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Spring Gas Conference and Expo

A Technical Conference for Natural Gas Operators

March 19-21, 2018

Columbia, SC

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center



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Conference Sponsors

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!


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Interested in sponsorship opportunites? Contact Jake Wagner for more information.




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2018 Class information coming soon!

2018 Spring Gas Conference & Expo Registration Pricing
Name of Workshop (2018)


Member/ Non-Member



Member/ Non-Member


A/C Mitigation    
Accounting Roundtable    
Advanced Cathodic Protection    
Advanced Locating    
Advanced Locating    
Advanced Service Tech    
Basic Service Tech    
CPGA Spring Board Meeting    
CPGA Operators Meeting    
Cross Bore Remediation    
Emergency Response, Liaisoning, Incident Investigatioon    
Employee Personal Safety & Security    
Environmental Compliance - What Engineers Need to Know    
Everything DIM    
Excavation Safety & Competent Person    
Frontline First Responder    
Gas 101    
Gas 201    
Getting to the Bottom Line in the Gas Business    
Horizontal Directional Drilling & Design    
Inline Inspection Overview (Piggability)    
Inspecting the Installation of Pipelines    
Leak Investigation & Grading (Off-Site) - Limited Seating    
Leak Investigation & Grading (Off-Site) - Limited Seating    
Measurement & Meters Fundamentals    
Regulator/ Relief Valves (Hands on)    
Sales & Marketing Seminar    
The Ratemaking Process    
Tapping & Stopping (Off-Site) - Limited Seating    
TIMP for LDC's Roundtable    
Valve School    
Women & Leadership Forum    
Work Zone Safety    



Exhibitor information coming soon!

Contact Joni Pullen with questions.


Additionl Events


Cornhole Tournament (Bean Bag Toss)

  • Teams of two
  • Registration will be onsite
  • No entry Fee
  • Winners will get a $100 bill each


Additional Sponsorship Opportunity

  • Sponsor a set of boards to be played on during the tournament and take them with you after the event.
  • SGA will print your logo onto a set of boards and all bags (includes: two boards and 8 bean bags)
  • Price: Member - $1,250, Non-Member - $1,875, contact Jake Wagner for more information.
  • Take a look at the product here.

Travel & Hotel

Hilton Columbia Center
924 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201
Call (803) 744-7800 *Ask for Southern Gas Association or SGA Rate)
Room Rate: $179 single & double occupancy

Hampton Inn Downtown Columbia
822 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201
Call (803) 231-2000 (*Ask for Southern Gas Association or SGA Rate)
Room Rate: $175 single & double occupancy

Hyatt Place Columbia
819 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Call (803) 978-2013) *Ask for Southern Gas Association or SGA Rate)
Room Rate: $151 single & double occupancy


“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.”

Additional Information



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Cancellation Policy

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


Helpful Links

Columbia CVB

Columbia Weather



Contact Member Services or call (972) 620-4012


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