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GEORGIA GMIS SPRING 2019
April 28 - May 2, 2019

Graduate Athens
295 E Dougherty Street
Athens, GA 30601

SPONSORSHIP REGISTRATION FORM

A Note from our President:

We invite you to attend the Georgia GMIS Conference “Your Brain on GMIS” Spring Conference in Athens!

We have exciting news! Governor Brian Kemp will be our keynote speaker on Monday, April 29 at 7:30 am. You are invited to join us for this exciting event! We will have breakfast beginning at 6:45 am. We are looking forward to Governor Kemp!

Our LGCIO (Local Government Chief Information Officer) and Certified Government Chief Information Officer™ (CGCIO™) Programs will be covering the core competencies of Emergenetics on Monday and Security on Tuesday. Geek Trak will run parallel to the LGCIO and CGCIO, this course will be covering Microsoft Hyper-V, Active Directory, File Server, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy and Remote Desktop Services.

As always, our sponsors have been very important part of our conferences. We appreciate your continued support and the friendships that we have built. We depend on the knowledge and support of our sponsors for whom we would not be as successful as we are. We will have networking opportunities with your peers, IT leaders and solution providers.

We look forward to seeing you in Athens!

Ben Brengman
President, GA GMIS

 


 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The event location is The Graduate Athens, located at 295 Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601. There are a limited number of tables available. In order to participate, the registration form and fee must be received by April 12, 2019. We do take credit cards through Pay Pal only. Please contact Karen Knight at knightk@douglasvillega.gov or 678-449-3088 if additional information is needed.

NOTE: Do not register through the UGA/CVIOG link on the website. It is for the participants only. Sponsorship registration is by this brochure. There is no online registration.

SPACE AND PARTICIPATION IS LIMITED.

Sponsor setup will be held on Monday, April 28.

  • Geek Trak and Entertainment Sponsors your setup will begin at 11:00 am
  • Exhibitors: your setup will begin at 1:45 pm

Tear Down for all Sponsors will be on Wednesday, May 1 after 12:00 pm

IMPORTANT: Sponsors please note that our sponsor exhibit area will be in the Foundry Ballroom and will be tabletop only. Your display table will be 6-feet long and you will have 2 chairs. All display materials and handouts should fit on top of this 6-foot table. You may have the roll-up screens that fit behind your table. Sponsors who bring free standing, floor displays, or large tabletop display will be asked to dismantle them. There will be no exceptions to this request.

 


 

HOTEL, LOGISTICS, LOGOS AND EXTRA ATTENDEES

Hotel Reservations

The Graduate Athens Reservations on-line at: Online Reservation Link or call 706-549-7020 and mention "Georgia Management Information Sciences (GMIS)" to get the special rate of $101 per night (plus taxes).
NOTE - A block of rooms will be held at the hotel until March 29, or until all rooms have been reserved.

Shipping

Shipping, receiving or storage of any items for the conference must be arranged directly with the hotel. Please see the attached information for shipping details.

Electrical

Electrical is provided for free and will be available at your booth. You might want to bring an extension cord if more than one outlet is needed.

Logos

Please email a high-resolution copy of your logo to Karen Knight so that we may use it on our website and signage at the conference.

Extra Attendees

Please note that sponsor attendees are limited to the number on your sponsorship level. If you have additional attendees, they must purchase extra passes at a cost of $300 per person. THEY MUST BE PURCHASED BEFORE THE CONFERENCE DEADLINE OF APRIL 12. AFTER THIS DATE, THE COST IS $350. ALL ATTENDEES MUST HAVE AN OFFICAL GA GMIS NAME BADGE FOR ACCESS TO ALL AREAS.

 


 

GA GMIS 2019 Spring Conference

 

Geek Trak - Sold Out
  • Title sponsor of Geek Trak
  • Premium Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • 4 Attendees from your company
  • Sponsor meals for four
  • Tuesday night Banquet Tickets for four
  • Attendance List before and after the conference
  • Recognition at Conference
$5,000.00
Entertainment - Sold Out
  • Title sponsor of Entertainment
  • Premium Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • 4 Attendees from your company
  • Sponsor meals for four
  • Tuesday night Banquet Tickets for four
  • Attendance List before and after the conference
  • Recognition at Conference
$5,000.00
Exhibitor 
  • Name and Logo on GA-GMIS Website
  • one 6-foot table, skirting, and 2 chairs
  • Two Attendees from your company
  • Sponsor meals for Two
  • Tuesday Banquet Tickets for Two
  • Attendance List after the conference
$2,500.00
Networking Suite Sponsor
  • Monday Night
  • Signage in Networking Suite
  • 1 available (must be registered as an Exhibitor or higher)
  • First Come, First Served
$1,500.00
Social Sponsor 
  • Tuesday Night before Dinner
  • Signage in Social Area
  • 1 available (must be registered as an Exhibitor or higher)
  • First Come, First Served
$1,500.00

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN THE ALLOWED NUMBER OF SPONSOR ATTENDEES FROM YOUR ORGANIZATION, YOU MUST PAY THE ADDITIONAL SPONSOR ATTENDEE FEE OF $300.00 PER PERSON.

 


 

By no later than April 12, 2019, mail your registration form and check (payable to GA-GMIS) to:

Karen Knight, GA GMIS
P.O. Box 219
Douglasville, GA 30133-0219


If sending by overnight mail, please use the following:
Karen Knight, GA GMIS
6695 Church Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
Tel: (678) 449-3088
Fax: (678) 499-3089
Email: knightk@douglasvillega.gov