2017 NC & SC Joint Spring Meeting

Bee Well Honey Farm Presents 2017 NC & SC Joint Meeting

Date: March 3-4, 2017
Location: Baxter Hood Center in Rock Hill, SC
Address: 375 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Cost:  Individual $40   Family $50
Walk Ins:  Individual $50  Family $60
Registration:  Open to NC, SC and Georgia

2017 Spring Meeting Digital Program …. click here

2017 Mail In Registration form … Click here

Program Schedule:

  • Friday Check in 11am.
  • Welcome & Conference begins 1pm.
  • Friday Banquet Meal begins 6:30-7:30pm
  • Friday & Saturday Breakouts will repeat
  • Saturday check in 8am
  • Vendor Shopping & Conference begins at 8am
  • SC President’s Meeting 8am
  • NC President’s Meeting 8am
  • Free Public Beginner Class 10:40am
  • Lunch 12pm
  • Ending time is 4pm.

KEYNOTE Speakers:
Dr. Larry Connor, Dr. Dewey Caron, Dr. Leo Sharashkin, Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda
(Click the Digital program to see their Bios)

Extra Cost:
Friday Banquet $20per person

Choose one of the two meats selections: Roast Pork & Grilled Chicken Beast
Sides: Potato Casserole, Green Beans, Tossed Salad W/ Dressing
Bread: Sourdough
Dessert: Peach Cobbler
Drinks: Tea & Water

Gluten Free concerns?  Roast Pork, Grilled Chicken Breast, Green Beans, Salad (not including the dressing) These menu items are cooked in gluten free ingredients.  If you have celiac disease, these items should be safe.

Saturday Lunch $10per person
Choose from these options:
Turkey Sandwich or Ham Sandwich
Salad Option is now available
Each selection served with chips, cookie, drink

Shopping at the SCBA & NCSBA tables and with Vendors

Vendors will be set up for Friday and Saturday

Title & Spring Sponsors

Summer Sponsors


Sponsors: Bee Well Honey Farm, WicWas Press, Dadant & Sons, Mann Lake, Brushy Mountain Bee Farm, Kelley Beekeeping, Dadant, Gardner Apriary,  

Master Beekeeping Program
NC will give their Master Beekeeping Program Tests

FREE Beginner Beekeeping Class Open to Public.  Anyone wanting to learn more of what it takes to be a beekeeper and basic information about honey bees, can take this class for FREE! Register or drop in.  It begins Saturday at 10:40am.

Registering via mail-Download the form here. Complete the form and mail in to the SCBA treasurer (address listed on Form)  click here

Lodging for overnight,we have partnered with these hotels:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites — $124 — 1323 Old Springdale Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 326-3300
  • Holiday Inn Rock Hill — $139 — 503 Galleria Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 323-1900
  • Hampton Inn – – $139 – 2111 Tabor Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 325-1100
  • Wingate by Wyndham — $109 — 760 Galleria Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29730 (803) 324-9000

Area Shopping and Eating: 

There eateries & Shopping within 5 minutes of the venue: Olive Garden, Fast Food, Panara Bread, Target, Starbucks, Michaels, and Bob Evans.

Download and Print the Meeting flyer and form 2017 Joint Meeting flyer with registration form.pdf