One sure sign of summer in the onion industry is the National Onion Association Convention, this year to be held July 18-21 in Bakersfield, CA, at the downtown Bakersfield Marriott.
The NOA asks that you register for the convention by June 25, and reservations at the Marriott must be made by June 27. Convention registration can be done online at https://form.jotform.com/81096317713962, and the hotel can be booked at 844-745-6336/661-565-9320 or reserve online at http://bit.ly/2qagtFI.
Our friends at the NOA advise you to mention you are with the association in order to receive all special rates and availability considerations.
The event kicks off with a registration reception on Wednesday, July 18, and Thursday will include committee meetings and an evening reception at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace museum and restaurant and live performance theater.
Friday will have a Lower San Joaquin Valley Ag Tour in the morning, with a general session and educational presentations scheduled for the afternoon. A live auction will be part of the Friday evening reception.
We’ll have additional info as the event gets closer. For more details on the auction and registration, go to: https://www.onions-usa.org/members/noaconventions, or contact Rene at