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Governor’s Conference Scholarship

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is pleased to announce scholarships are available to cover registration fees for the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Hospitality hosted by the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association Oct. 4-6 in Gatlinburg. Do not delay in applying! Please read the attached document and complete the application. Applications are due by email Sept. 11, 2017 and award notifications will be made by Sept 15, 2017.

Realizing that budgets are limited, we know many tourism partners must make difficult choices when choosing which conference to attend. The opportunity to attend the Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Hospitality provides those working in the Tennessee tourism industry a chance to meet annually, attend educational seminars and network with industry partners. For more on the conference visit
Those who are awarded will be registered by TDTD and the fee will be paid directly to TNHTA. Awardees are responsible for travel and lodging.
For additional questions, please contact Melanie Beauchamp at 616-741-9009 or