GIADA Convention and Expo Overview


It’s All in One Place! Receive Actionable Business-Building Tools and Engage in Networking. PLUS, hear from HERMAN CAIN!

Herman Cain to speak at GIADA 2018

The Georgia IADA Convention and Expo is the largest of its kind in the United States. Hundreds of independent dealers come to the convention for dealer training and nationally-recognized workshops conducted by expert facilitators.

In addition to real-world education that builds business, dealers also receive great food, entertainment, networking and a host of other activities to make the weekend one of the best.

This year, convention will be hosted at the beautiful Hyatt Regency in Savannah, GA. Families are encouraged to attend with the dealers and there is something for everyone! Get ready to learn more!

 If you would like more information, call us! 770-745-9650, and let Amy, Kristin, or Jordan assist you with any of your convention questions!

2018 GIADA Convention Schedule – Thursday

8:30am-3:00pmGolf Tournament (9:30am Tee Time)The Club @ Savannah Harbor
9:00am-7:00pmConvention RegistrationLobby
6:00pm-9:00pmCasino NightScarborough Ballroom
6:00pm-9:00pmKids ClubVernon Room
9:00pm-11:00pmHospitality SuiteSuite 415
9:00pm-11:00pmCigar Roller4th Floor Terrace

2018 GIADA Convention Schedule – Friday

7:30am-9:00amContinental BreakfastScarborough Foyer
7:30am-5:30pmRegistration and Check-InLobby
9:00am-5:00pmDealer TrainingScarborough Ballroom
9:00am-3:00pmExhibitor SetupHarborside Ballroom
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch for Our DealersScarborough Foyer
2:00pm-9:00pmSilent AuctionSloane Room
5:00pm-9:00pmTrade Expo & Dinner with the ExhibitorsHarborside Ballroom
5:00pm-9:00pmKids ClubVernon Room
9:00pm-10:00pmExhibitor Breakdown
9:00pm-11:00pmHospitality SuiteSuite 415
9:00pm-11:00pmCigar Roller4th Floor Terrace

2018 GIADA Convention Schedule – Saturday

8:00am-10:00amBuffet BreakfastHarborside Ballroom
10:00am-11:00amExecutive Committee MeetingScarborough 4 & 5
11:15am-12:00pmAuxiliary MeetingScarborough 1
11:15am-12:00pmBoard of Directors MeetingScarborough 2 & 3
12:00pm-4:00pmSilent AuctionSloane Room
12:00pm-5:00pmFamily Time
5:30pm-6:00pmPresident's Cocktail ReceptionRiver Lounge
6:00pm-9:00pmBanquet Dinner
Leadership Award
Scholarship Awards
Swearing in of Officers
Auxiliary Silent Auction
Scarborough Ballroom
5:30pm-9:00pmKids ClubVernon Room
9:00pm-11:00pmHospitality SuiteSuite 415