Welcome to the

Gulf Coast Camellia Society Conference

on Pensacola Beach, Florida


Welcome to the Gulf Coast Camellia Society Conference on Pensacola Beach

Welcome to Pensacola Beach

Hotel Reservations & Rates


Holiday Inn Resort located at
14 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561

Please make your hotel reservations directly with Holiday Inn Resort booking link: Gulf Coast Camellia Society.  Once you select arrival and departure dates our rate will appear. Rate for 1 king bed or 2 queen beds with pool view $179/day. ($179.00 +24.67 taxes = $203.67 per night)

If you prefer to call the hotel for reservation their number is 850-932-5331, use the group code “GCC” to get the same room rates mentioned above.

Room availability guaranteed rate is good through September 15, 2024.

Parking rate of $15 /day has been waved for our group.

Convention Rates

Early Registration = $200 per person which includes both days receptions and dinner buffets.

Registration after Sept.1st = $225 per person which includes both days receptions and buffets.

Oct 18th, Single day registration =$80 per person for Friday Night only reception and dinner buffet.

Oct 19th, Single day registration=$120 per person for Saturday Night only reception & dinner buffet.

Registration must be received by Sept. 12, 2024   No Refunds after September 12, 2024

Dress attire for the day and evening is causal.

Your host, Pensacola Camellia Club is accepting your convention payment online, click here to attend.

Convention Agenda

Friday, October 18, 2024

  • 1:30 pm Judges Re-accreditation Class by Jim Campbell. To attend click here for details.
  • 3:30 pm GCCS Board of Directors Meeting
  • 5:00 pm Welcome Reception
  • 6:00 pm Buffet Dinner & Plant Auction


Saturday, October 19, 2024

  • Breakfast on your own.
  • 9 am    GCCS Business Meeting open to all.
  • 10 am  PCC’s Jane Benson.
  • 11 am   PCC’s Jim DeReuil.
  • Lunch on your own.
  • Forrest Latta – Petal Blight.
  • 2:30 pm Dr. Mack Thetford.
  • Plant Auction.
  • 5:00 pm Meet & Greet Reception.
  • 6:00 pm Buffet Dinner & Speaker.
  • John Wang’s Contribution to the Camellia World. By Randolph Maphis.

The Holiday Inn Resort includes many ways for you to relax and visit with Camellia friends.

Click here to learn more about Pensacola Beach and its many points of interest.