Governor's Conference on Hospitality & Tourism 2024

Wednesday, September 25, 2024
9:00 AM (EDT)
to Friday, September 27, 2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

The annual Tennessee Governor's Conference on Hospitality and Tourism (GCHT), produced by the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association (TNHTA) in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development brings together representatives of the state's travel and tourism industry, including attractions, hoteliers, restaurateurs, destination management/marketing organizations, tour operators, educational institutions offering tourism/hospitality programs, tourism-related government agencies, and suppliers of goods and services of the tourism industry.

Full attendee registration includes admission to all general and breakout sessions, meal functions/refreshment breaks, opening night evening reception at the Hunter Museum of Art, trade show, and the Stars of the Industry Awards Dinner. There are also sponsorship opportunities available. 

Attendee Registration and refund policies: All who attend the conference must be registered and paid in full prior to their entry into the event. If an attendee must cancel on or before August 31, a refund will be issued to the original form of payment. We regret that refunds cannot be made after August 31; however, substitutions are allowed within the same organization.

Credits Price
Early Bird Member
  Registration Ends 7/31/24 at 11:59 PM CDT
Early Bird Not Yet Member
Registration Ends 7/31/24 at 11:59 PM CDT
Credits Price
Chattanooga Choo Choo Sponsor
Governor's Lunch Sponsor
Walnut Street Bridge Sponsor: Thu/Fri Breakfast
Walnut Street Bridge Sponsor: Silent Auction
Walnut Street Bridge Sponsor: Stars Reception
Walnut Street Bridge Sponsor: Photo Booth
Lookout Sponsor
Member Tri-Star Exhibitor Sponsor
Not Yet Member Tri-Star Exhibitor Sponsor

Take advantage of the room blocks at The Chattanoogan and the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown to secure your lodging for this year's event. 

To secure your room at The Chattanoogan, please call the hotel directly at (423) 756-3400.  Provide the front desk the arrival date and group name -  9.24.24 TN Governors Conference or group code- GTNGC. OR book through the link,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Cut off for group rate bookings 8/25/2024.

To secure your room at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown, please call the hotel directly at (423) 456-0002 and reference M-QC95F8A and Governor's Conference on Hospitality and Tourism. OR follow this link Book your group rate for TNHTA Governors Conference.

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development offers scholarships for industry partners to attend the Governor's Conference on Hospitality and Tourism. Please click HERE for grant overview and application.

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Brittany Barragan

Brittany Barragan

Director of Education & Events, Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association

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