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Meetings & Gatherings

Meetings and Gatherings

HGA’s Convergence® conference is the perfect place to meet face-to-face with others who share your interest in fibers and textile techniques. Join in a meeting and make new friends.

Nonprofit groups who hold affiliate memberships with HGA are encouraged to meet during HGA’s Convergence® 2016 conference. These special interest meetings are free to attend and open to all registered Convergence® delegates and to those who have purchased a day pass for the same day as the meeting. All meetings are held at the Wisconsin Center.

We are happy to welcome the following organizations who have already scheduled their meeting for Milwaukee at Convergence® 2016. For more information about the meetings and the topics covered, please contact the individual groups.


American Tapestry Alliance Open Meeting

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Room 203B


Complex Weavers Open Meeting

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Room 203B

Friends of Fiber Art International

friends of fiber art international

Members and Guests Networking Dinner

Thursday, August 4th, 5:00PM

Miller Time Pub and Grill, 5th & Wisconsin Ave. (across from the convention center)

Advance reservations required. Cost $45  Call:  708-710-0644

Rag Rug Show and Tell

Thursday, August 4, 2016, 4:00PM - 4:30PM

Marketplace Stage


TWIST (Tablet Weavers’ International Studies and Techniques) Open Meeting

Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Room 203B



Tuesday, August 2, 2016 5:00PM

The Cafe at Doubletree by Hilton 


If your group is interested in scheduling a meeting, please contact Suanne Pasquarella or call (678) 730-0010.