2018 TBA Conference – Schedule Online

Kent WIlliams

The TBA Fall Conference is Oct. 12 & 13 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN.  

Confirmed speakers include Kent WilliamsJoel Hausser, Dennis Barry, Mike Torda, Howard Kerr, Michael Wilson, and Kris Kinser. Click here for the tentative schedule for the classes (subject to change).

Click here to download the registration form. Early registration ends September 28.

Below are our preferred hotels. Be sure to follow the instructions to receive the special TBA rate:
Fairfield Inn & Suites
1200 Sams St.
$109/night plus tax
Book before Oct 4. Call 931-854-1050 and specify you are with the Tennessee Beekeepers Association or click here to book online.
Includes complimentary extended continental breakfast, WiFi, indoor swimming pool.

Quality Inn
970 S. Jefferson Ave.
$72.99/night plus tax
Book before Sept 28, Call 931-526-7125 and hit ‘0’. Let the Front Desk Agent know you would like to reserve a room in an existing block named TN Beekeepers.
Includes complimentary hot buffet breakfast, wifi, business center, fitness center, and indoor/outdoor pool.

Interested in RV camping at Hyder-Burks? Click here for details.

Vendors: The following vendors will be attending. Many will offer show specials and allow you to save non shipping by ordering in advance of the meeting:
Kelley Beekeeping
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm
Mann Lake
Dadant & Sons
Rossman Apiaries
Bon Aqua Springs Apiaries and Woodenware

Bring your honey and bee-related photography for the 2018 George DeBusk Honey Show. Click here for the rules and guidelines.

The TBA Board of Directors will meet Thursday night, October 11 at 7pm (central time).

Check back here and watch your Hive Tool newsletter for details on this big event.

Vendors! Click here to download the vendor registration form. Vendor space is limited.