The 2019 Spring Members Meeting is just around the corner! The Meeting will be held in conjunction with the San Diego County Orchid Society annual show "Orchid Treasures". Join us in beautiful San Diego, California March 20th - March 24th.
In addition to all of our traditional events: AOS, CSA & ribbon Judging, the Meeting of the Members & Town Hall and our always exciting semi-annual auction we will host a wonderful group of engaging speakers, a themed gala banquet, along with various opportunities to meet and mingle with your fellow orchid enthusiasts. An exclusive Members Meeting "Meet & Greet" will be held on Friday and is included with your registration.
We have negotiated a preferred rate and reserved a block of rooms plus discounted parking for our registrants at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. Book your accommodations today to take advantage of these discounted rates. They will be available through February 25th or until the block sells out. Rooms are going fast, so do not delay! Here is the link: www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/S/SANMVHF-AO2-20190316/index.jhtml
Both the host hotel and the Scottish Rite Event Center (venue for the orchid show) are located at the very heart of San Diego, within walking distance of some of the city's dining and premier attractions.
A current schedule of events at the Members Meeting page as you scroll down. We will continue to update the content as new details come through.
We hope to see you there this Spring!
If there are any questions or suggestions, we'd like to hear from you. You may reach us directly at TheAOS@aos.org or give us a call at (305) 740-2010. We are available to take your calls from Monday through Friday, between 9AM and 5:30PM EST. President Susan Wedegaertner, the Board of Trustees and our staff look forward to welcoming you. Bring a friend!
This is the time to make your plans to attend the American Orchid Society's 2019 Spring Members Meeting! The event will be here before we know it, March 20th through March 24th.
Held in conjunction with the San Diego County Orchid Society's annual show, "Orchid Treasures" this Spring meeting will feature a full schedule of expert orchid speakers, 3-day admittance to the orchid show, AOS, CSA & ribbon judging for those interested (must register to participate), our always lively auction, and our themed gala banquet "Orchid Reflections." In addition, an exclusive welcome social will provide a chance to meet and mingle with fellow registrants!. This meeting would be a great opportunity to explore our committees, why not attend a committee gathering or two? Learn about the latest happenings in the organization during our Meeting of the Members and Town Hall on Saturday morning.
Most meeting activities will be held at the Hilton Mission Valley San Diego. We have negotiated a great room rate and reduced parking for attendees.Our hotel room block is filling up quickly! Make your reservations by clicking here.
Bring a friend and enjoy lovely San Diego and its surroundings during the Spring! While in town, consider visiting the San Diego Zoo (https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/), and its myriad of habitats and experiences. Balboa Park, the city's cultural hub is home to museums, gardens, theaters - a must see! How about an oceanfront trek? The Torrey Pines State Reserve features 1,750 acres of unspoiled land, protecting the unique topography and various types of flora including the Torrey Pine, America's rarest pine tree. These are just a few of the attractions that the city has to offer.