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Eastern Apicultural Society Meeting

July 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Healthy Honey Bee, Healthy Planet

  • 5 days under one roof, One Facility
  • 2 Day Short Course – Different Learning Tracks
  • EAS Master Beekeeping Program Testing & Certification
  • Renowned  Keynote  Speakers &  Excellent Topics
  • Friday Night Banquet with Speaker, New EAS President
  • An elaborate display of Honey, Food Exhibits, Gadgets & Artwork
  • Major Beekeeping  Suppliers and Artisans
  • 30 LIVE Hives for on-site, hands-on  training

Keynote Speakers

Our list of Keynote Speakers include: Dr. Dewey Caron,  Dr. Kirsten Traynor, Dr. Geoff Williams, Dr. Meghan Milbrath, Jennifer Berry, and Dr. Jay Evans. And we’ll have many more speakers including speakers from EAS Master Beekeepers, South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and elsewhere.


The partner hotel for the conference is the Hilton Greenville, where the evening meals (Barbeque, Auction
and Banquet) will be held Wednesday through Friday.

Hilton Greenville

45 Orchard Park Drive
Greenville, SC

Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to be part of making EAS 2019 a fabulous conference?

If so, we have many different areas where you can volunteer.  Volunteering has it perks, including a reduction in conference registration depending on how many hours you volunteer.

The following are guidelines to help you decide how many hours you wish to volunteer:

  •  If volunteering for 4 to 7 hours, you can attend the conference for the remainder of the day for free.
  •  If you volunteer for 8 to hours, you can attend a second day of the conference for free and get a volunteer t-shirt,
    or you can split the 8 hours of volunteering and 8 hours of attending talks between two days.
  •  If you volunteer for 16 hours (2 days), you receive a volunteer T-shirt and the other days of the conference for free.

Spread the Word

Please help us spread the word by sharing this email with your state or local association newsletter editor, your friends, and others who might assist in getting the word out that EAS is coming to the South! Attached below are graphics, as seen above, for placement in newsletters and other forms of communication which they may use for newsletters and other communications.

EAS Flyer with Speakers PDF

South Carolina Trivia

South Carolina has produced a number of renowned performers of jazz, rock, blues, R&B, country, bluegrass and other popular styles.

Perhaps the best known rock band to hail from South Carolina is Columbia’s Hootie & the Blowfish, but other groups such as Spartanburg’s The Marshall Tucker Band, The Swinging Medallions, Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, alternative metal band Crossfade from Columbia, Charleston’s indie Band of Horses, Southern rock band Needtobreathe, and Blue Dogs also hail from the Palmetto State.

Other prominent musicians and singers born and/or raised in the state include James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Chubby Checker, Eartha Kitt, Peabo Bryson, Arthur Smith, Cat Anderson, Tom Delaney, Freddie Green, Drink Small, Johnny Helms, Terry Rosen, Jabbo Smith, Bill Benford, Tommy Benford, Nick Ashford, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Bill Anderson, Edwin McCain, Duncan Sheik, Rob Thomas, John Phillips, Walter Hyatt, and David Ball. ~Wikipedia


July 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am
July 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


Greenville Convention Center
1 Exposition Dr
Greenville, SC 29607 United States
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