NBS Convention FULL Schedule

To attend the NBS educational presentations, you must register for the full convention.

Schedule of Events
                     
Sunday, August 4
11:00am-2:00pm        Registration
 
Monday, August 5
9:00am-11:00am        Registration
9:00am-2:00pm         Board of Directors Meeting
9:00am-4:00pm         Tray Check-In
9:30am-4:00pm         Classification Delegates Meeting
10:00am-11:00am       PROGRAM: Make your own Fused Glass Buttons    
11:00am-Noon          Tray Slips for Sale
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch cart in Main Lobby
1:00pm-3:00pm         Registration & Craft Marketplace
1:30pm-2:30pm         PROGRAM: Make your own Fused Glass Buttons    
3:00pm-4:00pm         PROGRAM: Introduction to NBS Convention & Button Collecting    
4:30pm-5:30pm         Judges & Clerks Meeting
6:00pm-8:00pm         Opening Reception & Program: Pendleton Woolen Mills   
 
Tuesday, August 6
8:00am-10:00am        Registration
8:00-9:00am           Craft Marketplace
9:00am-9:30pm         Judging
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch cart in Main Lobby
5:30PM-6:30PM         cash bar & supper cart                 
7:00pm-9:30pm         Judging continues
 
Wednesday, August 7
8:30am-6:00pm         Judging continues
10:00am-4:00pm        Registration
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch Cart in Main Lobby
2:00pm-4:00pm         Craft Marketplace
5:30pm-6:00pm         cash bar and hosted snacks               
6:00pm-7:00PM         PROGRAM: Uniform Buttons-Witnesses to History
7:00pm-8:00pm         Membership Classification Meeting
8:15pm-10:00pm        ButtonBytes Gathering                     
 
Thursday, August 8
6:30am-10:00am        Dealer Setup
9:00am-10:00am        PROGRAM: Become a Button Ambassador
10:00am-4:00pm        Registration & Craft Marketplace
10:00am-5:00pm        SHOWROOM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch cart in Main Lobby
1:00pm-2:00pm         PROGRAM: NBS Publicity Grants for Clubs 
2:30pm-3:30pm         PROGRAM: Introduction to NBS Convention & Button Collecting    
5:00pm-6:00pm         AUCTION Preview and cash bar             
6:00pm-7:00pm         Dinner & Dessert
7:00pm-9:00pm         Live Auction
 
Friday, August 9
8:30-10:00am          Membership meeting
10:00am-2:00pm        Registration
10:00am-4:00pm        Craft Marketplace
10:00am-5:00pm        SHOWROOM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11:00am-noon          PROGRAM: Is It Lacy Glass? – an Exploration of Design and Surface
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch cart in Main Lobby
2:00pm-3:00pm         PROGRAM: Goofies-a Sign of their Times  
3:30pm-5:00pm         Executive Board Meeting
6:00pm-7:00pm         DINNER & Dessert
7:00pm-8:00pm         PROGRAM: Mid-Mod Button Confections   
6:00pm-8:00pm         JUNIORS: Pool & Pizza Party
 
Saturday, August 10
8:00am-10:00am        Annual NBS Breakfast                     
10:00am-2:00pm        Registration & Craft Marketplace
10:00am-11:00am       JUNIORS Workshop
10:00am-3:00pm        SHOWROOM OPEN till 3:00pm
10:00am-11:00am       State Judging Chairs Meeting              
11:00am-12:00pm       PROGRAM: Button Manufacturing in Today’s Apparel Industry
11:00am-Noon          JUNIORS Games
12:00-1:00PM          Lunch cart in Main Lobby
12:00-2:00pm          1/2 off sale at Craft Marketplace
12:30pm-1:30pm        State Presidents Meeting
1:00pm-2:00pm         JUNIORS: Make-and-Take
1:30pm-2:30pm         State Editors Meeting
3:15pm                Tray Check-Out

We’re sorry, overnight lodging is full.
Please join us for daytime activities!

REGISTER online for the FULL CONVENTION programs
8/5 Mon. – 8/10 Sat.
(or, mail-in registration form for printing)

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