Turismo de Portugal