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                                                    July 6-12, 2018 


Registration is now open.


Convergence® Value Package (CVP) Registration 

The Convergence® Value Package (CVP) includes daily admission to the Marketplace and Art Exhibitions, admission to the Fashion Show and Keynote Presentation, an HGA Tote Bag, and 25% discount on all Sessions.                                              The CVP is non-refundable.

Convergence® Registration for Sessions


If the class you want is full, please sign up for the waiting list. If a spot opens, we will contact you.

See the class schedule and descriptions in the Registration Book

Session Descriptions Listed by Day

The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. will present Convergence®, our international fiber arts conference, in Reno, Nevada July 6-12, 2018 at the Peppermill Resort. With more than 1,500 participants, HGA’s biennial Convergence® Conference is a multi-faceted experience with exhibitions, shopping, fashion show, tours, workshops, seminars, lectures, and more. We are excited to share with our members and fellow fiber enthusiasts all that Reno and Northern Nevada has to offer.

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Nestled at the base of the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, Reno's dry, mild climate with more than 250 days of sunshine makes it attractive to visitors year round. The city is accessible by car, train, or the newly renovated airport - just an 8-minute drive with complimentary shuttle provided by the Peppermill Resort.


Peppermill PoolAt the Peppermill Resort we will be able to house our entire Convergence® conference in one space. The Peppermill offers guests 12 dining options from authentic Chinese and
Italian to seafood, steaks, sushi and the convenience of 24-hour room service; free parking; and their rooms have been selected as the "Best Reno Hotel Rooms" year after year.

We hope you will make plans to join us in Reno for Convergence® 2018. Stay connected for more updates as they become available by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Make your Room Reservations at the Peppermill Resort Now

Please be aware that the $99 rooms are sold out.

Schedule for Convergence® Reno 2018

Please read the changes, cancellations and refund policy before registering.

Thank you to our generous Convergence® Sponsors

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