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ORGANIZERS WOC22

FRANCISCO AROSEMENA R.

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

MARCELO BEJARANO G.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/JUDGING

RICARDO BAQUERIZO

COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

JOSÉ PORTILLA A.

SOCIAL/TOURS

NICOLAS ROMERO

COMMITEE CHAIRMAN

ALBITA FLORES

MARKETING/SOCIAL

JUAN CARLOS MARTINEZ

EXHIBITION/LOGISTICS

CARLOS FIGETTI

JUDGING

MARÍA TERESA VIDAL

EXHIBITION/SALES

ALEC PRIDGEON

CONFERENCE

ENRIQUE CHAVEZ

FINANCE

VALERIE VILLAGOMEZ

SHOW AND CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS

GLORIA GALLARDO

OFFICIAL AND GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT

SAMIA PEÑAHERRERA

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

ARCADIO AROSEMENA

COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

WOC TRUST

World Orchid Conferences have been held every three years since 1954, each time in a different city.

Ecuador is host to the 22nd WOC in Guayaquil in 2017. While the long and arduous work entailed in staging each conference is undertaken wholly by local orchid groups and their enthusiastic supporters, the final responsibility for the series of World Orchid Conferences rests with the trustees of the World Orchid Conference Trust, established for that purpose jointly by the American Orchid Society and the Royal Horticultural Society.

Mrs Sandra Tillisch Svoboda succeeded Mr Johan Hermans as the President of the World Orchid Conference Trust at the closing of the 21st WOC in Johannesburg, South Africa.

A Taiwanese bid to host the 23rd WOC in 2020 has been provisionally selected.

The next opportunity to host the event will be in 2023. If your group is interested in learning about hosting this event, please click here for more information.

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