Monday, December 12, 1:00 pm - Tuesday, December 13, 3:00 pm


Crowne Plaza Atlanta Peachtree City
201 Aberdeen Pkwy, Peachtree City, GA 30269
(770) 487-2666
The Group Sales Symposium is an educational and networking event for all meetings/convention sales professionals: attendees include destination marketing organization group sales teams, hotel and lodging sales professionals, and group attractions, event facilities and conference center sales associates. Colleagues come together for sessions with industry experts and peers in various interactive formats to discuss new trends, tactics, and technology for improving meetings business and group market recruitment and production. The Group Sales Symposium is open to all sales professionals from not only Georgia and the Southeast, but also, sales related industry guests / field experts from across the country are welcomed and come to network and learn applicable techniques. See their testimonials

Best (& Worst!) Practices in Sports Tourism

Meeting Planners Panel Discussions

STR - Analytics / Hotel Industry Outlook

Destination Analysts’ study, The CVB and the Future of the Meetings Industry

A recap of ASAE 2022 and preview the Explore Georgia efforts for ASAE 2023, coming to Atlanta!

Trade Shows – Best Practices/Tips to Maximize Results

Peer Roundtable Roundup Topics: Knowing your market(s) –– Selling with local partners – Sports market (continued) – Group Tour market – Small meetings market - Food & beverage (presentation, selections, pricing)

Peer Roundtable Roundup Topics Round #2: Staffing (wages, benefits, incentives) – Goal setting – Industry Organizations (where to invest resources and time) – Time Management (Sales and servicing process) - LinkedIn (networking and sales tool) - Impact calculation - Sales tracking and reporting


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Presented by Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (GACVB)