Conventions Past

The Golden Glow of Christmas Past® has built a rich history of incredibly memorable Annual Conventions. Take a look back at what made each convention so very special…the places, the hosts, the collections, the events, and of course mostly, the members!

41st Annual Convention: 2021 Norfolk, Virginia

An Atomic Christmas: Welcome to the Nuclear Age!

40th Annual Convention: 2020 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A Very Merry Pittsburgh Christmas in the Steel City

39th Annual Convention: 2019 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 7

38th Annual Convention: 2018 Cincinnati, Ohio

Christmas in the Queen City

37th Annual Convention: 2017 Asheville, North Carolina

Christmas in the Enchanted Forest

36th Annual Convention: 2016 Rye, New York

Christmas All Around the World

35th Annual Convention: 2015 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 6

34th Annual Convention: 2014 Chicago, Illinois

Santa Sells! The Retailing of the Christmas Story

33rd Annual Convention: 2013 Lansing, Michigan

Water-Winter Wonderland

32nd Annual Convention: 2012 Asheville, North Carolina

A Southern Appalachian Christmas

31st Annual Convention: 2011 Rye, New York

It’s Christmas Time in the City

30th Annual Convention: 2010 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A Patriotic Christmas

29th Annual Convention: 2009 Sacramento, California

California Dreamin’

28th Annual Convention: 2008 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 5

27th Annual Convention: 2007 Columbus, Ohio

Heartland Christmas

26th Annual Convention: 2006 Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 4

25th Annual Convention: 2005 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Our Silver Anniversary

24th Annual Convention: 2004 Lansing, Michigan

Colors of Christmas

23rd Annual Convention: 2003 Minneapolis, Minnesota

A Nostalgic Christmas

22nd Annual Convention: 2002 Columbus, Ohio

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert: A Christmas Fantasy

21st Annual Convention: 2001 Sturbridge, Massachusetts

A New England Christmas

20th Annual Convention: 2000 Albany, New York

An Old-Fashioned Homemade New York Christmas

19th Annual Convention: 1999 Lansing, Michigan

Christmas Through the Decades

18th Annual Convention: 1998 Reading, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 3

17th Annual Convention: 1997 Madison, Wisconsin

16th Annual Convention: 1996 Louisville, Kentucky

15th Annual Convention: 1995 Reading, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas, Part 2

14th Annual Convention: 1994 Madison, Wisconsin

13th Annual Convention: 1993 San Mateo, California

Christmas: A World of Tradition

12th Annual Convention: 1992 Reading, Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania Christmas

11th Annual Convention: 1991 Little Rock, Arkansas

10th Annual Convention: 1990 Minnetonka, Minnesota

9th Annual Convention: 1989 Louisville, Kentucky

8th Annual Convention: 1988 Lenexa, Kansas

7th Annual Convention: 1987 Golden, Colorado

6th Annual Convention: 1986 Grand Rapids, Michigan

5th Annual Convention: 1985 Chicago, Illinois

4th Annual Convention: 1984 Rochester, New York

3rd Annual Convention: 1983 Princeton, Wisconsin

Third Annual Bulb Meet

2nd Annual Convention: 1982 Plymouth, Minnesota

Second Annual Bulb Meet

1st Annual Convention: 1981 Brookville, Ohio

First Annual Bulb Meet