Published on: Sep. 21, 2017
Hyatt Hosts Successful Convention Despite Hurricane Irma

The Hyatt Regency hotel recently welcomed a meeting of nearly 300 invitees of the American Public Human Services Association. Although they considered postponing their convention due to the uncertainty of where Hurricane Irma was projected to make landfall, Director of Membership and Events Donna Jarvis-Miller paid close attention to factual updates from Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA) and remained in constant contact with event organizers at the Hyatt, and decided to go on with the event. In the end, fewer than 10 attendees were no-shows and the meeting was quite a success. Jarvis-Miller praised the staff of the Hyatt for their helpfulness and responsiveness.

Pictured above (from left to right) are Visit Savannah Director of Sales Larry Browder, American Public Human Services Association Director of Membership and Events Donna Jarvis-Miller, Visit Savannah Senior Vice President of Sales & Services Jeff Hewitt, and President of Visit Savannah Joseph Marinelli. Also pictured is Thor, Visit Savannah’s hurricane protection mascot.

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