Tennessee Paddlesports Association

Growing, Protecting, Supporting Tennessee's Paddlesports Businesses

TN Paddlesports Association Conference

  • October 13, 2021
  • 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM (CDT)
  • Cordell Hull Building, Room 8C, Nashville, TN


  • For outfitters making contributions to TPA's financial plan.
  • For members who have paid dues for 2021 but who are not participating in the broader TPA financial plan
  • For paddlesports outfitters who are not members of the TN Paddlesports Assocation

Registration is closed

This year's annual conference will focus on fee, regulatory and tourism issues.  The TN Paddlesports Association conference will take place on October 13, 2021 in Nashville, TN. 


8:30 to 9:15 Coffee

9:15 to 9:45 State of the Industry and Issue Report David Brown, TPA Executive Director

9:45 to 10:00 Courtney Atnip, TPA Lobbyist. Outlook for legislative session.

10:00 to 10:30 State Senator Kerry Roberts, Chairman Joint Government Operations Committee

10:30 to 10:45 Break

10:45 to Noon TACIR Paddlesports and Outdoor Recreation Study,  Jennifer Barrie, staff Tennessee Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations

Noon to 1:00 Lunch and roundtable discussions

1:00 to 1:30 Commissioner Mark Ezell, TN Department of Tourist Development

1:30 to 2:00 TWRA Fees and Regulations. Chris Richardson, Deputy Director, TWRA

2:00 to 2:30 TN State Parks (invited)

2:30 to 3:00  What’s Next to Advance Your Interest in Nashville. David Brown/Courtney Atnip

3:15 Adjourn

Tennessee Paddlesports Association, PO Box 66, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871   

+1 833 304 6484


TN Paddlesports Association is a non-profit corporation

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