Events

Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Walnut Council Meeting

MEETING OVERVIEW


July 31-August 3, 2016
DoubleTree by Hilton
Lawrenceburg, Indiana

The annual meeting will include a field trips, indoor presentations and our always popular Landowner Show and Tell plus the annual awards banquet on Tuesday.

Full program information and registration will be available in May.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL ACCOMMODATIONS: CALL AND RESERVE YOUR ROOM TODAY!

The meeting hotel will be the Doubletree by Hilton Lawrenceburg (1-812-539-8888) at 51 Walnut Street in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Link to hotel directions. Register by July 16th for the special "Walnut Council" group rate of $99 city view and $109 river view, rate includes a hot breakfast buffet.

This brand new hotel in downtown Lawrenceburg has beautiful views of the Ohio River and is within walking distance to bars and restaurants. It is located just a few minutes from Hollywood Casino.

CONFIRMATION/CANCELLATION POLICY

Confirmations will be sent within two weeks of receiving registration until July 13. After that date receipts will be available at registration. All cancellations and requests for refunds should be received by Monday, July 25th. A $20 per person administrative fee will be deducted from the total. Refunds may not be available after this date, check with Liz Jackson at 765-583-3501.

EXHIBITS

We have lots of space for exhibits in the banquet room where all indoor sessions will be held. Tables will be provided and will be available for the entire meeting starting on Sunday afternoon. We ask exhibitors to place an item of value in the silent auction in lieu of an exhibit fee.

SILENT AUCTION

The silent auction has become an enjoyable tradition at our meetings. We encourage companies, state chapters, and others to consider donating items to the silent auction. Proceeds support the Walnut Council Foundation, a charitable foundation supporting research and education, so your donations to the silent auction are tax deductible.

To reserve your exhibit space or donate to the silent auction, contact Liz Jackson at 765-583-3501 or email to walnutcouncil@walnutcouncil.org or mark that option on the registration form.

SPONSORSHIPS

Meeting sponsorships help keep registration costs down and can be an effective mode of advertising for individuals, organizations, and companies who promote the culture, growth, and utilization of black walnut and other high value hardwoods. Liz Jackson (765-583-3501; walnutcouncil@walnutcouncil.org). Sponsors will be recognized by signage at the meeting and in the Walnut Council Bulletin.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have questions or need additional information, contact:
Liz Jackson
Phone: 765-583-3501
walnutcouncil@walnutcouncil.org




Annual Meeting

July 31-August 3, 2016
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Chairs: Bill Hammitt and Lenny Farlee
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