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August 3, 2014

Governor’s Conference to highlight “The Tennessee Story”

The 61st Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development will be held November 13-14 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.

Register for the conference is now open.  This year’s conference celebrates celebrating “The Tennessee Story” and all the great things that set Tennessee apart from the competition.

Tennessee is known around the globe for its exceptional craftsmanship, dedicated workforce and one-of-a-kind experiences. From Memphis to Mountain City, the conference will showcase show special stories from communities across the state that define Tennessee as the best place in the world to live and work. 

The Full Attendee Fee is $250. Registration for  spouse is $225.

Current Students with a valid school ID may register for $50. Students must show their school ID upon check-in at registration.

The Full Attendee, Spouse and Student Fee includes:

  • All Conference Sessions
  • Admittance to the Exhibit Hall
  • Commissioner’s Luncheon on November 13
  • Governor’s Luncheon on November 14
  • Continental Breakfasts
  • Afternoon Snack Break
  •  Conference Gift

If you have not purchased a Full Attendee, Spouse or Student Registration, you may buy a separate ticket for the Commissioner’s Luncheon on November 13 at 11:30 a.m. CST or the Governor’s Luncheon on November 14  at 11:30 a.m. CST. If you would like to attend the luncheons only on both days, you must buy a separate ticket for each day. There is no discounted rate on luncheon only tickets. Single luncheon tickets may be purchased at a cost of $50 each from now until November 3 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Luncheon Only tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and quantities are limited.

Booths are available in the Governor’s Conference Exhibit Hall for $500 per 6′ x 10′ space. If your sponsorship level includes a booth, there is no need to purchase a booth separately.

The Exhibitor Fee includes:

  • Electricity, if needed
  • One table
  • Two chairs
  • Wastebasket
  • One-line identification sign and listing in the official conference agenda.

Exhibitor space is extremely limited this year and the dimensions are fixed. Reserve your space today. Organizers will  provide as many Exhibitor badges as needed to staff a booth. However, unless you have purchased one of the other registration options, exhibitor only badges do not provide admittance to conference activities, including luncheons.

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