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Upcoming Members Meeting

All members of the AOS are encouraged to attend one of the semi-annual meetings. You can enjoy an orchid show and sales area, a program of orchid lectures, and usually tours of local attractions, nurseries or botanical gardens. In addition, these meetings are usually held in conjunction with one or more orchid specialty group or regional alliance such as: the International Phalaenopsis Alliance, the Odontoglossum Alliance, Orchid Digestthe Pleurothallid Alliancethe Mid-American Orchid Congress the Slipper Orchid Alliance or the Southwest Regional Orchid Growers Alliance (SWROGA).

If your local society is interested in hosting an AOS Members Meeting, contact affiliated_societies@aos.org.

Meeting Dates:

Spring 2013 - March 21 – March 23, 2013
Location: San Diego, California
Held in conjunction with the San Diego County Orchid Society Show
Show Location: The Scottish Rite Temple, San Diego, California
Hotel: Sheraton Mission Valley Hotel, www.sheratonmissionvalley.com Promotion code when making reservations: AOS
Contact: The American Orchid Society: TheAOS@aos.org or call 305/740-2010

FALL - 2013 - TBD

-- April 30, 2014 - May 4th 2014
Host: Orchid Society of Minnesota
Location: Doubletree by Hilton, Bloomington-Minneapolis South
Details to follow

International & National Events

Eleventh Asia Pacific Orchid Conference Okinawa, Japan
February 2-11, 2013


7th Australasian Native Orchid Society Conference & Show.
Held at Strathpine (Queensland,Australia). Hosted by Kabi Group(Inc).
Full Conference, August 22-24, 2013



21st World Orchid Conference - 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
further details as they become available

For continuing information about future WOC's,
please visit the World Orchid Conference Trust
website - www.woctrust.com

send notice of your event to newsflash@aos.org