Heart of America Carnival Glass Association

HOACGA convention is April 12 to 15, 2023

There will be a Contemporary Carnival Glass Auction Thursday

Seeck and Wroda Auctions present the late Rabon and Melphia Hall Collection


The HOACGA 2023 convention is being held at the Airport Embassy Suites Hotel, Kansas City, MO. (same hotel every year) The room rate is $134/day (plus tax). The reservation deadline is Tuesday March 21, 2023. For reservations call 816-891-7788 (for easy online registration, click on the hotel reservation box above).

Internet and Parking are included in the room rate, Table rental is $25 length of stay (includes Tax).

2023 Convention Itinerary – April 12-15, 2023

          • Breakfast and Managers Reception –  included as part of the room rate. This is a special opportunity to visit with old friends and to meet new collectors.
          • Special Raffle: There will be a 50/50 Raffle. (cannot be purchased with an online registration).
          • Rooms: All rooms are two room suites with a small refrigerator, a window for showing and viewing your glass from the outside.
          • Room Displays:One of the traditional aspects of Carnival Glass conventions. They are a vital and educational part of the convention. You are encouraged to bring a room display for all of those in attendance to view and appreciate.

Schedule of Events:


      Breakfast in Lobby provided by Hotel

      5:30pm to 7:30pm – Manager’s Reception in Atrium

Tuesday – April 11th

       6pm – Early Bird Dinner at the Smoke Box Restaurant

Wednesday – April 12th

      Registration available – See Kathi Johnson

      5:30pm to 7:30pm – Subway sandwiches served in Salon D

Thursday – April 13th

      Registration open outside of Salon D from 10am to 4pm

      3:00pm – A 50 Year History of HOACGA Presentation

      5:30pm to 7:00pm – Pizza Party served in Salon D

      7:00pm – Contemporary Carnival Glass Auction

      7:00pm – 50th Anniversary CAKE!

Friday – April 14th

      Registration open outside of Salon D from 8am to 3pm

      9:30am – Meet the Collector Show and Tell

      Noon – Banquet Luncheon & National Parks Presentation

      2pm – Annual Business Meeting

      3pm – Volunteers for Room Display Judging Team meet

      4:00pm to 8:00pm – Preview Auction Glass

Saturday – April 15th

      7:30am to 9:30am Preview Auction Glass

      9:30am – Seeck and Wroda Auctions present the late

                          Rabon and Melphia Hall Collection

      6:00pm – People meet in the hotel restaurant for dinner.

Sunday – April 16th

       Convention survivors “One Last Breakfast” before saying goodbye