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2023 GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference

March 29-30, 2023 (Note: New Days of the Week)
Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

We are planning for an in-person event. 

Our exhibit hall is FULL! Contact Mary Napier - with questions.

Registration Information and Deadline

The final exhibit registration and payment deadline is March 15, 2023 unless they sell out first.   BOOTH SPACE WILL NOT BE RESERVED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.

Online Registration

  • All booths are sold out. Registrations are no longer being accepted.

Exhibitor Brochure

Download the 2023 Exhibitor & Sponsorship Information here.

Each conference will have limited sponsor availability. Sponsorships will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. Corporate sponsors will receive premium exhibitor locations and will be assigned first.

Booth Diagram/Preferences

Download the booth diagram here. (updated 3/9/23)

We will do our best to accommodate you, but space will be given to sponsors first, then first come first serve. The diagram may have to be adjusted to accommodate the number of corporate sponsors.  BOOTH SPACE WILL NOT BE RESERVED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.

Shipping Details

To ship items to the GEMSA Directors & Leadership Conference, please reach out to:

Cherry Convention Services
Catherine Barrett
(770) 242-5955

ADVANCE WAREHOUSE RATE: Freight must be received on or prior to March 17th. After this date, freight will be received through March 25th with a 50% surcharge added.

Once shipment is received, you will get an email confirmation back with a link and instructions to complete payment of services.
Documents: Payment InformationMaterial handling services Information

Conference Booth Options (before Feb. 28)

Price increases by $200 on March 1

Standard Booth $900
Standard Booth space is 6x10 or 8x10 feet (depending on facility availability) with pipe and draping. Booth space includes one table and two chairs, and ONE MEAL TICKET. 

Vehicle Space $1000
Vehicle spaces are located outside the conference facility. These spaces are limited and will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. A standard booth is included in the vendor area with ONE MEAL TICKET.

Additional Options:

  • Additional Table(s) $60 each
  • Electrical Outlet(s) $100 each
  • Additional Meal Tickets $60 each

Conference Sponsor Options

Conference Sponsor $2,000

  • Oversized booth or priority booth assignment
  • Company logo in conference materials
  • Logo and website link on website event page
  • Logo on signage displayed in a prominent location at the event
  • Two meal tickets
  • Booth electricity
  • Logo in conference brochure and recognition with all sponsors on social media.

Conference Patron $1,500

  • Standard booth
  • Company logo in the conference materials
  • Logo and website link on website event page
  • Logo on signage displayed in a prominent location at the event
  • Two meal tickets
  • Logo in conference brochure

Other Sponsorship Options

  • Lunch Sponsor $10,000
  • Vendor Reception Sponsor $5,000
  • Audio Visual Sponsor $3,000
  • Lanyard Sponsor $2,500
  • Conference Break Sponsor $1,250
  • Keynote Session Sponsor $750
  • Session Sponsor $500
  • Materials in Attendee Packets $250

See our exhibitor & sponsorship packet for complete details and benefits on these options.

Exhibitor Schedule (New Days of the Week)

Exhibitor Set Up: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Please check in at the GEMSA Conference Registration Booth located at the entrance of the Legacy Lodge conference area.  Vendor registration will be on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. When checking in, you will receive your name tag(s), meal ticket(s) if purchased, and a conference packet. A member from GEMSA will assist in directing you to your assigned booth area and will make sure you have everything you need. The Exhibit Area will be located in a secure room that will be locked when the vendor area is not open.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

7 am - 10:30 am - Exhibitor setup
10:30 am - Exhibit Hall Open
3:45-3:30 pm - 
Exhibitor Showcase
5:00 pm - Exhibit Hall Closes for the day

Thursday, March 30, 2023

7:00 am - 4:15 pm - Exhibit Hall Open
Breakfast and attendee breaks will be in the exhibit hall throughout the day.

4:15 pm  - Exhibit Hall Closes and breakdown begins

Note: The exhibit hall will not be open on Friday morning. We expect you to stay until 4:15 pm on Thursday unless you make prior arrangements with us.

Exhibit Booth Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refunds (less a $100 processing fee) will be made for exhibit registration cancellations made in writing to Mary Napier, GEMSA Communications Specialist ( more than 30 days before the conference. If it is within 30 days of the conference, no refunds will be given.

Name Badges

Name badges will only be provided for booth personnel up to a maximum of four people. Others may work your booth, but we will not provide name badges for them.  We will print these once you check-in at the conference.

Continuing Education Hours

Continuing education will not be provided for exhibitors. If you would like continuing education hours, you must register as an attendee for the conference. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Donations for Give-a-ways

Each year exhibitors like to donate items to be given away during the conference. Please collect names or contact information at your booth. On the last afternoon of the conference, we will let you draw a winner and help you announce it if needed. See GEMSA staff at the conference to schedule your drawing.


The host hotel is:
Legacy Lodge & Conference Center at Lake Lanier
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

For information or to make a reservation, see our hotel page.


GEMSA Communications Specialist: Mary Napier, 229-231-2109

The mission of the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association is to advocate for the emergency medical provider, develop educational programs, liaison activities, provider benefit programs, and improvements to the Emergency Medical Service System in Georgia.

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