About the Event

Join us in beautiful San Diego, California for the 2023 Zone Institute at the Town & Country Resort. Governor Training and Education begins November 5, 2023, followed by Zone Institute on November 8, 2023. Participate and enjoy:

Inspirational Speakers

Educational Forums

Awards Ceremony

Fellowship and Networking

and More Fun Surprises


Sunday November 5 - Wednesday November 8
Governor Elect & Governor Nominee Training Seminars (GETS & GNTS)
Wednesday, November 8
District Governor Forum
Institute Opens
Welcome Reception
Thursday, November 9
Morning Activity & Breakout Sessions
Opening General Session/Lunch
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
House of Friendship
Class Dinners or Free Time
AKS & Legacy Society Dinner
Friday, November 10
General Session 2/Breakfast
House of Friendship
General Session 3/Lunch
Foundation Dinner Hosted by District 5340 (tickets sold separately)
Saturday, November 11
General Session 4/Breakfast
House of Friendship
Service Projects
Free Time to Explore
Institute Gala featuring the DGEs
Sunday, November 12
Bon Voyage or Stay & Enjoy San Diego

FAQFrequently Asked questions

If you will be DGE or DGN in 2023-24, you need to register for GETS or GNTS. We strongly recommend you also register for the Institute where you will continue your important learning and preparation for your year as District Governor.
Yes! When you click the registration button, you will be asked if you are attending GETS or GNTS. If you say YES, you will be able to register you and your partner/spouse for both GETS/GNTS and the Institute. If you are not attending GETS/GNTS, click the NO option and you will be taken directly to the Institute registration.
Your All Access Institute registration includes all General and Breakout sessions and the following meals: Wednesday evening Welcome Reception; Thursday lunch; Friday breakfast & lunch; and Saturday breakfast & Gala dinner. We are offering a Limited Access package for spouses/partners that only includes the Wednesday evening Mix & Mingle and the Saturday Gala dinner. Please Note: Spouses/partners who select limited access will not be able to attend the general sessions or breakout sessions.
Get ready for a new experience! vFairs is the conference management platform we are using for GETS/GNTS and the Institute. It will provide streamlined registration and schedules at your fingertips and will facilitate both virtual and in-person engagement opportunities. After you complete your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to download the vFairs app.