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    Name: 2017 Georgia Engineers Summer Conference
    Date: June 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:


    Registration Now Open!

    Make plans to join us in sunny Clearwater, Florida for the annual Georgia Engineers Summer Conference featuring an all-new focus on only business-oriented content designed to help you:

    • Boost your firm's business development efforts and bottom line
    • Attract, retain and develop talented engineers
    • Manage the modern engineering firm
    The annual conference will take place at the brand-new, beachfront Wyndham Grand on Florida's Clearwater Beach - TripAdvisor's #1 Beach in America! 

    CONFIRMED TOPICS
    Managing the Modern Firm:
    • Attracting, Retaining & Rewarding Talented Engineers
    • Firm Ownership Succession
    • Mergers & Acquisitions: Firm Readiness and Lessons Learned
    • Risk Management for Consulting Practices
    Boosting Your Bottom Line:
    • Adopting a Smart Digital Marketing Strategy
    • Mistakes that Limit Engineering Sales
    • Teaching Doers How to Be Sellers
    Transformative Development:
    • CIDs and Placemaking
    • P3 and Design-Build in the Next Ten Years
    • The Skip Spann Connector Story

    CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
    • Joe Allen, Executive Director, Gwinnett Place CID
    • Joe Carpenter, Division Director of P3, Georgia Department of Transportation
    • Katie Cash, Vice President, Smartegies
    • Kelly Duquette, Principal Solutions Consultant, Full Sail Partners
    • Lee Edmond, Vice President, Crow Friedman Group
    • Gary Ellis, Managing Partner, NewPeak Strategies LLC
    • Gerald McDowell, Executive Director, Aerotropolis CIDs
    • Michael McGinley, Director, Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
    • Erin Murphy, Managing Director, VHB Atlanta
    • Tracy Rathbone, Executive Director, Town Center CID
    • Judy Sparks, President and Founder, Smartegies
    • Jim Wilgus, Deputy Director, Cobb County Department of Transportation


    Click HERE to access sponsorship and exhibitor information.
    Click HERE to submit a speaker/topic proposal.
    Click HERE to explore things to do in the Clearwater area.

    Have questions or want to sponsor? Contact Jennifer Head at Jennifer.Head@acecga.org or (404) 665-3539.

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    Location:

    Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
    Room block rate is $189 per night. Registrants will receive the access code in the registration confirmation email. 
    100 Coronado Drive
    Clearwater, FL 33767
    Reservations line: 1-800-996-3426
    Direct hotel line:  727-281-9500

    Date/Time Information:

    June 22 - 25, 2017
    Thursday, June 22
    Registration & Reception 
    Friday, June 23 - Saturday, June 24
    Conference 
    Sunday, June 25
    Check-out

    Contact Information:
    Jennifer Head, Director of Membership & Programs
    Fees/Admission:
    Member of ACEC Georgia, ASCE, GEF, GSPE or IEEE - $600
    Non-member - $800
    Register by May 12, 2017 to receive $50 off your registration fee!

     
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