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GSAE news & events

Save the Date
To help you plan the remainder of 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
www.gsae.org (Learn/Calendar View).
Various Shared Interest Group meetings
and webinars will be added throughout
the year. We look forward to seeing you!
* September 20 - GSAE Quarterly Luncheon,
The Abit Massey Lecture Series at the
Doubletree Atlanta Downtown; sponsored
by Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau.
* November 15 - GSAE's 100th Anniversary
Gala. Sponsorship information coming soon.
* December 13 - GSAE Holiday Luncheon,
Awards Show & Silent Auction, SunTrust
Park at The Battery, Conference Center. Tours
will be available. Sponsored by Jekyll Island
Authority and Discover DeKalb.

Annual Meeting Attendees
Support GSAE & Local
Macon Charity
Thanks so much to our Silent Auction donors and
winners who helped us raise $10,600 to support
GSAE's educational programming. Wednesday
afternoon's Beer Tastings and Friday's live auction
raised $4,000 for the GSAE Foundation. Thank you
to our beer aficionados Mike Pennington, CAE,
Russ Webb and Lowell Aplebaum, CAE for
hosting the craft beer tastings.
Your generosity also helped us raise more than
$3,000 to support the good work of Loaves and
Fishes Ministry of Macon through the 5th Annual
GSAE 3K Fun Run/Walk and the Pay the Pig Raffle.
* Congratulations to Missy Brandt Wilson on
winning the Grand Prize-Disney Park Hopper
passes from Map Dynamics, Amanda Cook and
Jeremy Minnick, and the Southwest Airlines
gift card, courtesy of the Charleston Area CVB,
Chris Hendrix, CMP
* 2nd Prize-Abit Massey, CAE-Ritz Carlton-Amelia
Island gift basket, Karla J. Yeck
* 3rd Prize-Lee Lemke, CAE-$50 gift card
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GSAE Sponsorship and
Hosting Opportunities
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, two to three minutes of podium time, rights
to leave a brochure or flyer on each seat, luncheon
registration for five people, recognition in promotional
materials and post-event attendee mailing labels.
We are accepting sponsorships for 2018 now.
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 2018 dates:
February 21, 2018-Quarterly Luncheon, July 11,
2018-Summer Luncheon, September 19, 2018-The Abit
Massey Lecture Series, November 14, 2018-GSAE event,
December 12, 2018-Holiday Luncheon.

Southern SAE Reception
During ASAE's Annual
Meeting & Exposition
Join 5,000+ of your colleagues from across the
country for three full days of powerful networking,
thought-provoking education sessions, and
innovative business solutions August 12-15,
2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Visit
annual.asaecenter.org today for information.
AENC, FSAE,
GSAE, SCSAE,
TNSAE and VSAE
are hosting an
attendee reception on Monday, August 14 before
The Classic. Drop by the Amsterdam Brewhouse
between 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. for the opportunity
to connect with your Southern SAE peers and
industry partners. Check GSAE's online calendar
for directions to the reception.

Thank you to our reception sponsors


http://www.gsae.org http://annual.asaecenter.org

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GSAE News & Events
New Members
Living Legends: Lori K. Spear, CAE, Ragan Cohn, CAE, Karl Kirsch, CAE
A Win/Win Week for Restaurants and Their Customers
Meetings Thought Leadership
6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Media Coverage
Standing Out Among the Clutter
GSAE Rock Stars Gather in Macon for the 2017 Annual Meeting
Summer Luncheon
Destination spotlight: Savannah, Jekyll Island & St. Simons Island
Choices: A Taste for Online Groceries?
Advertiser.com
Index of Advertisers
Index of Advertisers/ Advertiser.com
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Connections - Summer 2017 - New Members
Connections - Summer 2017 - Living Legends: Lori K. Spear, CAE, Ragan Cohn, CAE, Karl Kirsch, CAE
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Connections - Summer 2017 - A Win/Win Week for Restaurants and Their Customers
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Connections - Summer 2017 - Meetings Thought Leadership
Connections - Summer 2017 - 6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Media Coverage
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Connections - Summer 2017 - Standing Out Among the Clutter
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Connections - Summer 2017 - GSAE Rock Stars Gather in Macon for the 2017 Annual Meeting
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Connections - Summer 2017 - Summer Luncheon
Connections - Summer 2017 - Destination spotlight: Savannah, Jekyll Island & St. Simons Island
Connections - Summer 2017 - Choices: A Taste for Online Groceries?
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