The Thursday 6-hour classes are
- Creating a Downtown Renaissance: Advanced DDA Training
- Effective Branding and Marketing Strategies for Municipal Governments (NEW)
- Navigating the Future: Thinking, Planning and Acting Strategically
The Thursday 3-hour classes are
- Municipal Courts Post Ferguson I: Promoting Justice, Protecting City Assets
- Strengthening the Well-being of Children & Youth (New)
The Friday 6-hour classes are
- Economic Development
- Making Citizen Engagement Work in Our Communities
- Municipal Finance II
- Public Problems, Democratic Decisions: The Governing Role of Mayors and Councilmembers
- Current Issues Class: Health In All Policies: Impactful Local Decision-Making to Ensure Healthier Communities (New)
The fee for each 6-hour class is $295. The fee for each 3-hour class is $180. If you are unable to pay by credit card, please contact Aileen Harris at (678)-686-6293.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations after March 17 incur a $50.00 per class cancellation fee. Cancellations after March 31 will not be refunded.
Lodging: GMA has reserved rooms at several Athens hotels. The cutoff for all four hotels is March 17, 2023.
Hotel Indigo room rate is 159.00 + 15% state and local taxes and a 5.00 hotel fee each night. Call the hotel reservations directly at 1-866-808-1483 and reference the GMA Spring Training block code: GMS or use this link: Hotel Indigo Hotel Link Enter requested dates between check-in 04/12/2023 to check-out 04/14/2023. The booking link is for the main dates of your group block. If you wish to add additional days to your stay you will need to call hotel directly.
Spring Hill room rate is 159.00 + 15% state and local taxes and a 5.00 hotel fee each night. Complimentary breakfast is included in the rate. Click on the link to reserve your room: Spring Hill Hotel Link
Holiday Inn Express room rate is 114.00 + 15% state and local taxes and a 5.00 hotel fee each night. Complimentary breakfast is included in the rate. Click on the link below to reserve your room: Holiday Inn Hotel Link
Hyatt Place room rate is 124.00 + 15% state and local taxes and a 5.00 hotel fee each night. Complimentary breakfast is included in the rate. Booking link: Hyatt Place Hotel Link. You can also call the hotel directly at 706-425-1800 and give them the GMA booking code: G-GMA3.