2017 Annual Convention

The Treasures of AWCI Await You

This year’s convention includes:

12 Hours of Continuing Education

Breakfast, Lunch, and Awards Banquet included in registration price

Networking Opportunities, Vendors, and Manufacturers

Early Bird Registration ends Aug 1, 2017


Click below to purchase tickets or scroll down to learn more.


Our host hotel is the DoubleTree Tampa Airport Westshore:

Single Occupancy Room $139 if booked before August 1st

Includes breakfast each morning and free shuttle from the airport.

Click here to make hotel reservations using discount code: AWC

Convention Schedule

Wednesday October 4

  • Chronometer Club Seminar (requires separate ticket)
  • Registration
  • 7pm Classes presented by Vendors
  • 8pm Classes presented by Vendors
Thursday October 5

  • Registration
  • Keynote Address: John Reardon of Christie’s
  • Affiliate Chapter Meeting
  • IAB Meeting
  • Tour of Hadley Roma (American Made Watch Straps)
  • Classes presented by Vendors
  • Board of Directors’ Meeting
Friday October 6

  • 8AM – 12PM Class TBD
  • 8AM – 10AM State of the Industry – Joe Thompson
  • 10AM – 12PM Servicing the Accutron – Larry Blanchard, CMW21
  • 1PM – 5PM Vendor Fair
Saturday October 7

  • 8AM – 12PM Vendor Fair
  • 1PM – 5PM Class TBD – Tom Schomaker, CMW21
  • 1PM – 3PM Appraising for Clockmakers and Watchmakers – Joe Jabbour, MD, ISA
  • 3PM – 5PM Selecting & Maintaining a lathe for use in Horology – Andrew DeKeyser, CW21
Sunday October 8

  • 8AM Continuation of Board of Directors’ Meeting

 Questions? Visit our Convention FAQ