Benefits of TNGIC Membership

Become a TNGIC Member

TNGIC Annual Conference - The TNGIC Annual Conference is the premier GIS conference in the state. The annual meeting includes panel discussions, workshops, vendor displays and poster displays. It is a great networking vehicle for GIS professionals in Tennessee.

Regional workshops -  TNGIC also sponsors regional GIS conferences in East, Middle, and West Tennessee annually. Each of the 3 events average 100-200 attendees.

Frequent Training Opportunities - TNGIC offers several training opportunities throughout the year via the annual conference, regional conferences, and special metadata trainings.

Monthly Webinars - TNGIC hosts monthly webinars on various topics that include local government initiatives, statewide data collects, conservation, and many more! 

Receive points towards several professional certifications, notably the GISP.

Networking between other GIS professionals in Tennessee - Be it through the annual conference, regional meetings, or the quarterly newsletter, TNGIC is a great way to network with other GIS professionals in the state.

Your membership also helps support the Tennessee Spatial Data Server - TNGIC sponsors the Tennessee Spatial Data Server ( which serves GIS data for the state. LiDAR, historical imagery, DOQs, DRGs, boundaries, wetlands, census information, land cover, soils, and watersheds can be downloaded from the site at no cost.

Once a member you will gain access to the online TNGIC Community where you can connect and communicate with other members.  TNGIC also hosts an internal forum and blog.  Once you join, be sure to update your profile! 


 Current Member Types and cost:

Regular Membership ($40) - Individual membership 

Student Membership (No Cost) - Membership for active students (please use .edu email)

Institutional Memberships - Organizational membership with two tiers: up to 5 members($200) or up to 10 members ($400) - Example: State Agency, University Department, Non-Profits, etc

Corporate Membership ($200)- Organizational membership for up to 3 linked members.

Membership in TNGIC is valid for one year from your join date.  You will receive an automated message when renewal is due. 

Option 1: Pay Online
  • Register using the button at the top of the page!  
Option 2: Pay With Check
Persons that can't pay/renew their membership online can use the Pay With Check Option. The TNGIC Office will contact you when your membership/registration has been processed.