North x NorthEast - OBA & ESHPA joint AGM & Conference 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017

Formal Notice of AGM and Call for Nominations and Resolutions

The Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association will take place in Niagara Falls, on Friday, November 17th at the Sheraton on the Falls, 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7.

New this Year:  The Board has made a decision to streamline the Nominations and Resolutions process at this year’s AGM and moving forward, to facilitate advance deliberation and discussion, and to allow more transparency in the process for members attending the meeting and for those who are not. This year, Nominations and Resolutions must be submitted in advance of the AGM – by 5:00 pm on Monday, November 6th.

Draft Minutes AGM, November 2016 for Approval

View Board of Directors Nominees

View resolution

Financial Statements Fiscal 2017

2017 AGM and Conference Agenda

Attendance Registration Form North x NorthEast 2017  - Please complete and e-mail or fax to: 905 636-0662 

Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration Form North x NorthEast 2017  

Please e-mail  or fax registration forms to 905 636-0662.

Enter the Honey and Mead Show and win cash and ribbons! And bragging rights!  

The 2017 Roger A. Morse Honey Show will be held at the joint annual meeting and conference of the Ontario Beekeepers' Association and the Empire State Honey Producers Association. 

The competition is open to all current members of either association. Submitted samples shall be the product of the entrant and produced in Ontario or New York State in 2017. The rules and format of the show will be nearly the same as in past years (of ESHPA) with a few slight changes, so please read the rules and judging criteria.

Visit our Exhibitors

ApiHex Beekeeping Supplies 

Innisfil Creek Honey 

Api-Quip Canada 

Mann Lake Ltd. 

Apple Label - Capital Colour 

National Bee Diagnostic Centre 

Bee Maid Honey—Manitoba Co-op 

Nature’s Taste Canada 

Canada Wax Co. 

NOD Apiary Products Ltd. 

Central Life Sciences 

OBA registration desk 

Dancing Bee Equipment 

OBA - Tech-Transfer Program

Dickey Bee Honey 


Dominion & Grimm Ltd. 

Techtoba Inc.

ESHPA registration desk 


Golden Glow Apiaries 


Hawkins Honey & Maple Co. 

University of Guelph, Laboratory Services 

Thank You to our Sponsors!





Sheraton On The Falls Hotel
5875 Falls Avenue
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3K7
800 519.9911

Use the link above or call the hotel directly and request a room for the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association | Empire State Honey Producers’ Association AGM & Conference.

We have negotiated a discounted room rate: 

Cityview Room                $129    
Fallsview Room               $149      

Single or double occupancy. Maximum four guests per room (triple or quadruple occupancy offered at an additional cost of $25/person per day).

Note: this is a fully non-smoking facility.

Pre-order your North X NorthEast event T-shirt from ESHPA and pick up on site. These are only available by advance order.

     $25 (US)          $15 (US)

Event t-shirts must be pre-ordered by Oct. 31st from the ESHPA website here. (T-shirts can be purchased independantly from the event registration on the ESHPA website.) Canadian beekeepers register for the Conference on the OBA website here.)