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Once again, the local economic impact of the Summit (as trails tourism) was significant with over $32k spent in Columbus, 140+ hotel nights and hundreds of local meals.

Find this summary online below, as well as links to slides you’d like to quote, and contacts to carry on the conversations. Please follow us on facebook and twitter throughout the year as we cover all things trail in Georgia.
GTS 2017 ES

How did we do?

Over 200 trail lovers attended the Summit, which was a sell-out crowd and a first for us. Naturally we think it was a smashing success. But we’d love to hear your opinion too.

Take our online survey this week when you can. It contains 10 questions and it helps us and the Georgia Planning Association guide professional content choices.

Survey here:

And feel free to visit our resources page here for a list of attendees, slides you’d like to see again, and our exec summary (in progress).

Happy trails and we know you enjoyed re-discovering Columbus. Feel free to spread the word about their growing trails network and share your photos. Ours are on facebook and twitter tagged #GTS2017.

Details for the Summit

You’re all set for the Georgia Trail Summit.  We look forward to talking trails with you in Columbus; #200 are expected. The following details will enhance your Summit visit. Venue address:  801 Front Avenue, Columbus 31902
If you’re staying at the Marriott, park there for free.
Otherwise, use the Trade Center deck.  Both are in the same block of 801 Front Avenue.
Thursday, April 20
Doors open at noon for registration and networking
Program: 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Party:       5:30 to 7:30 pm
Friday, April 21
Doors open at 7:30 am for registration and networking
Program: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Party:       5:30 to 7:30 pm
MEALS (included with your registration)
  • TH – snack break; light appetizers at party
  • FR – breakfast buffet; hot lunch; snack breaks; light appetizers at party
  • SA – breakfast buffet
31 sesssions, 13 mobile workshops and two parties.
The full program is online and you will receive a printed copy upon arrival.
While there is no dress code for the Georgia Trail Summit, most people choose business casual.  Be comfortable.
Bring your own trail gear unless otherwise noted. Sign the Eventbrite waiver in advance online.
Before and during the Summit, we encourage you to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook. Use #GTS2017 and tag @gatrailsummit