2018 DGA Summer Conference
August 6-8, 2018
Chattanooga, TN 


Early Bird (Until June 29)
Member: $420
Non-Member: $815

Regular (After June 29)
Member: $470
Non-Member: $865

Online registration is available here

Full conference registration rates apply to the first two attendees.  Any additional registrations from the same company over and above the first two receive $100 off of their registration.  DGA members: registration requires you to enter in your company's username and password to receive the member rate. If you have forgotten your login information, please contact Caitlin Hyatt at . 

Conference Schedule

View the DGA Final Program

View the full schedule here or view the schedule at a glance

Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Chattanooga Downtown
407 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Tel: 423-756-5150

DGA conference attendees were eligible to receive a special rate of $139/night for a single/double room. This rate is only available until Sunday, July 8, 2018 or until the block is full. Reservations can be made online here or via telephone at 423-756-5150. Be sure to reference the Direct Gardening Association when making your reservation.  All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.

Nearby Airports

Chattanooga Airport (8 miles from hotel)
McGhee Tyson Airport (115 miles from hotel)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (127 miles from hotel)
Nashville International Airport (132 miles from airport)
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (145 miles from hotel)

Email sign-up - Would you like to receive emails about the upcoming conference?  If so, please email your contact information to  and we'll add you to our distribution list.

Explore Chattanooga - There is no shortage of entertainment during your stay in Chattanooga. Check out the links below for things to do!

Chattanooga Accolades
Chattanooga Fun Facts
Family Fun in Chattanooga
Dining Options in Chattanooga

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Interested in becoming a conference sponsor?  There are plenty of opportunities available to suit your promotional needs.  For more information, please review the sponsorship flyer.  To sign-up to become a sponsor, please complete pages 8 - 9 of the sponsorship flyer and return it to Caitlin Hyatt at .

DGA Would Like to Thank our Generous Sponsors 
As of (4-2-18)