Connie, Greater Kansas City Iris Society is hosting the AIS National Convention in 2009!
Powell Garden is one of the Guest gardens and is a lovely facility!
KC doesn't have a website up yet for the Convention but assume they soon will. Here is the info:
2009 Convention Chairperson:
Debora Hughes, 3395 Utah Road, Wellsville, KS 66092
phone: (785) 883-4737
2009 Convention Hotel:
Doubletree Hotel-Overland Park, 10100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66210
phone: (913) 451-6100
10606 Timber Ridge Street
Dubuque, IA 52001-8268