Join other enthusiasts who love the beauty and enchantment of small size bonsai. The U.S. National Shohin Bonsai Exhibition will be held in the beautiful North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, North Carolina. This is a short 30 mile drive north of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Display Your Finest Shohin & Small Size Bonsai

If you have a shohin (8”) or small size bonsai (up to 12”), in height, you would like to be considered for display in the exhibition please send a photo by E-Mail to:

Only a limited number of tables are available in this unique building, don’t delay. Shohin bonsai compositions and three point displays will be featured.


Suthin Sukolosovisit

Kathy Shaner

John Romano

Sean Smith

Michael Lebanik

Marc Arpag

Michael Ryan Bell

William N. Valavanis


Best of Show

Best Evergreen Bonsai

Best Deciduous Bonsai

Best Broadleaf Bonsai

Best Tropical Bonsai

Best Mame Bonsai

Best Bonsai Companion Combination

Best Shohin Bonsai Composition Display

Complete Registration $90 Includes

Welcome Reception – Workshop Eligibility

Shohin Bonsai Exhibition & Sales Areas

All Educational Programs & Demonstrations

Sunday Morning Exhibition Critique

Optional Saturday Award Banquet $40

Official Hotel

Comfort Inn & Suites Kannapolis/Concord

3033 Cloverleaf Parkway

Kannapolis, NC 28083

(704) 795-4888

Special Exhibition Rate $99

Friday Workshops
Must be a registrant to participate in workshops
9:00am - 12:00 pm
Workshop 1   Suthin Sukolovisit
Imported Sargent Juniper $475

Workshop 2   Michael Lebanik
Collected European Olive $200

1:00 - 4:00 pm
Workshop 3    Kathy Shaner
Imported Root-over-rock Satsuki Azalea SOLD OUT

Workshop 4   John Romano
Japanese Black Pine $275
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