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World Alpaca Conference 2025

World Alpaca Conference 2025

January 7, 2024

March 4–9, 2025 in Ilshofen (Baden-Württemberg) – Germany

See the official WAC 2025 Website - HERE

Your hosts Robin Näsemann, Heinz Kuhne-Pfaff, Simon Klink and the entire support team are excited to welcome you as a guest to the 2025 World Alpaca Conference in Ilshofen.

With the assistance of the German Organizations AAeV., NWK, AELAS, LAREU and AZVD we have created an exciting program that will have Alpaca breeders’ hearts beat a little faster. Every attendee has an early opportunity to review and select program events they are especially interested in. 

It is our vision to make WAC 2025 an event where Alpaca breeders from all over the world come together to meet, and collaborate on all things Alpaca: culture, breeding programs, and the industry.

HIGHLIGHTS

  •  Int. Fleece Show
  •  International Lectures
  • Alpaca Show
  • Alpaca Fashion Gala
  • Stud Fee Auction
  • Social Program - Experience Three Exclusive Day Trips
  • Exhibition - Over 100 industry vendors show their products
  • Fibre processing forum - Drum carders and spinners’ collaboration and show-and-tell
  • Accommodation - Several hotels very close to the  ARENA and Stadthalle (City Hall)

Alpaca Show Judging - The participating alpacas of the Alpaca Show South will be judged by Amanda VandenBosch, USA, and Tim Hey, GB (International Alpaca Show to be confirmed). Amanda travels worldwide as an International Alpaca Judge, judging and teaching on all aspects of alpacas, fibre, and end products. Tim Hey is qualified as a British Alpaca Society halter and fleece alpaca judge. Tim has judged all over the world. 

Friday, 03/07 from 5 p.m. until Sunday, 03/09/2025 in the ARENA

Fleece Judging - Judge Arturo Pena from the USA: Judging based on the latest findings, with fibre analysis by Paul Vallely, Art of Fiber. Arturo Pena comes from Arequipa, Peru, and has made a name for himself in the USA as a renowned alpaca expert. His role as operations manager of well-known alpaca breeding farms laid the foundation for his impressive career.

Tuesday, 03/04 to Thursday, 03/06/2025 in the ARENA

Day Tours - Germany is a country rich in history, culture, and innovation. Our carefully curated day tours invite you to get up close and personal with the beating heart of this multifaceted country. Each of our tours is designed to give you a deep insight into the region - be it through its history, its culinary delights, or its technological achievements.

Conference Lectures - A busy program awaits you at the WAC 2025

Top-class speakers will present a unique lecture program, compiled, and moderated by Robin Näsemann. The program is designed in such a way that every participant can participate in all lectures. Presentations will be simultaneously interpreted.

Meetings, Lectures, Clinics - Thursday, 03/06 to Sunday, 03/09/2025

Lectures, International - Friday, 03/07/2025 in the STADTHALLE (City Hall)

Form more information view the website here

And see the event brochure here

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