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23rd Annual Conference & Trade Show

August 19 - August 21, 2020

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Savannah, Georgia

Conference Description

The 23rd Annual Conference and Trade Show of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition will take place August 19 - August 21 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa in Savannah, GA and will include panel discussions designed for development, construction and management / compliance professionals. Events include Golf, Developer Bootcamp, DCA Compliance 101, Trade Show and Cocktail Reception.

Register Early

The deadline for Hotel registration is July 29th and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $216 per night for conference attendees.

Conference cost:

Member Cost: Before June 30th: $525 per attendee After June 30th: $550 per attendee
Non Member Cost: Before June 30th: $575 per attendee After June 30th: $600 per attendee

Note: Registration for the conference is required in order to participate in the conference and activities (panel discussions, lunch, etc.). Registration for just the Trade Show will allow you to participate in the Trade Show only. If you wish to participate in the conference and exhibit at the Trade Show, then you need to register for both activities.

On-line registration closes August 12, 2020. Cancellation: Registered attendees cancelling before August 10th will get a full refund. No refunds after August 10th.


August 19
1:30pm - 6:00pmKen E Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament
10:00am - 12:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Art Workshop Session 1
1:00pm - 2:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Yoga Class
1:30pm - 2:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Golf Lessons
1:15pm - 5:00pmCompliance 101 Tutorial with DCA
2:00pm - 4:30pmWomen's Affordable Housing Network Event - Art Workshop Session 2

August 20
9:00am - 1:15pmWelcome, General Session
9:00pm - 5:00pmPanel discussions - 3 tracks - Development/Finance, Construction/Sustainability, Compliance/Management and Developer Bootcamp
5:00pm - 7:00pmTrade Show and Cocktail Reception

August 21
9:00am - 11:00amOpen Mic Breakfast with DCA

Hotel Description

The renovated 403 room, 16 story Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa is Savannah's only AAA Four Diamond hotel. From its perch at Savannah Harbor, our waterfront resort is a haven of Southern elegance and inspires relaxation. Indulge in PGA TOUR golf and treatments at The Greenbrier Spa® at Savannah Harbor, ride the water ferry across the river to Historic District shops and restaurants, or simply unwind by the resort pool.

The Westin Savannah Harbor's guest rooms and suites offer picturesque vistas and amenities reflecting our AAA Four Diamond status. Enjoy Westin's Heavenly Bed® with down blankets and plump pillows, and Westin's Heavenly Bath® with a custom shower. Service Express® provides everything you need with a simple phone call, and casually elegant dining options invite you to savor freshly prepared seafood and river views.

The deadline for Hotel registration is July 29th and all attendees must identify themselves as being part of the Coalition conference. Discounted hotel rates of $216 per night for conference attendees.

Click here for the Westin Savannah Harbor Hotel website to secure your reservations now.

Alternative Accommodation

There are a number of hotels/motels in Savannah "across the river" that might be preferable for some guests. Click on and enter "Savannah" in the Destination box.

The Ken E. Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament, August 19, 1:30pm Tee Time

The Ken E, Baggett Memorial Golf Tournament will begin at 1:30pm on Wednesday August 19. Foursomes will be designed by our own in-house golf pro. Be sure to indicate your handicap on registration. There is a limit of 100 players this year so be sure to register for golf early. Fee for play is $185. Club rentals are $50.

Click here for information and directions.

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Women's Affordable Housing Network

Women's Affordable Housing Network is thrilled to host the following events at the conference this year.

Women's Affordable Housing Network: Yoga Class - Wednesday August 19

Gentle Flow Yoga: Savannah Yoga Center will teach a gentle flow class. The instruction will be tailored for all skill levels allowing beginners to try it out and advanced yogis to enjoy the practice. Do not be intimidated to join us in a welcoming environment for any range of thought including this being your first class or feeling as if you are not flexible. We invite you to come learn and see what self-care through yoga is all about. Mats will be provided.

This event is open to all attendees of the Georgia Affordable Housing Coalition Conference.

Time: 1 pm - 2:30 pm, Wednesday August 19th, 2020
Location: Savannah Yoga Center, 1319 Bull St. Savannah, GA 31401
Cost: $20 per person.
More information:

Women's Affordable Housing Network: Art Workshop

A/R Workshop is an art workshop in which participants will choose from a wide range of do it yourself projects on various mediums that are stylish and classic while being on-trend, including wooden signs, trays, pillows, frames and more. Come design some fabulous décor to take home. Last year we had such a large turnout we are offering 2 session times this year.

Wednesday August 19th
Session 1: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Session 2: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.
Location: A/R Workshop, 539 East Liberty Street, Unit B, Savannah, GA 31401

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.
Price varies depending on project selected.

** In the event there is a company that would like an invoice for a group please have the participants pick the project they want from the event (including the customization) and email a list of all registrations to The organizer will receive one invoice to cover all.

Women's Affordable Housing Network: Lunch and Golf Lessons, Savannah Golf Club

Come along to learn the basics of golf in a very safe, non-judgmental environment!

August 19th, 2020
Savannah Golf Club
1661 President Street
Savanah, Georgia 31404
(5 minutes from down town)

12:30-1:30 Buffet Lunch
1:30-2:30 Golf Lessons

$50 per person (gratuity is included)

Stop by our booth too - we look forward to seeing those we know and meeting new friends!

Trade Show, August 20, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Annual Trade Show will take place on Thursday, August 20, from 5 pm -7 pm, concurrent with the Cocktail Reception.

Booths are currently sold out. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for the next available booth, please email These booths will be made available on a first come, first served basis.

Regular booths cost $500. New exhibitor booths that are sold prior to August 7 will be listed in conference materials. The hotel will accept delivery of exhibitor booths/material no earlier than August 15. Booths must be broken down immediately after the show.

Click here for more details on exhibitor booths.

For more information please call Maureen Mercer at 404 509 7177.

Sponsorship opportunities are available from $2,500 to $15,000+. Click here to learn more.


Click here for the conference agenda.