We are excited to be planning our seventh (!!!) year of the Choose Joy Event.

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Choose Joy is a faith-based infertility support event started in 2012 by Emmy and Nathan Blakely, a couple who experienced years of secondary infertility. Since then it has grown to include a dedicated (all volunteer) team and serves attendees on both West and East coasts.

This year, Choose Joy returns to beautiful Atlanta, Georgia for our two-day infertility support event. Please explore the info below or use the menu to navigate.

.Eventbrite - Choose Joy Event 2019.

This button will take you to the Eventbrite page where
you will be able to purchase tickets beginning
6 am PT / 9 am ET on February 2, 2019.

(California peeps – don’t worry! We are planning an event for you later in 2019. Follow us on Instagram – @choosejoyevent – for the most up-to-date announcements.)


Some of past attendees’ favorite parts of Choose Joy:

  • Small group discussions organized by personal situation
  • Breakaway sessions organized by topics of interest
  • Dinners together both Friday and Saturday nights
  • Inspiring keynote speakers and experienced session speakers
  • A free ticket to the end-of-event cash raffle
  • Finding “me too” friends and experiencing life change
Learn more about REGISTRATION


Choose Joy 2019 will be held in the suburbs of Atlanta in the beautiful Newnan Centre. A block of rooms is reserved at a nearby hotel for Choose Joy attendees.

Learn more about TRAVEL


Our keynote speakers for Choose Joy 2019 are Carly and Jon Durham. Session speakers include experts on infertility, loss, community building, Biblical perspectives on infertility, fundraising, and others.

Learn more about SPEAKERS