Visit this calendar throughout the year to find award nomination due dates and convention and event information. Develop meeting agendas, projects, or public image campaigns based on these special occasions. All dates are subject to change.

See a complete list of United Nations observances, including international days, weeks, and years.

See the Board and Trustees meeting dates.

July 2018

1 July — Start of new Rotary officers' year of service

August 2018

Membership and New Club Development Month

15 August — Last day to report Rotary Citation achievements for Interact and Rotaract clubs

September 2018

Basic Education and Literacy Month

15 September — Rotary Alumni Global Service Award nominations are due

15 September — Rotary Alumni Association of the Year Award nominations are due

October 2018

Economic and Community Development Month

1 October – Service Award for a Polio Free World nominations are due

1 October – Polio Pioneer Award nominations are due

1-7 October –Alumni Reconnect Week

24 October – World Polio Day

November 2018

Rotary Foundation Month

5-11 November – World Interact Week

10 November -- Rotary Day at the United Nations

December 2018

Disease Prevention and Treatment Month

15 December – Early registration discount ends for the Rotary International Convention

January 2019

Vocational Service Month

13-19 January — International Assembly, San Diego, California, USA

February 2019

Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month

23 February — Rotary's anniversary

March 2019

Water and Sanitation Month

11-17 March — World Rotaract Week

31 March — Preregistration discount ends for the Rotary International Convention

April 2019

Maternal and Child Health Month

30 April — Rotary International Convention registrations and ticket cancellations are due

May 2019

Youth Service Month

June 2019

Rotary Fellowships Month

1-5 June — Rotary International Convention, Hamburg, Germany

30 June — Rotary Citation for Rotary Clubs Award nominations are due

A look ahead to international events in 2020 and 2021. All dates are tentative.


19-25 January — International Assembly, San Diego, California, USA

6-10 June — Rotary International Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


12-16 June – Rotary International Convention, Taipei, Taiwan