Gatherings

Mensa conventions are called gatherings. Our gatherings in the United States come in three flavors: Annual (AG), Regional (RG), and Monthly (MG).

Annual Gatherings

The Annual Gathering (AG), is the yearly national gathering for American Mensa. This event is always held in early July, and is in a different U.S. city each year. Since the first event in 1963, Annual Gatherings have brought Mensans together from around the country and around the world. The next Annual Gathering will be held from July 5th to July 9th, 2017,  at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida.

Regional Gatherings

American Mensa comprises 10 regions, and each region is made up of several local groups. Mensa of Western Washington (MWW) is part of Region 8, also called the Pacific Intermountain region, which covers the northwest corner of the country. A Regional Gathering (RG) is actually the annual or biannual gathering of a local group. A true RG of all the local groups that fall within a designated American Mensa region does not exist, and not all local groups hold an RG. Confusing, eh?

Mensa of Western Washington is hosting a Regional Gathering in 2017.

Emerald City RG
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March 10 – 12, 2017

Registration is now open! Please see the Emerald City RG’s website at www.EmeraldCityRG.com for details and to register online. Register soon for the best price! Hotel room pricing expires February 7th.

For questions or help registering, email EmeraldCityRGChair@MensaWW.org.

Monthly Gatherings

Our local Monthly Gathering (MG) is held on the third Saturday of each month. The exception is March, when it moves to the fourth Saturday. The MGs feature speakers on a variety of subjects and are open to the public.

 

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  • Emerald City RG!

    RETURN TO OZ! Register NOW for the RG. It's on March 10 – 12, 2017. See the RG website at www.EmeraldCityRG.com for details and to register online. Have questions or need help? Then email the Emerald City RG Chair.
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    Steering Committee meetings will be at 5:00 pm on January 21 and on February 18th at the Shoreline Fire Department Training Center. See the Monthly Gatherings page under the Gatherings menu for location directions.
  • Monthly Gathering

    MWW is not hosting a regular MG in January. The next MG will be on February 18th at the Shoreline Fire Department Training Center.
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    See the article in the Events section of this website and on the News! News! News! page in the Members section for info about upcoming S&T SIG meetings.
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