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2017 Convention

Lonestar 2017 Convention and Show

November 8 - 11, 2017

 

Wyndham Houston West - Energy Corridor 
14703 Park Row Houston, TX 77079

Wyndham Houston West - Energy Corridor
 

Show & Convention time is fast approaching and it’s time to make your plans to attend  the 2017 convention in Houston, Texas,  November 8-11.  We’ll be “Touring The Gulf Coast”.

You can begin making your room reservations at the Wyndham Houston West – Energy Corridor, 14703 Park Row Blvd., Houston, TX  77079, by calling the reservation phone line:  800-996-3426.  You will need to reference the group name:  Lone Star African Violet Council/Spring Branch African Violet Club.  Room rates are $99.00 per night + taxes/fees for a single or double room.  Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12:00 noon.

Cut-off date for room reservations is October 18, 2017…so why not do it now while it’s top of mind.

 

LSAVC 2017 Convention Agenda

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.   Commercial Sales Room Set Up

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Commercial Sales Room Set Up
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Registration
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Workers’ Classification/Entries
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Commercial Sales Room Open
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Raffle Table Open
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Classification/Entries
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.     LSAVC Executive Board Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Classification/Entries

 

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.      Exhibitors Complete Designs
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.      Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.      Judges/Clerks Instruction
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.      Judging of the Show
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Commercial Sales Room Open
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Raffle Table Open
1:30 p.m. -                      Gesneriad walk thru with Bill Price
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Show Room Open to the Public

 

                 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.      Design blossoms may be replaced
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.      Showroom Photography
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Showroom Open to Public
9:00 a.m. – 10 a.m.         Annual Business Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Raffle Table Open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.    Commercial Sales Room Open
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Presentation by Ken Muzalewski
                                       “One/Won and Done”
                                        Ken will discuss taking a baby plant to a
                                        blue ribbon plant using his growing  method
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m    Presentation by Margery Clive
                                        “Growing Gesneriads” – A 12 step program:
                                         what judges look for, tips, most popular blue
                                         ribbon winners, and more
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Raffle winners announced
4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.     Exhibits removed from Showroom
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.       Social Hour
6:30 p.m. – 8: 30 p.m.      Awards Banquet
8:30 p.m.                          Presidents Reception