TAPA is looking forwarding to hosting PAs from across the state and nation at our 46th Annual FallFest continuing medical education (CME) conference. The conference will be held Monday, Oct. 3 through Friday, Oct. 7 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, located at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) – the most visited national park in the United States.


The conference will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, located at 234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Please use the convention center entrance located on Historic Nature Trail/Airport Rd to access the TAPA meeting. Convention center doors facing the Parkway will be locked.



Onsite registration is now open. Attendees can either register online at the onsite rates, or visit the Registration Desk at the conference to sign up. To access FallFest registration materials, click on these links: Registration Form ; Online Registration 


To access the conference schedule, click here.

Conference attendees with disabilities and requiring special accommodations or assistance should notify both TAPA upon submitting a registration and the hotel upon making a reservation.

Upcoming FallFest Conference Dates

TAPA has contracted with the Gatlinburg Convention Center to host future FallFest conferences on the following dates:

  • 2023: Oct. 9-13