HLCCA Conference 2013
Fiesta and HLC Collectors in Pittsburgh, PA
• HLC and HALL Factory Tours
• Competitive Exhibits
• Show and Sale
• Seminars on a Variety of Topics
• Awards Banquet
• Door Prizes/Giveaways
• Conference Exclusives
Join the Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association for Conference
in Pittsburgh, PA, for HLCCA's 15th Anniversary Celebration, where enthusiastic people,
all dedicated to collecting the best in American dinnerware, will meet to study, buy,
sell, discuss, and network about Homer Laughlin™ pottery.
Conference Registration Deadline is JUNE 1, 2013.
Limited to 240 registrations! First Come First Serve!
Register by mail, fax, or online.
July 11-14, 2013
Embassy Suites Pittsburgh-International Airport
550 Cherrington Parkway, Coraopolis, PA 15108
|Thursday, July 11, 2013|
|8:00am - 5:00pm||Conference Registration (Hotel Lobby)|
|6:00pm - 11:00pm||Conference Registration (in front of Salons A, B, C)|
|6:00pm - 7:00pm||Conference Welcome, Introductions, and Seminar (Salon C)|
|7:30pm - 11:00pm||Welcoming Mixer (Cash Bar) & Conference Registration (Salons A&B)|
|Friday, July 12, 2013|
|8:00am||Buses leave promptly for Newell, WV (hotel main entrance)|
|8:00am - 12:30pm||Conference Registration, HLC Co. Factory Tour plus HLC Retail Factory Outlet shopping|
|12:30pm||Buses leave HLC promptly for East Liverpool|
|12:45pm - 4:45pm||Hall China Co. Factory Tour, C. C. Thompson House Tour, Museum of Ceramics Tour, East Liverpool shopping at Pottery City Antiques Mall (lunch on our own)|
|5:30pm||Buses leave East Liverpool promptly to return to hotel (Buses board at Pottery?City Antiques Mall entrance)|
|6:30pm - 7:00pm||"Eat and Peek" - Free hors d'oeurves plus cash bar while previewing HLCCA Auction Items (Salon C)|
|7:00pm - 'til ||HLCCA Auction / Cash Bar (Salon C)|
|Saturday, July 13, 2013 |
|6:00am - 9:00am||Show & Sale Dealer Booth Set-Up (Salon B) (also option to set up Friday evening, 9:00pm - 12:00midnight)|
|7:00am - 9:00am ||Conference Registration (in front of Salon?B)|
|7:00am - 9:00am||Display Exhibits Set-Up (Salon A)|
|7:00am - 9:00am||Set-up Exhibits for Tablescapes and Floral Arrangement Competition (Salon A)|
|9:00am - 2:00pm||Show & Sale (Open to Conference registrants)(Salon?B)|
|9:15am - 10:00am||Display Exhibit Judging (Salon A)|
|10:00am - 2:00pm||Show & Sale (Open to the Public, $5 donation) (Salon B)|
|10:00am - 2:00pm||Display Exhibits (Salon A)|
|10:00am - 2:00pm||Tablescape/Floral Arrangement Exhibits (Salon A)|
|2:00pm - 4:00pm||All Exhibits breakdown (Salon A)|
|3:00pm - 3:45pm||Seminar: Come On Over To My Place: Collectors' Show and Tell, presented by Kathy Holley (Salon C)|
|4:00pm - 4:45pm||Seminar: Conversation with Dave Conley, HLC Director of Retail Sales and Marketing (Salon?C)|
|6:00pm - 7:00pm||Pre-Banquet Cocktail Hour (Hotel Atrium)|
|7:00pm - 11:00pm||Annual Awards Banquet, Vintage Costume Contest, and HLCCA Auction (Salons A&B)|
|Sunday, July 14, 2013|
|9:00am - 12:00noon||Breakfast and Conference Business Meeting (Salons A&B)|
General Travel Information
Embassy Suites Hotel Pittsburgh-International Airport
550 Cherrington Parkway Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15108Tel: 1-412-269-9070
Hotel registrations must be made by June 18, 2013. Request the HLCCA room rate.
Hotel room rate is $109 + tax per night for single or double occupancy. The hotel extends this same rate 3 days before and after the Conference dates. Attendees must request these days when making initial reservation to guarantee the HLCCA rate.
Directions to the hotel:
From the Pittsburgh Int'l Airport - Exiting the Airport stay in the LEFT lanes and follow the signs for Rte. 60 South towards Pittsburgh. Follow Route 60 South for about four miles to Exit #3, (60 Business / Moon Twp.) Follow Route 60 Business for two miles to the Thorn Run Rd exit. Stay in the RIGHT lane off of the exit and continue STRAIGHT through the stop sign. The hotel is straight ahead.
From Philadelphia and Points East - Follow the turnpike to Exit #57, (Monroeville, Pittsburgh). Follow signs for I-376 West towards downtown. Exit at the Fort Pitt Tunnels and Airport Exit, (I-279 South). Follow through the tunnels for about 12 miles to Exit #3, (60 Business / Moon Twp.). Follow Rte. 60 Business for two miles to the Thorn Run Rd exit. Stay in the RIGHT lane off the exit and go STRAIGHT through the stop sign. The hotel is straight ahead.
From Ohio and Points West - Follow the turnpike to Exit 10 (60 Toll South, Pittsburgh Airport). Follow Rte. 60 South to Exit #8, (60 Business / Moon Twp.). Follow Business 60 through three traffic lights. STRAIGHT through the third light on the RIGHT is the Thorn Run Rd exit. Off of the exit turn LEFT and at the next stop sign turn RIGHT. We are straight ahead
From Lake Erie and Points North - Follow I-79 South to Exit #66, (Sewickley / Emsworth). Follow Rte. 65 North to the 3rd traffic light, and turn LEFT across the Sewickley Bridge. Across the bridge turn LEFT onto Rte. 51 South. Follow to the 2nd traffic light and turn RIGHT onto Thorn Run Rd. Follow STRAIGHT through one traffic light and then two stop signs. The hotel is STRAIGHT ahead through the second stop sign.
From West Virginia and Points South - Follow I-79 North to Exit #59B, (Rte. 22/30 West and Airport). Follow 22/30 West for approximately six miles to Exit #3, (60 Business / Moon Twp.). Follow 60 Business for two miles to the Thorn Run Rd exit, (no #). Stay in the RIGHT lane off of exit and go STRAIGHT through the stop sign. The hotel is straight ahead.
Pittsburgh International Airport
Distance from hotel: 6 miles
Drive time: 8 minutes
Directions - Follow route 60 south towards
Pittsburgh to Exit #3, 60 Business, two miles to
Coraopolis / Sewickley exit
Transportation to and from the Airport:
• Courtesy Bus
• Hotel Shuttle
• Rental Car: minimum 25.00
• Taxi: minimum 12.00
• Check-In: 3:00PM
• Check-Out: 12:00PM
• Parking: Complimentary
• Pets: Allowed