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OSBA Fall Conference 2019

11/02/2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$10 – $46

OSBA – Annual Fall Conference

On-line Registration Closed

Walk-In Registration available the day of the event.


November 2, 2019- Plain City, Ohio

Tolles Career & Technical Center – 7877 US Highway 42 South, Plain City OH 43064

The Ohio State Beekeepers Association, Inc. is holding the annual Fall Conference at Tolles Career & Technical Center in Plain City, Ohio.  We anticipate attendance of over 650 beekeepers.  This year we are excited to offer many breakout session on the subject of “The Business of Beekeeping.”  Our powerhouse line-up of guest speakers include:

Kirsten Traynor

  • Easy Queen Introduction
  • Two Million Blossoms
  • Halting the Unstoppable Swarm

Erin MacGregor-Forbes

  • Small Scale Queen Rearing
  • SARE Project Results: Comparison of Survivability Between Package and Overwintered Nucs
  • Integrating Over-Wintered Nucs Into Your Apiary

Dr. Reed Johnson

  • Discovering new chemical controls for Varroa, Nosema and European Foulbrood

Dawn Combs

  • Biodynamic Beekeeping
  • Honey and the History of Eating Your Medicine

Jay Heselschwerdt

    • Gentle Beekeeping
    • No Welfare Bees
    • Chemical Free Beekeeping

Shannon Trimboli

    • Botany for Beekeepers
    • Nectar Flows

Andrew Connor

  • Reading the Frames
  • Creating Beekeeping Presentations for a Non-Beekeeping Audience

And others!

We are also excited to include our annual Honey Contest,  and Honey Testing through The Ohio State University this year at the OSBA Fall Meeting.    See registration for details.

For more details, view the OSBA Fall Conference Program Guide

Our conference sponsors include:


Our Current line-up of vendors includes (for vendor websites, click on their names):



 Registration Fees (same pricing since 2015!)

    • $25 – OSBA Member Pre-Registered
    • $35 – OSBA Member at the door. (Cash or Check accepted at the door)
    • $35 – Non Member
    • $10 – OSBA Guest (Spouse or children under 18 with paid OSBA Member)


Online registration closes October 21st – Register Opens in September

Walk-ins are welcome at the door!

(Credit Card or Paypal accepted online below.  Only cash and checks will be accepted the day of the event.)

Mail registration must be postmarked by October 14th.  Mail-in registration form is in the 4th Quarter Newsletter.

Staying the night?  See Information on Area Hotels (pdf)

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Pre-Registration is now closed.  Walk-Ins are welcome at the door at $35 each, cash or check only.


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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$10 – $46
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Tolles Career Center
7877 US Highway 42 S
Plain City, OH 43064 United States
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