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  • published Exhibit/Vendor Registration in Spring Show 2018-02-27 08:56:43 -0600

    Exhibit/Vendor Registration

    Exhibit Registration for the Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show closed on February 26, 2018.  

    The following exhibitors will be present at the show.

    Illinois Orchid Society
    Wisconsin Orchid Society
    Batavia Orchid Society
    Kay Perry & Synda Nelson
    Eastern Iowa Orchid Society
    Joe & Rosalie Dixler
    B & H ORCHIDS
    Natt's Orchids
    Susan Willis
    Orchid Inn, Ltd.
    New World Orchids
    Anne Kotowski
    Tony Quirk
    Raising Rarities
    Klehm Growers
    Anything Orchids
    Suphattra's Clay Flowers
    C & J High
    Orchid Grower's Guild

  • published IOS 2018 Fall Show 2017-06-20 21:54:23 -0500

    Fall Show

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    The Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show and Sale, will be the weekend of October 13 and 14, 2018 at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Show hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday.  The show will open early on Sunday at 9:00 am for a special Photographer's hour.  At our fall show, members of the Illinois Orchid Society sell plants and divisions from their own collections.  Come to the show to see beautiful orchids from fellow orchid societies, displays by society members, learn about orchids from the Society, get an orchid repotted ($5) or buy some plants.

    The Fall Show showcases IOS members and only table top displays are allowed.  All members are encouraged to put together a display on Friday, October 12th, during the event setup.  Just don't forget to register.  

    WHEN
    October 13, 2018 at 10am - October 14, 2018 at 10am
    WHERE
    Chicago Botanic Garden
    1000 Lake Cook Rd
    Glencoe, IL 66002
    United States
    Google map and directions
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  • published Vendors in Spring Show 2017-12-22 23:13:32 -0600

    Vendors

    The following vendors will be at the Chicago Botanic Garden in the Orchid Marketplace.

     

    February 10-11

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

    Susan Willis - orchid-related artwork

     

    February 17-18

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

     

    February 24-25

    Anything Orchids - live orchid plants

    B&H Orchids - live orchid plants

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

     

    March 3-4

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    Orchid Inn, Ltd. - live orchid plants

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

     

    March 17-18

    Anything Orchids - live orchid plants

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

     

    March 24-25

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

     

    The following vendors will be at the IOS Spring Show, March 10-11.

    Anything Orchids - live orchid plants

    B&H Orchids - live orchid plants

    Klehm Growers - paphiopedilums

    Orchid Inn, Ltd. - live orchid plants

    Natt’s Orchids - live orchid plants

    New World Orchids - Japanese and other miniature orchids

    Raising Rarities - Cypripedium hybrids and species

    Suphattra's Clay Flowers - handmade clay orchids and flowers

    Susan Willis - orchid-related artwork

     

     


  • published Plant Registration in Spring Show 2016-12-04 12:30:55 -0600

    Plant Registration

    Plant Registration and Exhibitor Identification

    1) Fill out the plant registration spreadsheet and the exhibitor identification spreadsheet.

    • If bringing plants for the IOS display, you only need to fill out the plant registration spreadsheet with the name of your plant and the class.
    • If your are an exhibitor, prior to the show you will receive an exhibit number from the show chair.  This is your exhibit ID.  Each member of your exhibit should be identified by a letter.  For example, if you are exhibit 6, then as the first exhibitor in your exhibit, you would be 6A.
    2) Send the registration spreadsheets to the Lois Cinert at george.cinert@att.net and Diane Mulkerin at dianemulkerin@gmail.com.

    Reference Documents

    The Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show is an American Orchid Society judged show. The following modified entry rules and schedule are available:

    The Show Schedule will tell you the proper classes in which to enter your plants, art work, exhibits, etc..   For the more common genera this should be the only reference document you'll need to register your plants, but if you are registering unusual or unfamiliar plants whose alliances you don't know you will have to look them up to determine what classes they belong in. You can do this by consulting the list of MAOC Class Codes and the Intergeneric Hybrid Makeup list.  Some genera are assigned to more than one class code based on flower color or hybridization. When multiple class codes are indicated, go back to the IOS Entry Schedule above to pick the appropriate one. The most recent MAOC Class Codes and Intergeneric Hybrid Makeup list are available at the Mid-America Orchid Congress website.    


  • published Volunteer in Spring Show 2016-11-18 23:37:40 -0600

    Volunteer for Spring Show

    VOLUNTEER SIGN UP JOB DESCRIPTIONS
    Help is always needed  for our shows and partnering with the Chicago Botanic Gardens Show. By volunteering, you get free access to the show on non-IOS show weekends and you can help educate others about orchids.

    Here is a description of the volunteer jobs.

    Docents - No experience necessary! 2 volunteers are needed for each shift on Saturdays & Sundays. No more than 2 Docents will be allowed into the Greenhouses and CBG show on the IOS Show Weekend.  Visitors have questions about orchids and you will try to answer them as best you can. We provide cheat sheets with what we find are the typical questions asked, as well as fun facts pertaining to the show. You will be positioned in the greenhouses and be close to a CBG volunteer. This is a fun way to see the show in the warmth of the greenhouses during the cold Chicago winter and help people learn about orchids.  Feel free to move about if you’d like, you don’t need to stand in just one place.

    Repotting/Bark - We provide a repotting service for visitors each weekend of the CBG show and our IOS show weekend. Do you repot your own orchids? If so, you can do this! If not, we’ll pair up up with an experienced member and you can learn until your comfortable. 2 volunteers are needed for each shift on Saturdays & Sundays. We also sell bark. 

    Set Up/Unloading  - The IOS Show ONLY, setup is on Friday from 12pm-2pm. 4-6 volunteers are needed to shirt tables. At 2pm, vendors & exhibitors arrive to start setting up their displays & sales tables.  Help needed to unload vendor vehicles and moving plants to the display or sale area! 3 volunteers are needed for each shift.  No experience necessary.

    Membership - Share your enthusiasm for orchids by talking to the visitors and signing them up to join the IOS! 2 volunteers are needed for each shift. An inexperienced member will be paired with an experienced member, so you can learn what to do. Do you like to talk, meet & greet? This is for you!

    Plant Registration - Assist Diane Mulkerin in making labels and registering orchids for judging on Friday afternoon. Computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Access a plus) and the ability to use a paper cutter are needed for this task.

    Clerking - Are you an early riser? Do you want to learn more about orchids and how they are judged? Saturday morning, 7am-10am, we need 20 clerks to assist the judges. If you have never clerked, we will pair you with an experienced clerk. It’s easy to learn and FUN!

    Plant Sales - The IOS will have a plant sales table at our show. Members can bring plants for the club to sell. Some knowledge of orchids is helpful. There should be 2-3 volunteers for each shift, so on-the-job training is available!

    Hospitality - The society has a hospitality room for food & drink. 2 Volunteers are needed to help set it up, put food out and then one needs to refill food & drinks thru out the show hours. No experience needed!

    Children's Table - We will have a table with a fun craft for children.  We will need a volunteer to help the kids with the craft and to keep the area clean.

    AOS Membership - If you are a member of the AOS, you can sign up to work the AOS membership table and encourage people to join the AOS.


  • wants to volunteer 2015-12-17 13:50:09 -0600

    Become a volunteer

    The Illinois Orchid Society operates entirely on volunteer time. Please help support our society by volunteering.

    Become a volunteer