GEDA 2023 Spring Workshop
The Classic Center300 North Thomas Street
Athens, GA 30601-2627
Registration is now open for the 2023 GEDA Spring Workshop!
Please join us in Athens Wednesday, May 17th through Friday, May 19th for our Spring Workshop. Our event takes place at The Classic Center Athens.
We have a great program lined up along with fun networking events. More details coming soon. We look forward to seeing you in Athens this Spring!
Hotel Reservation Information
GEDA has two room blocks available: The Hyatt Place and Hilton Garden Inn. The Hyatt Place is connected to the Classic Center and the Hilton Garden Inn is directly across the street. See below for a map.
Hilton Garden Inn Room Block Code: 00GEDA
Hyatt Place Room Block Code: g-ged9
Athens Hotels + Classic Center Map
Early Bird Pricing ends Friday, April 14th, 2023.
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Optional Thursday Afternoon Activities
On Thursday afternoon (5/18), we invite you to explore Athens, network with other attendees, or join us in either of these optional activities.
- Golf Outing: $85
- UGA Walking Tour: $25
Tickets available with event registration.
GEDA Champion Circle Sponsors
Schedule of Events
Doors will open at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 17th, with sessions beginning at 1:15 pm. We will adjourn at noon on Friday, May 19th.
A detailed agenda, speaker information, and bios are coming soon.
Click the link below to access sponsorship opportunities for this year's workshop.
- Presenting, Platinum, and Gold Sponsorship can be found with conference registration.
- Silver, Bronze, and Golf Sponsorships can be purchased from the Sponsorship Store.
Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities Here
Contact Cecilia Arango, Sponsorship Chair at email@example.com for more information!
For More Information:
Renee Dau, GEDA Events Coordinator
The Legal Stuff:
Consent to Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GEDA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GEDA'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.
Waiver and Release of Liability – Please Read Carefully
I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in an optional activity that has inherent risks, dangers and hazards, and my participation in such activities and/or use of equipment is voluntary.
I, on behalf of myself, my personal representatives and my heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, and hold harmless the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) officers, board of directors, committee chairs, members, and employees from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, or wrongful death.
I HAVE READ THE ABOVE WAIVER AND RELEASE, AND BY SIGNING IT AGREE IT IS MY INTENTION TO EXEMPT THE GEORGIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS ASSOCIATION (GEDA) OFFICERS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, COMMITTEE CHAIRS, MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES FROM LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH.
Please check the box as part of your registration.
Cancellation, Refund, & No-Show Policy
A registrant who does not submit a written cancellation, or attend the Spring Workshop, is considered a "No-Show.” No-Shows are not eligible for refunds or credits, and are still liable for outstanding balances. Those who are ill and have a doctor’s excuse or a death in the family will be excused.
Substitutions will be accepted at any time.
There will be no refunds or credits for cancellations after the close of business (5:00 pm) seven days prior the event.
All cancellation requests must be received in writing (email or hard copy) and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
Refund requests must include the name of the attendee.
When possible, refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.
For those who have registered and choose the bill me or pay by check option, you are still subject to the refund policy.