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Operating Conference & Exhibits

July 25-27, 2016

Houston, TX 

Houston Convention Center


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The Operating Conference format is focused round table discussion. Attendees learn smart practices and lessons learned from their peers with 17 concurrent facilitated sessions to choose from. Breakout sessions with presentations from subject matter experts open the conference. Make plans to visit the exhibit hall, which will include over 100 suppliers showcasing the latest products and services available to the industry.

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Registration Fees

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Cancellation Policy

This event follows the SGA Cancellation Policy "A" when cancellation is required.


                                   Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Tuesday Lunch Tues AM Refreshment Break
          Hotel Key Cards Monday Reception      
Monday Reception Tues PM Refreshment Break
Mon PM Refreshment Break Conference Bags      


Contact Jane Butler for information about current sponsorship opportunities.

Interested in who attends this conference? View the 2015 Event Company Title Roster Here


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Monday Afternoon Breakouts

Breakout Sessions will cover topical areas that are typically cross-functional in any given organization.  These are short 2-3 hour sessions that will be available on the Monday afternoon of the conference.



  1. Even though you will be selecting a primary roundtable that you plan to attend, you are welcome to move around the Conference and participate in any of these roundtables.
  2. Some sessions during roundtable time may be closed to gas company attendees only.  Those interested in attending specific sessions should check the mobile platform for more details or with committee members in the roundtable prior to the session.

Hotel Information


  • Hilton Americas- 1600 Lamar, Houston, TX 77010(Host Property)
    • Room Rate: $185/night (Single/Double Occupancy)
    • Call In Reservations: 1 (713) 739-8000
    • Online Reservations

“Event attendees must contact the hotel directly (either by phone or the posted hotel reservation link) to make their reservations. Any contact to you from a third party claiming to be a booking agent for the SGA should be considered a scam.”

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Professional Development Hours

Professional development hours (PDH) are available for certain sessions.  For general information on professional development hours at the SGA, please visit the SGA PDH web page.



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Future Locations

  • July 17-19, 2017: Atlanta, GA (Hilton Downtown)
  • July 30 to August 1, 2018: Tampa, FL (Marriott Waterside)
  • July 15-17, 2019: San Antonion, TX (JW Marriottt San Antonio Hill Country Resort)