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2019 American Hop Convention 

Hop to the Future: Staying Competitive in a Global Market

Presented by Hop Growers of Washington

Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA


Schedule Overview:

Tuesday, January 22 – Hop Research Council Member Meeting and NCPN-Hops Meeting

Wednesday, January 23 - HRC Research Reports, HGA committee meetings, Opening Reception at the Portola Memory Garden with Cascade Cup Award

Thursday, January 24 - Meetings, General Session, Evening Event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Friday, January 25 - Meetings, General Session, “Beach Party” Dinner at the Monterey Beach House

  • For the first time, we are including a Friday evening event to conclude the conference.  This event will be held at the Monterey Beach House and will provide a fun, lively atmosphere to celebrate the end of a successful week.
  • For attendees who wish to bring their families, special prices will be available for children along with family-focused activities at both the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Beach House events.
  • The Portola Hotel & Spa is conveniently located in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf and will offer a wonderful space for the industry’s meetings. Due to the Portola Hotel’s supreme location, you may find numerous nearby properties.  As cancellation do occur, signing up for the Portola’s Waitlist is encouraged once our room block is filled.  Should you like to stay elsewhere, there are numerous hotel properties that are located within a short walking distance from the Portola.


If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Becker, Event Coordinator,  We look forward to seeing you in January.

If you would like to view presentations, sponsors and materials from the 2018 Convention: 2018 Convention

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