Countdown to 2016 Grand Lodge Convention Continues

Chicago skyline with Navy Pier in the foreground, where the inaugural Host Committee Welcome Reception will take place on September 4, 2016.

The countdown to the 2016 IAM Grand Lodge Convention is here! To help you keep track, a Grand Lodge Convention countdown clock has been added to The quadrennial event will commence on September 4, 2016 at the Chicago Hilton Hotel and is expected to conclude on September 9, 2016.

In accordance with the IAM Constitution, the Official Call for the 39th Grand Lodge Convention will be mailed to all local lodges in the U.S. and Canada on February 15. The Official Call contains information regarding nomination, election and qualification of delegates in addition to dates when nominations and elections must be held.

Additional information and reminders regarding elections and cut off dates will be posted on the IAM web page at and via iMail, the IAM’s e-newsletter, which is published twice a week.