2019 Convention Logo - Come Weave with Us
MBG's 28th Annual Convention
August 1-4, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn
19677 E Jackson Drive
Independence, Missouri 64057


Save the date for MBG’s 28th annual convention at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence, Missouri, August 1-4, 2019. Plan to attend the entire convention or attend for one, two or three days.

The 2019 convention co-chairs are Debora Renken and Pam Watson. A number of committee chair positions are open. Please contact Debora and Pam at to see where your talents are needed in another great convention. (See Chair duties)

To attend, teach or vend at MBG’s 2019 convention you must be a guild member for membership year January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Details for sending membership form and dues can be found on the membership form. For more membership information or membership status contact Cindy Harris at  .

Convention Teachers
MBG is seeking fabulous new baskets to be offered to beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced basket weavers at MBG’s 28th annual convention, August 1-4, 2019. Classes of 1 to 12 hours in length are planned for Thursday afternoon through Sunday noon. For more information contact the Debora Renken at  .

The proposal submission process begins November 1, 2018. Teachers can submit proposed classes online via Computer, Tablet, or Smart Phone. This interactive program automatically captures submission information for the jury selection process and subsequent class selection. Online submission eliminates repetitive entry of name, contact information and overall teaching requirements. Applications will also be accepted by email or mail. However, Online submissions are encouraged.

Class proposal submissions must be received by January 5, 2019 to be considered for the 2019 convention. Mailed submissions must be received before January 5, 2019.

MBG is looking for vendors to sell a variety of basket weaving materials and related items at the 2019 convention, August 1-4, 2019. Vendor booths are provided at no charge. However, vendors are requested to submit a refundable deposit with application. (see Vendor Application.) Booth spaces are limited and will be accepted on a first come basis.
For additional information, contact Debbie Mroczenski at .

For more convention information, contact Convention Chairs at .

2018 Convention photos can be viewed at www.facebook.com/MissouriBasketweaversGuild/