Membership in BCI

BCI is a not-for-profit organization totally funded by membership dues, revenue from the annual convention and generous donations from our members around the world.

BCI Board or Director and the BCI Executive Directors are volunteer, non-paid positions. BCI Directors travelling to the annual convention pay their own expeses for travel, accommodation and convention registration fees.

The BCI website is for the private enjoyment of our members. There are no third-party ads that track your activities online and interrupt you with unwanted offers. The information you provide is for BCI internal use only and will not be sold to or shared with any other parties. 

Join BCI and benefit from an international perspective of Bonsai and Viewing Stone Appreciation. Find inspiration to help your practice and collection grow. Learn from our members and their achievements. Share your experiences, trees and stones with a growing and appreciative audience.

Free Registration

Follow the activities of BCI by registering to this website.

All you need is a valid e-mail address to register as a Guest. Create your personal profile and become part of BCI’s international community. You can choose to upgrade your membership BCI or unsubscribe to BCI messages at any time.

Paid Membership

BCI members have a choice of 4 paid membership plans. Online, Individual, Club and Life. Details and costs for each plans vary but all include a subscription to BCI Bonsai & Stone Appreciation Magazine. This glossy, high quality publication reports on bonsai and stone activities around the world, features stories on artists and collectors, as well as informative articles on bonsai methods, processes, and species. Stone collectors will enjoy coverage of stones from every geological area on earth.

BCI members are given first chance to register for the BCI Annual Convention held in different parts of the world and opportunities to participate in photo contests and online auctions of viewing stones. 

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