NBS Convention Schedule (draft)

To attend the NBS educational presentations on the Lower Level, you must register for the full convention ($35).

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                  ↓ Main Lobby level activities    
Lower level activities ↓
Sunday, August 4
8:30am-1:00pm TOUR: TBA
11:00am-2:00pm Registration

Monday, August 5
9:00am-11:00am Registration
8:30am-3:00pm TOUR: TBA
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 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 Fused Glass Buttons
3:00pm-4:00pm PROGRAM: Introduction to NBS & Button Shows
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
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
9:00am-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 Grant Success Story Panel Discussion
2:30pm-3:30pm PROGRAM: Introduction to NBS & Button Shows
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
9:00am-2:00pm Registration
9:00am-4:00pm Craft Marketplace
10:00am-5:00pm SHOWROOM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11:00am-noon PROGRAM: The Many Faces of Lacy Glass
12:00-1:00PM Lunch cart in Main Lobby
2:00pm-3:00pm PROGRAM: Dorothy called it Goofies
3:30pm-5:00pm Executive Board Meeting
6:00pm-7:00pm DINNER & Dessert
7:00pm-8:00pm PROGRAM: Mid-Mod 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: What’s New in Buttons
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
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