Václav Novák has set up gardens, nursery, and grown bonsai in his hometown since 1999. He organized seminaries, demos and exhibitions for his bonsai. He made demos and workshops in England, France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland, Slovakia, Mexico, Brazil, China, South Africa, Vietnam, Lithuania, Slowenia, Hungary etc. The Czech Bonsai Association was founded in 1997 through his efforts. He was a President of CBA and then CBA was accepted into EBA in 1998. CBA hosted the 19th EBA-ESA Congress in Jihlava in 2003. He was an EBA board member and technical adviser in the 20th EBA Congress in San Marino in 2004.