2019 AGM, Conference & Trade Show

2019 AGM, Conference & Trade Show

November 4, 5, 6, 2019  |   Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton

We’re pleased to announce the 2019 Alberta Beekeepers Commission AGM, Conference, and Trade Show will be taking place this November at the Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton.

We’re excited to once again welcome eligible producers, industry partners, special guests, and all bee enthusiasts to this two-and-a-half-day annual event.

Every year this conference brings together over 180 delegates and speakers from across North America to learn, network, share knowledge and expertise, and enjoy the opportunity to socialize.

This event provides an excellent opportunity to engage with stakeholders from across the industry and discover the latest updates bee research, innovations, healthy hive management techniques, honey market updates, sustainability and more.

This is Alberta’s premier beekeeping event of the year, featuring two-and-a-half-days of presentations, discussions, demonstrations, networking, trade exhibitions, catering, hockey and more!

Tickets now on-sale! Click here to buy tickets.

Download the Agenda now!


Book your discounted accommodation at the Fantasyland Hotel using the discount group booking code: 5083637. For more information please click here.

Benefits of attending The Alberta Beekeepers Commission Conference and Trade Show:

  • Connection: This event provides the perfect opportunity to connect and network with producers, researchers, industry experts and enthusiasts from across Alberta North America. The ABC represents approximately 180 Eligible Producers (EP) from across Alberta, who account for more than 90% of Alberta’s 300,000 colonies.
  • Expertise: Discover the latest in bee health, research, technology and innovation with presentations and discussions with industry experts, researchers, producers and passionate bee enthusiasts.
  • Industry: Alberta is the number one honey producing province in Canada, and third largest honey producer in North America. Tap into this progressive, innovative, growing industry.
  • Opportunity: Benefit from potential business growth opportunities by showcasing your business and promoting your people, services, products, brand and organization.

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities available now!

Download our sponsor and exhibitor pack now to take advantage of unique brand exposure opportunities…

For more information, please contact Jules Ham at jules.ham@albertabeekeepers.ca






ABC Annual General Meeting

Tuesday November 5, 2019, 2:15pm – 5:45pm, Fantasyland Hotel Edmonton

The Alberta Beekeepers Commission Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place at the Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 2.15pm – 5.45pm.


To support eligible producers in presenting resolutions at the AGM, and to enable the effective operation of the AGM, ABC is requesting resolutions be completed and submitted prior to the meeting. To submit a resolution for the 2019 Alberta Beekeepers Commission AGM, please download and complete this AGM Resolutions Submission Form.

Nominations for the 2020 ABC Board of Directors

The Alberta Beekeepers Commission (ABC) is seeking four new board members to join the ABC Board of Directors this November 2019. The ABC board of directors is comprised of nine directors as outlined in the ABC Plan Regulation, including:

  • 4 regional directors, one regional director being elected for each region;
  • 2 Directors at Large;
  • one director who is the President of the Commission;
  • one director who is the Vice President of the Commission;
  • one director to represent the Commission at the Canadian Honey Council.

We are seeking nominations from 2019 Eligible Producers for the following positions:

  • Regional Director: South
  • Regional Director: North East
  • Regional Director: North West
  • Regional Director: Peace
  • One CHC Delegate

If you or another eligible producer you know are looking to take an active role in supporting a healthy and sustainable beekeeping industry, nominate now for ABC Director. As a director of ABC, you will be required to provide direction for the health of the industry by participating in regular board meetings (4-6 a year), monthly teleconferences, board committees, and support other organizational efforts of ABC.

Board of Directors Nomination Form – 2019

As per the Alberta Beekeepers Commission Plan Regulations, nominations for the position of director may also be made on the floor at the at 2019 AGM where the election for the positions are to be conducted, provided that:

  • the nomination is seconded by at lease five eligible producers present at the meeting, and the eligible producer being nominated gives his or her oral consent to being nominated.