The Lee Family Association I preparing of the 21st National Convention of the United States of America. The purpose of the convention is to cultivate congeniality among the Lee family members throughout the U.S. and internationally as well as promote family cultural affairs and plan for the Lee family welfare.
The National convention is held once e very three years. Lee headquarters are located in San Francisco, California with a branch headquarter in New York, New York. The convention alternates between the Eastern Region and Western Region of the United States once every three years. The Portland Lee Family Association officers and members have worked hard to win the hosting of the 21st National Convention. The delegation representing Portland has promoted the national convention and created interest to the other cities by traveling to their cities and extending personal invitations to them. It is Portland and the Portland Lee Family Association's privilege to be the host city for the national convention this year.
There will be delegates from San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Boston Chicago, Huston, Oakland, Sacramento, Stockton, Seattle and Philadelphia. We are expecting more delegates and their families to attend the City of Roses since this is the first time the convention will be held in Portland, Oregon. This convention will also draw international visitors form Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Mainland China.
The Doubletree by Hilton - Portland will be the convention center hotel and meeting site. We are anticipating approximately five hundred attendees and guests during the scheduled time period from Saturday, August 31, 2013 thought Wednesday, September 4, 2013. We have sightseeing and tours planned for many Portland's tourists' attractions including shopping. A four day bus trip has also been planned for after the convention to Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.