2022 NHA Southeast Regional Meeting

December 5th - December 6th Chattanooga, TN

Join NHA in Chattanooga, TN for the 2022 Southeast Regional Meeting on December 5-6!

Registration Rates

Standard Registration Rate: $495
NHA Member Discounted Registration Rate: $195

Sponsors should contact Marycella Dumlao for registration assistance.

NHA offers special discounted rates for speakers, Federal Government employees, students, NGOs, and FLOW members.  Please reach out to us for more information.


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For additional assistance, please contact Marycella Dumlao.

Meeting Location & Accommodations

Chattanooga Marriott Downtown
Two Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402

NHA has negotiated a group rate of $109 per night plus tax and fees at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown. To access this rate, use the link below or call (423) 756-0002 and mention the NHA Southeast Regional Meeting.

The group rate will be available until Wednesday, November 7 or the block is full, which ever comes first.

Host Utility

Schedule of Events

Monday, December 5
9:15 AM: Depart for Hydro Project Tour
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Tour of Hydro Project
12:30 PM: Arrive back at hotel / Lunch on own
Time TBD: Meeting / Workshop / Policy Discussion TBD
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Networking Welcome Reception

Tuesday, December 6
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Light Networking Breakfast & Coffee
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: 2022 Southeast Regional Meeting

Tour Information


TVA will host a tour of one of their facilities in the Chattanooga region. This tour will feature technical information and an opportunity to see a project up close. It is included with the cost of registration.

There will be a 50 person capacity limit for the tour. Unfortunately, no guests will be allowed to join. The cut-off date to RSVP for the tour is November 28, 2022.

You will have the opportunity to RSVP for the tour when you register for the event. If you need to change your RSVP, please contact Marycella Dumlao.





The bus will leave from the Chattanooga Marriott at 9:15AM sharp on December 5.

Tour attendees will not be allowed to drive themselves to the facility.


Please bring a government-issued photo identification.

Foreign Nationals: Non-U.S. citizens (including Canadian citizens) will be required to undergo additional screening and paperwork ahead of time. This will need to be completed by November 20, 2022.

Photos: Photos are prohibited in certain areas of the facility, including the control rooms. The tour guide will advise attendees when photos are not allowed.

Bags: Please leave your bags, water bottles, and other belongings on the bus.

Dress Code

Close-toed shoes are required and work boots are highly recommended. No sandals or heels. No loose or baggy clothing.

PPE will be provided on-site by TVA but attendees are welcome to bring their own if they wish.

Destination Information

Chattanooga was named by Lonely Planet as the “Best in the U.S.” and “10 U.S. destinations you need to see.” In fact, the New York Times named Chattanooga one of the “Top 45 Places to go” in the World. And it’s no wonder. Tucked between the mountains of Southeast Tennessee, along the beautiful Tennessee River, Chattanooga is one of America’s most breathtaking cities.

Where to Eat in Chattanooga

Check out the diverse Chattanooga restaurants and local watering holes that will tempt you with delectable delights of every food origin – from BBQ to Mexican street food to an old-fashioned hamburger to fried chicken to many more. Satisfy your appetite in fine dining, casual dining, or kid-friendly Chattanooga restaurants. In the evening, there are a variety of venues that provide entertainment and live music. No matter what you’re looking for, we can help you find where to eat in Chattanooga.

Things to Do in Chattanooga

Chattanooga offers an incredible combination of breathtaking scenic beauty, revitalized riverfront; 13-mile paved Riverwalk scattered with attractions, parks, restaurants and riverboats; outdoor adventures, rich history, numerous accommodations, restaurants to please every palate, thriving arts scene, shopping and many annual events that provide plenty of year-round fun.


Other Resources

Chattanooga is one of the Southeast’s hidden gems. Below, find more adventurous options for your visit.

Thrillist – 12 Reasons to Drive to Chattanooga
Thrillist – 32 Reasons to Go to Chattanooga
Eater – 20 Essential Bars and Restaurants in Chattanooga

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Additional Information



Interested in becoming a member of NHA? Want to know how to leverage your current membership? Contact Diane Lear for more information.


Questions and Sponsorship

Interested in how you can get involved in planning the agenda? Looking for brand visibility? Please contact Marycella Dumlao (marycella@hydro.org) with questions about content and for sponsorship opportunities.

Meeting Conduct Policy

As a professional society, the National Hydropower Association is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas. Consistent with this commitment, it is the policy of the NHA that all participants in NHA activities will enjoy a welcoming environment, free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Read the full policy here.


Privacy Statement

NHA does not sell information. We deeply respect the privacy of our attendees and we have never nor will we ever reach out to anyone with offers to sell our mailing lists. Any communications that say otherwise are scam attempts and should be deleted and/or blocked.