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2023 Annual OrigamiUSA Convention - Largest Origami Convention in the World, Bringing Together Origami Enthusiasts of All Skill LevelsNEW

2023 Annual OrigamiUSA Convention - Largest Origami Convention in the World, Bringing Together Origami Enthusiasts of All Skill Levels
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Date: Friday, 23 June, 2023       Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York
811 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
(212) 581-1000
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Map of Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, 811 7th Ave

The OrigamiUSA Annual Convention returns to Manhattan and the same hotel we were at in 2022, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.

About the Event
The Annual OrigamiUSA Convention held in New York is the largest origami convention in the world, and its purpose is to bring together origami enthusiasts of all skill levels, from beginner to expert, to share knowledge, techniques, and inspiration related to the art of origami.

The convention typically features workshops, classes, lectures, and exhibitions led by renowned origami artists and experts from around the world. Attendees have the opportunity to learn new origami models, meet fellow enthusiasts, and participate in hands-on activities.

Additionally, the convention hosts a large vendor area where attendees can purchase origami paper, books, and other supplies, as well as a variety of social events, including an exhibition night, an auction, and a banquet.

Overall, the Annual OrigamiUSA Convention provides a unique opportunity for origami enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the art form and connect with others who share their passion.

Event Dates
June 23 - 26, New York, NY USA

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Join your fellow folders with special guests Bodo Haag and Miyuki Kawamura!

Highlights: What to Expect
Three full days of classes from beginner to super complex.
Live classes with special guests.
Classes include model folding, lectures and techniques.
World-class origami exhibits.
Sales of books and paper.
Silent auction (rare finds and more).
Meet and fold with well-known and aspiring origami designers.

The conference will be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel(link is external), located at 811 7th Ave New York, NY 10019. The price will be $207.00/night per room, so $103.50/night for a shared room. Make your reservation now for our special room block.

Rooms can be cancelled without penalty up until 72 hours (3 days) prior to 6:00 pm EST of the check-in day, so there is no downside to reserving early. The OrigamiUSA rate is available from the night of June 21, 2023 through the night of June 29, 2023, for those who wish to explore the city before or after the convention.

On Monday night we'll hold a "We Survived!" dinner at a nearby restaurant.
Other meals are not included, but there are many local restaurants to choose from.

Detailed Information
Detailed information about all Convention 2023 activities, registration, teaching, etc., is listed in the Convention 2023 menu at the upper right. Every item (both boldface and unbolded) is a link to a page with further information.

Key Dates
May 9, 10:00 am PDT - Registration opens
May 9, 10:00 am - June 2, 9:00 pm PDT - Registration to teach
June 5, 10:00 am PDT - Preliminary class schedule posted
June 9, 10:00 am PDT - Final class schedule posted
June 9, 10:00 am - June 14, 10:00 am PDT - Request classes
June 14, 2:00 pm PDT - Class assignments posted
June 23, 2:00 pm EDT - Convention begins

Day-to-Day Overview

Friday, June 23

Registration and check-in. Opening ceremonies begin at 2:00 pm EDT. Enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants near the hotel.

Saturday, June 24-Monday, June 26
Three full days of classes from 10:00 am-5:00 pm EDT.

Sunday evening we will have an oversized folding competition with 9-foot paper!

COVID Precautions
This year there will be no special requirements for COVID: masks are recommended, but not required.

"Sorry I Can't Attend"
If you can't attend in-person, there is still a way you can participate in Convention 2023:
Order the Convention T-shirt and The Origami Collection in print or PDF form.

If you have questions about any aspect of Convention 2023, contact us at [email protected](link sends e-mail).


Friday, 23 June, 2023

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