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2017 AHS Annual Meeting
The 2017 meeting will take place January 27-29 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
IMPORTANT RESERVATION INFORMATION! AHS members must reserve rooms by 5:00pm, East Coast Time, January 11, 2017 in order to receive the special annual meeting room rate. Mention the American Hanoverian Society when reserving your room(s). AHS SPECIAL ROOM RATE: $165.00/night (SINGLE OR DOUBLE OCCUPANCY), Jan. 27 through Jan. 29th. AHS members must reserve rooms by 5:00pm, East Coast Time, January 11, 2017 in order to receive the special annual meeting room rate. Mention the American Hanoverian Society when reserving your room(s). PLEASE NOTE: Once the block has filled up, EVEN IF PRIOR TO JANUARY 11, rooms WILL NOT be available at the AHS rates. Reservations will be accepted by the hotel on a space and rate availability basis. To take advantage of the AHS rates, which are considerably less than the standard rate, you are encouraged to make your reservations early so you are not shut out of the AHS block rates! Make reservations online by phone at (561) 659-3880.
Reservations must be made directly to the Holiday Inn West Palm Beach - Airport Conference Center by phone at (561) 659-3880 or online at the AHS Reservation Link. Click to download a 2017 AHS Annual Meeting Registration Form in PDF format.
- Full Registration: $175.00 (advanced); $200.00 (walk-ins)
(includes all meetings & seminars, Friday evening at Global, Saturday Awards Banquet)
- Saturday Events Only: (including Awards Banquet and Silent Auction) $100.00 (advanced); $125.00 (walk-ins)
- Saturday Awards Banquet Only: $65.00 (advanced); $75.00 (walk-ins)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received by AHS on or before January 11, 2017 will incur a $50.00 administration fee. Due to AHS contractual obligations with the hotel we will be unable to give refunds after January 11, 2017.
Reservations must be made directly to the Holiday Inn West Palm Beach - Airport Conference Center by phone at (561) 659-3880.
Location and Dates
The 2017 AHS Annual Meeting will be held January 27-29 in sunny Florida at the Holiday Inn West Palm Beach Hotel - Airport Conference Center. The three-day meeting will include seminars and presentations by industry professionals. We will again attend the "Friday Night Stars" FEI Grand Prix Freestyle competition under the lights at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival held in Wellington, Fla. Social events include a complimentary cocktail hour, catered Awards Banquet and the ever-lively silent auction!
Our meeting this year will focus on two important themes; Hunters and Jumpers: A World of Opportunity, and Beyond All Limits: An American Hanoverian in Every Stall. There will also be a full schedule of educational sessions for the AHS Young Breeders Club culminating in a judging competition.
The Holiday Inn West Palm Beach - Airport Conference Center offers top notch amenities and a convenient location to all that the area has to offer! Guests can take advantage of its close proximity to West Palm Beach Airport with complimentary shuttle, many popular nearby attractions and dining experiences.
DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT: Enjoy dining in the hotel’s on-site restaurant or venture into the local Palm Beach area for a wide variety of dining and recreational activities. Relax at the hotel bar and pool or take advantage of the exercise center. Guests can also enjoy the business center and free WiFi.
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Palm Beach Zoo, Lion Country Safari, Yesteryear Village, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Norton Museum of Art, Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Outlet Mall, City Place, Okeeheelee Park.
American Hanoverian Society Annual Meeting Agenda
Click to download a full 2017 AHS Meeting Agenda (PDF)
"Friday Night Stars" FEI Grand Prix Freestyle competition at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival with FEI dressage judge commentary
Educational Seminars and Presentations - TBA
Complimentary Cocktail Hour & AHS Awards Banquet
AHS General Membership Meeting and Committee Reports
Awards Banquet and Silent Auction
In conjunction with the meeting, a catered awards dinner will be held to honor the outstanding AHS members and Hanoverian winners of the previous season's cache of AHS Year-End Awards. The ever-popular Silent Auction continues to offer fun and fantastic bidding opportunities on a wide range of donated items. Proceeds from the auction continue to benefit future annual meeting educational opportunities and Hanoverian promotion.