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AMERICAN ROSE SOCIETY 2015 FALL NATIONAL CONVENTION


JOIN US FOR THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF ALL THAT IS ROSES

ROSES IN A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND

SEPTEMBER 10-13  //  SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

WE ARE SOLD OUT! THANK YOU ARS MEMBERS!

HOSTED BY THE NEW YORK, PENN-JERSEY AND YANKEE DISTRICTS

OF THE AMERICAN ROSE SOCIETY

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AMERICAN ROSE SOCIETY 2015 FALL NATIONAL CONVENTION


JOIN US FOR THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF ALL THAT IS ROSES

ROSES IN A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND

SEPTEMBER 10-13  //  SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

WE ARE SOLD OUT! THANK YOU ARS MEMBERS!

HOSTED BY THE NEW YORK, PENN-JERSEY AND YANKEE DISTRICTS

OF THE AMERICAN ROSE SOCIETY

WELCOME!

For all who love roses and love growing roses, the American Rose Society 2015 Fall National Convention is where you will want to be! Our esteemed speakers are gathering from around the world to celebrate the rose, and provide you with an experience of learning, enlightenment and friendship! 

The best exhibitors of roses in the country will be here to compete for top prizes, along with top rose photographers and arrangers. Maybe YOU will join in the competition too!

Don't miss out and register early to reserve your spot!

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REGISTER NOW!

Imagine yourself at the ARS Fall National Convention and then make it a reality! Take advantage of early registration discounts. Space is limited and we expect to sell out!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Enjoy Syracuse, New York, a city with a long and proud association with roses and the American Rose Society.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VISITING SYRACUSE

CONVENTION CENTER      AND HOTEL

The Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool is our convention hotel. Our room block is currently full and we have additional rooms at the Staybridge Suites next door. Reserve now to make sure you have convenient lodging for the Convention.

HOTEL RATES AND INFORMATION

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THE PROGRAM


The brightest minds and the biggest names in the rose world are gathered for panel discussions, Q&A and educational workshops. 

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THE PROGRAM


The brightest minds and the biggest names in the rose world are gathered for panel discussions, Q&A and educational workshops. 

Friendship is an important part of the world of roses and we've invited some of the most well known friends of roses in the world to take part in the American Rose Society 2015 Fall National Convention.

From the latest developments in rose hybridization, to what is arguably the most important flower show in the world, you will be taken on a well-rounded journey. Whether you are a serious gardener or just an avid rose fan, there is something for every interest at the Ameirican Rose Society 2015 Fall National Convention. 

 

Bring your camera, smart phone, and have your social media accounts up and ready to go! We'll want you to join in making what is happening at the 2015 ARS Fall National Convention known in real-time around the world!

Once you see the full line-up, you'll want to make sure you register and get your hotel room early. We expect this Convention to sell out. There will be plenty of fun and even some surprises, so come prepared to be enthusiastic, make new connections and leave inspired to do more to promote the love of roses and growing of roses. 

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THE ROSE SHOW


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THE ROSE SHOW


HORTICULTURE

WELL GROOMED

One of the highlights of the Fall National Convention will be the Rose Show. Rose gardeners from around the country will bring their carefully packed, precious blooms to compete for top national honors. 

This special experience will give you a chance to see a wide variety of roses in their most perfect state.

ROSE SHOW SCHEDULE (CLICK HERE)

 

ARRANGEMENTS

SAY IT WITH ROSES

Creative artistry is expressed in the Rose Arrangement division of the Rose Show. Traditional, modern and Oriental styles are featured in large and miniature arrangements. 

Arrangers take their inspiration from all types of media. Novices and arrangers under the age of 17 are welcome to participate as well. 

ARRANGEMENT SHOW SCHEDULE (CLICK HERE)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

READY, SET, CLICK!

You don't have to know a thing about growing roses in order to take breathtaking photos of roses. With a wide range of categories, you can showcase your creative wild side, or your ability to show roses in its natural form. 

The rules are simple and don't hesitate to ask for help if you need assistance with determining which category is right for you. 

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW SCHEDULE (CLICK HERE)

SPONSORS AND VENDORS


Our thanks go out to our sponsors, vendors and friends, we couldn't have done it without you!

PLATINUM SPONSOR  

STAR ROSES AND PLANTS – CONARD PYLE

 

AMERICAN ROSE SPONSOR

John Del Vecchio 

Ann and Joe Gibson

Manhattan Rose Society 

Pat Shanley

Syracuse Rose Society

 

FRIEND SPONSOR

Curtis Aumiller

Joan & John Doherty

Cathy and Bob Guzzardo

 Long Island Rose Society

Liz and Bruce Monroe

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

Rose Chat Podcast - Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington

 

with special thanks to

Meilland International - Alain Meilland, Convention Tote Bag Sponsor 

Corona Tools and Gaga’s Garden

Thirsty Owl Wine Company

David Austin Roses

For Love of Roses

Stickely Audi & Co

Antique Rose Emporium

Chamblee Roses

 

VENDORS

We look forward to having the following vendors at the ARS Fall Convention:

Beaty Fertilizer Co. 

The Fertrell Company

For Love of Roses

Inspired by Nature: Svetlana’s Creations 

Old Fashioned Jewelry 

Peachblow Pottery 

Ratcha 

Rosechat Podcast

The Rose Gardener 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR LIVE AUCTION, SILENT AUCTION, RAFFLE AND TOTE BAG DONORS!

Carol Basener & The Greater Rochester Rose Society

Joan and John Doherty

Beaty Fertilizer 

Michelle Endersby

David Austin Roses

Dinosaur BBQ

Demeter Fragrance Library

Epsoma

For Love of Roses 

Garden Design Magazine

Garden Tool Company

Greater Harrisburg Rose Society

Mary & Tim Hahn

Jersey Shore Rose Society 

Mary Jane and Vincent Lee

Lower Cape Rose Society 

Manhattan Rose Society 

Tom Mayhew

Osmocote

Georgianna Papale

David and Mary Ann Rink 

Dave Stever

Angelika Swantek

Syracuse Rose Society 

Marilyn Wellan

Kathy Wyckoff

York Rose Society

and everyone else who donated!

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SPONSORS AND VENDORS


Our thanks go out to our sponsors, vendors and friends, we couldn't have done it without you!

PLATINUM SPONSOR  

STAR ROSES AND PLANTS – CONARD PYLE

 

AMERICAN ROSE SPONSOR

John Del Vecchio 

Ann and Joe Gibson

Manhattan Rose Society 

Pat Shanley

Syracuse Rose Society

 

FRIEND SPONSOR

Curtis Aumiller

Joan & John Doherty

Cathy and Bob Guzzardo

 Long Island Rose Society

Liz and Bruce Monroe

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

Rose Chat Podcast - Chris VanCleave and Teresa Byington

 

with special thanks to

Meilland International - Alain Meilland, Convention Tote Bag Sponsor 

Corona Tools and Gaga’s Garden

Thirsty Owl Wine Company

David Austin Roses

For Love of Roses

Stickely Audi & Co

Antique Rose Emporium

Chamblee Roses

 

VENDORS

We look forward to having the following vendors at the ARS Fall Convention:

Beaty Fertilizer Co. 

The Fertrell Company

For Love of Roses

Inspired by Nature: Svetlana’s Creations 

Old Fashioned Jewelry 

Peachblow Pottery 

Ratcha 

Rosechat Podcast

The Rose Gardener 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR LIVE AUCTION, SILENT AUCTION, RAFFLE AND TOTE BAG DONORS!

Carol Basener & The Greater Rochester Rose Society

Joan and John Doherty

Beaty Fertilizer 

Michelle Endersby

David Austin Roses

Dinosaur BBQ

Demeter Fragrance Library

Epsoma

For Love of Roses 

Garden Design Magazine

Garden Tool Company

Greater Harrisburg Rose Society

Mary & Tim Hahn

Jersey Shore Rose Society 

Mary Jane and Vincent Lee

Lower Cape Rose Society 

Manhattan Rose Society 

Tom Mayhew

Osmocote

Georgianna Papale

David and Mary Ann Rink 

Dave Stever

Angelika Swantek

Syracuse Rose Society 

Marilyn Wellan

Kathy Wyckoff

York Rose Society

and everyone else who donated!

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GET INVOLVED


It's part of the fun to be a part of putting on this convention!

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GET INVOLVED


It's part of the fun to be a part of putting on this convention!

The Planning Committee and Committee Chairs are 100% volunteers who are working hard to make this an enjoyable experience for you because, like you, we love our hobby! Our volunteers come from many local rose societies, this is not a corporate or commercial enterprise that is designed to make money; our event is designed to delight and educate you! Rest assured that we will do our best to meet your needs as our guest. We are trying some new ideas for this Convention and  we look forward to your feedback. We hope that you will enjoy yourself and will take a moment to express your appreciation to any of our volunteers. It will make their day!

WANNA HELP?

We invite you to take part in the Convention by helping to ensure its success. Consider volunteering, donating to the raffle or silent auction, or becoming a sponsor. We are also looking for items to put in the Convention tote bags. Everything is welcome and will be put to good use! 

It is the generosity of the rose community that will allow us to create the maximum experience for all of us!

LEARN MORE HERE BY CLICKING THE LINKS BELOW:

RAFFLE, SILENT AUCTION AND TOTE BAG CONTRIBUTION INFORMATION

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!