BRAIDS 2025 – Sixth International Braiding Conference
We are delighted to announce the next international braiding conference, Rockin’ Braids and Bands will take place in 2025 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The conference will be held jointly between the American Kumihimo Society and The Braid Society at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), Cleveland, Ohio from Sunday June 15 to Saturday, June 21, 2025.
The conference talks, workshops and other activities will be held in the Tinkum Veale and Thwing buildings in University Circle and accommodation will be provided in the University accommodation a short walk away.
University Circle is also the home to the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Botanical Garden and the Natural History Museum. These are all within easy walking distance of CWRU. The world famous, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a short ride away.
Cleveland is very well located in the United States on the shore of Lake Erie and has an interesting, industrial history. It has an international airport with easy transport from the airport to the University.
Planning for the conference is well underway and more details will be published in the next few months. Registration will begin later in 2024 and we look forward to presenting an exciting programme for our Sixth Conference.

Cleveland sign at Edgewater Park

Cleveland Museum of Art

Case Western Reserve University