National Open Salt Convention for 2013

Was Hosted By
New England Society of Open Salt Collectors
Newport , Rhode Island

  • Schedule of Events

    Thursday Evening

    7pm - 10pm Registration - Hospitality Room
    Pick up convention packets, convention salts

  • Drop off door prizes
    8pm - 9pm Tenderfoot meeting
  • Friday

    Buy and Sell
    Ed Bowman is a Very good friend to all!


    Judy just told Rod about a Moorcroft Moonlit Blue salt she didnt buy on Ebay, I dont know how she knew so early about a salt that was going to sell 7 weeks later! Freaky!

    7:30 - 9am Continental breakfast
    7:30 - 8:30am Registration
    8:30 - 9:45am 1st Buy and Sell session
    9:45 - 10:30 Opening session
    10:30 - 11am Speaker: Evan Smith, President & CEO of Discover Newport
    11am - 12pm Speaker: Kirk Nelson - Mt Washington and Pairpoint Cos.
    12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
    2 - 5pm Viking tours of Newport
    5 - 6pm 2nd Buy and Sell session
    6pm Dinner on your own
    8pm -10pm Hospitality Room


    7:30 - 8am Display set-up
    7:30 - 9 am Continental breakfast
    8:00 - 8:15am Display judging
    8:15 - 9 am View displays and voting for People’s Choice award
    9:15-10:15am Speaker: Jim Watson - Cambridge Swans
    10:30 - 11:30am Speaker: Kent Hudson - English Ceramics
    12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
    2:00 - 4:30pm Reverse Auction
    6:00 - 7:00pm Cocktail hour
    Chinese Auction for Throw-down baskets
    7:00-8:30 pm Dinner
    8:30 pm Newport Salt Raffle
    Display awards
    Drawing for throw-down baskets
    Passing of the Torch