2009 Annual July Convention Information: housing, registration and more!

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2009 Annual July Convention
Red Wing, MN

"Celebrating with Red Wing"

July 9-11, 2009

The 2009 Convention in Red Wing will mark the 33rd Convention. It is exciting to know that our organization continues to remain strong. This years theme is to share how you celebrate using your Red Wing Collection. Members are encourage to submit pictures of using their collections for family celebrations, holidays, special occasions, and everyday use. Please send your pictures to the RWCS Business Office at director@redwingcollectors.org

Registration forms have been included in RWCS Members February 2009 Newsletter. On line registration will be open by the end of February.

Click Here for Pre-registration form

Auction Forms
In an effort to go green the Auction forms will be not be included in the February newsletter mailing. RWCS members who submitted pieces in 2008 will receive the form in one of the following ways:

  1. Email
  2. Mail
  3. Download today – Click Here

Questions regarding the 2009 Auction should be directed to Todd Avery, Auction Manager at auction@redwingcollectors.org

Convention Schedule
There are a number of exciting changes occurring at the 2009 Convention.

  • The Friday night picnic will be a pig roast in a new location. Watch for more information on all the exciting editions to this event!
  • The Banquet will be held at the St. James Hotel Summit Room this year.
  • For members interested in an opportunity to socialize on Saturday night, but not attend the banquet, we are planning a "So Long Mixer" in Jimmy’s Pub at the St. James Hotel.

More details on both of these events coming soon.

Click Here – Current Convention Schedule

The 2009 Display room is now accepting contracts. Laura Beall, display chair, is looking for members interested in showing their collections at MidWinter. No display is to small to be entered to win a special commemorative for Best in Show, People’s Choice, or Rare Item. If you have question contact Laura Beall today at display@redwingcollectors.org.

Click Here – For 2009 Display Contract

Housing Information
Also included in the Newsletter, Kathy Silverthorn, director, Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau, discussed available housing in Red Wing for the 2009 Convention. Below is the most current housing information for Hotels and Motels in the Red Wing Community.

2009 Housing Information

Members are encouraged to contact hotel directly or the Red Wing Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800-498-3444 or on line at www.redwing.org for best available.

Visit the Convention Events page for more information!