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New Dates

August 26-29, 2020

Roberts Centre Hotel & Conference Center
123 Gano Road
Wilmington, Ohio 45177

If you are booking a hotel room for the 2020 National Specialty, please note that central reservations cannot book in the room block so you have to contact the hotel directly. The NEW individual call-in block is PBGVCA.  The name of the block is “PBGVCA Ind.” Guest should be instructed to call 937-283-3200 and select option Number 3. Room rate is $126 per night.

Roberts Centre also has full hookups for RVs reserved by calling the hotel.

Megan Esherick, Show Chair, clancypbgv@gmail.com
Sue Smyth, Assistant Show Chair, Oldyork2002@aol.com



Roberts Centre is located in the middle of three of the largest cities in Ohio: Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton. With the region's largest convention center, the luxurious Holiday Inn hotel, and everyone's hometown favorite Max & Erma's Restaurant all on site, Roberts Centre is a wonderful break from the hustle and bustle of city living.

When you visit Roberts Centre, you may never want to leave and you certainly won't wonder where to plan your next conference, show or visit!

The conference centre includes the Holiday Inn hotel, Max & Erma's restaurant, and an 80,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art convention center all on site! The site includes:

  • Hot water dog bathing facilities
  • Electricity for grooming space
  • An extra-large, convenient unloading/loading dock
  • Ample parking for vehicles and RVs
  • Outdoor fenced exercise areas

Area Attractions

Things to Do in Southwest Ohio
Because Roberts Centre is centrally located between major cities in Southwest Ohio, our hotel and conference center is just a short drive to some of Ohio's best area attractions. See below for a list of the top things to do in Wilmington, Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus.

Wilmington Local
Ozone Zipline Canopy Tour
Historic General Denver Hotel
Murphy Theatre
Tanger Outlets
Caesar Creek State Park

National Museum of the US Air Force
Victoria Theatre Association / Schuster Center
Dayton Art Institute
Fifth Third Field (Home of the Dayton Dragons)
Carillon Historical Park

Kings Island
Beach Waterpark
Newport Aquarium
Cincinnati Music Hall
Aronoff Center for the Arts
Professional Sports (Cincinnati Reds MLB and Cincinnati Bengals NFL)

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Columbus Museum of Art
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Ohio Theater



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