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Palm Trees & Healthy Bees 20162016 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow January 5-9 •Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Ponte Vedra Beach (Jacksonville), FLlogo
Honey Queens

American Honey Queen Program

Bee QuiltThe Honey Queen program supports the promotion and education of our international beekeeping industry. There will be many Honey Queen activities throughout the entire conference including the opportunity to buy Honey Queen Raffle Tickets for a beautiful, handmade quilt and support all the ABF and American Honey Queen Program through the silent auction all week. We would love to see you at one or more of these. 

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

  • See the Honey Queen candidates during ABF's General Session at 10:20 a.m. 
  • Meet the Honey Queen candidates at the Welcome Reception in the Tradeshow, including the Beekeeping Brain Buster and Live Auction benefiting ABF at 6:00 p.m. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

  • Come see the Honey Queen Candidates' marketing presentations at the ABF Auxiliary Luncheon/Meeting* at 11:45 a.m. ALL ARE WELCOME!
    * Separate Registration is Required and Additional Fees Apply!

Friday, January 8, 2916

  • Participate in the American Honey Show Auction following the ABF Business Meeting.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

  • Attend the ABF Banquet and Honey Queen Coronation at 6:30 p.m.

Not only are these special activities fun and entertaining, but they also help sponsor the honey queen program throughout the year. With your support, the American Honey Queen and Princess travel around the country to promote honey and beekeeping through school presentations, civic and club meetings, agricultural fairs and functions, television and radio interviews, legislative visits and much more, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars in industry publicity each year. 

Learn more about the American Honey Queen Program.