Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center 650 S Griffin St Dallas, TX
For nearly three decades, Dallas Safari Club’s annual convention has set the standard for sporting enthusiasts from around the world. This year’s Conservation promises to be the most successful convention yet. More than 30,000 outdoors-men and women will attend our four-day exposition Jan. 7-10, 2016 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel Dallas. While here, they’ll bid in our silent and live auctions for the world’s finest wilderness experiences and sporting equipment, marvel at our wildlife displays, and visit the booths of hundreds of exhibitors from local shops to African hunting lodges. Best of all, Conservation will raise thousands to benefit wildlife conservation and DSC and Dallas Ecological Foundation’s education programs.
Houston Safari Club Convention Auction, The Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, The Woodlands, TX
Houston Safari Club’s Annual Convention and Hunting Expo, scheduled for January 15-17, 2016 in The Woodlands, Texas, celebrates wildlife, wild places and the sporting lifestyle for thousands of visitors and exhibitors from around the globe. The three-day long exposition will feature hundreds of hunting exhibits from South Texas to South Africa and everywhere in between.
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV
John Banovich is a long time donor and supporter of Safari Club International and the Safari Club International Foundation as well as a past recipient of the CJ McElroy Award. He is a board member of the Craighead Institute and an advisory board member to the Safari Club International Foundation. Banovich is best known for painting bold and dramatic scenes of iconic wildlife and nature in its most essential form, and has achieved extraordinary popularity among art collectors and sportsmen across the globe. Through his own conservation work with the Banovich Wildscapes Foundation, and through his breathtaking visual narratives, the artist has brought the plight of wildlife and wild places to the attention of an international audience.
The Charleston Gaillard Center Charleston, SC
SEWE is a three-day showcase of everything we love about wildlife and nature. It brings together people of all ages, men and women, sportsmen and conservationists, artists and artisans, fans and families. Through an incredible lineup of events – from fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and parties, SEWE invites us all to explore our “wild” side and pay tribute to our naturally beautiful world.
John Banovich has hosted and participated in many benefits, fundraisers and exhibitions and has spent significant time traveling overseas performing extensive research for his artwork and the Banovich Wildscapes Foundation. His award-winning original paintings are owned and exhibited by noteworthy organizations, museums and important corporate and private collections across the globe.