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GSAE Annual meeting

May 30 - June 1, 2018

2018 Host Property Physical Address:

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
GPS Coordinates: 30.378230, -86.330954

Reservations (866) 701-3720

All sessions are held in the Baytowne Conference Center (G on the resort map)
Check-in: 4pm
• **between 4 - 11 PM at the Grand Sandestin Front Desk**
•after 11PM, please check-in at the Welcome Center

Check-out: 11am

Quick Links:

Dine Around Sandestin

  • Tons of wonderful spots within walking distance
  • Gather your colleagues and enjoy dinner together

Special Events include:

Donate to the Annual Meeting Silent Auction today!
Donating to the Auction is a great way to show your support and help raise funds to help continue GSAE’s mission of advancing the profession of association management and enhancing the professionalism of association executives. Your donation will be on display for the entirety of the conference. Any donation of any size will be most appreciated and welcomed — we can even package smaller donations together to create a fabulous gift basket or experience! NEW IN 2018: GIFT CARD PULL – Please consider donating a gift card (value ranging from $20-$100) for the first ever GSAE Gift Card Pull! All donors will be recognized with signage!

View current donations here.

GSAE is a CAE Approved Provider

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, the Annual Meeting may be applied for up to 11 CAE credits (if you attend a pre-conference workshop) toward your CAE application or renewal of professional development requirements. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.

Consent for Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GSAE’s use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellation Policy
Refund requests received in writing by Friday, May 11, 2018 will be honored minus a $75 processing fee. After May 11, 2018, no refunds will be issued. Replacement registrants are welcome.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort - Room Block Expired May 8. Limited Availability.

  • $155 run of house (Grand Complex Studio, excludes room taxes & fees)
  • Grand Complex 1 Bedroom - $195
  • Grand Complex 2 Bedroom - $275
  • Grand Complex 3 Bedroom - $345
  • Beachside & Luau options based on availability: $219-$499 with minimum stay requirements
  • To book by calling the resort directly, 800 320-8115.

Book your room today

Please note all sessions are on the bay side at the Baytowne Conference Center. The beach side guest shuttle does not run until 8:30 am.

Thank you to our hosts

2018 Annual Meeting Sponsors

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
United States
(850)267-8253
Annual Meeting Host
Visit South Walton
Visit South Walton
Santa Rosa Beach 32459 (850)267-1216x8518
Annual Meeting Opening Reception & Dinner Host
Visit Greenville SC
Visit Greenville SC
148 River Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States
(864)421-0000
2019 Annual Meeting Opening Reception & Dinner Hos
Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, LLC
Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, LLC
Thursday Opening Session Sponsor
The Westin Poinsett Hotel
The Westin Poinsett Hotel
2019 Annual Meeting Host
Map Dynamics
Map Dynamics
330 Research Dr Suite 200
Athens, GA 30605
United States
(888)526-5542
Pay the Pig, Beer Pour and App Sponsor
Dunwoody Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dunwoody Convention & Visitors Bureau
Thursday Breakfast Sponsor
MemberClicks
MemberClicks
Fun in the Sun Sponsor
Jekyll Island Authority Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jekyll Island Authority Convention & Visitors Bureau
Friday Breakfast Sponsor
Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia
Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia
Break Sponsor
Explore Charleston
Explore Charleston
Pay the Pig and Chair's Reception
Columbia County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Columbia County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Break Sponsor
Visit Savannah
Visit Savannah
Break Sponsor
Shepard Exposition Services
Shepard Exposition Services
Atlanta, GA 30318
United States
(404)720-8602
Sign Sponsor
PRG Atlanta
PRG Atlanta
AV Sponsor
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Breakout Sponsor
novi AMS
novi AMS
(888)504-6684
Website Sponsor
Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Beer Pour Sponsor
Standard Press
Standard Press
Brochure Sponsor
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Breakout Sponsor
Marietta Wealth Management
Marietta Wealth Management
Breakout Sponsor
Henderson Beach Resort
Henderson Beach Resort
Wine Tasting Sponsor
The Classic Center
The Classic Center
Beer Pour Sponsor
Hotel Indigo-Athens
Hotel Indigo-Athens
Beer Pour Sponsor
Graduate Athens
Graduate Athens
Beer Pour Sponsor
Hyatt Place Athens
Hyatt Place Athens
Beer Pour Sponsor