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24th Annual Conference & Trade Show

Spetember 15 - 17, 2021

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Savannah, Georgia

Conference Description

The 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition will take place September 15 - September 17 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, Developer Bootcamp, DCA Compliance 101, Trade Show and Cocktail Reception.

Register Early

The deadline for Hotel registration is August 15th, 2021 and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $216 per night for conference attendees.

Conference cost:

Member Cost: Before July 15th: $575 per attendee After July 15th: $600 per attendee
Non Member Cost: Before July 15th: $625 per attendee After July 15th: $650 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 September 12, 2021. Cancellation: Registered attendees cancelling before September 5th will get a full refund. No refunds after September 6th.

Itinerary

September 15
1:30pm - 6:00pmKen E Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament
12:00pm - 2:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Lunch and Golf Lessons
1:30pm - 3:00pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Gentle Flow Yoga
1:15pm - 5:00pmCompliance 101 Tutorial with DCA

September 16
9:00am - 1:15pmWelcome, General Session
9:00pm - 5:00pmPanel discussions - 3 tracks - Development/Finance, Construction/Sustainability, Compliance/Management and Developer Bootcamp
5:00pm - 7:00pmTrade Show and Cocktail Reception

September17
8:00am - 9:15amOpen Mic
9:15am - 11:15amDCA update

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 August 15th and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $216 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.

The Ken E. Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament, August 19, 1:30pm Tee Time

The Ken E, Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament will begin at 1:30pm on Wednesday September 15. 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.

Click here for information and directions.


Hope AtlantaKen Baggett
GAHC is raising funds for Hope Atlanta in honor Ken Baggett.
Make a contribution to HOPE Atlanta

Compliance 101 Tutorial with DCA

DCA will provide a primer on the "must do", 'how to", "what forms" and "when" of keeping a LIHTC property in compliance. This session is geared to persons new to the compliance arena or those who might benefit from a refresher.

This registration for the DCA Compliance Training is only for individuals who are not registered for the GAHC 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show - conference attendees will check the box for it as part of the conference registration.

The session will include both conference attendees as well as compliance professionals who are not registered for the conference. Once the meeting room meets capacity (75 people), registration will be closed.

DCA Compliance Training, Westin Savannah Hotel, One Resort Drive, Savannah, GA 31421
2nd Floor Ballrooms DEF
Wednesday September 15, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Parking Deck, $5 for the half day session

Click here if you are not a conference attendee, but wish to attend the Compliance 101 Tutorial.

Women's Affordable Housing Network

Women's Affordable Housing Network is thrilled to host the following events at the conference this year.

Wednesday September 15

Lunch and Golf Lessons:

Come learn to swing and putt at the Landings Club (https://www.landingsclub.com), 1 Cottonwood Drive, Savannah,GA 31411.

Lunch will be available from 12 pm to 1 pm;

There will be 4 coaches with 2 stations for 40 min each - full swing and putting, from 1:00pm-2:30pm . Cost is $50 per player.


Gentle Flow Yoga:

Savannah Yoga Center, a gentle flow class. The instruction will be tailored for all skill levels allowing beginners to try it out and advanced yogis to enjoy the practice. Do not be intimidated to join us in a welcoming environment for any range of thought including this being your first class or feeling as if you are not flexible. We invite you to come learn and see what self-care through yoga is all about. Mats will be provided.

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Savannah Yoga Center, 1319 Bull St. Savannah, GA 31401
Cost: $20 per person.
More information: https://savannahyoga.com

Stop by our booth too - we look forward to seeing those we know and meeting new friends!





Trade Show, September 16, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Annual Trade Show will take place on Thursday, September 16, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, concurrent with the Cocktail Reception.

Booths will be made available on a first come, first served basis.
Regular booths cost $500. New exhibitors booths that are sold prior to August 7 will be listed in conference materials.
The hotel will accept delivery of exhibitor booths/material no earlier than September 11. Booths must be broken down immediately after the show.

Click here for more details on exhibitor booths.

For more information please call Maureen Mercer at 404 509 7177.

Click here to register online as an exhibitor at the conference.

Click here to see a list of exhibitors at the conference.

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

Agenda

Click here for the conference agenda.