Marketing Conference

This brand-new conference planned by the GBA Marketing Committee provides outstanding speakers and timely topics on current financial industry marketing trends and issues.

Conference Agenda

Conference Highlights

LinkedIn: Personal
Branding for
Professional Success

Gregg Burkhalter
"The LinkedIn Guy"
Marketing Money Podcast Case Study
John Oxford, Renasant Bank
& Josh Mabus, the Mabus Agency
Unlocking the Power
of Data

Sherry Patton, CFMP
Main Street, Inc.

Plus an economic development and community engagement panel and fan-favorite peer exchange session!

Joint Sessions with Bank Security Conference:

Crisis Situations and

Cpl. Eric Rooks
Gwinnett County Police
GBA Industry and
Advocacy Update

Joe Brannen

Sponsorship and Exhibitors

Associate Members are eligible to serve as sponsors and/or exhibitors to maximize the conference experience of the bankers attending. Click here to view sponsor information, and click here to view exhibitor information.

Special thanks to Silver Sponsor:

Registration Price and How to Register

The per-person registration price is $395 for registrations received through March 18; $445 for registrations received beginning March 19. You may register online by clicking on the link below. GBA will send your bank an invoice.

Register Here

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, 201 Arnold Rd., St. Simons, GA 912.638.3631. To reserve a room, call 800.342.0212 and mention that you are with the Georgia Bankers Association to receive GBA's special nightly rates: $228 (Resort View – Historical Building), $244 (Partial Oceanview), or $259 (Oceanfront). Rates are available three days before and after the conference dates based on availability. Room rate includes Wi-Fi in guest room, complimentary daily fitness center usage, and complimentary self-parking. The cut-off for reservations is March 4, 2020 and rooms in the GBA block may sell out before that date. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. A one-night charge will result for failure to show up for a confirmed reservation or for cancellation within 72 hours before arrival. Check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to ShaKeya Snipes at by 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 25, to receive a refund. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

GBA Contacts

Katina Prokos
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Jenna Lynn Warner
Professional Development Coordinator