ARC 2024 Annual Conference

  • September 04, 2024, 6:00 PM - September 05, 2024, 4:00 PM

Co-hosted by the State of Tennessee, ARC is excited to hold our annual conference, Advancing Appalachia, at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on September 4-5, 2024.

Our annual conference will highlight how our 13 states and 423 counties are working to advance Appalachia by building businesses and workforces, investing in infrastructure and tourism, and growing local leadership capacity. Each year, we feature ARC partners who work daily to strengthen Appalachia!

Call for Programming

As we start building the conference programming agenda, we want your ideas for innovative, engaging sessions! Please submit your program proposal by April 30, 2024.

Coming Soon

Conference Registration

Mark your calendar for the ARC Annual Conference on September 4-5, 2024! Conference registration will begin in June, so subscribe to our weekly newsletter to learn more!

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