Nigel Raine, Amro Zayed, Reed Johnson & Liz Huxter headline OBA’s Spring Meeting, March 30th (Bee Breeders’ Day) & 31st (Honey Producers’ Day) in Milton.

Registration Form Early Bird deadline is Thursday, March 24th

Program at a Glance

Bee Breeders' Day: Wednesday, March 30, Bee Breeders' Day Agenda

Honey Producers' Day: Thursday, March 31, Honey Producers' Day Agenda

Vendor and Sponsor Registration Form

Mohawk Inn and Conference Centre
9230 Guelph Line, Campbellville (Milton), ON L0P 1B0 | 905 854-2277
(at Highway 401 and Guelph Line)

The Mohawk Inn is offering a special group rate of $89 per night in the Main Inn rooms. 
This is a small hotel - reserve your room early to stay onsite.

For more information click here.

Keynote speakers:

Nigel Raine, Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation, who is an expert in pollinator conservation, pollinator behaviour, impacts of pesticides on bees, insect behaviour and pollination ecology.

Dr. Reed Johnson, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, an expert in apiculture, pollinator toxicology and genomics

Dr. Amro Zayed, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, York University, who is leading a project that aims to tap genetics and develop a new breed of bees resistant to harsh winters and disease.

Liz Huxter, Queen Bee from BC's Kettle Valley Queens

Other highlights:

  • Updates from Paul Kozak, Provincial Apiarist
  • OBA Tech-Transfer Program presentations
  • Small Hive Beetle BMPs
  • Tour Terre Bleu (apiary and lavender farm)
  • Visit our exhibitors and get your orders in just in time for bee season

Veils off to our generous Spring Meeting Sponsors and Exhibitors!

Drop by with your shopping list.


Canada Wax Dancing Bee ApiariesDominion & Grimm
Innisfil Creek Honey  Propolis, etc…Wright Lithographing
 The Co-operators  Farm Business Consultants 

 Refreshment Break Sponsors: 

Dominion & Grimm             Mann Lake         Farm Business Consultants