2016 Gathering –  San Francisco

2016 Gathering – San Francisco

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...
2015 Gathering – Chicago

2015 Gathering – Chicago

The 2015 APCS Gathering was Oct. 1 - 4, 2015. Chicago The Windy City. The Second City. Chicago is the 7th largest global city responsible for setting global agendas and global commerce.  But it’s also a city which made major contributions to arts, culture, jazz,...
2014 Gathering – Amsterdam

2014 Gathering – Amsterdam

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...
2013 Gathering – Las Vegas

2013 Gathering – Las Vegas

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...
2012 Gathering – New York

2012 Gathering – New York

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...
2010 Gathering – Cincinnati

2010 Gathering – Cincinnati

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...