Annual Convention


Date: November 30 – December 2, 2017

Click here to view the 2017 Annual Convention flyer!

The Louisiana Beekeepers Association will begin their 56th Annual Convention on Thursday afternoon, November 30th, with a special welcome social hour that evening geared toward commercial beekeepers sponsored by Mann Lake. Convention guests will include natural beekeeper Sam Comfort, National Science Educator Tom Dadant, LSU’s Dr. Kristen Healy, Texas A&M researchist Pierre Lau and many more.

Please join us in Pineville for educational presentations on beekeeping basics, pollen research, mycology and bee health, and many other topics for every level of beekeeping. Please contact Jennifer Brown, ph.601.493.3447, for additional information.

*Please note changes in the Convention pre-registration and registration pricing after November 20th*

Times, topics and presenters, subject to change.

Location: Country Inn and Suites, Pineville, LA
2727 Monroe Hwy 165, Pineville, LA 71360
Group Code: LBA
Deadline: 11/14/2017
Rate: $97- $107 plus tax

Additional Information

Payment Information

Save time and money by pre-paying for your convention registration fees! Preregistration is $30 for an individual and $40 for a family; on-site registration prices are $60 for individuals and $80 for families.

Note: Guaranteed Friday box lunch and dinner banquet available with preregistration ONLY. Meals cannot be purchased at the door.

After completing your Convention Registration, please  pay your registration fee online (below) or mail your check, payable to Louisiana Beekeepers Association, Inc., to Louisiana Beekeepers Association Inc. c/o Beth Derr, 210 Meadowlark Drive, Jefferson, TX 75657. You can also email your completed registration form to

Please note that even though you can pay for your registration fee online, you still must complete a registration form or email the names of the individuals you are registering to Beth Derr.

Convention Registration: Single ($30) — Price at the door is $60

Convention Registration: Family ($40) — Price at the door is $80 

Friday Boxed Lunch – Ham ($15)

Friday Boxed Lunch – Turkey ($15)

Friday Boxed Lunch – Salad ($15)

Friday Night Banquet – Steak ($30)

Friday Night Banquet – Shrimp Creole ($30)

Raffle Tickets ($1)

LBA Online Advertisement ($25)