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GSAE Holiday Luncheon - December 9, 2020
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30346
(770) 395-7700

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Wednesday, December 09, 2020, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: Luncheons

2020 holiday luncheon, business meeting, silent auction & awards show

Registration has closed. Please email [email protected] with any questions.

We take your health and safety seriously. While we hope to gather up to 50 members in person, we encourage you to ascertain your own comfort level for an in person event, masked and distanced, under these circumstances.

  • Community spread is real. Our friends at Georgia Tech have created a risk-assessment tool we think is top-notch. Please use it to help in your decision-making.
  • IHG Way of Clean includes deep cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants, and guests can expect to see enhanced procedures, which may include: face covering requirements, various ways to reduce contact throughout the hotel, social distancing measures within public spaces and procedures based on local authorities’ guidance and/or advice. Note: All IHG properties have a mask mandate in the Americas.
  • We plan to live-stream the Awards Show. We are still working on what that looks like.... it's complicated.
  • 72 inch rounds will be set for a max of 3-4 attendees.
  • Food and beverage service will adhere to the Governor's orders (recently extended).
  • Self-parking will be touchless.
  • The Silent Auction will be open both in person and virtually through the mobile app. Check-out will be electronic and easy peasy. 
  • We are encouraging everyone to support the Atlanta Community Food Bank with whatever donation you can give this holiday season. Thank you for your donations! You can still donate here.

Congratulations to our 2020 Award Recipients 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Silent Auction, Wine Toss & Networking Reception
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Luncheon, Awards Show, Annual Business Meeting & Officer Installation
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Silent Auction Cash-out

GSAE Member - $49
GSAE Guest - $59
Additional Staff - $39
Virtual Streaming of Awards Program - $0
*In-person attendance will be limited to ensure social distancing guidelines are being followed. In-person registration has reached capacity. 

Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Atlanta Community Food Bank plays a vital role in our community, even more so in today's environment. Every $1 helps provide enough food for four meals. In conjunction with our annual holiday luncheon, we are accepting monetary contributions to the ACFB. 
*Donors have been entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card and the winner will be announced during the program. While the drawing window has closed, you can still donate here.

The Atlanta Community Food Bank is a nonprofit 501c(3) organization (EIN/tax ID number 58-1376648). Donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Learn more.

Silent Auction
Donating to the silent auction helps raise funds to continue GSAE’s mission of advancing the profession of association management and enhancing the professionalism of association executives. We understand that it may not be feasible for you to donate in quite the way you have in the past, however, every donation, no matter what, helps us reach our goal. The Silent Auction will again be virtual, with mobile bidding only, thanks to our friend Tony Rissley, Expo Auctions

WINE TOSS: We are planning on bringing back the wine toss again this year! Please consider donating a bottle(s) of wine, liquor and/or beer for the GSAE Wine Toss. Attendees will purchase rings to toss - whatever they ring, they win!

Please submit your donation form today. Thank you for your support!

thank you to our host: crowne plaza atlanta perimeter at ravinia
directions (google maps)


thank you to the Voice of GSAE, Tom Branch: Lava Post Production

thank you to our av sponsor: psav


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 state of Georgia requirements) and to engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the event as requested by GSAE (e.g., 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. 

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
Your in person cancellation request must be made in writing and received by GSAE at least 4 working days prior to date of event via fax (404) 577-7870 or e-mail ([email protected]). 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.