2019 Annual Conference Attracts 530+ Attendees

More than 530 forest landowners and forestry professionals gathered for the Georgia Forestry Association’s 2019 Annual Conference & Forestry Expo on July 26-28, 2019, on Jekyll Island. 

“We are extremely grateful for the support of the attendees, sponsors and exhibitors of this year’s event,” GFA President & CEO Andres Villegas said. “The support and excitement that surrounds this event is one of the many reasons that Georgia is well-recognized as a global leader in forestry.”

If you missed the conference this year, don’t worry! The 2020 Annual Conference will return to Jekyll Island on July 24-26, 2020. Make sure to save the date! In the meantime, check out the conference photos, educational session videos and awardees from this year’s event. 

Conference Photos

Photos from golf, educational sessions, the exhibit hall and social functions can be found and downloaded from Google Photos or Facebook. Tag yourself and/or share with friends! 

Session Videos

Videos from each session at the conference are available to view. Our communications team is busy trying to finish all the sessions, but you can view the completed videos here.


Several awards were presented at the Conference, including the 2019 Wise Owl Award, Evergreen Award, Tree Farmer of the Year and Champion of Forestry. Click here to learn more about this year’s recipients. 

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