Tennessee Disability MegaConference*MegaConference COVID-19 Update* Our top priority is the safety and health of our community, so we are closely monitoring the CDC suggestions for COVID-19. At this time, the Tennessee Disability Mega Conference is remaining on-schedule but we will continue to monitor suggestions and policies regarding COVID-19. Any future updates and announcements will be posted here.
Thursday & Friday - May 21-22, 2020
Nationally Renowned Keynote Speakers
Exhibits of Disability Products and Services
Self-advocate Entrepreneur Wares for Sale
Wednesday Night Pre-conference Awards Banquet (Click HERE to view The Arc Tennessee Awards Categories and Nomination form)
Thursday Night Dance or Movie Marathon
Breakfast and Lunch Included
Limited Stipends Available for Persons with Disabilities, their Families and Caregivers
The Tennessee Disability MegaConference is Tennessee’s largest disability-specific conference for individuals with disabilities, families, and professionals. At the conference, people share the latest information and innovations on many topics including housing, employment, education, health care, recreation and leisure, mental health, and others. Continuing education credits are offered in many categories. People attending make new friends and important connections as everyone works together to encourage the full participation of all people with disabilities!
Our 2020 theme is Envisioning Our Landscape!
The Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors is open! Click the Sponsors and Exhibitors link on the left.
The Call for Tennessee Artists is open! We are seeking original artwork by or about Tennesseans with disabilities that depicts this year’s conference theme. To enter your artwork, click HERE.
Our Movie Marathon features three short Sprout movies and one longer movie: Against the Fence; Check Out; Love & Independence; and Invaluable - The Unrecognized Profession of Direct Support
The 2020 SAVE THE DATE flyer is available. Click the Publication Materials link on the left and please share widely.
The temperature of meeting rooms throughout the conference center will be set at 72 degrees. Please dress accordingly and if you are cold-natured, dress in layers and bring a sweater or jacket.
Photographs and videos will be taken throughout the conference. Attendance constitutes permission to use images and videos of those at the event on this website, by sponsoring disability agencies and in other promotional materials.
This conference is FRAGRANCE FREE! Please refrain from using perfumes, colognes, or scented personal products in consideration of people with chemical sensitivities.