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2020 GSAE Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Savannah
2 W Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 238-1234

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:00 PM EDT to Friday, August 28, 2020
Category: Annual Meeting

gsae annual meeting
new dates - august 26-28, 2020

registration has closed. please contact gsae if you have any questions. Directions to the hyatt regency savannah

  • As of July 1, 2020, the GSAE Board of Directors voted to move forward with planning an in-person meeting. The safety of our meeting attendees is paramount. Safety precautions and guidelines as of now are available (updated August 4). Should anything change, we will alert the membership and registered attendees as soon as possible.
  • Staff and the hotel property are adhering to current state of Georgia requirements (08.15.2020) in place through September and following CDC recommendations and checklists regarding gatherings.

  • Up to 11 CAE hours for full conference attendance
  • Rooms and dining spaces are set for less than 25% capacity
  • 5-6 breakouts per track, limited to 16, 20 or 24 attendees each
  • One way entrances and exits
  • Modified food stations
  • A mask mandate is in effect at all Hyatt properties, in the city of Savannah, and for GSAE events
  • Download paper registration (attendee or multi-staff)
  • Download sponsorship order form

please contact gsae if you have any questions.


Host property: Hyatt Regency Savannah website
NEW - Hyatt has introduced a multi-layered Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment that builds on their existing rigorous protocols. Learn more about their commitment to cleanliness and well-being.
2 W Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone:(912) 238-1234
Reserve your room today! Run of house - $184 before taxes and fees. Note - be sure to adjust the check-in and check-out dates accordingly. Cutoff Date August 7.
Driving Directions to the Hotel

Thank You to Our Overflow Properties 

    Andaz Savannah 
    Rate is $199 before taxes and fees - Cutoff Date August 7
    14 Barnard Street
    Savannah, GA 31401
    Phone: (912) 233-2116  


The Alida
412 Williamson Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401

August 26-August 28, 2020
  • Full speaker schedule.
  • Golf, cycling event begin Wednesday morning by 8:00 am and 8:30 am, respectively
  • Pre-con workshops are Wednesday at 2:00 pm
  • First time attendee session is Wednesday at 4:15 pm
  • Opening reception trolleys depart Wednesday at 6:00 pm from host hotel
  • Last session ends Friday by 12:30 pm 
  • COVID-19 Info - Updated weekly
Registration Details
  • Registration GSAE association executive member or other state, local or regional SAE member - $399
  • Registration for GSAE corporate supplier member - $659 - $2909
  • Registration for additional attendee from same organization - $299
  • See who's registered (member login required)

Sponsor & Exhibitor Details

Silent Auction & Special Events

Dine Around Savannah - Thursday, August 27

  • Revisions are under way to ensure local Savannah guidelines are communicated to all attendees
  • We encourage strongly choosing an outdoor option for dining in Savannah. Indoor dining is limited to 25% capacity at this time. 
  • Show Us Your Badge Program - Visit Savannah

thank you to our 2020 annual meeting hosts


thank you to our 2020 Annual meeting sponsors






 thank you to our in-kind sponsors





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.

Acknowledgement of Enhanced Safety and Health Measures: 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE's in person events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to abide by GSAE's and the host property's efforts to comply with current CDC recommendations (and any state of Georgia requirements) and to engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the event as requested by GSAE (wearing a mask, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, not attending the event if feeling sick or showing certain symptoms). Thanks to GSAE speaker and attorney Jeff Tenenbaum, Esq. who shared a helpful article regarding attendee waivers. 

Updated Cancellation Policy:
The deadline for attendee cancellations is August 14, 2020. Full refunds will be provided up to 5:00 pm with written notice. Replacement registrants are welcome. Simply send an e-mail to [email protected] with the name of your replacement. If you do not attend the conference and do not cancel your registration or submit a replacement, you will be billed after the meeting. You may view your open invoice at any time by logging into your member profile (hover over "Member Profile" and click on "Invoices").

OSAE Annual Meeting Offer
For those unable to join us in Savannah, GSAE has partnered with OSAE to offer member pricing for their virtual meeting (August 31-September 2). The 
discount code is under the "Member Offers" tab in your profile as soon as they are available.  

NOTE: No company is authorized to sell an attendee list from GSAE. We don't do that, period, and you should block the sender and ignore any message otherwise as the annoying spam that it is. Sorry for the inconvenience.