Plan to attend the 2019 GAA Annual Meeting to enjoy team building, networking with other industry professionals, listening to engaging speakers, and some relaxing beach time!
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*Please note that the schedule is subject to change.*
Ben Nemtin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of What Do You Want to Do Before You Die? and a star of the MTV show The Buried Life. As the co-founder of The Buried Life movement, Ben’s message of radical possibility has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC News, and Oprah, who called Ben and his friends “truly inspiring.” An acclaimed speaker, Ben has keynoted business conferences and corporate leadership teams around the world, garnering standing ovations from Amazon, FedEx, Harvard, Levi’s, Microsoft, Verizon, and more. In 2019 Ben was named in the World’s Top 30 Organizational Culture Professionals by Global Gurus.
|10:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Registration Desk Open|
|1:30 PM - 3:00 PM||Session 1 - GAA is on FIRE!!! – IGNITE! – Hear from different Industry Professionals in this fast-paced session that will touch on a variety of topics. Magnolia Ballroom DEF|
|5:30 PM - 7:00 PM||GAA Chairman's Welcome Reception Beach House Pool Deck|
|8:30 AM - 4:00 PM||Registration Open|
|9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||Session 2 - GAA Info Session - Industry Update, GAA Hall of Fame Induction & NAA Update Magnolia Ballroom DEF|
|10:45 AM - 12:00 PM||Session 3 - How to Keep Personal Customer Service in Today's Digital Age Lisa X. Walden is a speaker, strategist, and consultant dedicated to helping businesses create authentic, empowering workplaces that don’t inspire the dreaded Sunday scaries. Her presentations deliver action-oriented insights that help people better connect, collaborate, and communicate. Lisa is the co-author of Managing Millennials for Dummies and is deep in the trenches of planning her next book. *Magnolia Ballroom DEF|
|12:00 PM - 1:30 PM||GAA Board of Directors Meeting Invitation Only *Magnolia Ballroom C|
|2:00 PM - 3:45 PM||Session 4 - GAA Countdown! Roundtable and Problem Solving Do you have what it takes to win the prize? Peer to peer discussions are the best, and when coupled with a chance to win a prize for a great idea then it is a home run for all involved. Join us as we lay out 3 scenarios that you will discuss with your peers and then present to a panel...in just a minute! Each round a winner is chosen and prizes handed out! Do you have what it takes to show that you are the best and can beat the countdown? *Magnolia Ballroom DEF|
|5:30 PM - 6:30 PM||GAA Evening Reception Magnolia Foyer|
|10:00 AM - 11:30 AM||Session 5 - Closing Keynote - Ben Nemtin Magnolia Ballroom DEF|