Bonsai Societies of Florida: Convention

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Bonsai Societies of Florida: Convention

Florida’s Largest Bonsai Event

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The 2024 convention celebrates a half-century of bonsai achievements while cultivating our vision for the future. As we mark 50 years of bonsai excellence, we are delighted to have Walter Pall and Mauro Stemberger as headliners. Jennifer Price, who was a headliner in 2021, is back to lend her assistance. Ed Trout and Betty Siskind will join Reggie Perdue and Cosette Perdue as Florida artist representatives. The 2023 scholarship winners, Larry Naeder and Janice Barnes, will do demonstrations highlighting their unique skills.

As always, we have workshops, demonstrations, and club events for you. Registration is coming soon. We recommend reserving your room accommodations now.

Florida’s Largest Bonsai Event


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About Bonsai Societies of Florida Conventions

Bonsai Society of Florida hosts annual conventions and events that bring together bonsai enthusiasts and newcomers from across the state. These conventions provide a platform for individuals to exchange knowledge, learn new techniques, and foster a sense of community within the bonsai world.

Every year on Memorial Day weekend, the Bonsai Societies of Florida hosts their annual BSF Convention. The event is held at The Florida Hotel & Conference Center conveniently located at The Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida. Bonsai enthusiasts from all over the southeast participate in a 3-day event full of workshops, demos, vendor area, raffle areas and exhibits. Bonsai artists from around the world teach bonsai arts through demos and workshops. A vendor area with over 80 tables gives participants the opportunity to purchase bonsai trees, tools, books, fertilizer and more. A world class exhibit showcases some of the best trees in the U.S.

Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in Florida’s biggest bonsai event!

About Bonsai Societies of Florida Conventions

Bonsai Society of Florida hosts annual conventions and events that bring together bonsai enthusiasts and newcomers from across the state. These conventions provide a platform for individuals to exchange knowledge, learn new techniques, and foster a sense of community within the bonsai world.

BSF Conventions Overview


The convention spans multiple days and features a diverse range of activities including:

Workshops & Demonstrations:

Renowned bonsai artists and experts conduct workshops and demonstrations, offering participants hands-on learning experiences and insights into bonsai styling, wiring techniques, repotting, and more.

Lectures and Presentations:

Informative lectures and presentations are delivered by experts, covering a wide range of bonsai-related topics such as species-specific care, advanced styling techniques, bonsai history, and artistic concepts.

Critique Sessions:

Participants have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback on their bonsai trees from experienced bonsai artists and fellow enthusiasts. This helps in refining techniques and improving the overall quality of their bonsai creations.

Knowledge Exchange:

Meetings provide a platform for bonsai enthusiasts and newbies to share their experiences, exchange ideas, discuss challenges, and learn from one another. It creates a supportive community where everyone can benefit from collective wisdom.

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Current Convention Details


We encourage all bonsai enthusiasts to attend our conventions and events to expand their knowledge, refine their skills, and develop lifelong connections with fellow bonsai lovers. Find all details about our forthcoming convention and join us!

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