- President: Marc Noelanders
- Vice President 1: Pierre Bedes
- Vice President 2: Vaclav Novak
- Treasurer: Jürgen Carocci
- Secretary: Detlef Mostler
- Webmaster: Nigel Wright
Friday 4th May – Sunday, 6th May, 2018
The event will be hosted by the Arco Bonsai Club, Garda Trentino, an organisation that has hosted 31 bonsai conventions every year since 1986. The events include two previous EBA Conventions and five U.B.I. Congresses.
In 2016, Arco bonsai hosted an event comprising an exhibition, demonstrations, workshops and a trade fair which brought in 56 bonsai traders from ten European countries.
Arco is located in a very picturesque setting in North-East Italy, located at the northern edge of Lake Garda. It has a number of attractions including a castle, museums and arboretum and is very popular with visitors.
Convention Centre Venue: Casinò Municipale di Arco.
The 2018 E.B.A. Convention will have as its’ headline demonstrator, Hotsumi Terakawa. There will also be:
The various bonsai contests will be held in a separate venue 150 metres from the main Convention Centre.
The principal hotel for this event is the “Palace Hotel Cittã”, Via Roma 10, 38062 Arco, Italy.a 4 star hotel. Within the same hotel group is the 3-star Hotel Centrale a little further from the convention venue.
Arcobonsai Club Garda Trentino
European Bonsai Association Congress, 2018.
EUROPEAN ARCOBONSAI CONTEST
* This is in addition to the Annual EBA New Talent Contest
On Saturday, 5th May 2018, the European Arcobonsai Contest will take place during the E.B.A. - E.S.A. - U.B.I. and XXXIII ARCOBONSAI CONGRESS, ITALY.