Let's make history!

Registration closed for 2014 Annual Conference;
record crowd expected in Savannah

Advancement professionals representing more than 40 public and private colleges, universities and technical colleges across Georgia will gather Nov. 19-21 at Savannah's historic Desoto Hilton for the Georgia Education Advancement Council's 2014 Annual Conference, presented by SunTrust and Mauldin & Jenkins.

Registration is now closed. If you won't be joining us in Savannah, we hope to see you next year. Keep an eye on this website for information about our 2015 events.

This year's conference gets under way Wednesday, Nov. 19, with a welcome reception at the hotel, followed by dinner on your own at one of Savannah’s famous restaurants. Track sessions in the areas of alumni relations, advancement services, communications and marketing, and development will follow throughout the day Thursday and Friday morning.

Thursday's opening keynote will be delivered by Dr. Stan Heaton, senior historian at the Georgia Historical Society. The closing speaker will be Dr. David Tribble, president of Savannah's Bethesda Academy, a former colonial orphanage. The conference will adjourn by noon Friday. Schedule, Sessions and Speakers

This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. We encourage attendees to take the time to share their gratitude with these loyal friends and partners during the conference. They make possible our mission of providing affordable professional development opportunities for Georgia's higher education advancement community. Sponsorship List

If you have questions about the conference prior to arrival, please contact Planning Chair Wendell Tompkins. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you in Savannah.

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