Convention Sponsorship Opportunities
Convention Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities


Support the convention! Become a sponsor. These opportunities include advertisement in the convention program.

$1,000  Premier Sponsor, full page inside front or inside back

$750  Swallowtail Sponsor, full page interior

$500  Monarch Sponsor, half page

$250  Red Admiral Sponsor, half page

$100  Queen Sponsor, quarter page

$50  Painted Lady Sponsor, quarter page

$25  Cabbage White Sponsor, listing

$25.00$1,000.00 Select options
The IBBA Butterfly Professionals Convention 2023 & 25th Anniversary Celebration
The IBBA Butterfly Professionals Convention 2023 & 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join Us in Orlando, Florida, November 2023 for an Unforgettable Experience!

This momentous occasion promises to be an unforgettable experience, with a host of exciting activities to mark this milestone.

We will visit working butterfly farms where attendees will have the unique opportunity to learn all about the business of raising butterflies. With numerous hands-on learning presentations, participants will gain valuable insights into butterfly breeding. Additional educational activities include classroom activities and presentations.

Our anniversary celebration also offers ample opportunities for networking with fellow professionals in the industry. Attendees can connect with like-minded individuals, forge new partnerships, and discuss industry trends and challenges. The event is also an excellent platform for sharing ideas and exchanging insights, providing attendees with valuable opportunities to learn from one another.

Of course, our 25th anniversary celebration would not be complete without plenty of fun and excitement! We have planned an array of entertaining activities, including field trips, a banquet and much more. Our event promises to be a celebration of our past achievements and an inspiring look towards the future.


Wednesday, November 8th

5:30-7:30pm Meet & Greet and Registration

Cocktails and light dinner included at Drury Plaza’s KickBack. Grab your name tag and join in icebreaker activities.

Thursday, November 9th

8:00am Meet in hotel lobby for carpool rides

9:30-11:30am  Tour Rhonda’s farm, Metamorphosis Butterfly FarmA behind-the-scenes tour of Rhonda’s commercial wholesale butterfly farm including flight houses, shade houses, fields, and butterfly nursery that ensures the healthy production of multiple butterfly species.

12:00pm  Lunch at Fred’s Market RestaurantThere will be something for everyone at this buffet serving traditional southern food.

Return to hotel

3:00-6:00pm  Afternoon Presentations (click to see list of presentations and presenters)

6:00-7:30pm Cocktails and light dinner included at Drury Plaza’s KickBack. Join us for casual fun activity.

Friday, November 10th

8:30am  Meet in hotel lobby for departure on bus.

9:30-1:00pm Boggy Creek Airboat Adventures We will be touring the butterfly house for a look at a butterfly exhibit, going on an airboat ride, and having lunch by the lake (other activities available on your own).

2:00-9:00pm Butterfly Dan’s Butterfly Farm An in-depth behind the scenes look at a large commercial wholesale butterfly farm.  The farm also does school and group tours. Come see the operations of a working butterfly farm and what else a commercial farm can offer for on-site activities. Dan is an amazing host and will be providing us with a low country shrimp boil dinner and drinks.

Saturday, November 11th

9:00-12:00  Morning Presentations (click to see list of presentations and presenters)

12:00-1:30pm  Lunch

1:30-4:00pm  Afternoon Presentations (click to see list of presentations and presenters)

5:30pm Cocktails at Drury Plaza’s KickBack

6:30pm Banquet Dinner, Fun, and Auction — We will end the convention celebrating 25 years with a banquet dinner, auction and lots of fun!

Optional After Activities**

Sunday, November 12th

Day of fun that will include a variety of activities for all levels.

Monday, November 13th

2:00-5:00pm  Open House at Connie’s farm, Flutterby Gardens located in Bradenton — Connie will open up her butterfly farm for a behind-the-scenes group tour.

**Optional days and activities are not included in any pricing

Registration Details

Register today! Join us for our 25th anniversary convention. Convention registration includes meals, drinks, transportation as described in the agenda.

IBBA Members and guests  $199

Non-members  $350

Saturday night banquet only  $50

(This is for your guest or family that is not attending the convention but would like to attend the Saturday night banquet.)

Pay all at once or reserve your spot with a $50 per person deposit.

Member payment schedule:

$50 due to reserve your spot

$75 due August 31st

$75 due September 30th

Non-member payment schedule:

$50 due to reserve your spot

$300 due by August 31st 

Cancellation policy for convention registration: Cancel by September 30th for refund minus $50 fee. Registration is non-refundable after September 30th.


Drury Plaza Orlando Lake Buena Vista

We have discounted hotel guest rooms blocked for the convention. You must register for the hotel under the IBBA discount. Please make your reservations by Saturday, October 7, 2023 to receive the group rate. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability. Follow the link below to reserve your room.

Click here to reserve your room!

Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and referring to your group number 10070826.

When reserving your room, you will not be charged for your room nights until checkout. Special IBBA discounted rate of $169.00 per night with two queens or a king. Rates will be extended to 3 days prior and 3 day after the convention for those who want to come early or stay late.

In addition to the great rate, this brand new hotel offers amenities including the following:

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast – Enjoy scrambled eggs, oatmeal, fresh fruit, potatoes, pastries, the all-important coffee and more. Hot, fresh, and, best of all, free. Free hot breakfast is served daily from 6-9:30 a.m. on weekdays and 7-10 a.m. on weekends.
  • Complimentary Evening Drinks and Snacks* – Join us from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. every evening to enjoy complimentary hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback®. The Hotel features a rotating menu of hot food, beer, wine, mixed drinks and soft drinks.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Throughout the Hotel – Get the score, check social networks or email family members in the hotel!
  • On-Site Facilities – Take advantage of the business center, fitness center or pool while away from home. Print boarding passes, finish a presentation or check e-mail in the Hotel’s business centers.
  • Resort-style outdoor pool, an arcade, 2 restaurants and bar.
  • Discounted parking rate of $15 per day (regular $25).
  • Located near Disney parks, this hotel offers discounted tickets (contact concierge prior to stay for the best deals) and free shuttles to and from the parks.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Support the convention! Become a sponsor. These opportunities include advertisement in the convention program.

$1,000  Premier Sponsor, full page inside front or inside back 

$750  Swallowtail Sponsor, full page interior

$500  Monarch Sponsor, half page

$250  Red Admiral Sponsor, half page

$100  Queen Sponsor, quarter page

$50  Painted Lady Sponsor, quarter page

$25  Cabbage White Sponsor, listing


Click here to become a sponsor!


Other ways to support the convention:

Bring an auction item. The Saturday night auction is so much fun! We will have a live and silent auction and we need items donated to make it a success. The auction helps keep the convention costs low.

Set up a vendor table. Vendor tables are available for you to set up items to sell to fellow attendees. The tables will be up all day Saturday. 

Donate items for the goody bags. All attendees will be given a goody bag at registration. Items needed.

Shop convention merchandise

Welcome to our exclusive online store featuring IBBA merchandise, available for a limited time only. Embrace the essence of the International Butterfly Breeders Association as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a unique touch. Don’t miss the chance to own a piece of history with our special edition merchandise adorned with the 25th Anniversary logo, showcasing an enchanting painting by our member, Rhonda Stephens. Hurry, as the store doors swing shut on Friday, September 29th. Buy today! Seize the opportunity to show the spirit of IBBA and the beauty of flight with this beautiful merchandise. 

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