How to Join Our Society!
Any person interested in orchid growing or any organization or entity dealing with any aspect of the orchid industry, who/that agrees to bind himself/itself under this By-Laws, and commits to abide by all rules and regulations of the Society, may be admitted as Member.
- Monthly Newsletter Bulletin
- Two (2) issues Philippine Orchid Review Magazine
- Monthly meeting (every third Saturday of the month) where the members can attend talks, slides or film shows on aspects of orchid diversity and culture.
- Organize tour to different gardens, centers, events and shows.
- Free entrance to POS orchid shows.
- Discounted rate on seminars organized by the P.O.S
- Christmas Party Invitation
Individual Membership Fee : Php 1,200.00 annually
Couple Membership Fee : Php 2,000.00 annually
Association Membership Fee : Php 2,000.00 annually
Lifetime Membership : Php 15,000.00
Individual Foreign Membership : USD$ 80.00 annually
Monthly General Membership Meetings– The Philippine Orchid Society usually meet on every 3rd Saturday of the month. This event could either be a field trip to orchid nurseries in the provinces or a meeting at the POS office, at residence of a member here in Metro Manila or at one of the nurseries at Manila Seedling Bank. The agenda of the monthly meetings includes a lecture on various cultural practices on orchids, induction of new members, presentation and announcement of pertinent matters.
Orchid & Garden Shows— Garden shows usually happen twice a year. It is scheduled during the February – March & August – September. The two garden shows a year coincides with the flowering of the Phalaenopsis and Dendrobium (February) and the Waling – Waling (Vanda sanderiana) (August ). This is usually a 12 day (1 week ) event, with the opening on a Thursday, and becomes open to the public on the following Friday up to the second Sunday. There was also instances when the garden show extended up to 3 weeks (the longest ever). Orchid Hunting, Out of Town / Out of Country Trips.
Special Orchid trainings during summer– usually a comprehensive orchid growing training workshop, orchid embryo / tissue culture training, orchid judging training or other special trainings /lectures.
Christmas Party– usually on the first week of December.