World Orchid Conference
Conferences have been held every three years since 1954.
provide an opportunity to bring the global orchid community together. The orchid show includes displays from
countries around the world and is enjoyed by both attendees and host city residents. Part of the Conference
is a scientific lecture program, together with a social program including tours of the surrounding
The 21st World
Orchid Conference took place in Johannesburg in
September 2014. A photographic record has now been added to the WOC Galleries .
conclusion of a highly successful event the Trustees confirmed:
The 22nd WOC will take place in Guayaquil, Ecuador 8 -
12 November 2017. Full information on the event is available on the organisers' web site at www.woc22.com
A Taiwanese bid to host the 23rd WOC in 2020 has been
provisionally selected from the 5 applications submitted for the event
The next opportunity to host the event will be in 2023. If your
group is interested to learn more about hosting this event, please review our guidelines. The deadline for applications to host the 2023 WOC is no later than September