The 38th National Stereoscopic Association Convention
July 25th-30th, 2012   •   Hilton, 3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Tickets for all banquets and meals are open to everyone. You do not need to be a registered Convention attendee to participate. All three meals will be held at The Orchid Restaurant, 3033 South Bristol Street, located in the strip mall diagonally across the intersection from the Hilton Hotel.

SSA Dinner

Stereoscopic Society of America Dinner Thursday, July 26, 2012 6:00 PM Cost: $30. Special SSA Awards to be presented.
SSA members are encouraged to attend, since some SSA announcements are likely to happen - but you do not need to be an SSA member to attend. Just after the SSA dinner begins a Belly Dancer will dance for a short period for your enjoyment. A buffet, Italian-style meal will include all of the following: 3 TYPES OF SALADS -- Chopped salad with lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, beans; 4 bean salad; lentil salad; ASSORTED ENTREES: Rosemary chicken; Vegetarian Lasagna; Plain pasta; Meatless Pasta Sauce; Meatballs/Meat Sauce; VEGETABLES: Eggplant, zucchini, carrots, tomatoes with garlic & Rosemary; DESSERT: Biscotti and other assorted cookies; BEVERAGES: Iced tea, coffee, decaffeinated coffee and tea. A full bar with beer and alcoholic and soft drinks is available, but not included.

NSA Banquet

The NSA Banquet, Saturday, July 28, 2012, 6:00 PM. Cost: $40.
A Persian-style buffet will include all of the following: APPETIZERS: Sanbouseh: Cooked Spinach & potatoes mixed with herbs, wrapped in traditional thin bread; Orchid Appetizer Combo: Eggplant cooked with yogurt, onion, garlic & herbs; Yogurt mixed with cucumber & mint; Shirazi Salad: tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, parsley & herbs, & Hummus; Borani Bademjan: Fried and cooked eggplant with yogurt, onions, garlic and herbs. SALADS: Orchid Salad: Fresh lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, black olives and feta cheese; Tabouli: A Mediterranean salad made of fresh chopped parsley, diced tomato, onions, cracked wheat and flavored with a blend of fresh herbs; Caesar Salad with homemade Caesar dressing. MAIN DISHES: BEEF, CHICKEN, VEGETARIAN, & GLUTEN FREE Beef Koobideh Kabob: Lean ground beef, skewered and charbroiled; Chicken Soltani Kabob: Boneless breast filet of chicken and lean ground chicken, skewered and charbroiled; Chicken Barg Kabob: Boneless breast filet of chicken skewered and charbroiled; Adas Polo Vegetarian: Steamed Basmati rice mixed with lentils, raisins, dates and saffron; Plain White Basmati rice; Steamed Basmati rice cooked in tomato sauce mixed with chopped green beans; ASSORTED VEGETABLES: Carrots, green peppers, potatoes, onions, curry. Freshly made Pita Bread. ASSORTED OTHER ITEMS: Jell-O, Fresh cut-up fruit, Rice Pudding, Baklava; BEVERAGES: Iced tea, hot tea,

NSA President's Breakfast

The NSA President's Breakfast Sunday, July 29, 2012, 8:00 AM. Cost: $18. You will be treated to an American-style breakfast buffet which includes all of the following: FRESH BREAD from the oven, rolls & bagels; scrambled eggs, breakfast meat, hash browns, Feta, cream cheese, butter, jam, hot oatmeal, cold cereals, yogurt; FRESH FRUITS: cantaloupe, berries, grapes, melons; JUICES: orange, cranberry, apple; BEVERAGES: Iced tea, hot tea, regular and decaffeinated coffee, and milk.

Tickets for all banquets & meals are open to everyone. You do not need to be a registered Convention attendee to attend, but you will still need to sign up using the Convention form.

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