Larry Browder with Visit Savannah along with hospitality partners welcomed Elizabeth Armstrong, the CEO of the International Association of Emergency Mangers to town with a community reception last week at the JW Marriott. She was in town to discuss their upcoming convention in 2022 and, was very excited to hear the Savannah Convention Center expansion details. We are in discussions to bring their 2025 or 2026 annual back to Savannah with it’s 2,000 attendees and their $1.2 million dollar economic impact for our city. She is also the President of Association and Society Management Int’l which manage other large organizations that we will be pursing to come to Savannah.
Pictured left (left to right): Paul Gomez, Savannah Convention Center, Elizabeth Armstrong, IAEM, Jody Mcintyre, Savannah Marriott, Larry Browder, Visit Savannah, Dawn Ryan, Westin, Michelle Gortemoller, Hyatt and Angela Daniels, Savannah Convention Center