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21st Annual Conference & Trade Show

March 19 - March 21, 2018

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Savannah, Georgia

Conference Description

The 21st Annual Conference and Trade Show of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition will take place March 19 - March 21 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa in Savannah, GA and will include panel discussions designed for development, construction and management / compliance professionals. Events include Golf, Trade Show and Cocktail Reception.

Register Early

Registration for the conference and hotel begins in early December. The deadline for Hotel registration is February 28th and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $210 per night for conference attendees.


Member Cost: Before February 18th: $525 per attendee After February 18th: $550 per attendee
Non Member Cost: Before February 18th: $575 per attendee After February 18th: $600 per attendee

Note: Registration for the conference is required in order to participate in the conference and activities (panel discussions, lunch, etc.). Registration for just the Trade Show will allow you to participate in the Trade Show only. If you wish to participate in the conference and exhibit at the Trade Show, then you need to register for both activities.

On-line registration closes March 12, 2018 - on-site registrations for conference only will be available (deadline to register for the Trade Show is March 1, 2018).

Itinerary

March 19
1:30pm - 6:00pmGolf Tournament
2:00pm - 4:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Painting with a Twist
3:00pm - 5:00pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Crawling around Savannah

March 20
9:00am - 1:15pmWelcome, General Session, Lunch
1:30pm - 4:45pmPanel discussions - 3 tracks - Development/Finance, Construction/Sustainability and Compliance/Management
5:00pm - 7:00pmTrade Show and Cocktail Reception

March 21
9:00am - 11:00amBreakfast with DCA

Hotel Description

The renovated 403 room, 16 story Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa is Savannah's only AAA Four Diamond hotel. From its perch at Savannah Harbor, our waterfront resort is a haven of Southern elegance and inspires relaxation. Indulge in PGA TOUR golf and treatments at The Greenbrier Spa® at Savannah Harbor, ride the water ferry across the river to Historic District shops and restaurants, or simply unwind by the resort pool.

The Westin Savannah Harbor's guest rooms and suites offer picturesque vistas and amenities reflecting our AAA Four Diamond status. Enjoy Westin's Heavenly Bed® with down blankets and plump pillows, and Westin's Heavenly Bath® with a custom shower. Service Express® provides everything you need with a simple phone call, and casually elegant dining options invite you to savor freshly prepared seafood and river views.

The deadline for Hotel registration is February 21st and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $210 per night for conference attendees.

Click here for the Westin Savannah Harbor Hotel website to secure your reservations now.

Alternative Accommodation

There are a number of hotels/motels in Savannah "across the river" that might be preferable for some guests. Click on www.hotels.com and enter "Savannah" in the Destination box.

Golf, March 19, 1:30pm Tee Time

The Golf Tournament will begin at 1:30pm on Monday March 19. Foursomes will be designed by our own in-house golf pro. Be sure to indicate your handicap on registration. There is a limit of 100 players this year so be sure to register for golf early. Fee for play is $185. Club rentals are $50.

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Women's Affordable Housing Network

Women's Affordable Housing Network: Painting with a Twist

You're invited to join the Women's Affordable Housing Network for an afternoon of painting, wine, and light hor d'oeuvres. This will be a relaxing afternoon, and a great way to network with others in the industry. Limited seating available!

This event is open to all attendees of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition Conference.

Time: 2 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday March 19th
Location: Painting with a Twist, 513 East Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401
More information: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/savannah

60 available seats
$40 per person

Women's Affordable Housing Network: Crawling Around Savannah

Join the Women's Affordable Housing Network as we crawl (bike) downtown Savannah. This is a great way to catch up with others and exercise, all over a cocktail!

Limited seating available!

This event is open to all attendees of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition Conference.

Time: 3 pm 5 pm, Monday March 19th
Location: Savannah Pedals, Franklin Square, Savannah 31401
More information: http://www.savannahpedals.com/

60 available seats
$40 per person





Trade Show, March 20, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibitors will be provided a booth/table and the opportunity to network with literally hundreds of company decision makers in the industry. Regular booths cost $500, and Premium booths cost $750. Electricity is available for $50. Closing date to register online for a booth is February 20th, subject to availability. If booths are still available after February 20th, you can register by calling Maureen Mercer on 404 509 7177.

Register prior to February 20th to ensure firm name gets printed in program; trade show participants who register after February 20th are not guaranteed to have their names on signage.

Exhibitor set-up will be from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on March 20. Hotel will accept delivery of trade show materials no earlier than March 17th, 2018. Be sure to include Ga Affordable Housing Coalition Trade Show on your mailing label. Exhibitors must break down after the show. For more information on the trade show, contact Maureen Mercer (404 509 7177 or mmercer@gahcoalition.org).

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Sponsorship opportunities are available from $2,500 to $15,000+. Click here to learn more.

Agenda

Click here for the conference agenda.