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Boston Regional Wise Traditions Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation being held

September 20-21, 2014 at the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center

With the first-class location and our all-star lineup of speakers, we are expecting an attendance of 400-500 enthusiastic participants.

Any company/organization desiring to become a sponsor or exhibitor at the Wise Traditions Conference must be pre-approved by the Weston A. Price Foundation Board.  Please contact Paul Frank at (540) 722-7104 or pfrank@ptfassociates.com for more information.

Due to a new adopted resolution by the WAPF Board of Directors, businesses whose products, services or business models are based on a multi-level marketing business model or are connected to such businesses as an independent associate shall not be permitted to exhibit at any Wise Traditions or WAPF Conferences or events.  Please contact Paul Frank at (540)-722-7104or pfrank@ptfassociates.com for more information.

Food and Beverage Sponsor/Exhibitor and Food Donor Guidelines https://www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/2014foodexhibitordonorguidelines.pdf

There are 3 levels of Sponsorship/Exhibition:

Exhibitor @ $500

 

  • 6 foot, skirted exhibit table and two chairs
  • Exhibit space on Saturday and Sunday
  • One complimentary registration for all Saturday and Sunday sessions and lunch on Saturday and Sunday

Sponsor @ $1,500

  • Your logo and link on the Conference Information page of our website
  • Your product material in the attendee welcome packet.
  • 6 foot, skirted exhibit tables and two chairs.
  • Two complimentary registration for all Saturday and Sunday sessions and lunch on Saturday and Sunday

Partnering Sponsor @ $5000

 

  • Your logo and link on the Conference Information page of our website
  • Your product material in the attendee welcome packet.
  • 2-6 foot, skirted exhibit tables and two chairs.
  • Two complimentary registration for all Saturday and Sunday sessions and lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • Complimentary hotel room for the entire conference.

To Register

Space for Exhibitors and Sponsors is extremely limited.   If you would like to be part of our event, please complete the exhibitor/sponsor form and send it along with your fee.  The form may also be downloaded at Click Here

Hotel Reservations

Reservation Method:

Early Arrivals/Late Departures:

Please note: the hotel’s check-in and check-out times are 3:00 pm and 12:00 pm respectively.  Room assignments prior to 3:00 pm will be made on an availability basis only.  Additionally, because some of your guests may want to arrive prior to, or remain past the dates of your program, our Reservations Department will be pleased to respond to each of these requests on an individual basis.  This will be subject to the availability of the hotel.

The host hotel for this event is the Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center located at 14 Mechanic Street, Southbridge, MA  01550. Self-parking is complimentary.  A special conference rate of $129 per night, plus tax and fees has been negotiated for single through quad occupancy. To make a reservation, please phone (508) 765-8000. Reservations may be made by phone 24/7. Be sure to mention Regional Wise Traditions Conference to receive the special rate. The Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center requires all guests to provide first night’s room and tax deposit, or a credit card number, to guaranty their rooms, in the event of a late arrival.  If no guarantee is received, the SouthbridgeHotel & ConferenceCenter may release the rooms after 3:00 pm.

Please contact Paul Frank (540) 722-7102 if you have any questions or issues with making hotel reservations. DEADLINE FOR MAKING HOTEL RESERVATIONS IS August 28, 2014 AND WILL NOT BE EXTENDED!

 Food Donations

Food Donations are gladly accepted.  All donors and donations will be printed in our conference program with full contact information.  Your donations can be bartered for credit to be used for exhibit space and/or registration for the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference.  To view our current guidelines, please click here.https://www.ptfassociates.com/secure/wisetraditions/2014foodexhibitordonorguidelines.pdf. For additional information, please phone Paul Frank at (540) 722-7104 or email at paul@ptfassociates.com.

Items Needed

Meat

Beef Liver

Beef Tongue

Ground Beef

Whole Chickens

Chicken Liver Pate’

Pork Sausages

Ham

Liverwurst

Beef Bones

Pastured Eggs

Dairy

Assorted Raw Milk Cheese (from any farm holding an aged raw milk cheese permit)

Low Temperature Pasteurized Butter

Low Temperature Pasteurized Yogurt

Low Temperature Pasteurized Cream

Oils and Fats

Coconut Oil

Lard

Ghee

Ferments

Lacto-fermented Vegetables

Fermented Fruits

Beverages

Kombucha

Herbal Teas

Sweeteners

Raw Maple Syrup

Raw Honey

Coconut Sugar

Bread

Sourdough

Gluten Free

Desiccated Coconut

Fruits

Apples

Seasonal Fruits

Bones

Chicken Heads, Feet, Necks and Backs

Vegetables

Root Vegetables

Seasonal Vegetables

Mixed Greens

Greens

Driving Directions

From Boston, MA

(Travel time approx. 1 hour, 5 min.)

 Take I-90 (Mass Pike) West

 Follow for Approx. 55 Miles

 Take Exit 9 (Sturbridge)

 After toll, Merge onto I-84 West

 Take First Right Exit 3B onto Route 20 West

 Turn Left at First Stoplight onto Route 131

 Follow Route 131 about 4 miles going through downtown (Main Street) of Southbridge

 Follow the rotary halfway around onto Mechanic Street

 The entrance to The Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center is less than 100 yards on your right

From Logan Airport

(Travel time 1 hour, 15 min.)

 Follow Airport Exit Signs-head south

 Turn right toward Harborside Drive

 Turn left at Harborside Drive

 Turn left to merge onto I-90 W/Mass Pike/Massachusetts Tpke via I-93 RAMP to I90W Williams Tunnel

 Stay on Mass Pike to Exit 9 (Sturbridge)

 Follow directions above

Move In and Move Out

First date freight can arrive  athotel ……..Wednesday,September 17, 2014

Sponsor/Exhibits Set-Up ……………..Friday, September 19, 2014, 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Sponsor/Exhibits Set-Up ……………..Saturday, September 20, 2014, 6:00 am to 9:00am

Exhibit Hours…………………………………………………Saturday, September 20, 2014 7:00 am – 6:00pm

Exhibit Hours…………………………………………………Sunday, September 21, 2014, 7:00 am – 3:30pm

Exhibit teardown times…………………………………….Sunday, September 21, 2014, 3:30pm to 6:00pm

 

For information about our upcoming conference, please visit the conference website at http://conferences.westonaprice.org/main-conference/.

Please contact me if you have any questions,

Thanks,

Paul

Paul Frank
President
PTF & Associates
1900 Jones Road
Winchester, VA  22602

(540) 722-7102
Fax (540)301-3536
Cell (240) 481-3755

pfrank@ptfassociates.com