You are officially a member of the UGA Alumni Association 40 Under 40 Class of 2017.
Everything you need to know in the coming months.
Congratulations on achieving this great honor! Once you and your family and friends finish celebrating, please make note of the following information that will come in handy in the coming months.
Save the Date
First and foremost, mark your calendar for the awards luncheon – and don’t forget to tell your friends, family members and colleagues. You can even tell your frenemies if you’d like to make them jealous. This year’s keynote speaker is Ernie Johnson (ABJ ’78), co-host of TNT’s “Inside the NBA” and TBS Major League Baseball announcer.
2017 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
3300 PeachtreeRoad | Atlanta, Georgia
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Doors: 11:30 a.m. | Luncheon: Noon
Some of UGA’s schools and colleges will host events the evening before, the morning of and immediately following the luncheon. More information about those networking opportunities will be shared as details are finalized.
You will receive two complimentary seats at the luncheon. You will also have the opportunity to reserve a reduced-price table that includes your two complimentary seats. Start planning your entourage now – invitations will be mailed in late July/early August and you will also receive an electronic invitation as well.
In the coming weeks, the UGA Alumni Association will disseminate a news release announcing this year’s class across university and social media outlets. In the meantime, you can download this customizable press release to send to your company, professional organizations, other Alma Maters, and local media outlets. Please email Frances Beusse at ude.agu@essuebf if you have any questions.
We hope you will continue to celebrate with your alma mater through the weekend as the Bulldogs take on Samford University ‘tween the Hedges in Athens. You will be given two complimentary block seating tickets to the game on Saturday, September 16 so you can call the Dawgs with fellow honorees! More details about this opportunity will be emailed to you as September approaches.
Please share this exciting news via your social media accounts and ask your family and friends to do the same – you deserve the recognition! You can download images for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to share online. The hashtag below will be used all year, so plug it whenever you can.
This is a group of movers and shakers! If your name, title, employer, hometown information is incorrect or changes between now and the luncheon, email Frances Beusse so it remains accurate on the 40 Under 40 website.
At any time during the next few months, if you have questions about anything related to 40 Under 40, please contact: Frances Beusse | email Frances Beusse | (404) 814-8820
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