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2018 FSBA Annual Conference and Meeting

The Florida State Beekeepers Association will be holding its Annual Conference and meeting in conjunction with UFHBREL Bee College at the New Bee Lab in Gainesville, Florida on October 12-13!  

YOU CAN REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE! 


Commercial Ticket 

FSBA is organizing programs geared toward the Commercial Beekeeper to happen in conjunction with Bee College. Lunch both days is included and a Commercial Beekeeper Breakfast on Saturday. This will be held at the UFHBREL Bee Lab, 1881 Natural Area Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611.  The Honey Bee Technical Council Meeting is also part of the agenda, meeting Friday October 12, 9am-12pm. 

Beekeeper's Dinner and Live Auction 

We will all come together Friday Evening for a Keynote Presentation and Banquet to enjoy a delicious buffet of BBQ and Fish Fry and celebrate our connections to one another and our beloved honey bee!  We will also have a Live Auction filled with items to excite and delight! This event will be held at the Straughn Center, 2142 Shealy Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611 

FSBA Annual Board Meeting and Election 

The Annual FSBA Board Meeting and Election will take place at the end of the schedule on Saturday, October 13.  All are welcome to attend this meeting at no charge or ticket reservation.  Refreshments will be served.  For the election portion of the meeting, only paid members of the FSBA will be able to vote.  We look forward to your input and participation! 

Lodging

And it doesn't end there, FSBA has held a room block at the Hilton University Hotel with special pricing, and breakfast for two included, for attendees of both Bee College and the FSBA Conference.  Sometimes the bulk of the fun happens after hours where you can meet and mingle with other beekeepers at your hotel! Book your room today, before September 10, as the block is limited!   
Hilton Room Block Reservation Site 


Bee College 

We will be sponsoring and collaborating Events during UF Bee College.  Members of FSBA get a 10% discount! Registration for Bee College can be done here: 

Bee College Registration  


Friday TBD Worlshop and Saturday Queen Rearing Workshop Lunches

Bee College will be having a 2hr break for offsite lunch adventures.  FSBA will be offering presentations and lunch both days for Bee College attendees and members of FSBA.  This is designed for the backyard beekeeper. Space is limited. 

Honey Show 

Participants are encouraged to participate in the 2018 Bee College Honey Show. Entry is free! This is an opportunity to have your honey, candles, mead, bee-themed art, and more critiqued by certified judges. This is a great way to learn how to improve the hive products that you produce! Rules and submission forms will be posted soon. 

Misc

Refund requests will be honored in full if submitted prior to September 12th. No refunds will be granted on or after September 12th. 

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