AVSA/AVSC 2018 Convention and Show

"African Violets CAN link US Together"

2018 AVSA-AVSC Convention

Buffalo, NY Sunday, May 20 – Sunday, May 27, 2018


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AVSA/AVSC 2018 Convention Details

AVSA's 72nd Consecutive Convention and Show will be held May 20 – May 27, 2018, at the Adam's Mark Buffalo Hotel in Buffalo, NY.    Our host is the New York State African Violet Society.  This is a joint Convention and Show with the African Violet Society of Canada, AVSC.

Come join us to see our African violet Show consisting of many different varieties and colors. There will be an AVSA-AVSC Commercial Vendor Salesroom, with vendors from different parts of the US and Canada.  During the week, Presentations, covering all aspects of growing and showing African violets, will be held.  Make your plans now to be there.

If you need wheelchair access for any of the tours, please let us know.

AVSA/AVSC 2018 Convention Show Awards

AVSA/AVSC would like to invite you and your affiliate club members to donate to the 2018 Show Awards Fund. Your individual or club donations are always appreciated. Donations are currently being sent in. Members and affiliates make these awards possible through their donations. This is an opportunity to be a part of this very important convention effort.The awards that we give are important because they encourage our members to bring and show their plants, and the awards serve as a reward for their hard work.

You may print the 2018 awards form and send it with a check (payable to AVSA) to the AVSA Office - Awards Fund, 2375 North Street, Beaumont, TX 77702. We appreciate all awards donated by societies and individuals that support our convention show. We encourage each of you to consider giving an award. If you have any questions you may contact Debbie McInnis at awards@avsa.org

2018 Award Donation Form:

Summary of awards given to date for the Buffalo convention:

AVSA 2016 Convention Hotel, Albuquerque, NM
Our Convention Hotel is:
Adam's Mark Buffalo Hotel and Event Center
120 Church Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

Show Schedule During Convention Week

The Showroom is open to members registered for the convention on Thursday evening, following the Awards Banquet.

The Showroom is open to the public on:
Friday,   May 25, 2018     9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday,  May 26 2018   9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Note: There is a $5.00 admission charge for people who are not AVSA/AVSC members. If non-members join AVSA/AVSC at the door, this fee is waived.  AVSA/AVSC members who are not registered with the Convention and show their AVSA/AVSC membership card, will receive a $1.00 discount.

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Display Tables

2013 Austin Showroom




Beautiful African Violets 

(above, Picasso)



2018 Convention Additional Information

For additional information or questions about the 2018 AVSA Convention, please contact: 

  • Judy Niemira, AVSA local Convention Co-Chair, conventionchair@avsa.org
  • Julie Thompson, AVSC local Convention Co-Chair
  • Deb Donaldson, AVSA Convention Show Co-Chair
  • Bev Williams, AVSC Convention Show Co-Chair

African Violet Society of America
2375 North Street
Beaumont, TX 77702-1722
844-400-AVSA (844-400-2872)


Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST



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