zConference Schedule 2022-2023


For a printed copy of the conference schedule click:  Conference and Convention Sites 2022-2023

1st Quarter Conference – November 4-6, 2022

Highlights Include:

  • 2022-2023 GATEway District kickoff
  • Training classes

Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel & Conference Center
2443 Highway 54 West
Peachtree City, GA 30269
RATE: $139.00 + tax


2nd Quarter Conference – January 20 – 22, 2023

Highlights Include:

  • GATEway District Hall of Fame Recognition
  • 2021-2022 Awards Banquet

Hotel Indigo Athens
500 College Avenue
Athens, GA 30601

Room Rate $129.00 + tax + $5.00 parking fee per night


3rd Quarter One Day Conference – April 22, 2023

Highlights Include:

  • District Oratorical Finals
  • District CCDHH Contest
  • District Essay Winner
To print a copy of the form to register by mail, click here 
To register online: click here

This event is a one-day meeting filled with fun and inspiration!  Our day on Saturday at Tellus Museum will include the District Board Meeting, the District Oratorical Contest, and the District Communications Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  Lunch will be served at the museum, and there will be time during the day to enjoy the exhibits.  Your registration fees will include lunch as well as admission to the museum, a value of $15-$17, but DOES NOT include admission to the Bentley Planetarium, which can be purchased separately at the museum on the day of the event for $3.75.  District lodging arrangements are available at a special rate for the nights of April 21-22 at the Hampton Inn-Cartersville.


Tellus Science Museum (location of event)
100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120

Hampton Inn Cartersville (for accommodations)
5600 Highway 20 SE
Cartersville, GA 30121

Room Rate – $105.00 + tax

Make hotel accommodations by calling the Hampton Inn–Cartersville, 5600 Hwy 20 SE, Cartersville, GA 30120 at 770-382-8999 and ask to
speak directly with Natalie Reeves in the Sales Department to make your reservation. Indicate you are with the Gateway District Optimists.
There is no booking link. All reservations must be completed by phone. The Optimist rate is $105 per night plus tax and is available for
two nights, April 21 and April 22. Hotel cut-off date is Thursday, April 6, 2023.


District Convention – August 3 – 6, 2023

Highlights Include:

  • Lt. Governor-Elect Training 
  • Officer Elect Training
  • District Governor Election
  • Announcement of GATEway District Optimist of the Year


Hilton Atlanta Northeast
5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092


RATE: $129.00 (King) or $139.00 (Queen) + tax



GATEway Optimists