North America Region
The North American Bonsai Federation (NABF) was founded by Bonsai Master John Yoshio Naka in 1989 to represent all bonsai and suiseki individuals and organizations in across the North America Continent. (Canada and the US). As such, it is just one of nine regions around the globe which comprise the World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF).
It is the NABF’s mission is to support and strengthen bonsai on this continent and to carry out WBFF’s overall mission of fostering peace, friendship and goodwill in the world through bonsai and related art forms.
Since founding NABF, it has been a cornerstone of WBFF, hosting 2 World Bonsai Conventions in North America (Orlando in 1993 and Washington, DC in 2005)
NABF membership is open to all those who share a love of bonsai and related arts and who support our goals and objectives. Individual memberships are welcome as well as memberships by clubs, societies and related bonsai and suiseki organizations. To find out more about the North American Bonsai Federation, simply click the link below.
John Yoshio Naka