Established in 1951

WBC 2014 EVENT SCHEDULE

BROMELIADS IN PARADISE

Ala Moana Hotel – Honolulu, Hawaii
Bromeliad Society International – World Conference
September 8 – 14, 2014

Monday Sept. 8

Arrivals / Hotel Check-in

Tuesday Sept. 9

8 am – 9 am                              Board Registrations & Continental Breakfast
9 am – 9:30 am                        BSI Annual General Meeting
9:30 am – 5 pm                        BSI Annual Board Meeting
9 am – 5 pm                              Judges School #2
12 – 1 pm                                   BSI Board & Judges School Luncheon
Afternoon City Tour – Included in Registration
6:30 pm                                     Board Cocktails & Dinner

Wednesday Sept. 10

8 am – 5 pm                              Conference Registration, Hospitality & Raffles
8 am – 3 pm                              Plant Sale Vendor Set-up
9:30 – 10 am                             Welcome Address: Jay Thurrott, President
10 am – 3 pm                            Plant Show Entries Accepted
10 am – 11 am                          Seminar #1
11 am – 12 pm                          Seminar #2
12 – 1 pm                                   Box Lunch – All Registrants
1 pm – 2 pm                              Seminar #3
2 pm – 3 pm                              Seminar #4
4 pm – ‘til Evening                   Optional Tours – Additional Cost to Registrants

Thursday Sept. 11

8 am – 5 pm                              Conference Registration, Hospitality & Raffles
8 am – 2 pm                              Plant Sale Vendor Set-up
8 am – 9 am                              Plant Show Late Entry Classification & Placement
Judges & Clerks Continental Breakfast
9 am – 12 pm                            Home/Garden Tours – Included in Registration
9 am – 5 pm                              Plant Show Judging
12 pm – 2 pm                            Luncheon – All Registrants
Afternoon City Tour – Included in Registration
2 pm – 9 pm                              Plant Sale Open to Registrants Only
7 pm – 9 pm                              Plant Show Opens to Registrants Only

Friday Sept.

8 am – 5 pm                              Conference Registration, Hospitality & Raffles
9 am – 5 pm                              Plant Show Open to the Public
9 am – 5 pm                              Plant Sale Open to the Public
9 am – 5 pm                              Secure Auction Holding & Packing Room Available to Registrants
9 am – 10 am                            BSI: Website & Journal – Evan Bartholomew
10 am – 12 pm                          Poster Sessions: Bromeliads – Hawaiian Style
12 pm – 1 pm                            Box Lunch – All Registrants
1 pm – 5 pm                              Garden /Home Tours – Included in Registration
1 pm – 5 pm                              Auction Items Accepted & Set-up
6 pm – 7 pm                              Auction Preview – Cash Bar
7 pm – 10 pm                           Rare Plant Auction

Saturday Sept. 13

8 am – 12 pm                            Farmers Market Plant Sale – Open to the Public
9 am – 3 pm                              Plant Show – Open to the Public
9 am – 3 pm                              Plant Sale – Open to the Public
9 am – 5 pm                              Secure Plant Holding & Packing – Phyto Certificates Issued
9 am – 4 pm                              All Day Optional Tour – Additional Cost to Registrants
6 pm – 10 pm                            Cash Bar & Banquet

Sunday Sept. 14

All Day Optional Tour to Hilo – Additional Cost to Registrants

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