Our first meeting of 2019 is scheduled to be held over the March 8-10th weekend in Houston, TX. Please email us via the Contact Us tab to get the venue location.
The Hampton Inn Houston Galleria is the host hotel for the March 8–10, 2019 Annual
Meeting. The hotel is located at 4500 Post Oak Parkway, Houston, Texas 77027. The
discounted group rate, which includes parking and breakfast, is $108.00 plus tax
per day. Check in time is 3:00 PM and check out time is 12:00 Noon. Ten rooms are
being held for PCA TX. If these rooms are booked before the cut-off date, the hotel
will put aside more rooms for us. To make your reservation, call the hotel at
1-713-871-9911 and reference “Paper Weight TX” or use the link:
The deadline to receive the group rate is February 15, 2019. Since our meeting
date coincides with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and other events, please book
your room early!
There are preliminary plans being made for a demo by Damon MacNaught Friday afternoon. It is currently planned for 4:30PM at Houston Studio Glass- 610 Jackson Hill, Houston, Texas, 713-802-0500. http://www.houstonstudioglass.com/ More details will be posted as soon as they are available.
The meeting room will be open 8AM Saturday morning for artists & dealers to set up their display tables. Members will be allowed in at 9:00AM for visiting and viewing of paperweights brought by the dealer and artist. The meeting officially begins Saturday morning at 10:00 AM.
We will typically conduct all business in the morning and break for lunch. The afternoon will consist of presentations by the dealer and/ or the guest artist. The meeting usually ends about 3:00 PM. Of course viewing the paperweights is available during all breaks, lunch and after the meeting as well.
Our paperweight dealer for the meeting will be our friend Alan Kaplan of Leo Kaplan Ltd. http://www.LeoKaplan.com/
Our paperweight artist for the meeting will be the extremely talented Damon MacNaught http://www.dmacnaught.com/index.html/ .
If possible an official Meeting Agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting.
Friday evening we usually gather as a group in the hotel lobby to carpool to dinner about 5:30 PM but with Damon’s demo timing for dinner is uncertain. Dinner arrangements will be posted as soon as they are available.
Saturday evening There will be a reception following the meeting at Kathy Poeppel and Dick Moiel’s home approximately 5:00 PM. Details will be announced at the meeting and/or posted as soon as they are available.
We look forward to seeing you there!