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February 8, 8:00 AM - February 9, 2:30 PM

2022 Georgia Grown Agritourism Symposium

Georgia at the UGA Center for Continuing Education Hotel

Event Summary

The Georgia Grown Agriculture Commodity Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are pleased to announce the 2022 Georgia Grown Symposium being held in Athens, Georgia at the UGA Center for Continuing Education Hotel February 8 and 9.

This year’s symposium will be a two-day event with educational sessions offered on day one geared toward Georgia Grown artisan makers and agritourism operators. During Tuesday’s symposium attendees will be able to visit with exhibitors throughout the day who offer business services to Georgia Grown members.

On day two, Wednesday, February 9, attendees will have an exciting opportunity to attend an all-day farm tour to visit agritourism operations in the area and includes a chartered bus and lunch.

Paid Georgia Grown members: Don’t forget to enter your promo code for a discount on this item. Check your email for a newsletter that was sent on December 1, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. for the discount code. The subject line was “SAVE $25: Paid Georgia Grown Members ONLY.” Discount *ONLY* applies to those attending the FULL event. Georgia Grown member discounts do *NOT* apply for symposium-only tickets or exhibitors. If you are not a member of the Georgia Grown program, please visit www.georgiagrown.com/members/register to join today.

Registration closes January 24, 2022!

Two forms of registration will be offered:
(Tuesday) Symposium only: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break. The cost to attend is $100.
(Tuesday & Wednesday) Symposium and Farm Tour: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break on Tuesday. Wednesday’s farm tour includes bus fare and lunch. Farm tour tickets are limited. The cost to attend Tuesday and Wednesday is $150.

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION: Exhibitor Registration is $250 and includes 1 single-day registration (no farm tour), 1-8ft table and tablecloth, 2 chairs and a wastebasket. Electricity is available only if requested. Exhibitor Registration closes on January 24, 2022- Space is limited. Exhibitor setup: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday 2/7 and 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesday 2/8 (all exhibitor booths set up by 8:30 a.m.). Booths will be open to attendees from 8:30-5:30 on Tuesday, February 8.

Lodging Information
UGA Center for Continuing Education Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602-3603

Discounted Room Rate Reservation Cutoff Date deadline is January 7, 2022. After January 7, the hotel will no longer offer a discounted rate.
Hotel Rooms can be booked via phone at 1-800-884-1381 or 706-542-2134 or online here. Be sure to mention group code 93496.

If you have further questions, please contact Kelli Williams by email at Kelli.Williams@agr.georgia.gov. Please include SYMPOSIUM QUESTION in your subject line.