2018 Annual Conference & Forestry Expo

Monday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Hilton Head, South Carolina

The Georgia Forestry Association’s Annual Conference & Forestry Expo draws a diverse crowd of forest landowners, forest-industry professionals, and forest-based businesses to learn about forest advocacy issues in our state and to network with others in the forestry community.


Tentative Schedule of Events

Please note the conference runs from a Monday to a Wednesday this year. Click the button below to see the tentative schedule for the 2018 Annual Conference. 

Schedule of Events

Hotel Booking

We have arranged a block of rooms for our membership at The Westin Hilton Head Island Restort & Spa at an event rate of $275/night. 

To reserve your stay, click the link below. 

Book Online

Attendee Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference

June 15, 2018: Early Bird Registration Deadline

July 18, 2018: Registration Deadline

Download Attendee Registration Form

Begin Attendee Registeration Online

Exhibitor Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference

May 4, 2018: Booth assignments will begin based on priority. 

June 23, 2018: Written cancellations must be made by this date.

Download Exhibitor Registration Form

Begin Exhibitor Registeration Online

2018 Annual Conference Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2018 Annual Conference & Forestry Expo events. sponsorship levels are listed below. Click the button below to download the 2018 Annual Conference Sponsorship Form and view all of the recognition opportunities for each level. 

Platinum: $6,000

Gold: $4,000

Silver: $2,000

Bronze: $1,000

Friend of GFA: $500

Prayer Breakfast: Any Amount 

Download Sponsor Form

Become a Sponsor Online


2018 Wise Owl Nomination

Who comes to mind when you think of Georgia’s forestry family? Whom would you point to as someone whose contributions are worthy of being singled out and honored? Who has made forestry better for Georgia’s forest landowners and businesses? 

June 7, 2018: Nomination Deadline

Download Wise Own Nomination Form