Host Sponsor

Georgia Means Business.

Connect Georgia is an education conference and appointment-only trade show.  Hosted by Connect, the event brings together the most active planners, suppliers and experts in Georgia and Southeast corporate and association meetings and events for a quality packed day of general sessions, roundtables, pre-set appointments and networking. Connect Georgia is the business marketplace, where RFPs are placed, dates are secured and relationships are developed for future business.







Enhance your skills, interact with industry leaders and drive more business—whether you’re a planner or supplier focused on corporate and association meetings and events in Georgia and the Southeast.



2019 Agenda

Subject to Change

Monday, Nov. 18
2-4 p.m.Registration
3-4 p.m.Orientation and Education
4:30-6 p.m.Marketplace Appointments
7-9 p.m.Opening Reception
Tuesday, Nov. 19
9-10 a.m.Breakfast and Programming
10:30 a.m.-noonMarketplace Appointments
Noon-1:30 p.m.Lunch General Session
2-3 p.m.Marketplace Appointments




2018 Education (2019 Coming Soon)

Thursday, Nov. 29
3-4:15 p.m. | Welcome Education

Presented by Mark Galvin

Does your LinkedIn profile give the first impression you want? Is it time for a LinkedIn tune up? This fast paced, targeted session urges you to consider your social media mission, develop a strategy, and leave with the top three things you need to change on your LinkedIn profile TODAY! Be sure to bring your phone or tablet and have the LinkedIn app open. Presented by Mark Galvin with ePresence, a personal social media management firm.

Friday, Nov. 30
8:30-9:45 a.m. | Breakfast Programming

Presented by Tess Vismale, CMP

Whether you have a desk job or find yourself running in an airport, or clocking more than 10,000 steps on your fitbit when onsite, you need to create new habits to keep your health in check. Join us for this habit creation session where you will commit to new ways of caring for your body and maintaining your overall wellness. These are simple to incorporate in your busy life—you got this! And we are going to be your accountability coach, tracking your progress and encouraging you along the way.

11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Activity and Luncheon

Think you'll spend the whole time at Connect Georgia sitting at an appointment table? Think again! Connect Georgia 2018 features Geoteaming: a high-tech adventure using smartphones to navigate teams through an obstacle course of virtual, physical and cerebral challenges to get their minds and bodies moving.

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