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> GSAE news & events Save the Date GSAE Sponsorship and Hosting Opportunities To help you plan your professional development year, GSAE's current calendar of events is available below. We will offer more than 25 hours of CAE-matched programming this year. GSAE is a Preferred CAE Provider through the CAE Commission. Our list of events is always available online at (Learn/Calendar View). Various Shared Interest Group meetings and webinars will be added throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you in 2016! * APRIL 20 - GSAE Quarterly Luncheon featuring David Brooks; workshop with Beth Brooks, CAE - sponsored by Richmond Region Tourism; hosting opportunity available Luncheons are the primary venue for networking in GSAE. About 180 members generally attend each luncheon, which is preceded by a 30-minute networking reception. Your exclusive sponsorship includes an exhibit table during registration and the networking reception, 2-3 minutes of podium time, rights to leave materials on each seat, luncheon registration for 5 people, recognition in promotional materials and post-event attendee mailing labels. July, November and December are still available for sponsorship. The host property of each luncheon will receive an exhibit table during registration and the networking reception, the opportunity to place material at each place setting, podium time, significant exposure and an attendee mailing list following the luncheon. This is a great opportunity to showcase your property! All GSAE luncheons are on Wednesdays. Available 2016 dates are: April 20, July 13, September 21, November 16 and December 14. The Annual Meeting remains GSAE's top professional development program. We expect a total conference attendance of close to 200 members and guests. The Annual Meeting runs from Wednesday afternoon through Friday afternoon. In 2016 GSAE will be in Athens, Georgia, June 1-3. All sponsors will be recognized in print and electronic promotional materials, in the annual meeting program and with signage and a gift during the meeting. Available sponsorship opportunities include general sessions, breakfast, breakout sessions and breaks. Please visit (Support/Sponsorships) or call the GSAE office at (404) 577-7850 for more details. for GSAE Events in 2016 * JUNE 1-3 - GSAE Annual Meeting in Athens, Georgia - Book your room and explore sponsorship opportunities online; use the fax form to register today (online registration coming soon) * JULY 13 - GSAE Summer Luncheon - hosting and sponsorship opportunities available * SEPTEMBER 21 - GSAE Quarterly Luncheon, The Abit Massey Lecture Series featuring John Graham, IV, CAE, President & CEO, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership - sponsored by Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau; hosting opportunity available * NOVEMBER 16 - GSAE Tradeshow - hosting & sponsorship opportunities available * DECEMBER 14 - GSAE Holiday Luncheon, Awards Show & Silent Auction - hosting & sponsorship opportunities available 6 Winter 2016 2016 GSAE Annual Meeting June 1-3 in Athens, Georgia See the paper registration form in this issue! * Up to 11 hours of CAE credit (with pre-con workshop) * $299 association executive members; $359 corporate supplier members * $199 special pricing for additional staff from the same organization and our retired members * Three keynote sessions, a preconference workshop on Wednesday afternoon and 16 breakout sessions * 3K charity Fun Run Friday morning * Silent Auction & Connections Sponsor Lounge * Ends by noon on Friday

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Winter 2016

Message from the Chair
GSAE News & Events
New Members
Georgia Poultry Federation Goes All In with Avian Flu Communications
Take AIM with Your Communications in 2016
Promoting and Leveraging Your Meeting Content
Why Every Leader Needs a Magic Wand and Glass Slippers
GSAE Presents Annual Awards
GSAE Luncheon & Tradeshow
December Holiday Luncheon
Thought Leadership Meeting Tips
Destination: Atlanta
Choices: With All Due Respect, Let Us Speak
Index of Advertisers

Connections - Winter 2016