Georgia Innkeepers Association


GIA upcoming meetings:


Winter Meeting, January 30, 2017

at Kennesaw State University, Michael A. Leven School of Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality


Focus on sustainable hospitality with KSU! Expect to gain knowledge and share knowledge.

We’ll tour the school and meet with professors and students. Enjoy a side trip over to tour Hickory Grove Farm

(3 miles from campus). We’ll check out hydroponics, a hoop house, and field growing. We’ll say hello to laying

hens and see egg collection. Exciting demonstrations will carry the lessons home. We’ll enjoy catching up with

each other over lunch. More details to come! You don’t want to miss this informative and interactive day.

Georgia Innkeepers are always improving, learning, and sharing knowledge. RSVP required.


Winter Chautauqua GIA Conference  March 5 & 6, 2017

at Dalton, GA  Visit the webpage below for the conference schedule and registration form



Past meetings:

You may notice a pattern as you review past meetings. GIA members typically gather twice a year to learn from one another, to discuss our progress and plan for future achievements. Our hosts volunteer and we are grateful for their enthusiastic hospitality. If you would like to host a gathering in the future, please let us know. We would love to learn more about your property and your region of Georgia. We typically have 10 to 20 Innkeepers at our gatherings, although we hope this number will continue to grow. In the future we hope more of our member Innkeepers can attend our meetings virtually, we recognize it is sometimes difficult for the Innkeeper to actually step away from the Inn. Our gatherings are best experienced in person. The room is always filled with knowledgeable Innkeepers involved in a respectful exchange of ideas, inspirational moments, and humor. We hope you can join us at our next meeting.


Summer Retreat, August 22-23, 2016

at The York House Inn



Winter Retreat, January 11-12, 2016

at Ashford Manor Bed & Breakfast


Leadership Retreat, August 24-25, 2015

at Mountain Laurel Creek Inn & Spa


Winter Chautauqua GIA Conference  March 2, 2015

Aspiring Innkeeper workshop March 1, 2015

Dalton, Ga


Winter Meeting, January 21, 2015

at The Garden Walk Bed & Breakfast Inn


Leadership Retreat, July 7-8, 2014

at Etowah Heritage Bed & Breakfast


Winter Meeting, January 22, 2014

at Ashford Manor Bed & Breakfast