2014 IPPS Western Region Annual Meeting and CranWest Show - Abbotsford, BC, Canada

 

 

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Date / Time

Start Time: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 12:00 AM

End Time: Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 AM

Location

Name: Ramada Plaza and Conference Center

City: Abbotsford

State: BC

Website

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 PROGRAM DETAILS and REGISTRATION: 

The Garden of the Future

Plant, Eat and Enjoy

IPPS Western Region ANNUAL MEETING October1st. - 4th.

Welcome

The 2014 Conference Committee invites you to join us for a week of talks and tours full of great information and networking opportunities. This will be the 55th Western Region Annual Meeting of the International Plant Propagators’ Society.

Abbotsford 

You are invited back to British Columbia, this time to the heart of the Fraser Valley. Whether you choose to fly to Abbotsford International Airport or drive up from Seattle or Bellingham, you will be greeted by fields of raspberries and blueberries. There are greenhouses full of peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes, and plenty of small, medium and large nurseries nearby. Closer to the river you will find cranberries, and on various slopes throughout the valley, vineyards are increasingly popping up. Add to that the area's vegetable and cut-flower fields and you'll find yourself surrounded by horticulture.

Registration Information Membership in IPPS is on an individual basis, not corporate. Non-members are welcome to attend this meeting; however each individual who attends will pay registration fees. Students must verify their status by providing a faculty advisor’s signature on the can only be made in U.S. funds.

1.     SPECIAL OFFER: Non-members may attend at the member registration rate if they submit a 2015 membership application for the IPPS Western Region with their registration. Membership application forms are available on our website www.ippswr.org or by calling 530-272-4593.

2.     Local Non-member production workers and students sponsored by member or non-member attendees of the conference are welcome to attend Friday’s sessions for a special fee of $20/person (includes sessions, demonstrations and tour), a box lunch can be purchased for $12. Please see the registration form for details.

3.     Refund Policy: Refund requests received by September 14th will be honored. No refunds will be made during the Annual Meeting. Refunds after October 1st will depend on the availability of funds due to commitments made for those registrations; there will be a $25.00 processing fee on all refunds.

4.     A receipt will be emailed if an address is provided. If not, your receipt will be in the registration packet that you receive in Abbotsford.

5.     If you have special dietary or room needs, or special transportation needs for the tours, please fill in the information on the back of your registration form or contact the Western Region office before September 20th so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

6.     If you have questions concerning this meeting or about IPPS membership, contact Lee Dempsey, Secretary/Treasurer, IPPS Western Region, Tel & Fax: 530-272-4593;  E-mail: ippswrlee@sbcglobal.net

Take advantage of the early registration rate: Members who register by September 14th save $10 per day!

Lodging - Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre

The Ramada Plaza Abbotsford Hotel and Conference Centre is near the Abbotsford International Airport and five kilometers from the Sumas USA-Canada border. Enjoy complimentary amenities, including a fitness center and internet access in your room, as well as meeting rooms and free parking. If you need to relax, take a swim in the indoor pool or a dip in the Jacuzzi. Every room includes free continental breakfast and a free newspaper.  Handicapped-accessible rooms are available.  The IPPS rate is $129 CDN (taxes extra), based on single or double occupancy.  Contact the hotel at 1-888-411-1070 by August 19, 2014 to reserve your room (after that date rooms are subject to availability) and be sure to mention you are with the IPPS group. For more information, check their website at: 

The Garden of the Future

Plant, Eat and Enjoy

IPPS Western Region ANNUAL MEETING October1st. - 4th.

 

Welcome

The 2014 Conference Committee invites you to join us for a week of talks and tours full of great information and networking opportunities. This will be the 55th Western Region Annual Meeting of the International Plant Propagators’ Society.

Abbotsford 

You are invited back to British Columbia, this time to the heart of the Fraser Valley. Whether you choose to fly to Abbotsford International Airport or drive up from Seattle or Bellingham, you will be greeted by fields of raspberries and blueberries. There are greenhouses full of peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes, and plenty of small, medium and large nurseries nearby. Closer to the river you will find cranberries, and on various slopes throughout the valley, vineyards are increasingly popping up. Add to that the area's vegetable and cut-flower fields and you'll find yourself surrounded by horticulture.

Registration Information Membership in IPPS is on an individual basis, not corporate. Non-members are welcome to attend this meeting; however each individual who attends will pay registration fees. Students must verify their status by providing a faculty advisor’s signature on the can only be made in U.S. funds.

1.     SPECIAL OFFER: Non-members may attend at the member registration rate if they submit a 2015 membership application for the IPPS Western Region with their registration. Membership application forms are available on our website www.ippswr.org or by calling 530-272-4593.

2.     Local Non-member production workers and students sponsored by member or non-member attendees of the conference are welcome to attend Friday’s sessions for a special fee of $20/person (includes sessions, demonstrations and tour), a box lunch can be purchased for $12. Please see the registration form for details.

3.     Refund Policy: Refund requests received by September 14th will be honored. No refunds will be made during the Annual Meeting. Refunds after October 1st will depend on the availability of funds due to commitments made for those registrations; there will be a $25.00 processing fee on all refunds.

4.     A receipt will be emailed if an address is provided. If not, your receipt will be in the registration packet that you receive in Abbotsford.

5.     If you have special dietary or room needs, or special transportation needs for the tours, please fill in the information on the back of your registration form or contact the Western Region office before September 20th so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

6.     If you have questions concerning this meeting or about IPPS membership, contact Lee Dempsey, Secretary/Treasurer, IPPS Western Region, Tel & Fax: 530-272-4593;  E-mail: ippswrlee@sbcglobal.net

Take advantage of the early registration rate: Members who register by September 14th save $10 per day!

Lodging - Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre

 The Ramada Plaza Abbotsford Hotel and Conference Centre is near the Abbotsford International Airport and five kilometers from the Sumas USA-Canada border. Enjoy complimentary amenities, including a fitness center and internet access in your room, as well as meeting rooms and free parking. If you need to relax, take a swim in the indoor pool or a dip in the Jacuzzi. Every room includes free continental breakfast and a free newspaper.  Handicapped-accessible rooms are available.  The IPPS rate is $129 CDN (taxes extra), based on single or double occupancy.  Contact the hotel at 1-888-411-1070 by August 19, 2014 to reserve your room (after that date rooms are subject to availability) and be sure to mention you are with the IPPS group. For more information, check their website at: 

 

 

Contact Info

Lee Dempsey

Email: ippswrlee@sbcglogal.net

Phone: 530-272-4593

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