One of the primary activities of The American Hosta Society is the annual National Convention. These have been held at a wide variety of locations throughout much of the United States. Generally, a local or state hosta society acts as host of the Convention. Activities include presentation of awards, a cut leaf show, tours of local gardens both private and public, the hosta auction, business meeting, educational sessions, vendors room and other activities pertinent to the local area.

2020 - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Cancelled due to Covid-19

2021 - Kalamazoo, Michigan - On-site activities cancelled due to Covid-19 but they are offering a "Virtual" conference on-line for July 15-17, 2021. Click Here for more details.

2022 - Minneapolis, Minnesota

2023 - Ames, Iowa

Convention Hosta - For many years, a new hosta cultivar has been named specifically to be distributed to each person attending the AHS National Convention.  More...

Convention Auction - Each year, a major fund raiser for the AHS is an auction of hostas at the AHS National Convention. More...

Regional Activities - In addition to the yearly convention, there are several major annual activities conducted by regional hosta organizations. For more...

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