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Region 2 serves collegiate conference and events professionals in the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and the country of Qatar. 


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Kelly O'Neal Featured in 2018 Meetings Today Trends Survey
Kelly O'Neal, CMP, MBA, Conference & Event Services Manager, University of Dallas was featured in the 2018 Meetings Today Trends Survey. Every year, Meetings Today polls its readers to get a definitive look into the state of the industry. 
Click here to read the interview with Kelly or click here to read entire article.

Join us in Coral Gables, The City Beautiful, on February 16th as we welcome our friends to the University of Miami for a day of conversation and education.

8:00am-10:00am - Optional Breakfast & Campus Tour 
10:15pm-10:45am - Parking and On-site Registration
10:45am-12:00pm - Tour: Shalala Student Center 
12:00pm-1:00pm - Lunch & Connection at Faculty Club 
1:15pm-3:30pm - Presentations & Round Table 
1:15pm-1:30pm - Welcome and Introductions – Dr. Patricia A. Whitely (Vice President for Student Affairs, former NASPA President), James Smart (Executive Director for Housing & Residential Life), Richard J. Kenney (Associate Director of Housing Operations & Facilities) 
1:30pm-2:15pm - Jon Baldessari (New Student Housing Village Overview) 
2:15pm-2:30pm - Break & ACCED-I Membership Overview for non-members 
2:30pm-3:15pm - Mike Piacentino (Marketing Session) 
3:15pm-3:45pm - Richard J. Kenney (Emergency Procedures/Hurricane Irma) 
3:45pm-4:45pm - Round Table Discussions - Hot Topics 
4:45pm-6:30pm - Reception at The Rathskellar

Congratulations to Nikki Lee, Senior Associate Director of Events Management & Conference Services at University of Texas - San Antonio, who was elected to serve as Regional Director-Elect for Region 2. She will being her term during the ACCED-I 38th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN March 18 - 21, 2018. 

The Region 2 Drive-In at USF St. Petersburg in St. Pete, FL on December 15th has been cancelled.

We Need You! Volunteer Opportunities with Region 2

There are a variety of ways to get involved with Region 2. Each area will work closely with the regional leadership to accomplish a variety of tasks and better serve the membership. Please indicate what areas you would consider assisting with.


Region 2 Leadership

 Regional Director Regional Director-Elect    Immediate Past Regional Director
Robert Ostrow
Associate Director of Conference Services
University of Florida
(352) 392-2161
  Sravanthi Meka
Marketing Manager
Georgia Institute of Technology
(404) 894-2469

  Monique Savage, CMP
Director, Conference & Event Services
The University of Memphis
(901) 678-5000