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ABA-XXXVI
Annual Meeting
Canton, OH
June 27-July 1, 2017

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National Brewery Museum™
The American Breweriana Association, through the ABA Museum Foundation and in partnership with the Potosi Museum Foundation, has restored the former Potosi Brewery at Potosi, Wisconsin into the National Brewery Museum & Research Library.

Located in the Potosi Brewery Complex at 209 S. Main Street in Potosi Wisconsin. Open Tuesday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. (After March 12, 2012 Open Daily 10 am to 6 pm)

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ABA 36th & ECBA 45th Annual Convention
Canton, OH

June 27 - July 1, 2017

The McKinley Grand Hotel
320 Market Ave S
Canton, OH 44702
(330) 454-5000


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Enjoy five days at the ABA & ECBA family reunion of breweriana buy-sell-trade action, great tours, renewed friendships, and taking care of business in Canton, OH.

A First-Class, Full-Service Hotel...
This hotel with a modern exterior and a Victorian-inspired interior is 2.7 miles from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a 3- minute walk from the Canton Classic Car Museum and 1.5 miles from the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.

Period-inspired rooms and suites feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffee makers. Suites add separate living rooms.

There's an indoor heated pool, a 24-hour gym and 10,500 sq ft of event space. Shuttle service to Akron Canton Airport is complimentary, as is breakfast. An onsite pub serves casual fare.


An ABA Kind of Place
• Pro Football Hall of Fame (39-minute walk)
• National First Ladies' Library (0-minute walk)
• Canton Classic Car Museum (3-minute walk)
• Canton Palace Theatre (6-minute walk)
• Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography (6-minute walk)
• On site shopping











Make your hotel reservation early — large ABA member attendance expected — hotel will sell out quickly

Luxury In A Great Location at a Special Rate
Special $99 room rate includes hot breakfast buffet and garage parking ABA hotel room
Rates are good from June 25th
Unfortunately there is not an online guest registration link
Members should call the hotel at (330) 454-5000 or fax 234-214-0407 to make room reservations.
The reservations department is available 24 hours 7 days a week.


On Tap at the Joint Meeting and Convention
•Friendly room-to-room dealing is a continuous part of the Annual Meeting
•Fully-stocked Hospitality Room with plenty of beer, soda, wine and snacks
•Giant raffle
•Old and new friends
•All the good times you expect at an Annual Meeting

The Daily Activites
Tuesday, June 27
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Early Bird Home Tours. Members in the Canton area have invited attendees to view their collections. No group transportation will be offered, travel on your own and visit at your leisure. Details will be published in the March/April Journal.

3:00 p.m. Registration and Hospitality Room opens.
5:00 p.m. 12th Annual Silent Auction opens to benefit the museum and library.

Wednesday, June 28
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bus trip to MAPS Air Museum, private tour and Lunch at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Cost is $40.00 per person.
Room to room trading.

Thursday, June 29
8:00 a.m. Annual ABA Business Meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.
10:00 to 4:30 p.m. Bus Tour and Lunch at the local breweries, brewpubs and Winery. Cost is $40.00 per person.
Ice Cream social in Hospitality room.
9:00 to 11:00 p.m. Set up for Friday show
Room to room trading.

Friday, June 30
8:00 a.m. ABA Museum Foundation Meeting. All registered members are encouraged to attend.
10:00 a.m. Seminars. Details will be published in the March/April Journal.
11:00 a.m. Canton Brewery Tour & lunch Cost is $20. per person. Two blocks from convention hotel.
1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Crowns and Coaster Swap session.
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sample local Micro brews along with snacks.
1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Registered Members Buy-Sell-Trade Show Cost is $20. per table for both Friday and Saturday..
3:00 p.m. Ladies Afternoon Wine Social.
4:00 p.m. Silent Auction Ends.
5:30 p.m. President's Buffet hosted by Larry Handy and Larry Bowden.
Room to room trading.


Saturday, July 1
8:00 a.m. ECBA Business Breakfast Meeting
9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Public Buy-Sell-Trade Show Opens
1:00 p.m. Show Auction Drawing Will Start
3:00 p.m. Full Bottle Swap
6:00 p.m. Awards Banquet. Cost is $40.00 per person.




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