Horticultural Inspection Society
Southern Chapter (HIS-SC)

Meeting Information

The Horticulture Inspection Society-Southern Chapter is hosting its 20th Annual Workshop and SANC Training Events September 10th-14th in Rogers, Arkansas.

The Country Inn and Suites, located at 4304 W. Walnut Street in Rogers, Arkansas, has graciously agreed to accommodate us at a rate of $79.00/night ($90.46/night with taxes included). Reservations can be made by calling (479) 633-0055. Make sure to give them the group code Arkansas Agriculture/HISSC. Check in will be at 3:00pm on Monday, September 10th, 2018. Check out will be by noon Friday, September 14th, 2018. The hotel website can be found at www.countryinns.com/bentonvillear

If flying, the hotel has a shuttle available to facilitate your travel to and from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA). Two shuttle vans will also be provided by HISSC to insure that you get where you need to go during the meeting. Those who are flying need to provide me with your flight schedules as soon as possible. This will allow me to make the shuttle arrangements, etc.  (See contact info at bottom of page)

In order to register and obtain membership, you will need to visit the HISSC website at www.hissc.org. The registration and membership forms can be accessed from this page by clicking the “Membership Information” tab and scrolling to the bottom. There you will find the membership and the registration forms. The 2018 registration fee is $150. The membership fee is $15. The deadline for registration is August 3, 2018.

The 20th Annual Workshop and SANC Training Events will be packed full of informative presentations and hands-on training exercises (SEE AGENDA). It is our goal to provide you with the essential tools and training that you will need to accomplish your daily activities out in the field.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Jayla Ritchie-AR
Vice President of HISSC

Membership dues are only $15.

Hotel Location: https://www.countryinns.com/rogers-hotel-ar-72756/arbenton

Agenda (as July 18, 2018): Welcome to Arkansas! Click for the Agenda!

Tour Information: https://crystalbridges.org/about/

Meeting Registration: $150

Please fill out the Registration Form