2019 Southern Blacksmith Association Conference
May 16-18, 2019
Madison, GA

Welcome and Thanks!

The 2017 conference celebrated the timeless influence of Philip Simmons on blacksmithing. Thanks to the over 700 attendees of the 2017 conference - we look forward to seeing you in 2019.


The 19th bi-annual 2019 Southeastern Blacksmith Association (SBA) Conference will be held at the Lion’s Club Fair Grounds in Madison, Georgia, Thursday May 16th through Saturday May 18th, 2019.

Our 2019 demonstrator lineup will include: Mark Asprey and Steve Parker

Other conference events will include Green Coal classes, family programs, the Local Talent Forge, Iron in the Hat, forge and tool box raffles, a variety of vendors, our Friday night Banquet, Auction, and Forging Competition – plus other surprise events along the way!

The Alex Bealer Blacksmith Asscociation will be hosting this three day homecoming event.