November 2, 2019
Please join us for the 20th International Slipper Orchid Symposium in Apopka, Florida.
 
This year’s symposium will convene Saturday, November 2, 2019 at historic Highland Manor, at 604 E. Main St. in Apopka. 
 

Speaker presentations, orchid sales by top-quality vendors, hot buffet lunch, nursery open house and evening BBQ dinner & plant auction are all included with full registration for only $85!
 
Meeting room doors at Highland Manor (604 E. Main, Apopka, FL 32703) will open at 8:00am on Saturday morning with the plant sales area immediately available to all registrants.  Presentations will begin at 08:30am with short intermissions between each topic to allow for additional shopping, and a hot buffet lunch will be provided at noon. All registrants and paid guests are invited to visit Krull-Smith for a late afternoon nursery open house before the BBQ dinner and plant auction, also at Krull-Smith.
 
For those coming from outside the area, there are several fine accommodations nearby.   Two facilities that we can recommend are the Holiday Inn Express & Suites (407) 880-7868, and its neighboring (just across the driveway) Hampton Inn & Suites (407) 880-7861.  For direct links, please visit the Venue & Hotels link from the navigation side panel, then scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Accommodations”.
 
Several top-quality orchid vendors will be making their latest offerings available. For a complete list of speakers and vendors, please visit those respective pages on this site as they become available.
 
20th International Slipper Orchid Symposium Speakers:
  • Alexej Popow, Popow-Orchids, Wolfsburg, Germany
     
  • Jason Fischer, Orchids Limited, Plymouth, Minnesota
     
  • Jurahame Leyva, The OrchidFix, Kurtistown, Hawaii
    - "SIZE MATTERS! - Growing Quality Specimen Plants"
     
  • Steve Hampson, Santa Ana, California
    - "Wild Orchids in China"
     
  • Theresa Hill, Hillsview Gardens, Mulino, Oregon
    - "Novelty Complex Paphiopedilums"
 
20th International Slipper Orchid Symposium Vendors:
  • Hillsview Gardens – Mulino, Oregon
  • Mainshow Orchids – Taiwan
  • Orchid Inn - Bloomington, IL
  • Orchids Limited – Minnesota
  • Paph Paradise – California
  • Popow Orchids – Germany
  • The OrchidFix – Hawaii
 
Enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner and entertaining plant auction under the pavilion Saturday evening at Krull-Smith.
 
Registration may be completed online here or by completing and sending the downloadable registration form.
 
For any assistance or special questions, please call us at (407) 886-4134.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!