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GSAE Tech Showcase & Luncheon - Nov. 14, 2018

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Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Sonesta Gwinnett Place - Atlanta
1775 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096
United States
2018-11-14 08:30:00 2018-11-14 15:00:00 America/New_York GSAE Tech Showcase & Luncheon - Nov. 14, 2018 Sonesta Gwinnett Place - Atlanta 1775 Pleasant Hill Road Duluth, GA 30096 United States

Event Details

Keynote Speaker Announced


Julie Sciullo, MBA

CEO, Association Analytics

Julie Sciullo, the CEO of Association Analytics, is uniquely equipped in applying leading edge perspective to data and analytics through product and service management, talent and team development, strategy and implementation, and continuous improvement in business processes. She is passionate about telling a story in the data to drive decisions and change. She holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Organizational Leadership from Duquesne University, as well as a B.S.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. Her passion for data and analytics led to her current executive role specializing in managed technology solutions and intelligence platform delivery. As a featured speaker, Julie’s insights deliver sought after value and applicable takeaways.

Room Block at Sonesta Gwinnett Place-Atlanta
$109 (before taxes)
Book your room by Nov. 11

Lunch Only Tickets - 1 CAE hour

  • Lunch Only (GSAE member) - $39 / $49 late
  • Lunch Only (guest)  - $49 / $59 late

Tech Showcase Attendee/All Day Tickets - 5.5 CAE hours

  • Tech Showcase Attendee (GSAE member, early bird) - $89 / $99 late
  • Tech Showcase Attendee (guest, early bird) - $99 / $109 late

Tabletop Exhibitor Tickets – limited to 15

  •  Tech Showcase Exhibitor - $299 (2 representatives)

Learning Lab and Exhibitors - limited to 4

  • Tech Showcase Exhibitor + Learning Lab - $399 (3 representatives)


Thank you to our luncheon sponsor: Jekyll Island Authority

Thank you to our host: Sonesta Gwinnett Place - Atlanta


Thank you to our keynote AV sponsor: PRG

GSAE is a CAE Approved Provider
The program(s) meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this luncheon and associated breakout sessions may be applied for a total of 5.5 credits (1 credit for lunch only) toward your CAE application or renewal of professional development requirements.

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. 

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Cancellation Policy
Your cancellation request must have been made in writing and received by GSAE at least 4 working days prior to date (Friday, Nov. 9) of event via fax (404) 577-7870 or e-mail ( Replacement registrants are welcome. Refunds will only be given in cases where the above guidelines are followed. If you do not attend the luncheon and do not cancel your registration or submit a replacement, you will be billed after the meeting.

Abby Hicks
Abby Hicks Director of Sales Hotel Indigo-Athens
Allison Haynes
Allison Haynes Senior Sales Manager - Southeast Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Alyson Abercrombie
Alyson Abercrombie Director of Communications & Marketing Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Inc.
Amanda Cook
Amanda Cook VP of Business Development Map Dynamics
Amanda Davis
Amanda Davis Chief Operating Officer Inspire Association Management Co.
Anna Taylor
Anna Taylor Marketing Manager SAIS
Bennie Plummer
Bennie Plummer Group Sales Manager Visit Macon
Beth Chitnis
Beth Chitnis Vice President Meeting Expectations
Bonnie Gardner
Bonnie Gardner
Brenda Dempsey
Brenda Dempsey Director, Southern Regional Office Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.
Brittney Roberts
Brittney Roberts Program Services Coordinator Association Services Group
Carol Hall
Carol Hall Association and Government Sales Manager Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Chris Hodges
Chris Hodges Senior Director Business Development Naylor Association Solutions
Christina Kaiser
Christina Kaiser Executive Director Georgia Amusement & Music Operators Association
Cindy Orna
Cindy Orna Marketing & Events Manager Associated Builders & Contractors of Georgia
Connie Bergeron
Connie Bergeron President Site Selection Solutions, Inc.
Courtney Alford-Pomeroy
Courtney Alford-Pomeroy Digital Marketing Specialist University of Georgia
Daniel F. Vickers
Daniel F. Vickers Executive Director Podiatry Institute
Daniel T. McClure
Daniel T. McClure Partner Reed, Quinn & McClure CPAs
Daphne R. Webb
Daphne R. Webb Meetings / Membership Coordinator Georgia School Nutrition Association
Darcel Ivey
Darcel Ivey Sales Manager Georgia International Convention Center
David Crenshaw
David Crenshaw COO Industry Council for Tangible Assets
Debbie Conyers
Debbie Conyers VP Member Engagement; Foundation Exec. Director Electronic Components Industry Association
Deborah Barron
Deborah Barron Sales Manager Savannah Marriott Riverfront
Dennis Kemp
Dennis Kemp Director of Sales Visit Sandy Springs
Diane Hopkins
Diane Hopkins Executive Vice President Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Diane Stone
Diane Stone Meetings & Group Travel Manager Roswell Convention & Visitors Bureau
Donna A. Dilbeck
Donna A. Dilbeck Director of Administration Electronic Components Industry Association
Elizabeth Hovell
Elizabeth Hovell Department Head, Sales University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
Erik Lawser
Erik Lawser Financial Advisor Investment Planning & Management Group of Raymond James
Gary Schneeberg
Gary Schneeberg Regional Sales Manager Barnsley Resort
Heather Blanchard
Heather Blanchard Member Advocate Southeast Tourism Society
Heather Hunt
Heather Hunt Executive Director Southern Association of Orthodontists
Holly Wright
Holly Wright Senior Sales Manager, Remote - Atlanta Omni, Amelia Island Plantation
Ian Webb
Ian Webb Content Marketing Specialist, Office of Online Lea University of Georgia
James Pace
James Pace Senior Director Administration and Member Services Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia
Jamila Lee
Jamila Lee Group Sales Manager Renaissance Atlanta Midtown
Jane Anne Sutphin
Jane Anne Sutphin Manager of Membership & Communications Georgia Society of Association Executives
Jay Markwalter
Jay Markwalter Executive Director Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus
Jeremiah Cook
Jeremiah Cook Sales Manager Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jeremy Minnick
Jeremy Minnick Map Dynamics
Jim Moody
Jim Moody President Construction Suppliers Association
Joel Peacock
Joel Peacock Director of Operations Georgia Association of Water Professionals
John Bacon
John Bacon Group Publisher Naylor Association Solutions
John Foster
John Foster Attorney & Counselor At Law Foster, Jensen & Gulley
John Harrison
John Harrison Executive Director ADISA - Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association
John Steffes
John Steffes Association Sales Manager Sonesta Gwinnett Place - Atlanta
Julia Boyd
Julia Boyd Director of Certification Professional Photographers of America
Julie Batten
Julie Batten Sales Manager Emory Conference Center Hotel
Julie Sciullo
Julie Sciullo CEO Association Analytics
Kamilah Greene
Kamilah Greene Director, Training and Workforce American College of Rheumatology
Karla Yeck
Karla Yeck Senior Account Executive The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Kelly McLendon
Kelly McLendon Manager, Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kevin Priger
Kevin Priger Complex Sales Manager Atlanta's Technology Park Conference Hotels
Kevin Shea
Kevin Shea President Georgia Economic Developers Association
Kevin Udell
Kevin Udell Director of Sales Jekyll Island Authority Convention & Visitors Bureau
Leigh Beakley
Leigh Beakley Vice President, Membership Services Georgia Hospital Association
Lindsay Bridges
Lindsay Bridges VP, Communications & Member Services Georgia EMC
Lisa-Marie Haygood
Lisa-Marie Haygood Executive Director Cherokee County Educational Foundation
Loren Einstein
Loren Einstein Senior Sales Executive The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Lori Dodd
Lori Dodd Director of National Accounts Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau
Lori Spear
Lori Spear Executive Vice President SAIS
Marcy Anderson
Marcy Anderson National Sales Manager Shepard Exposition Services
Maria Weiss
Maria Weiss Sales Manager Jekyll Island Authority Convention & Visitors Bureau
Marva Huie
Marva Huie Sales Manager The American Hotel, a DoubleTree by Hilton
Mike Pennington
Mike Pennington novi Evangelist novi AMS
Monica Duran
Monica Duran Training Coordinator/Event Planner Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police
Nancy Wilkerson
Nancy Wilkerson National Sales Manager Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Neil Matchan
Neil Matchan Chief Technology Officer InterDev, LLC
Nick Arnold
Nick Arnold Director of Sales Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Rita Lowery
Rita Lowery Education/Member Services Director Georgia Senior Living Association
Robert Sumner
Robert Sumner Attorney Sumner & Associates, P.C.
Russ Webb
Russ Webb Vice President Atlanta Georgia Apartment Association
S. Patrice Cayce
S. Patrice Cayce Marketing Communications Coordinator Georgia School Nutrition Association
Sandy Shepard
Sandy Shepard Senior Sales Manager Westin Atlanta North
Sheryl Ehlers
Sheryl Ehlers Senior Sales Manager Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center
Spence Downs
Spence Downs Solution Advisor MemberClicks
Susan Cheshire
Susan Cheshire Executive Director Georgia School Nutrition Association
Tara Morrison
Tara Morrison President Association Management Executives, Inc.
Thomas Wilson
Thomas Wilson Senior Manager Brady Ware & Co.
Timothy Kline
Timothy Kline Manager of Certification ASHRAE
Wendy W. Kavanagh
Wendy W. Kavanagh President Georgia Society of Association Executives
31 Other Registered Attendees

Tech Showcase Highlights

8:30 am – 9:00 am          

Registration and Coffee – Tabletop Displays open


9:00 am – 9:30 am          

Opening Session/Welcome with quick overview and App overview: GA Ballroom 4-5


9:30 – 10:00 am              

  • Technophobe – Tech Tips & Tools to Increase Productivity – Russ Webb (GAA) & Joel Peacock (Georgia Association of Water Professionals): Salon 2
  • Technophile – Using Technology for Engagement & Revenue –John Bacon (Naylor): Salon 7


10:00 – 11:00 am            

Tech Showcase Tabletops & Learning Labs  - Hands on demos of tech that you need! (Map Dynamics in Salon 3; CE21 in Salon 8)


11:00 – 11:30 am            

  • Technophobe – Social Media Marketing Basics – Courtney Alford-Pomeroy and Ian Webb (University of Georgia): Salon 2
  • Technophile – Data Security – Neil Matchan (InterDev): Salon 7

11:30 – 1:15 pm               

Luncheon keynote with speaker Julie Sciullo – Data Driven Association Decisions: GA Ballroom 4-5


1:30 – 2:00 pm:               

  • Technophobe – The World is Mobile…is Your Association? Rick Rutherford (CE21 LLC): Salon 2
  • Technophile – Advanced Digital Marketing – Up Your Email Game! – Austin Childers (Map Dynamics): Salon 7


2:00 – 2:30 pm               

Break with the Tech Showcase Tabletops: GA Ballroom Pre-function


2:30 – 3:15 pm               

Panel Discussion – Associations in the 21st Century and Beyond – Julie Sciullo, Rick Rutherford and Russ Webb as moderator: GA Ballroom 4-5

Lunch Menu

Sonesta Salad
Chicken Breast w/Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (non-spicy)
Sonoma Vegetable Blend
Creamy Redskin Mashed Potatoes
Assorted Dinner Rolls
Chocolate Lava Cake
Iced Tea and Water Service