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Join Georgia Employers’ Association and business associates from across the state for our 2018 Spring Conference at the Westin Savannah Harbor resort on April 15 – 17. The theme for this year’s event is Strategies for a Better Business Environment. We’ll combine fun, networking opportunities, and an array of interesting speakers and breakout sessions that will provide you with new insights you can use to improve your operations, make better decisions,  and prepare your organization to succeed in today’s  rapidly changing business climate.

Conference Schedule:

Sunday, April 15:

12:00 PM – Golf at the Harbor Club
6:00 PM – Networking and Social Hour at the Westin Golf and Tennis Center

Monday, April 16 – Tuesday, April 17

Conference Events at the Westin
 Full Conference Agenda Coming Soon

Speakers and Topics for the 2018 Spring Conference

This year’s conference will feature presentations, workshops, and break-out sessions that provide you with opportunities to gain insights and information to improve key areas of your operations and your business. Look for the final conference agenda here in the near future.

Senator Johnny IsaksonWelcome Video and Georgia Business Update
Dr. Ninfa SaundersHow Business and the Medical Community Can Work together to Improve Health Care
Mel Haas What to Expect from Washington in 2018
GA Attorney General Chris Carr (invited, confirmation pending)Legal Issues that Affect Georgia Businesses
Mark Butler,
Georgia Labor Commissioner
How the Georgia DOL Works with Georgia Employers on Job Opportunities
Stuart CountessKia Motors and Keys to Continued Business Success
Jason C. Logan and Leonard BevillHow to Implement An Effective Drug Testing Program/ Trends in Workplace Healthcare and Wellness
Judge Elizabeth Gobeil,
Dr. Layne Meyers,
and Jody Jernigan
Panel Discussion: Effects of Opioids in the Workplace and on Workers' Compensation
Peter ShermanEffective Problem-Solving using Root Cause Analysis techniques
Alyssa K. Peters and W. Jonathan Martin IISocial Media and Major Issues facing HR Professionals
Greg NorredProviding a Safe and Secure Environment for our Workplace
Bart GobeilHow Progress at GA Ports Affects Georgia Business
Jeffery L. ThompsonPreventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Make Your Hotel Reservations Now

Westin Photo From Golf Course

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa has reserved a block of rooms for attendees of the Georgia Employers’ Association Spring Conference. Mention the GEA Conference to receive special room rates of $199/night. This rate is available through March 15, 2018. Regular rates will apply if all GEA rooms are booked.

Click for
Westin Room Reservations
or contact the Westin at
888-627-8457

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This event has been pre-approved for 6 HRCI Recertification Credits 

Pre-Register for the GEA Conference and Receive a 10% Discount

Pre-register now for the GEA Spring Conference and receive a early bird discount.

Registration Costs:

GEA Member – $670/Pre-Register at $603
Non-Member – $815/Pre-Register at $734

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2018 GEA SPRING CONFERENCE
Summary
Event
2018 Georgia Employers' Association Spring Conference
Location
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa, 1 Resort Drive,Savanna,Georgia-31421
Starting on
April 15, 2018
Ending on
January 17, 2018
Description
Join Georgia Employers’ Association and business associates from across the state for our 2018 Spring Conference at the Westin Savannah Harbor resort on April 15 – 17. The theme for this year’s event is Strategies for a Better Business Environment. We’ll combine fun, networking opportunities, and an array of interesting speakers and breakout sessions that will provide you with new insights you can use to improve your operations, make better decisions, and prepare your organization to succeed in today’s rapidly changing business climate.
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