Communications Summit

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March 24-26, 2019
Atlanta, GA


Summit Schedule

 Sunday, March 24 – Ansley Golf Club 

Attire: Country Club Casual: premium jeans (no rips or holes) and collared shirts; coat and tie not required.  

Buses Depart Hotel

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Evening Welcome Reception


Monday, March 25 – Capital City Club (Downtown/City Club)  

Attire: Business Casual: jackets for men (suit or sport; ties are optional), no jeans, shorts, cargo-style pants, or shirts without collars.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Tips and Tricks: Software You’ve Never Heard Of – Sean Bleyl, MembersFirst

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
The Three Most Dangerous and Exciting Tech Trends for Country Clubs in 2019 – Justin Baer, Member Text

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Communications Roundtable – Corinne Grimaldi, CMAA

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Effective Communication Through Videos – Ben Lorenzen, Champions Run

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
How to Take and Use Tantalizing Food and Beverage Photos – Shanna Bright, Bright Life Media

4:15 – 5:45 p.m.
Defining & Communicating Your Brand – Katie Patay, Patay Consulting

Free Evening – Explore the Buckhead Area of Atlanta with Recommendations from the Georgia Chapter

Tuesday, March 26 – Cherokee Town Club

Attire: Business Casual: jackets for men, no jeans.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Social Media and Communication to New Generations – Matt Cullen and Marissa Reinert, The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Post on Purpose: Leveraging Social Media to Grow Your Membership – Anna-Vija McClain, AVMS

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
 Exceeding the Elevated Communication Expectations Across Generations – Ryan Jenkins, Speaker, Author & Inc Magazine Columnist

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 
Crisis Communications – Glen Jackson, Jackson Spalding

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Make Sure Your Website Is Not Working Against You: The Neuroscience of Websites and Design – Laura Leszczynski, Strategic Club Solution

Registration Information

Full Registration: $695
Single Day (Day One): $350
Single Day (Day Two): $300
Welcome Reception Only: $100 (a la carte or guest registration)

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Hotel Information

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
3300 Peachtree RD, NE Atlanta, GA 30305
Price: $189/night
Click here to make a reservation. Provide the code G-CMAB to book at the arranged rate.


Transportation will be provided between the host hotel and club each day.