American Mensa Annual Gathering

Mensans don’t have conventions–we have gatherings. The Mensa Annual Gathering (AG) is the national U.S. Mensa convention held in a different city each year, usually in July. These gatherings give Mensa members from all over the country an opportunity to meet new friends, catch up with longtime friends, eat, drink, play games, and enjoy speakers and presentations to “tweak” your mind. A good AG always has something that appeals to mind, body, and soul.

Annual Gathering 2017

“ALL OF THE GLITZ,
NONE OF THE PAPARAZZI.”

July 5th – July 9th, 2017
in Hollywood, Florida

Brimming with insightful programs, far-flung participants, and playful exuberance, Mensa’s Annual Gathering provides an unmatched venue for our members to showcase their creativity and ingenuity.

A tradition since 1963, the Annual Gathering has grown from a two-day, meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont to a sprawling and diverse collection of programs, talks, games and entertainment typically spanning the July 4th weekend.

This time, we’re headed to Hollywood, Florida. We’ll have great tours, numerous programs, and some special events and dinners. And, no AG would be complete without a bustling Hospitality room — a 24-hour public space with food, drinks, and friends.

Diplomat Beach ResortRising 39 floors above a slender stretch of beach tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, the Diplomat Beach Resort will serve as host for the 2017 Annual Gathering. It’s located  just 10 minutes south of Fort Lauderdale and 20 minutes north of Miami. Condé Nast Traveler readers voted the Diplomat one of Florida’s top resorts in 2016.

Room block reservations are currently open for AG attendees. Room rates are $149 for Singles/Doubles, $164 for Triples and $179 for Quads. A limited number of suites are available for $349. Reserve your room online or by phone at (855) 689-2911 using Group Code GAMG73.

Don’t miss out! Join Mensans from every generation as we descend upon Hollywood, Florida, for the 2017 Annual Gathering!

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