[ Yes, this photo is of our venue, Paradise Point Resort! ]
This conference schedule is a summary. Updates will be made in the next few months, and the final will be published in your Conference Program, which you receive prior to the conference. Scroll down for new registration fee information.
Schedule at a glance ...
Tuesday May 29th 8:00 a.m. – BSI Board meeting and judging school; show/displays set-up 12:00–2:00 Conference registration
WednesdayMay 30th 9:00-3:00 – Conference registration 9:00–5:00 – Intake for show plants & judging 11:30 a.m. – Opening Session, then Plant Sale opens to registrants only. Plant Sale will be open every day thereafter 9:00–5:00, except Sunday. Sales may close during tours.
ThursdayMay 31st Plant Show morning & Optional Bus Excursion afternoon, ending at San Diego Botanic Garden (Optional Bus Excursion is $60 per participant.)
FridayJune 1st Seminars/speakers No-host bar reception and Rare Plant Auction in the evening
SaturdayJune 2nd Show and Sales open to public; morning seminars/speakers Afternoon tour: member homes & Botanical Building in Balboa Park [see photos below] Evening Banquet and keynote speech
SundayJune 3rd Show and Sales open to public on the last day 9:00 – 3:00.
Inside the historical Botanical Building, Balboa Park
This member's small garden will be on the Saturday tour that's included in your registration.
New Registration Fee of $290! If you paid at the $350 registration rate, you will be able to apply your refund of $60 to the purchase of tickets on the optional bus excursion or have your refund processed through the BSI treasurer. Click below for a flyer that you can fill out and send in for processing.