Register for the 2017 Gathering

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Gatherings
Register for the 2017 Gathering

It is finally here!  The official registration form and agenda for the 2017 Gathering in Phoenix are attached, so start making plans and marking your calendars.  The Gathering will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Resort in Phoenix, October 26-29, 2017. A king or double room will be $191/night; or a suite will be […]

Annual Gathering: San Francisco 2016 Recap

Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: San Francisco 2016 Recap

KEEP CALM and BUY MORE PURSES was the motto for The 2016 APCS Gathering in San Francisco, June 16 to 19. Held at The Omni Hotel, an historical Florentine Renaissance Building built in 1926 was originally a bank and finance build. The hotel was a mix of old world charm with modern amenities, the perfect […]

Annual Gathering: 2015 Chicago Recap

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: 2015 Chicago Recap

The 2015 APCS Gathering was an amazing experience featuring tours of two museums, a look at the Leslie Hindman Auction house (plus auction) and two presentations by our members. Relive the experience.

Annual Gathering: Amsterdam 2014 Recap

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: Amsterdam 2014 Recap

New records for fun, fascination, and fantastic hospitality were set in May, 2014, at the 9th Annual Gathering of the Antique Purse Collectors Society. Hosted by Sigrid Ivo, Director of the Museum of Bags and Purses, it was clear from the first moment that it was going to be an incredibly special set of experiences. […]

Annual Gathering: Las Vegas 2013 Recap

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: Las Vegas 2013 Recap

The 2013 Annual Gathering was held May 17 – 19 in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. This was our first visit to Sin City for the APCS convention and it was a Vegas VIP experience for our attendees. As everyone checked in they were greeted with a cute invitation in the shape of a purse. The […]

Annual Gathering: New York 2012 Recap

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: New York 2012 Recap

The 2012 Annual Gathering of members, held May 18-20 in the heart of New York City, was quite literally, World-Class. For the first time ever we had attendees from outside the USA, including Italy, Holland and Australia. Attendance overall exploded, up 25% from the last Gathering, with a new high of 56 people. This was […]

Annual Gathering : Cincinnati 2010 Recap

Posted by on May 25, 2010 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering : Cincinnati 2010 Recap

Just when I thought the Annual Gatherings could not possibly get any better, the 2010 one in Cincinnati, OH proved me wrong. Thanks to an amazing crew of volunteers, presenters and hostesses, the fun, education and bonding were unforgettable. Brand new this year was a full schedule of sensational pre-Gathering activities, expertly arranged and coordinated […]

Annual Gathering: San Francisco 2009 Recap

Posted by on May 5, 2009 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: San Francisco 2009 Recap

We started Friday late afternoon, with a Welcome Reception in a private room on the 33rd floor with a great view of the city and bay. Guests nibbled on fine cheeses, fruits, etc… sipping wine, meeting new people and putting faces with the names they have heard over the years

Annual Gathering: Minneapolis 2008 Recap

Posted by on May 5, 2008 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: Minneapolis 2008 Recap

The 2008 Annual Gathering was held in Minneapolis the weekend of May 30 through June 1 and it was bigger and better than ever. A total of 38 people attended …

Annual Gathering: Washington D.C. 2007 Recap

Posted by on May 5, 2007 in Gatherings
Annual Gathering: Washington D.C. 2007 Recap

On May 18-20, 2007, we had our Third Annual Gathering in Washington DC. Thirty-five people attended all or part of the festivities. The weekend kicked off with our Welcome Luncheon on Friday at 11:00 am …