This article appeared in the September 2016 issue of the Georgia's Cities newspaper.
From August 11-12, GMA in partnership with ACCG held its 2nd Annual Government Communicators Conference at the Jekyll Island Convention Center. During this 2-day training, 30 government communicators representing both cities and counties learned from a number of presenters and participated in networking opportunities. Conference sessions included tips on effective social media practices the importance of branding and trademarking for local government, an overview of Open Records and Open Meetings from GMA’s Rusi Patel and ways to best engage residents outside of social media with GovDelivery and similar tools. GovDelivery sponsored the conference.