Annual Convention

GMA's 2017 Annual Convention took place in Savannah, Georgia, from Friday, June 23 through Tuesday, June 27. Thanks to the members, sponsors and exhibitors who made this convention a great success.

The 2018 Annual Convention will take place in Savannah from Friday, June 22 through Tuesday, June 26.
2017 Convention Resources

Concurrent Sessions Presentations
Cyber City: Technology Today & Tomorrow (11.4 MB, ZIP File)
DIY Lending: Start Your Own Downtown Loan Program (141 MB, ZIP File)

Rapid Fire Sessions Presentations
Download the 2017 Large City Rapid Fire Presentations. (327 MB, ZIP File)
Download the 2017 Small City Rapid Fire Presentations. (233 MB, ZIP File)
Related Content: Innovation Made in Georgia

Interactive Map of the Exhibit Hall
A quick photo collage from the 2017 Annual Convention in Savannah.
A video about Mayor Dorothy Hubbard, GMA's New President.
A video highlighting the successes of Jim Walter, the 2017 Renaissance Award Winner.
A video highlighting takeaways and experiences from training at Convention.
A video showcasing the history and meaning of various city flags.
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April 13, 2017
GMA’s 2017 Annual Convention will focus on vari­ous levels of leadership. Motivational speaker Lt. Col. (Ret.) Rob “Waldo” Waldman “The Wingman” will serve as the keynote speaker during the con­vention’s opening session in Savannah. His ener­getic presentation will center on leadership with a patriotic theme. 
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