AIS Conventions: Calendar/Information

2024 AIS/Japanese National Iris Convention
June 26-29 Portland, OR
2024 convention website

2024 Convention Co-Chair: Chad Harris
PO Box 346, Washougal, WA 98671-0346

2024 Convention Co-Chair: John Ludi
PO Box 956, Sandy, OR 97055-0956

Hotel: Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront, 909 N Hayden Island Drive, Portland, OR 97217. Hotel registration website.
Hosted by the Greater Portland Iris Society

2024 Convention Registration Form
Geek Dinner 2024 Registration Form
2024 Convention Schedule

2025 Convention June 2-7 Billings, MT 

hosted by: Big Sky Iris Club

2025 Convention Co-Chair: Delane H. Langton

2025 Convention Co-Chair: Jane Tibbs

2025 Convention Co-Chair: Tina Muller

2025 Convention Hotel:
Billings Hotel & Convention Center
1223 Mullowney Lane
Billings, Montana 59101
Group code: 14716 ($146 with breakfast)

Guest irises requestUp to three rhizomes of each median, tall bearded, and aril-bred varieties will be accepted between July 10 and August 10, 2023Complete details AIS Irises Bulletin Winter 2023 page 20.

2026 AIS Convention May 18-23 (Tentative) New Jersey & New York

2026 Convention Co-Chair: Gary White

2026 Convention Co-Chair: Jill Bonino

2026 Convention Co-Chair: Andi Rivarola

Conventions by AIS Sections, Cooperating Societies, Regions and Affiliates

Sections and Cooperating Societies of The American Iris Society, as well as local and regional affiliates hold conventions that will be listed here.

The Spuria Iris Society and the Society for Louisiana Iris will be holding a joint convention in the Dallas, Texas area. The dates are Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28, 2024.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, April 26:
During the day there will be a tour of 3 gardens: Barton, Schneider and Patterson.
From 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.: Louisiana iris program.

Saturday, April 27:
During the day there will be a tour of 2 gardens: Nichols and Reed.
From 4 to 6 pm: Spuria program.
6:30 to 9:30 Awards dinner and live auction.

Sunday, April 28: Possible JT for Spuria Iris and/or Louisiana Iris.

Auction items needed. Please contact the officers of the SLI or the Spuria Iris Society if you have any items that can be part of the auction. We will accept iris memorabilia, plants to be shipped in the fall, etc.

Please feel free to obtain a registration form from the Spuria Iris Society.