Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association Welcome to the website for the Tennessee Chapter!
The mission of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) is to provide professional development opportunities using various training platforms for our state-wide members thereby fostering an environment for higher ethical standards in decision-making and accountability.
Fall Conference 2020 Update Get it Done Fridays in November and December
As previously announced, the Fall 2020 Conference will instead be a virtual one this year. Instead of having seminars clustered on one day, the Tennessee Chapter of the APA will be providing several opportunities for CM hours on Fridays in November and December. Sessions will be free and cover a range of topics. Click the link below for more info and to watch the sessions on-demand.
2020 Fall Conference An Update on the 2020 Joint Tennessee/Georgia Fall Conference
Tennessee Chapter President Doug Demosi has a brief statement on the status of the 2020 Fall Conference.
COVID-19 APA Launches New COVID-19 Resources Webpage
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a significant impact on communities, and planners are on the front lines of response and recovery. APA is committed to providing resources, information, and tools to address your immediate needs and help you prepare for what is to come.
Spring 2020 Retreat Tourists, Tourneys, and Traffic: Gatlinburg 3/4-3/6
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce that the annual Spring Retreat will take place in Gatlinburg from Wednesday, March 4th through Friday, March 6th. This year's theme is Tourists, Tourneys, and Traffic. It will be held at the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott just steps from the shops and restaurants of the Parkway in Gatlinburg. Tickets, hotel reservations, an agenda, and other information is available on the Spring Retreat web page.