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GSAE Luncheon, The Abit Massey Lecture Series - Sep. 22, 2021 - 1 CAE Credit
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
3405 Lenox Road NE
Atlant, GA 30326
(404) 261-9250

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Luncheons

 The Abit Massey Lecture Series

Meet Mr. Abit

Registration is closed. Walk ins with a mask welcome (safety first!).

2021 Lecturer

Across an almost 30-year career, Penny Elkins has served and led teams and organizations across many aspects of both P-12 and higher education. A noted keynote speaker, Dr. Elkins is a recognized expert on the topic of equipping leaders and developing effective teams to achieve success.  Learn More.

GSAE Member - $39 ($49 after Sept. 17)
Guests - $49 ($59 after Sept. 17)

10:30 - 11:30 am: New Member Orientation
TBD: Supplier Council Check In
11:30-12:00 pm: Networking Reception
12:00-1:30 pm: Luncheon with Keynote
12:35 pm: Virtual Access open

Thank you to our sponsor: visit savannah

thank you to our host: Marriott Buckhead hotel & conference center

3405 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 • (404) 261-9250

Thank you to our av sponsor: OAV


Book your group rate for GSAE - Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center for 119 USD per night

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • End Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • Last Day to Book: Friday, September 17, 2021


  • (Pre-Set) Garden Salad - Organic Greens, Cucumbers, Julienned Carrots and Tomatoes with Garlic Croutons
  • Grilled Seared Chicken Breast with Chef's Choice of Vegetable and Starch and Fire Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Warm Rolls with Butter
  • NY Style Cheesecake with Raspberry Drizzle
  • Iced Tea

GSAE is a CAE Approved Provider

GSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this luncheon program may be applied for 1 credit toward your CAE application or renewal of professional development requirements.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific time frame towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs. 

***COVID-19 Measures***
We take your health and safety seriously. While we hope to gather up to 110 members in person, we encourage you to ascertain your own comfort level for an in person event, masked and distanced, under these circumstances.

  • Community spread is real. Our friends at Georgia Tech have created a risk-assessment tool we think is top-notch. Please use it to help in your decision-making.
  • Marriott Statement: As we welcome you back to our hotels around the world, we are committed to providing you with a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for working to defeat COVID-19. Consisting of in-house and outside experts in food and water safety, hygiene and infection prevention, and hotel operations, our Marriott Cleanliness Council is redefining our cleaning and safety standards. We will actively monitor and evolve our solutions to ensure a continued focus on the health and safety of our guests and associates.
  • Ceiling height in both spaces - 16'4"
  • Luncheon rounds will be set for a max of 6 attendees.
  • We will be wearing some masks, my people. 
  • Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE's in person events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to abide by GSAE's and the host property's efforts to comply with current CDC recommendations (and state of Georgia requirements) and to engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the event as requested by GSAE (e.g., wearing a mask, engaging in appropriate physical distancing, not attending the event if feeling sick or showing certain symptoms). Thanks to GSAE speaker and attorney Jeff Tenenbaum, Esq. who shared a helpful article regarding attendee waivers. 

Consent for Use of Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, GSAE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to GSAE’s use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Cancellation Policy
Your cancellation request must have been made in writing and received by GSAE at least 4 working days prior to date (Friday, Sep. 13) of event via e-mail ([email protected]). Replacement registrants are welcome. Refunds will only be given in cases where the above guidelines are followed. If you do not attend the luncheon and do not cancel your registration or submit a replacement, you will be billed after the meeting. NOTE: Absence due to COVID-19 exposure or illness is not applicable to the above policy. Exceptions will be made.