Georgia Grown Symposium

August 28 – 29, 2024  |  8:00 AM EST

 

Join us for the premier annual gathering of Georgia Grown members at this year’s Georgia Grown Conference! This year’s event promises to be our best yet, offering a dynamic blend of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and industry insights tailored specifically for the vibrant Georgia Grown community.

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Description

We are thrilled to invite you to this year’s Georgia Grown Conference (formerly the Georgia Grown Symposium). This year’s theme, “Growing Together,” will be embodied throughout the event. More than just a conference, this is a celebration of Georgia’s thriving agribusiness sector and an opportunity to gain the knowledge and connections you need to elevate your success. We can’t wait to see you in Columbus, GA!

Wednesday, August 28th

8:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

General Session I

10:15 AM

Breakout Session I

11:00 AM

Breakout Session II

11:45 AM

Lunch & General Session II

1:30 PM

General Session III

2:30 PM

Georgia Grown Social

4:00 PM

Dinner on Your Own

 

Thursday, August 29th

9:00 AM

General Session IV

10:15 AM

Breakout Session III

11:00 AM

Breakout Session IV

11:45 AM

Lunch & General Session V

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FAQ

What is the Georgia Grown Conference?

The Georgia Grown Conference (formerly the Georgia Grown Symposium) is the annual gathering for current and potential Georgia Grown members, featuring educational sessions, networking opportunities, keynote speakers, and an exhibitor showcase.

When and where is the symposium taking place?

The symposium will be held on August 28 & 29, 2024 at the Columbus Georgia Convention & Trade Center, 801 Front Ave, Columbus, GA 31901.

Who can attend the conference?

The conference is open to all current and potential Georgia Grown members.

What is the cost of registration?

Attendees: $350
Exhibitors: $550

What is included in the registration fee? Your registration fee includes access to all educational sessions, networking events, the exhibitor showcase, keynote speeches, and meals provided during the symposium. Lodging is NOT included in the registration fee.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations made before August 5th will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will not be refunded. Please contact Kelli Williams at Kelli.Williams@agr.georgia.gov for assistance with cancellations.

Are there special accommodation rates for attendees?

Yes, we have partnered with the Columbus Marriott to offer a special rate of $169 per night for symposium attendees. Click here to book. https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1693935236684&key=GRP

Is parking available at the venue?

Yes, parking is available at the Columbus Trade Center. Sheltered access is provided to both levels of the complex from a 426-car, multi-level garage. In addition to the garage, ground-level parking lots are located around the complex perimeter.

What should I bring to the conference?

We recommend bringing business cards for networking and any promotional materials if you are an exhibitor. Professional attire is also suggested.

Will meals be provided?

Yes, some meals will be provided during the conference. Your registration fee includes lunch and refreshments throughout the event.

Columbus Marriott

800 Front Avenue,

Columbus, GA 31901 

(706) 324-1800

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