Plans are underway for the 2018 International Convention and Leadership Conference, to be held from August 15 to 18 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Minn., with convenient proximity to the MSP airport, Mall of America and downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.


Plan to join us as we honor Sons of Norway’s past and chart our course for the future!          


A wide variety of exciting activities and events are in the works. Convention attendees may participate in

  • The 2018 Leadership Conference: Motivate – Maximize – Mobilize to Benefit Your Community & Your Lodge, to be held on Wednesday, August 15, preceding the convention.
  • Folk art exhibition
  • Silent auction
  • Vendor displays
  • President’s reception
  • Grand banquet
  • US Bank Stadium tailgate party – home of the Minnesota Vikings and the 2018 Super Bowl
  • Group outings to iconic Twin Cities landmarks: Historic Fort Snelling and the elegant American Swedish Institute.

See full agenda


Registration is Now Closed

Double Your Donation

Sons of Norway leader Karl Hella, is offering a 1:1 match of general fund gifts to the Sons of Norway Foundation and District 1 Heritage Fund up to $24,000! This generosity is all a part of Karl’s 72nd birthday celebration. Please help us honor Karl and his giving nature on this special day.