Annual Convention

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GMA 2020 Virtual Convention

Attend the Annual Convention

The GMA 2020 Annual Convention theme is “Cities United: Rising with Resilience,” and will take place from Monday, June 29-Thursday, July 2. GMA staff has worked diligently to bring members a meaningful virtual convention that will allow you to view and participate in informative workshop sessions, hear from inspiring keynote speakers, experience a virtual exhibitor hall, complete with relevant and innovative product and service offerings. GMA’s virtual convention website also offers the opportunity for you to complete the “My Interests” and a community section, which will allow you to connect with presenters and fellow city leaders during the virtual convention.

In addition, internationally acclaimed leadership expert John C. Maxwell will serve as the keynote speaker for the opening general session on June 29th at 1:30 p.m. During the opening general session, Maxwell will share lessons on leaderships that he covers in his book, “Leadershift: 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace.” Maxwell, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker, has sold 30 million books. He has been called the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Inc. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation—have trained millions of leaders from every nation. Visit for more information.

Registration access codes were emailed out on May 29. If you did not receive the access code, please request one by emailing

For additional background details regarding this online format of the 2020 Annual Convention, refer to our announcement of the cancelation and change to a virtual event.

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Convention Sponsors

Presenting Partner

Georgia Power


The Coca-Cola Company


Consolidated Pipe & Supply


Coleman Talley LLP
Davenport & Company, LLC
Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power)
New South Construction Company
Nichols, Cauley & Associates, LLC


Alston & Bird, LLP
Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia


Atlas Technical Consultants
Comcast Business
Crown Castle
Keck & Wood, Inc.
PUBLIQ Software
The Brick Industry Association