Conventions and Activities (updated July 29, 2015)
AIS 2016 Convention: Everyone is now looking forward to the next AIS Convention which will take place in the Newark, New Jersey area. The convention will take place May 23-28, 2016 with visits to official iris tour gardens in the surrounding area.
The convention organizers have their own website and the basic information for the 2016 convention is now available for your perusal.
As usual we
have all the convention details conveniently summarized and provided here in a special area of the AIS website to assist you in your plans to attend.
AIS Fall Board Meeting - Each year, the AIS also has a Fall Meeting. AIS business is conducted at these meetings, and there are no garden tours. Most participants are AIS Board members, RVPs, and other office holders. All interested AIS members, however, are welcome and encouraged to go. AIS Board meetings are open to all AIS members.
Other Activities - Many AIS Sections, AIS Regions and local clubs also have garden tours, activities and meetings that you can participate in. For further information and details please contact your local AIS RVP or a local club leader (see Local Iris Societies). These people will be pleased to help you with your iris interest and to connect you with a local iris group.
Interested in hosting an
AIS Convention? The AIS has prepared a handbook to be used as a
reference guide when considering, planning and producing an AIS
Convention. An outline on the hosting of an AIS Fall Board Meeting is also included. Please follow this link to the AIS Documents page to download the AIS Convention Handbook
AIS 2016 Convention May 23-28, Newark, New Jersey
AIS 2016 Convention Co-Chair: George Boyce
2016 Convention Headquarters:
AIS 2017 Convention May 23-27 Des Moines, Iowa
2017 Convention Co-Chair: Gary White
2017 Convention Headquarters:
AIS/SLI 2018 Convention April 9-14 New Orleans, LA
SLI 2018 Convention Co-Chair: Joe Musacchia
2015 November 6 - 7 Omaha, Nebraska
2016 November 4 - 5 Sedona, Arizona
Attention convention organizers: Please contact us with the information to have your AIS sectional convention listed. contact via e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Info to come...
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