TPA Summer Convention

Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin, Tennessee · July 12-13, 2018

Only attending the State Press Awards Banquet? No registration fee. Click here for the appropriate registration form.

Lodging reservation deadline is Friday, June 8! Call the hotel at 800-228-9290 or 615-261-6100 for reservations. Rate is $153 single or double plus tax per night. Group rate code is TPA. Or reserve online at

Convention registration deadline is Friday, July 6. No refunds for cancellations received after 5 p.m. EDT July 6. Registration after that date incurs a $25 late fee. All participants must pay a registration fee except those attending ONLY the State Press Contests Awards Banquet.

Special diet needs: You can indicate any special needs in the "Special Instructions" box.

Questions? Contact Robyn Gentile at 865-584-5761 ext. 105.

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Attendee's name as desired to appear on badge. Email address is for convention related updates. Child registration is for children 12 and under.


  • Attending only the State Press Contests Awards Banquet? Click here for your registration form.
  • Registration fees shown in the pull-down menu below indicate a $10 per person discount if registering before 5 p.m. EDT June 22.

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Additional fees apply where indicated. Please select only one option per event.

You can note special dietary needs in the box found above, "Special Instructions.",


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