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2024 Optimist International Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario June 22nd to 26th

June 22 - June 26

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The 106th Optimist International Convention will be held at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario from June 22nd to 26th, 2024. It promises to be a fantastic chance to hear motivational speakers, attend workshops, meet and socialize with other Optimists, and have fun!

Optimist members have the opportunity to book accommodation at either the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel (where the conference will be held) OR the nearby Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls (less than 1 block away, 2-minute walk)


Take in some of the best views of Niagara Falls from your guest room at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel. The hotel’s stunning $50 million transformation is complete and boasts a new arrival experience in Ontario, Canada. From the unrivaled location overlooking Niagara Falls in the tourist district, they offer an indoor walkway to Casino Niagara and Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. The hotel is also moments from Niagara’s Iconic Boat Ride and Niagara Parks and a short drive to Niagara Wineries. During your stay, indulge in celebrity chef-inspired cuisine at Massimo Italian Fallsview Restaurant, Niagara’s #1 Italian restaurant; relax at Christienne Fallsview Spa, named the #1 Spa in Ontario; or visit Niagara’s only Fallsview rooftop pool and bar.

Hotel accommodation can now be booked in advance at the Sheraton Fallsview by CLICKING HERE and following the instructions.  Room rates are as low as $179 plus taxes ($CDN) if booked by May 20th, 2024.  When booking, please note the Group Reference Code is:  OPT


  • Cancellation Policy: All individual reservations must be guaranteed with one night’s room and tax by credit card, money order, or certified cheque at the time of booking. If guests do not arrive, a penalty will be charged of one night’s room rate plus applicable taxes. Individual cancellations will be accepted without penalty to the individual, up to 30 days before arrival. Any reservation canceled within 30 days of arrival will be charged one night’s room plus tax.
  • Important:  The “Resort Fee” ($15.95 per day) is complimentary for delegates using the link above.  However, the fee is added during the selection process but will be removed at the final checkout phase.

Whether you’ve come for an important meeting, a storybook wedding, or some overdue relaxation time, you’ll appreciate the exceptional service and elegance of the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls – Fallsview. Situated directly across from the breathtaking Falls, our property is one of the most celebrated hotels in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

The luxurious accommodations and amenities of our Niagara Falls hotel are second to none. Choose a Fallsview guest room for magnificent scenery and then enjoy Fallsview fine dining at Prime Steakhouse, the top-rated restaurant in Niagara Falls on TripAdvisor. To unwind, head to the spa, work out at the Fitness Center and indoor pool, or ease into the sauna.

Hotel accommodation can now be booked in advance at the Crown Plaza Niagara Falls by CLICKING HERE and following the instructions.  Room rates are as low as $150 plus taxes and amenity fee ($CDN) if booked by May 20th.  When booking, please select the arrival and departure dates and number of guests.  Under the “Rate Preference” drop-down box,  enter the  Group Code:  OIT

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND COST:  More details about the convention, cost, and how to register will be available in early Spring, 2024.

TENTATIVE AGENDA:  To view the tentative conference agenda, please click on the link below:

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The three falls work together to create the World’s most incredible waterfall flow rate. Every year, 30 million tourists see this magnificent natural spectacle. It’s a breathtaking sight that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. The sheer volume of water rushing over Niagara Falls is thrilling.

For more information on what to do in Niagara Falls, CLICK HERE.


  • Pearson Airport (Mississauga, Ontario):  By Bus, Train, or Car Rental – CLICK HERE
  • Hamilton Airport (Ontario, Canada):  By Bus, Train, or Car Rental – CLICK HERE
  • Buffalo Airport (New York, USA):  By Bus or Car Rental – CLICK HERE


The Optimist Club of Toronto was the first club to be chartered outside of the United States in January 1924.   Since then, over 500 clubs have been chartered across Canada.  Don’t miss the opportunity to help celebrate 100 Years of Optimism in Canada during the Convention! 

Interested in learning more about the 100 years of Optimism Canada?  Check out the following slide presentation of some of the key events by clicking here:  100 Years of Optimism in Canada – Historical Events Version 062123.

Hope to see you there!



The above are pictures from the 2023 Optimist International Convention at the Hyatt Recency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia.  What an amazing conference it was with great speakers, engaging workshops, and plenty of opportunities to socialize with other Optimists from around the world!

The above are pictures from the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel in Niagra Falls, Ontario


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5685 Falls Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7, Ontario L2E 6W7 Canada
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