All events will take place at the Orange County Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

The 2019 VFW Auxiliary National Convention Mobile App will be for free download from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store in early July.

The app will allow attendees to receive important notifications and reminders during National Convention, have instant access to the daily agenda, add new activities to their personal schedule and connect with other attendees.


Friday, July 19

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Early Packet Pickup at the Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre Hotels (for pre-registered attendees only.)

Saturday, July 20

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
On-site Registration and Packet Pickup

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Conference Meetings

  • Western Conference
  • Eastern Conference
  • Southern Conference
  • Big Ten Conference

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
45-Plus Club Luncheon (Reservations Required)

4:00 p.m.
Circle of Excellence Reception (Invitation Only)

5:45 p.m.
Circle of Excellence Ceremony

6:00 p.m.
Catholic Mass
Protestant Worship Service

Sunday, July 21

7:00 a.m.
Catholic Mass

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
On-site Registration and Packet Pickup

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
VFW and VFW Auxiliary Joint Memorial Service

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Past Councilors’ Club Luncheon

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Auxiliary 2019-2020 Programs Seminar

All times listed below are approximate.

Monday, July 22

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open
On-site Registration and Packet Pickup

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
VFW and VFW Auxiliary Joint Opening Session

1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Auxiliary Opening Business Session
(Presentation of the Florida Volunteers, Ritualistic Opening, Convention Rules, Presentation of the Past National Presidents, National Program Awards and Building on the VFW Auxiliary Foundation year-end video)

Tuesday, July 23

8:00 a.m. – Noon
On-site Registration and Packet Pickup

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Auxiliary Business Session
(Allied Organizations and Guests, Resolutions and Nominations of National Officers)

VFW Patriotic Celebration

Wednesday, July 24

6:30 a.m.
Presentation of Flags Practice

8:00 a.m.
Presentation of Flags

8:30 a.m.
Final Auxiliary Business Session and Installation
(Elections and Installation of National Officers)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Joint Reception for VFW Commander-in-Chief and National President (Ticketed Event)

Post-Convention Events
Thursday, July 25

You are invited to stay an extra day in Orlando following the conclusion of the 106th National Convention for post-Convention events.

9:00 a.m.
2019-2020 Council Meeting, Rosen Plaza Hotel

6:30 p.m.
National President’s Celebration, Rosen Plaza Hotel