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Spring Gas Conference & Expo

Sponsored in part by the Carolinas Public Gas Association and the American Public Gas Association

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A Technical Conference for Natural Gas Operators

March 18-20, 2019

Columbia, SC

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

SGA's annual Spring Gas Conference & Expo is a technical skills and leadership training conference for natural gas operators.

This conference features more than 30 classes, workshops and roundtable sessions led by industry thought leaders with content curated by your peers. Topics focus on technical skills and leadership training for natural gas operators. With best-in-class training, you can create a customized schedule to meet your specific professional needs for you and your team to learn and grow together.

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Cornhole Tournament (Bean Bag Toss) During Nightly Reception with Exhibitors

Register your team of two onsite at the conference registration desk with NO ENTRY FEE! Winners will each receive a $100 bill!


Reception with Exhibitors:

Monday, March 18th: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 19th: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.



Hilton Columbia Center - SOLD OUT
924 Senate Street | Columbia, SC 29201
Reservations: Call 803-744-7800
Room Rate: $185 (Single/Double Occupancy)
Room Rate Cut-off Date: February 22, 2019


Hampton Inn Downtown Columbia - SOLD OUT
822 Gervais Street | Columbia, SC 29201
Reservations: Call 803-231-2000
Room Rate: $175 (Single/Double Occupancy)
Room Rate Cut-off Date: February 22, 2019


Hyatt Place Columbia
819 Gervais Street | Columbia, SC 29201
Reservations: Call 803-978-2013
Room Rate: $151 (Single/Double Occupancy)
Room Rate Cut-off Date: February 22, 2019

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SGA does not use third-party agents for booking. To reserve your room over the phone, contact your preferred hotel at and ask for the SGA or Southern Gas Association rate to receive discounted pricing. 


Spring Gas 2019 Booths are SOLD OUT. 


Exhibitor Information

Spring Gas Exhibitor Package


 Shipping Information


Electrical Order Form


Why should you exhibit at SGA conferences? We've got a few reasons! Learn more here.


Member Pricing (Applies to members of SGA, CPGA and APGA)

Member Booth $950 | Member Premium Booth $1,150

Non-Member Pricing

Non-Member Booth $1,400 | Non-Member Premium Booth $1,700

*All booths come with one complimentary registration with full conference access.


Exhibitor Move-In: Monday, March 18 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Exhibit Move-Out: Wenesday March 20 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Want to exhibit at Spring Gas Conference & Expo? Contact Colleen Bransford For More Information



Conference Pricing

Full Conference Access: Member: $550 | Non-Member: $825GoMobileSGA 002

One Day Pass: Member: $280 | Non-Member: $420

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


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Share your conference experiences and marketing, membership and communications expertise on social media.


Mobile Conference App

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Download GoMobile@SGA to access the most up-to-date event information and schedule, share posts, receive notifications and connect with your peers.

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Members have the capability to extend their networking beyond the actual event. This private social network allows members to connect with one another and ask questions, post in the online library, and further connect with peers. Join in the virtual conversations today at Connect@SGA.



Are you attending, sponsoring, exhibiting or speaking at the event? Spread the word with these downloadable images below! Remember to tag @SouthernGas or use #SGASpringGas to boost your reach!

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Additional Conference Information

PDH/CPE: This conference qualifies for PDH hours, you will recieve your PDH form in the guidebook or the follow-up email. Some sessions qualify for CPH hours. Please refer to session agenda.

Attire: Business Casual 

Local Links: Columbia Visitor Center

Questions? Contact Member Services.

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Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Colleen Bransford for more information.


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