2018 Annual Conference - The Desoto Savannah

See you in Savannah!

Register for GEAC 2018!

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Since our founding, GEAC has strived to provide affordable professional development opportunities for Georgia’s higher education advancement community. Whether you work in Georgia’s public university or technical college system or for one of our state’s many private colleges and universities, the annual conference will feature speakers and sessions that will help you to serve your institutions better.

Please mark your calendars and join us for the GEAC Annual Conference to be held at The DeSoto Savannah this November 14-16, 2018.

Should you have questions about the conference, please reach out to the 2018 Annual GEAC Conference Chair, Amanda Harden.


Make your reservations for the 2018 Annual Conference at The DeSoto Savannah today by calling (912) 232-9000 or reserve online and use the Group Code GEA to receive the GEAC discount of $139.

If you have multiple rooms held for the conference and you know that your team will not be using them all, please release the rooms that will not be used.


There are a variety of awards for colleagues across the state. Nominate a deserving colleague today.


Nominations for the Frank Hook GEAC Annual Scholarship are now open! For full criteria and to apply, view the Frank Hook Scholarship Application here.  The deadline is Friday, September 21, 2018, and recipients will be notified in early October.


No GEAC conference would be possible without the support of our sponsors. Frank Hook has, once again, been very hard at work to provide an incredibly impressive list of sponsors, many of whom have supported GEAC for several years. The GEAC Board of Directors offers special thanks to the following:

Mauldin and Jenkins and SunTrust, presenting sponsors
Nationwide Insurance, opening reception sponsor
• Synovus, awards dinner sponsor
Wilson-Bennett Technology and the REACH Georgia Foundation , keynote sponsors

Again, we look forward to seeing you in November. If you have questions or would like assist with planning, please contact Conference Chair Amanda Harden at amanda.harden@ung.edu.

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