Conference Archive

See pictures from many past conferences at the GALA photo website.

Click on the map to the right and see the locations of our past Conference’s

Click on the underlined year below to see that years conference schedule and more.

We are working to gather as many of the missing past schedules as we can. We need the years that are NOT underlined below. If you have back copies please contact the webmaster, to arrange posting. Thanks.

 1986-GALA Gathering Freedom Maine
1.   1987: First GALA Conference, Grave Mountain Lodge; Syria, Virginia
2.   1988: Roundtop, NY “Catskill”
3.   1989: Oglebay, WV
4.   1990: Killington, VT
5.   1991: Hagertown, Maryland “Black Eyed Susan Conference”
1992: No GALA Conference; ILA had their conference in Burlington, VT
6.   1993: Lancaster, PA “The Small Llama Producer” Chair: John Zerfe; Lancaster Host
7.   1994: Freedom, Maine “GALA Goes to Camp” Chair: Maine Llama Association Members; Hidden Valley Camp
8.   1995: Ocean City, Maryland “Beach Party” Chair: Barb Berg; The Carousel
9.   1996: Farmington, CT “A Harvest in New England” Chairs: Pat and Kate Bars with Sandy and Marc Page. Farmington Marriott
10. 1997: Rome, New York “Lama Trek 97” Chair: Gail Yohe: The Beeches Conference Center
11. 1998: Wilkes Barre PA- “Meet Me in the Woods” Chairs: Karen O’Neill and Dick Snyder; Woodlands
12. 1999: Lancaster PA (joint conference with LAMAS) “Moving Toward the New Millennium” Chairs: Karen O’Neill and Bo Morris
13. 2000: Sugarbush Inn VT “Warm and Woolly in the Yurt” Chairs: Herd of Northern Vermont
14. 2001: West Springfield, MA, “Lamas En Mass- An Owner’s Manual” Chair: Sandy Page; Best Western
15. 2002: Bushkill, PA “Hands on Lamas” Chairs: Dan Goodyear and Lars Garrison; Pocmont Resort
16. 2003: Bushkill, PA “Hands on Lamas” Chairs: Dan Goodyear, Hilary Ware and John Conroy; Pocmont Resort
17. 2004: South Portland, Maine “Lamas-The Way Life Should Be” Chairs: Shari Templeton & Jane Dunstan; Sable Oaks Marriott
18. 2005: Charlottesville, Virginia “Back to School” (joint conf. with LAMAS) Chair: Paige McGrath and Marian Bruffy; Doubletree
19. 2006: West Springfield, MA “The Tapestry of Life” Chair: Pam Brisson; Best Western
20. 2007: Harrisburg, PA “Tassels to Toes” Chairs: Carol Reigh and Anita Collins; Four Points Sheraton
21. 2008: Meriden, CT- “Working Together” Chair: Lynn Pomerleau; Four Points Sheraton
22. 2009: Ithaca, NY- “Falling for Lamas” Chairs: Dawn Bishop and Cheryl Germaine; Clarion
23. 2010: Grantville/Hershey, PA “The Magic of Llamas” Chairs: Carol Reigh and Anita Collins; Holiday Inn
24. 2011: Farmington, CT- “Back to Basics” Chairs: Kelly Ralph and Pat Elias; Farmington Marriott
25. 2012: Grantville/Hershey, PA “Camelids Warm our Hearts” Chair: Kelly Ralph; Holiday Inn
26. 2013: – Webpage: Albany, NY “Lamas on Parade” Chairs: Katrina Capasso; Charlotte Sankey; Deb Marcou; Century House Latham NY
27. 2014 – Webpage: South Portland, Maine “Enjoying Lamas” Chairs: Hilary Ware & Terry Beal; Sable Oaks Marriott
28. 2015 – Webpage: Reading, Pa. “Join The Magic” Chairs: Anita Collins, Carol Millard & Carol Reigh; Inn at Reading
29. 2016Webpage: Reading, Pa. “Year Of The Camelid” Chairs: Kelly Ralph & Carol Reigh; Inn at Reading
30. 2017Webpage: Corning, NY “30 Colorful Years” Chairs: Dawn Bishop and Cheryl Germain; Radisson Hotel Corning
31. 2018 – Webpage: Lancaster, Pa. “Lamas…Your BFF!” Chairs: Barb Baker, Carol Reigh & Kelly Ralph; DoubleTree Lancaster Resort
32. 2019Webpage: Reading, Pa. “Exploring Lamas” Chairs: Carol Reigh, Anita Collins & Kelly Ralph; Inn at Reading
—  2020 – Webpage: Richmond, Va. “Back To The Future.” Chairs: Barb Baker, Deb Gaskill & Paige McGrath; DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian. Canceled due to Covid19 pandemic. Everyone stay safe.
33. 2021 – Webpage: Richmond, Va. “Back To The Future.” Chairs: Barb Baker, Deb Gaskill & Paige McGrath; DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond – Midlothian.

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