Annual Gathering Essentials

Annual Gathering Essentials

AG Annual Yearbook

Pre-event sales are under way for the all-new AG Annual Yearbook!

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AG Secondary Hotel

A limited number of rooms will be available for AG attendees at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center, which adjoins our main event hotel — the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. All of the main AG programming will take place at the Sheraton, but attendees need only cross an indoor skywalk between the two hotels.

Stay Where The Action Is

Relax and recharge after a day of reunions and thought-provoking programming in well-appointed, oversized guest rooms and suites, smartly accessorized with Sheraton Signature beds, flat-screen TVs, large work areas, and free Wi-Fi.

Gala Dinner 2024

You don't want to miss A Conversation With Alton Brown, best known as the creator, writer, and host of the program Good Eats, which combined humor, science, and history and showcased Brown's nerdy personality and his passion for cooking.

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American Mensa has partnered with the YTB Travel Network to provide an entire website to handle all of your travel-related needs. Book your flight, airport transportation, and more through Mensa Travel.

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Hospitality is a mainstay at Mensa events — a conveniently located, bustling ballroom serving as a rallying point, a spot to grab some quick nosh between speaker sessions, and a convenient catch-up place.

Exploring Paris of the Plains

Voted one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world by Lonely Planet's "Best in Travel 2024," it's time to "revel in the revival" of Kansas City. While you’re sure to find plenty of what you expect — BBQ and jazz clubs — there’s more to KC than just pit smokers and saxophones. And, thanks to the fare-free Ride KC Streetcar, traversing downtown Kansas City is a breeze.

Lend a helping hand

A few hours of your time makes a big difference, and it’s a great opportunity to meet other Mensans and share in the success of this event.

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Event Policies

You’re here for fun, food, and fellowship — in short, a good time. To ensure that good time, and for the safety and comfort of everyone, the Annual Gathering has a few policies in place. Please comply so that you and everyone else can enjoy the AG.

Covid-19 Safeguards at the Annual Gathering

Our goal for the Annual Gathering is a safe and enjoyable event. To help prevent the spread of Covid-19, please adhere in the event space to the following protocols, which are based on Centers for Disease Control guidance, state and local regulations, and hotel policy.