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Plan to join us at our GBA Spring Conference 2023 in Macon, Georgia!
The conference will take place at Middle GA State University in the Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, 100 University Parkway Macon, GA 31206.
The GBA Spring Meeting is full of educational opportunities with great speakers, fun times making beekeeping connections, and an informative dinner.
Our keynote speakers include Dr. Keith Delaplane, Dr. Jeff Harris, and Kamon Reynolds, co-founder of Hive Life.
Breakout speakers include Keith Fielder, Broadus Williams, Mary Lacksen, Ryan McDonald & Bobby Thanepohn, and Mary Cahill-Roberts. Our breakouts offer something for everyone, from seasoned beekeepers to newcomers, as well as support for local club leadership.
Our spring meeting includes the Artisan Show with fourteen entry classes, in addition to beverage, food, and wax categories. There will be more than $5000.00 in prize money. Click here for the Artisan Show rules.
A highlight of the spring meeting is the auction to sell four coveted advertising spots on the GBA web page. Bring your checkbook and plan to bid high! To see the current ads, click here. And to see the bidding rules, click here. The auction will be held at 10:45 on Saturday morning.
The meeting starts at 5:00 PM on Friday, February 17th, with the GBA Board meeting. Following the board meeting, we will have a reception followed by a special dinner event for all registrants who sign up to attend. This year’s dinner speaker is Dr. Jeff Harris. The cost of the dinner is $25 a person.
The general spring meeting will take place all day on Saturday, February 18th, beginning with the local club Presidents Breakfast. Our regional speakers will include talks about queen rearing, making creamed honey, marketing your honey and creating and using nucs as a resource.
To see the full program click here.
Registration is now open:
Join GBA now for the member price. Beginning February 13th, registration fees for everyone will be $75.
Reminder: To enter the honey show, you must be a paid up GBA member by February 13th and also must be a paid registrant for this conference.
We are looking forward to a great meeting and to seeing all of you there!
Georgia Beekeepers Association
is a 501(c)5 non-profit organization