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