2024 Development & Membership Symposium
Blooming in the Desert
January 10-12, 2024
Tucson, AZ
Hosts: Tucson Botanical Garden, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and Tohono Chul Park

Rewarding careers in Development and Membership require tenacity, versatility, and creativity. Development and Membership professionals frequently search for opportunities to bring new life into various appeals, increase and retain member households, and connect with major donors. Join us to Bloom in the Desert in Tucson, AZ at our 2024 Membership and Development Symposium! Learn more about the innovative strategies and best-in-class practices that lead to authentic connections between people, plants, and gardens while connecting with public garden colleagues from around the country.

Early (Before Nov 1, 2023): $400/member, $500/non-member
Regular (Before Dec 1, 2023): $425/member, $525/non-member
Late (Between Dec 1, 2023 and Dec 20, 2023) : $450/member, $550/non-member

Cancellation Policy:
Open – 11/10/23: The Association will refund 75% of registration fees.
11/11/23 – 12/22/23: The Association will refund 50% of registration fees.
After 12/22/23: There are NO REFUNDS for cancellations, no-shows, or unused function tickets, including illness-related cancellations.

Financial Assistance: We are able to offer several Garden Scholars Awards to cover registration and travel costs for this symposium. Applications are due by November 10. To learn more and apply: Garden Scholars Award Application.

We are also able to offer several registration fee waivers by application. Applications are due by December 1. To learn more and apply: Registration Waiver Application

For questions related to registration or cancellations, contact info@publicgardens.org.

Thank you to our current sponsors!