Corporate Marketing Opportunities

Friends of Georgia’s Cities

Your company can help GMA’s efforts to strengthen cities and at the same time raise your profile with city officials by becoming a Friend of Georgia’s Cities. Some of the benefits of becoming a “Friend” include a complimentary subscription to GMA’s membership database and newspaper, special recognition in GMA’s Annual Convention and Mayors’ Day Conference programs and discounted rates on advertising and exhibiting. The annual fee is $750.00.
For more information, contact Kelly Shields at (678) 686-6204 or

Annual Convention Exhibit Hall

GMA’s Annual Convention, held in late June at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, includes a large Exhibit Hall for vendors to promote their products and services. The convention attracts approximately 2,000-plus city officials and guests, and the Exhibit Hall in recent years has included about 180 participating vendors. Exhibitors receive year-round exposure through GMA’s online Exhibit Hall that appears on the Association’s website.
For more information, contact Yalonde Tanner at (678) 686-6239 or


Georgia’s Cities Newspaper

GMA’s newspaper is published ten times per year and has a circulation of more than 7,000, which includes municipal elected officials and staff, state officials, local chambers and others. The publication includes articles on state and federal issues impacting cities, municipal best practices and innovations, Association programs and a range of other topics of interest to city officials.

Website and Electronic Newsletter

The GMA website receives an average of 125,000 page views per month, and an e-newsletter is distributed twice a month to approximately 4,000 municipal officials, including mayors, councilmembers, city managers, city clerks and key staff. For one fee, a company’s ad appears on the website home page and all secondary pages, as well as the e-newsletter. A link is provided to the advertiser’s website. Only one advertiser is accepted per month.
For more information, contact Kelly Shields at (678) 686-6204 or

Sponsorship Opportunities

Annual Convention

GMA’s Annual Convention is held in late June in Savannah and typically attracts 2,000-plus city officials and guests. Six levels of sponsorship ranging from $1,500 to $25,000 are available to meet the varying needs of companies wanting to increase their exposure to Georgia’s municipal leaders.

Mayors’ Day Conference

GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference is held each January in Atlanta and has an attendance of approximately 800 city officials and guests. Three levels of sponsorship ranging from $500.00 to $5,000.00 are available.

Fall District Meetings

The Association conducts Fall District Meetings every year in each of its twelve districts. These meetings, which are held in conjunction with a luncheon or dinner, provide opportunities for city officials to discuss legislative issues, receive updates on GMA programs and services and learn how they can get involved in Association activities. Cost of sponsorship for each meeting is $250.00.
For more information, contact Kelly Shields at (678) 686-6204 or