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September 26, 2019, City Council Regular Meeting
31. Motion to Execute an Agreement with the 2019 Southeast United States (SEUS) Japan Association Annual Conference for a Silver Sponsorship in the Amount of $25,000
Strategic Priority
Good Government

The Savannah Airport Commission recommends approval to Participate in the 2019 Southeast United States (SEUS) - Japan Association Annual Conference as a Silver Sponsor, $25,000.00. The 42nd Annual SEUS-Japan Association Joint Meeting, which is held on a rotational basis in Japan and the southeastern United States will be hosted at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort, October 20 – 23, 2019. The SEUS – Japan Association was created in 1976, by former Georgia Governor George Busbee to promote trade, investment, understanding and friendship between Japan and the Southeastern United States. Member states of the association include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and SEUS-Japan has a counterpart, the Japan-US Southeast Association. Both memberships include top business leaders and government officials. Each of the seven-member states serves as a “Host and Co-Host State” for a two-year term.

The Silver Sponsorship includes the following:

  • Company logo on all conference program materials and signage
  • Special Recognition at Monday night reception
  • Sponsor listing and logo on “all sponsors” signage
  • Sponsor listing and logo on 2019 conference website
  • Recognition in the conference brochure
  • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations (additional registrations at discounted rate)
  • Two (2) invitations to host state function




George Fidler, P.E., Director of Engineering
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $25,000 from SAC Funds.
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Notification - SEUS Japan Association Conference.pdf
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