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State Affairs Committee Meeting (November 2011)

Wednesday, November 9 - Thursday, November 10, 2011
The Westin La Cantera Resort
16641 La Cantera Parkway [map]
San Antonio, TX 78256

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The next meeting of the GMA State Affairs Committee will be held November 9-10 at the Westin La Cantera, San Antonio, Texas. Our annual Fall Strategic Planning Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Food Industry Association Executives (FIAE) Conference. In a continued effort to hold down travel costs for GMA and its members, the GMA State Affairs Committee will meet following the FIAE Conference in the same location, the Westin La Cantera. GMA members are greatly encouraged to attend both the SAC meeting and the FIAE Conference; however, you must register for the FIAE Conference seperately and directly through them. For GMA members who have not previously participated in the FIAE Conference, this is an invaluable opportunity for GMA and its members to network with state grocery and retail association executives from around the country in one very nice convenient location. The GMA registration form and the FIAE Conference brochure/registration are attached. GMA and FIAE participants should make their reservations at the Westin La Cantera under the FIAE room block.

Registration Includes:
SAC Planning Meeting with Working Lunch (November 9)
SAC Breakfast (November 10)
SAC Planning Meeting Wrap-Up (November 10)

Meeting Attire:
Business Casual

Registration Fees:
These fees are available through 11/07/2011
Name Price Available To
GMA Member $300.00   Members

Cancellation and Other Policies:
GMA reserves the right to cancel the event prior to the event start date due to market conditions, acts of God, or other circumstances beyond our control. In the event that GMA cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the paid registration fee.

If GMA is forced to cancel a program while in progress you will receive a credit for 50% of the paid registration fee. We will notify all registered attendees as soon as a meeting has been canceled via e-mail and/or phone messaging and a notice will be posted on our website. In the case of cancellation, GMA will not reimburse participantís pre-arranged travel expenses.

Is Media Allowed?

For more information please contact:
Ms. Evie Owens
Senior Manager, GMA Operations