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2018 Annual Conference Information

Dates & Hotels

February 26-28, 2018

Savannah Riverfront Marriott Hotel
(newly renovated)
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31401
Reservations available beginning September 1, 2017
Last day to book: January 24, 2018

Below is the reservation link you can use to make online reservations:
Book your group rate here for GCEL CONFERENCE 2018

 GCEL, Inc. Overflow Hotels

Holiday Inn Express
Savannah Historic District
199 E. Bay Street
Limited Rooms Available

Hampton Inn Savannah Historic District
201 Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia

Rate: $145.00 per night
Parking: $22.00 per day
Wi-Fi: Complimentary to GCEL guests 

Homewood Suites Riverfront/Savannah Historic District
The GCEL, Inc. block of rooms is CLOSED! 
611 East River Street
(0.1 mile from the conference hotel)
Savannah, Georgia
Telephone: (912) 721-2305
Rate: $149 per night
Parking: $24 per day

Mention “GCEL” to receive the conference room rates. Hotel rooms are subject to applicable state, occupancy and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in. Please Note: The “GCEL” room blocks will open September 1, 2017 and close January 4, 2018, or until the blocks are full.

Early arrivals and/or late check-outs cannot be guaranteed. An Early Departure Fee may only be charged if an attendee checks out of the hotel prior to the attendee’s scheduled departure date, without having notified the hotel by midnight at least 24 hours in advance of the early departure.

If you decide to call the hotels directly to make reservations,
emember to identify yourself as being with "GCEL" to get the group rate.

(All hotels are within one mile of the conference hotel) 

GCEL, Inc. Non-Conference Hotels

The Brice
601 E. Bay Street

Comfort Suites Historic District
630 W. Bay Street

Hilton Garden Inn
Savannah Historic District
321 W. Bay Street

Hyatt Regency Savannah on the Historic Riverfront
2 W. Bay Street

Staybridge Suites Historic Distrtict
301 E. Bay Street

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa
1 Resort Drive
(Complimentary water ferry from resort dock to River Street)

If you have questions, please contact:

GCEL, Inc. President: Dr. Sandra Moore

GCEL, Inc. President-Elect: Dr. Lakshmi Subramaniam