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2014 Annual Conference & Expo

7/20/2014 to 7/23/2014
When: July 20 - 23, 2014
Where: Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
One International Drive
Savannah, Georgia  31402
United States
Contact: Lyssa Nunn
(770) 618-8690

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 2014 Annual Conference & Expo

Making a Difference! 
Making A DifferenceAs Georgia water professionals, every day we are making a difference in the lives of Georgia citizens by providing safe drinking water and through the protection and management of our water resources.  We should be proud of the job that we do!

Onsite registration for attendees will be available!


 Annual Conference Technical Sessions Program

Cool Families
Is your family coming with you to Savannah this year? Children of GAWP members are invited to attend a fun-filled day hosted by the GAWP Public Education Committee! Trip to Skidaway Aquarium, guided gallery tour, indoor touch tank presentation, outdoor guided maritime forest walk a Live Animal Encounter, Native Reptiles Amphibians
and a Boat Trip! Trawl netting, wildlife viewing, dolphin spotting, and educational narration

The Cool Families Water Festival is for Children Ages 5-16. 
All Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $10 per person..

River Run 5k - Sign up under Attendee Registration!

Run (or Walk) for It at the GAWP River Run 5K!
In conjunction with the GAWP Annual Conference & Expo. Monday, July 21, 7:00 a.m.
Race Starting Line is at the front of the Westin Hotel right next door to the conference center. This will be a timed event. All Conference Attendees and Guests are welcome to register and RUN FOR IT in the GAWP River Run! 

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Male and Female Finishers. Goody Bags (with t-shirt, thanks Templeton & Associates!) for all participants! Thanks to RoadID for providing the race bibs. 
By completing the Race Registration you are agreeing to the following statement, ‘I do hereby release the Georgia Association of Water Professionals and any and all organizers and sponsors of this event.’

BBQ Team Cook-Off
The Water for People Committee announces a Barbeque Cook-Off Competition at the GAWP Conference in Savannah, Georgia, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center on Sunday, July 20, 2014. We would like to extend this special invitation to all of our outdoor cooks. If you’re proud of your meat cooking skills, come and prove it by entering the competition. Put your fellow contenders to shame, subject them to utter humiliation and cover yourself and fellow team members in glory. Price per team is $150 

Beach Clean Up at Tybee Island
Start “Making a Difference” at the 2014 Annual Conference with a Clean-up on Tybee Island
Sunday, July 20
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Families & Friends are welcome! 
Dress appropriately for the beach.  We’ll be picking up litter. Gloves and bags will be provided.  

Closer to the event date, the exact meeting location will be emailed to everyone who registers - to make sure we have a good and dirty spot!

Golf Tournament
This year’s golf tournament will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014 with an 8:30 AM shotgun start. The tournament will be held at The Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Georgia.

Companies and individuals have the opportunity to sponsor holes for the tournament. The tournament will feature a hole-in-one contest and our goal is to have some type of contest or prize for every hole.  
The Individual golf registration fee is $125 per player. 
The Foursome registration fee is $500.
Hole Sponsorship is $500.

GAWP Board of Directors Meeting Announcement
The GAWP Board of Directors will be meeting at the Annual Conference on Sunday, July 20 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. GAWP Members are welcome to attend and view the proceedings. Participation and discussion during the Board Meeting is limited to GAWP Board Members. An agenda will be posted here as soon as it is available.