The 2017 conference celebrates the timeless influence of Philip Simmons on blacksmithing.
The 18th bi-annual 2017 Southeastern Blacksmith Association (SBA) Conference will be held at the Lion’s Club Fair Grounds in Madison, Georgia, Thursday May 18th through Sunday May 21st, 2017.
Our 2017 demonstrator lineup is outstanding! Come see Zeevik Gottlieb, Shelton Browder, Gordon Williams, and Michael Saari!
Other conference events include Green Coal and Cold Coal classes, family programs, the Local Talent Forge, Iron in the Hat, forge and tool box raffles, a variety of vendors, our Friday night Banquet, Auction, and Forging Competition – plus other surprise events along the way! Camping is encouraged, and plenty amenities are provided just a stone’s throw away in Madison, Georgia.
The Philip Simmons Artist Blacksmith Guild is hosting this four day homecoming event.
The 2017 theme was chosen in celebration of Philip Simmons.
Link to -> 2017 Conference Registration form - Brochure coming soon!
Day passes will be available this year - on sale at 11am on Friday & Saturday. Or bring the whole family for the whole weekend for one low price!