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Geneva Bee Conference

  • Hobart William Smith Colleges 300 Pulteney Street Geneva, NY 14456 USA (map)

The Geneva Bee Conference is a joint meeting between joint meeting between two area beekeeper’s organizations – the Ontario-Finger Lakes Beekeepers Association and the Finger Lakes Beekeeper’s Club. The Conference is open to the public and all are welcome to join either organization.

The 2016 Geneva Bee Conference will be held Saturday, March 19th, starting at 9am at Hobart and William Smith’s Scandling Campus, in the Vandervort Room. Following will be a evening social at 3 Brothers Winery.

We also are NOT doing a potluck lunch, instead lunch tickets can be purchased when registering.

We’ll have multiple speakers this year:

  • Dr. Tom Seeley

  • Mike Palmer

  • Jim Ochterski

  • Shelley Stuart

  • Frank Licata

We have an exciting conference planned with many new things this year, Don't forget about our

  • Evening Social at a local Winery

  • Raffle

  • Silent Auction

  • Door Prizes

  • Honey Swap

  • Photo Contest

Please bring a jar or two of your honey for the honey swap, bring a few jars of yours leave with other beekeepers honey. This is a great way to see different packaging and try honey from around our state, and who knows, maybe from around the country. If you would like to donate an item for our silent auction or raffle, please email us at

Earlier Event: October 18
Later Event: April 9
SABA Seminar