Beaumont welcomes the Herb Society of America to the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza October 28-29, 2016 for the organization’s South Central District Gathering.

“This is our first year to host the conference in Beaumont and we want people to know it’s open the public,” says Mary Doebbeling, Membership Delegate for the South Central District of The Herb Society of America. “We will have attendees from throughout Texas, Louisiana & Arkansas and would love to see many local faces as well.”

Throughout history people have valued the aesthetic, fragrant, medicinal, and culinary properties of herbs. With over forty units located in seven regional membership districts, The Herb Society of America promotes herbs as valuable, useful, and essential parts of everyday life.

The organization’s print and digital resources, provide windows into herbal history and lore, growing tips, and techniques as well as details on many herbal uses. The organization is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community.

"It was a pleasure working with this convention client to bring the Herb Society's annual meeting to Beaumont for the first time," states Rebecca Woodland, Convention Sales Manager. "By showcasing the myriad of gardens and botanical treasures found in our area, particularly during my CVB-coordinated site visit -- a free service we give to our clients who book their overnight meetings through the Beaumont CVB -- I was  able to guide the meeting planner through the process so that Beaumont became the 'right' destination for this organization and set the stage for a positive, memorable and unique meeting experience." 

Host hotel for the event is the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont Plaza located at 3950 Interstate 10 South in Beaumont, Texas. For reservations call (409) 842-5995 or (888) 465-4329. 

For more information, please visit, call Mary Doebbeling at (817) 475-6069 or email,