SWANA Summer Training & Exam Center

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Co-located at WASTECON® in Nashville, join SWANA's Summer Training Center for learning, creativity and collaboration. Choose from multiple one-day workshops, two or three-day training courses, or the CEU FasTrack option for recertification to get the most out of your solid waste and recycling professional development.

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CEU FasTrack

Need CEUs? CEU FasTrack is the fastest and easiest way to renew your SWANA certifications.

Earn up to 30 CEUs for renewal—all at one time in one place.

As a participant in this facilitated WASTECON® program for SWANA certified individuals you will:

  • Hear from thought leaders on relevant industry topics
  • Attend conference education sessions
  • Network with peers in social events
  • Engage in discussions about common issues and challenge

Tuesday, August 21 – Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Member: $1299 | Non-Member: $1499

Registration includes the renewal fee for one certification. Additional certifications require a separate renewal fee. Your current certification cannot be expired more than two years to participate in this program. Expired certifications also require a Reactivation fee. All CEUs earned apply to all current certifications. Includes opening reception. Immersion experiences require separate fee.

CEU FasTrack Session on Thursday, August 23 ends at 1:00 p.m.

Course List

Two-Day Courses - 20 CEUs

Tuesday, August 21 – Wednesday, August 22 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Member: $1099 | Non-Member: $1299

Three-Day Courses - 30 CEUs

Monday, August 20 – Wednesday, August 22 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Member: $1299 | Non-Member: $1599

The conversations you have during these courses are unlike any other training I have ever taken because they are so dynamic, and you really get the benefit of everyone’s experience. You could hear 20 different perspectives on solving different problems, and through that, you build a network.

Hotel Info

Gaylord Opryland Hotel

Gaylord Opryland Hotel
2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 3721

Do not call the hotel directly, they will refer you back to VIP Meetings & Conventions the official housing company.

or Contact VIP Meetings & Conventions
Reservation Department
15901 Hawthorne Blvd
Lawndale, CA 90260

Toll free within US: 800-826-3079
International: 310-590-4706
Fax: 310-649-3554
Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST