• Join an Optimist Club Join us to bring out the best in youth, in your community and in yourself
  • Junior Optimist International Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • Optimist Day Spread Optimism in your community on February 2
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
Join an Optimist Club1 Youth Clubs (JOOI)3 Optimist Day4 Official Suppliers5 Welcome New Clubs6 Optimist Junior Golf7 Friend of Optimists8

President’s Midyear Planning Conferences

Two midyear planning conferences will be held during the 2016-17 Optimist year. Dates and locations are listed below. Conferences will be divided regionally. District Governors, District Membership Chairs, District New Club Building Chairs and District Club Fitness Chairs are encouraged to attend, but all Optimist Members are invited. Topics will include: state of the organization, goals & successes, awards program, alternative strategies, road to Honor Club and more.

Please arrive and be prepared for a start time around 3:00pm on Friday. Departures can be scheduled after the conclusion of the meetings at 4:00pm on Saturday.
February 3-4, 2017
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Online Registration

Marriott Winston-Salem
425 N Cherry St
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

To book a hotel reservation, please click here or call 336-725-3500 and ask for a room under the Optimist International 2017 Training block.

February 10-11, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri
Online Registration

Hilton St. Louis Airport
10330 Natural Bridge Rd
St. Louis, Missouri 63134

To book a hotel reservation, please click here or call 1-800-564-7386 and reference the group code (OIE).

Registration Form