FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting


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FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting

23 October 2014

[NOTICE] The FOHBC is planning to conduct a WebEx Town Hall Meeting for all interested parties within the next two weeks for the 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle Convention. It will most likely occur at 8:00 or 9:00 pm CST on a weeknight evening to accommodate west coast participants. Please RSVP when the date is given. Comments now can be sent to

Topic: National WebEx or conference call for all interested parties in getting an update and determining the next steps for the FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle Convention.

Hosts: Ferdinand Meyer V and Richard Siri

Date: To Be Determined

Proposed Agenda: 

Facilities: McLellan Convention Center and Lion’s Gate Hotel (Note that contract has been signed and deposit was made)

Events: Board Meeting, Registration, General Membership Meeting, Local Tours, Cocktail Party, Cocktail Party Contest, Banquet, Banquet Speaker, Awards, Hall of Fame and Honor Role, Bottle Competition, Breakfast, Dealer and Early Member Event, Seminars, Regional Display, Auction, Educational Displays, Ribbon Cutting, Early Admission, Bottle Show Day 1, Bottle Show Day 2, Bottle Appraisal, Youth Events, Raffles, Official Show Photographer, etc.

Host Club: An opportunity for a host club

Co-Chairs: An opportunity for two co-chairs

Volunteer Areas: Work distribution for Advertising, Seminars, Bottle Competition, Regional Display, Displays, Registration etc.

Show Marketing: Slogan, logo, advertising, souvenir program, posters, banners etc.

Security: Theft prevention etc.

Steering Committee: FOHBC National and Local Participation

Schedule: What is next. What happens when.

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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