Connecting successful initiatives.

Bringing the best ideas back to communities.

Ignite 2017 is Darkness to Light’s Inaugural Facilitator Conference. Ignite will bring together Darkness to Light Authorized Facilitators, child sexual abuse (CSA) professionals and experts, researchers, and individuals from a wide variety of disciplines who share a commitment to the prevention of child sexual abuse.

The conference will engage attendees on a national level to enhance their knowledge of child sexual abuse prevention as well as provide advanced training, connect successful community initiatives together, and help individuals bring the best ideas back to their communities.

The conference will be held at the Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council located at 1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE in Atlanta, GA on October 10th and 11th, 2017.

Ignite 2017 is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval# 886458319-3977) for 7.5 continuing education contact hours.

ignite 2017 is brought to you by:

Hyatt Place Atlanta/Cobb Galleria

1.3 Miles from Conference
2876 Spring Hill Parkway Smyrna, GA 30080
Rooms Available in Group Rate at $139 a night plus taxes and fees.
Includes parking, breakfast buffet, wi-fi, & complimentary shuttle 5 miles from hotel.
Book online with group code G-DARK by 9/25/2017.

Holiday Inn Express Atlanta Galleria-Ballpark Area

1.3 Miles from Conference
2855 Spring Hill Parkway Smyrna, GA 30080
Rooms Available in Group Rate at $139 a night plus taxes and fees.
Includes parking, breakfast buffet, wi-fi, & complimentary shuttle 3 miles from hotel.
Book online or call 800-972-2404 with group code DAR by 9/19/2017.

Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria

0.6 Miles from Conference
200 Interstate N Circle SE Atlanta GA 30339
15 Rooms Available in Group rate $169 per night plus taxes and fees. $10 breakfast in Marketplace. $10 discounted overnight parking. Includes complimentary shuttle 3 miles from hotel. Book online here by 9/16/17.


Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport(ATL)
6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30320

Airlines that fly into ATL: Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, jetBlue, Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Boutique Airlines, Korean Air, Aeromexico, Bahamasair

Ground Transportation

Limousines & Taxis are available from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. To book a limousine, you must arrange before you land. A set fee applies between the airport and the central business district for Taxis. If traveling outside the Atlanta Business District, rates are computed by a meter. Please refer to the airport website to see rates.

Uber is also available to and from the Atlanta airport.

Rental Cars
The Rental Car Center (RCC) in the Atlanta airpost houses 13 rental car brands and vehicles. They operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is located just a few minutes away from ATL via the Sky Train. See a list of rental agencies.


Dine at the battery

The Battery Atlanta is located near the SunTrust Park and is in close proximity to the Ignite 2017 Conference location and hotels.

ANTICO PIZZA – Neapolitan style pizza

SPORTS & SOCIAL – One-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge. Serves an eclectic menu with plates for sharing and cocktail menu.

TODD ENGLISH TAVERN – Showcases a modern take on Southern and international food.

TERRAPIN BEER CO. – Offers a rotating tap list and world-famous Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q.

YARD HOUSE – Features a menu of 100+ American-style dishes made from scratch daily, an extensive craft cocktail menu and the world’s largest selection of draft beer with 130 different taps.