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2020 ABF Conference & Tradeshow

Registration Information

Guest Room Reservations Warning:
On occasion, a "housing company" may contact potential conference attendees and advise them that the conference hotel is almost sold-out and that they need to make their hotel reservations at that time. This is not accurate! No one should or will be calling you to make your hotel reservations. All reservations must be made directly with the hotel via telephone or online link.


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2020 Registration Rates (all rates are in US dollars):

Members of the following organizations will receive a registration discount:

  • American Beekeeping Federation
  • Illinois State Beekeepers Association


  thru 10/31/2019 11/1/2019 to 12/14/2019 after 12/14/2019






Single Registrant $250.00 $310.00 $300.00 $360.00 $350.00 $410.00
Family (2 people) *
$375.00 $435.00 $425.00 $485.00 $475.00 $535.00
Single Day Rate $125.00 $155.00 $150.00 $180.00 $175.00 $205.00
Family Day Rate *
$190.00 $220.00 $215.00 $245.00 $240.00 $270.00
Student and Educator **
$50.00 per day


  *Optional Activities
Auxiliary Luncheon
Thursday, January 9
Thursday Night Social with Dinner
Thursday, January 9
Foundation Luncheon
Friday, January 10
Commercial Beekeeping Breakfast and Meeting
Saturday, January 11

Complimentary to Commercial Beekeepers

ABF Banquet
Saturday, January 11



 * Family is defined as two adults and any children living in the same household.

** Students and educators will be required to show valid school ID at the conference. Please contact ABF for a discount code at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 404-760-2875.


Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations received in writing on or prior to 12/14/2019 will be refunded minus a $50 administrative fee. Registration cancellations received after 12/14/2019 will not be refunded.

PLEASE NOTE: All non-member single registrants will receive a one-year, small-scale membership to the American Beekeeping Federation, to be processed following the conference in late January 2020. You will be notified once your membership has been activated.

Photo Release: ABF and its legal representatives and assignees, retain the right and permission to publish, without charge, photographs taken during this event. These photographs may be used in publications, including electronic publications, or in audio-visual presentations, promotional literature, advertising or in other similar ways. By registering for this conference, you acknowledge and agree to have your photo potentially appear in ABF publications.