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2020 GEDA Virtual Annual Conference

2020 GEDA Virtual Annual Conference

This event will consist of 3 hour long calls over 3 days.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM (EDT) to Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
1364 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 10/7/20 at 12:00 AM (EST)

Event Details

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The Keynotes include:

Innovation Resource Consulting Group’s Robert Tucker, Futurist, Author and Consultant, is on tap first and will talk at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, September 23rd.  Robert is an engaging personality, who will share his global insights over the course of 28 years on how we can shape our post-pandemic future. 

Next up on Wednesday, September 30th at 10:00 AM will be Roger Tutterow, Ph.D., who is well known to all of us.  Roger is a Professor of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis at Kennesaw State University.  He is not your typical economist.  Dr. Tutterow is an energetic, enthusiastic and very perceptive teacher, who will will talk about the economy, business and politics.
Re-scheduled for Thursday, October 8th at 12:30 PM - Lastly, our third speaker again is no stranger.  Governor Brian P. Kemp has agreed to join us to tell us of his plans of fighting to keep Georgia safe and open for business, as well as keeping our Great State of Georgia as the # 1 State for Business.  After Governor Kemp’s remarks, several Georgia business leaders will share their experience of adaptation and innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Calls are not individually priced.  The conference is sold as a set.  If you are unable to attend the live keynotes, they will be recorded and made available to registered attendees only.  

Member Pricing - $95.00

Non-Member Pricing - $125.00

Pre-paid Luncheon Pricing - Already paid, just register to receive the links.

If you are a Champion Circle or Winner Circle member please call Kelly McLendon at 404-955-4840, and she will register you for this event at the appropriate amount based on your level of sponsorship.

(The links to the Keynotes will be in your event confirmation email. Please keep this email for your future reference.)

Platinum Sponsors:

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Coweta-Fayette EMC logo

Evans General Contractors Logo

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September 23
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Robert Tucker, Innovation Resource Consulting Group, will present “Seeing What’s Next: Strategies for Shaping Your Post Pandemic Future”
September 30
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Roger Tutterow, Henssler Financial Endowed Chair, Director of the Econometric Center and Professor of Economics, Kennesaw State University will present “On the Economic, Business and Political Climate”
October 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Invited Governor Brian Kemp & several Georgia businesses dealing with innovation during COVID-19

For More Information:

Kelly McLendon
Kelly McLendon
CAE Manager of Member Services Georgia Economic Developers Association (404)962-4110

Sponsorships are available.  Please contact Justin Farquhar (404-754-9767), GEDA Sponsorship Chair, & Director of Business Recruitment and Existing Industry, Development Authority of Bryan County, or Kevin Shea (404-962-4109), President, GEDA.

Champion Circle Sponsors:

Choose Columbus logo Development Authority of Fulton County logoGeorgia EMC logoGeorgia Power logo  Gulfstream logo

Winners Circle Sponsors:

Bakertilly logoDalton Whitfield County logo ECG logo MEAG Power logoW A Engneering logo

Gold Sponsors:

Jackson EMC Logo

Carroll Daniel Construction logo

Silver Sponsor:

Georgia Southern University Logo

Power 10 logo

Hussey Gay Bell logo

GreyStone Power logo

Resource & Land Consultants logo

365 Degree Total Marketing logo

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