Let's make history!

Registration open for 2014 GEAC Annual Conference

The Georgia Education Advancement Council is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2014 GEAC Annual Conference, to be held Nov. 19-21 at the Desoto Hilton in the historic city of Savannah. Longtime affinity partners SunTrust and Mauldin & Jenkins are presenting sponsors.

The conference gets under way Wednesday, Nov. 19, with a welcome reception at the Desoto Hilton, 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 be held throughout the day Thursday and Friday morning. Befitting the setting for this year's conference, the 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, which opened in 1740 as a colonial orphanage. The conference will adjourn by noon Friday.

Click here for a complete conference schedule, including details on all track sessions and presenters.

Registration Information

The registration fee for this year's GEAC Annual Conference is $275 and includes all meals with the exception of Wednesday’s dinner on your own.

Click here to register online.

Hotel Information -- UPDATE

The original block of rooms available at the special GEAC rate of $125 per night is full. Rooms are still available but at an increased rate. Click here to make your hotel reservation today!

Other options in close proximity to the conference hotel include the Courtyard by Marriott ($159 per night), Springhill Suites ($139 per night) and Country Inn and Suites ($134 per night).

Conference updates will be posted to this website as they become available. Questions may be directed to Planning Chair Wendell Tompkins.

 We look forward to seeing you in November! 

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