TNAPPA 2019 Conference

Acceleration Through Innovation

TNAPPAThe Department of Physical Plant at the University Of Memphis will be hosting the 30th Annual TNAPPA Conference May 13 & 14, 2019. 



The 30th annual TNAPPA conference will be taking place this year at the University of Memphis, May 13-14, 2019. TNAPPA (Tennessee Association of Physical Plant Administrators) is the statewide association for all educational facilities professionals in Tennessee. The event will provide facilities personnel the opportunity to network with peers throughout the state as well as Business Partners, many of who will be exhibiting the state of the art products and services. The conference program will include campus tours, educational workshops, and will feature exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services.

Register online by visiting
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Registration Fees

Registration includes the welcome reception and dinner on Tuesday May 13, breakfast, breaks, lunch, and workshops.

*Full Conference: Monday & Tuesday, May 13, 14, 2019
Full Conference TNAPPA Member, Early Bird $250
Full Conference Non-TNAPPA Member, Early Bird $300
Full Conference TNAPPA Member $300
Full Conference Non-TNAPPA Member $350
Tuesday Only: May 14, 2019
Tuesday Only TNAPPA Member, Early Bird $200
Tuesday Only Non-TNAPPA Member, Early Bird $250
Tuesday Only TNAPPA Member $230
Tuesday Only Non-TNAPPA Member $280
*Full refund up to April 29, 2019 at 11:59 pm, minus the $25 processing fee. No refunds will be processed after April 29, 2019 at 12:00 am.
Golf Tournament
Due to low registration the Golf Tournament has been cancelled. All current registered participants, who have paid for the Golf Tournament, will receive a full refund.
Monday, May 13, 2019 at Galloway Golf Course $65
Graceland (Home of Elvis - see link below)
(Banquet includes: Dinner, Elvis Experience Tour, and transportation to and from the University of Memphis, to the venue)

Hotel Reservations

Room blocks have been placed at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis and the Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel. Discounted rates are available through the date of the conference.

University of Memphis-Holiday Inn (Rate: $149)
Fogelman Executive Center (Rates: $90.00)

Reservations are currently being accepted at the University of Memphis-Holiday Inn. You can contact the Memphis-Holiday Inn at 901-678-8200 or go online to and use the 3-letter booking code TNA.

Reservations are currently being accepted at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel. Reservations cannot be made online, so please call 901-678-5410 to book your room at Fogelman.

Tour Information

Self-guided campus walking tours are encouraged throughout the event. A treasure hunt will be located in the Conference Program Guide of your registration packet. We invite you to travel into some of our buildings to discover some of the hidden treasures located throughout our campus.
Self-guided Walking Tour Maps will be available in your registration packet.

Additionally, you can select from one of two tour times that will be conducted Monday, 13, 2019 of the University of Memphis Park Avenue Campus. Tours will include an interior tour of the new Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center and Community Health Building.

Tour 1: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 13 – Park Avenue

  • 13 registrants per tour
  • The Blue Line, the campus’ bus shuttle will provide transportation
  • Contact Kathy Johnson at to sign-up and for more information about the tours.

Tour 2: 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 – Park Avenue

  • 13 registrants per tour
  • The Blue Line, the campus’ bus shuttle will provide transportation
  • Contact Kathy Johnson at to sign-up and for more information about the tours.

Call for Proposals

The upcoming TNAPPA Annual Conference will include fifteen 45-minute workshops; Tuesday, May 14th. The conference is an opportunity to provide information and education to facilities professionals from higher education institutions throughout Tennessee. Speakers often cover topics related to facilities maintenance, management, administration, repairs and improvements, as well as construction, but other topics that would provide professional development for the conference participants are also welcome.

To be considered as a presenter, please submit the following to

  • Name, credentials and brief biography of presenter(s)
  • Name of organization and type (government, private, non-profit)
  • Title of Presentation
  • Short narrative
  • Presentation materials
  • Audio/visual needs

Proposals will be accepted through Friday, March 8, 2019. A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your materials for consideration by the 2019 TNAPPA Conference Committee and final selection and notification to the presenters will be provided by Friday, March 15, 2019.

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