South Florida Honey Bee Expo 2022

South Florida Honey Bee Expo 2022

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$35 – $125

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Location

Palm Beach State College

15845 Southern Boulevard

Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

A one day educational event designed for beekeepers of all levels, from beginners to commercial apiarists, including live apiary sessions.

About this event

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Event Details:

Anticipated presenters at the South Florida Honey Bee Expo include Sam Comfort, Anarchy Apiaries; Brandon Stanford, FDACS Chief Apiary Inspector; and Jennifer Hagan, University of Florida. The Expo will also feature a Welsh honey judging competition with ribbons and certificates awarded in multiple categories. Additionally, an educational apiary will be set up on the event grounds, allowing attendees to get “hands-on” with a hive. An optional dinner with our Keynote speaker will be held at the same location the evening before.

Tickets:

10/1/22 event ticket prices will include lunch and refreshments:

  • Early Bird Discounted tickets are available now through 9/15/2022, at $99.00 per person.
  • Regular Admission tickets will be available from 9/16/2022 - 9/25/2022 at $125.00 per person.
  • Event registration will close on 9/25/2002.
  • Based on capacity, tickets may be available at the door for $150.00 per person.

A limited number of VIP Meet & Greet Dinner tickets will be available for the evening of 9/30/22. These tickets will be sold through 8/15/2022 for $35.00 per person. After 8/15/22, VIP Meet & Greet Dinner tickets will go up to $45.00 per person.

Agenda / Schedule of Events:

The event Agenda will be published soon. Check back often for the most current information.

Expected subject Classes:

  • Beekeeping basics sessions
  • Beekeeping Intermediate sessions
  • Beekeeping Advance/Commercial classes
  • Hands-on Live Apiary sessions
  • Mead Making sessions

Some of our speakers:

  • Sam Comfort, Anarchy Apiaries
  • Brandon Stanford, FDACS Chief Apiary Inspector
  • Jennifer Hagen, University of Florida
  • David Hackenberg, Hackenberg Apiaries
  • Eli Mendes, Commercial Beekeeper Equipment
  • Michael Bush, Bush Farms

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Lodging:

For those requiring lodging, discounted rates were negotiated at the following local hotels. Attendees are responsible for making their own lodging reservations. Cost of lodging is not included in ticket pricing. Negotiated rates are not guaranteed after 8/30/2022.

Reservations must be made by phone and reference HONEY BEE EXPO 2022 event.

The Royal Inn

Address: 675 Royal Palm Blvd. Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Tel: 561-793-3000

Room Details: Standard room at $66 + tax or Suite with 2 queen beds and kitchenette at $104 + tax

Website: Royal Inn Website

Distance to Venue: 5 miles

Pioneer Inn

Address: 9121 Southern Blvd, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Tel: 561-855-6055

Room Details: Standard room at $119 + tax

Website: Pioneer Inn

Distance to Venue: 7 miles

Marriott Fairfield Inn

Address:10616 Forrest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414

Tel: 561-408-5990

Room Details: Continental breakfast included. $199 + tax. Close to Wellington Mall, Entertainment and Restaurants

Website: Fairfield Inn Suites Website

Distance to Venue: 7 miles

Hampton Inn & Suites Wellington

Address: 2155 Wellington Green Dr., Wellington, FL 33414

Tel: 561-472-9696

Room Details: Continental breakfast included. $199 + tax. Close to Wellington Mall, Entertainment and Restaurants

Website: Hampton Inn Website

Distance to Venue: 7 miles

Honey Show Information:

Honey Show details will be published soon. Check back often for the most current information.

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VIP Meet & Greet Dinner:

A limited number of VIP Meet & Greet dinner tickets will be offered for the evening of 9/30. Tickets are limited and must be purchased separately.

Vendors:

If you are interested in becoming a Honey Bee Expo vendor and showcase your bee related products, please contact us at info@honeybeeexpo.org.

Miscellaneous Information:

Apiary Sessions:

There will be a live apiary onsite. We encourage each participant to bring their own beekeeping gear (veil, jacket, gloves, etc.). We will have a few extra veils/jackets onsite, but cleaning between usage will not possible.

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