Convention 2020

African Violet Society of Canada
2020 AVSC Convention and Show
“Oh Canada!” April 29-May 2, 2020


Download the convention package here.


Schedule of Events

Tuesday April 28, 2020

  • 7:00 – 8:00 PM Registration Lobby

Wednesday April 29, 2020

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration – Lobby
  • 9:00am – 12:00 am Judging School – Hudson Room
  • 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Judging School/ Exam – Hudson Room
  • 4:30 pm – 7:15 pm Registration & Information – Lobby
  • 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Presentation – Hudson Room

Thursday April 30, 2020

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration & Information – Lobby
  • 9:00am – 10:00 am Hospitality Suite Open – Location TBD
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Accepting Silent & raffle items – Location TBD
  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Entries – Frobisher Room
  • 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Commercial Set up – Hudson Room
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open – Location TBD
  • 8:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting- Location TBD

Friday May 1, 2020

  • 7:00 am – 8:30 am Designer Touch – up Mackenzie Room
    Requiring Cut Blossoms
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am Registration & Information Lobby
  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am Hospitality Suite (light breakfast) – Location TBD
    Judges & Clerks
  • 8:30 am – 9:50 am Judges & Clerks Instructions – Location TBD
  • 9:00 am – 12.00pm Judging of the Show – Mackenzie Room
  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch – Hotel Restaurant
  • 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Commercial Sales Room open – Hudson Room
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Registration & Information – Lobby
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Show opens – Mackenzie Room
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Silent Auction & Raffle opens – Location TBD
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hospitality Suite Open – Location TBD
  • 3:00 pm –4:00 pm Presentation – Franklin Room
  • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm Presentation TBD – Franklin Room
  • 6:30 pm –8:00 pm Convention Dinner – Clancy/Baffin Room
    Cash Bar available
  • 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm General Meeting Franklin Room

Saturday May 2, 2020

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am Walk through – Mackenzie Room
  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am Photo Session – Mackenzie Room
  • 9:00am – 12:00 am Registration & Information – Lobby
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Show Room and Commercial Sales Room Open – Mackenzie Room
  • 9:00 am – 3:15pm Silent Auction & Raffle – Location TBD
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Hospitality room open – Location TBD
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Presentation – Franklin Room
  • 3:15 pm Silent Auction closes – TBD
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Distribution of Show Plants – Mackenzie Room
  • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Dismantle Show Room – Mackenzie Room
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Awards Reception (Cash Bar) – Clancy/Baffin Room
  • 7:00 pm Awards Banquet & Installation Banquet – Clancy/Baffin Room