The Savannah Convention Center is seeking a strategic, adaptable, engaged, and experienced leader to serve as the new General Manager.

Located on Hutchinson island across the Savannah River from the Historic District, the Savannah Convention Center features prime meeting space for successful meetings, trade shows, and special events. After the completion of a successful expansion and opening by March/April 2024, the Savannah Convention Center will boast 660,000 sq. ft. of space, including 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space. This magnificent venue helps drive economic growth and showcases the uniqueness of Savannah, Chatham County, and the State of Georgia. The Savannah Convention Center is a Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCC) managed facility and this position and the team within the Savannah Convention Center are GWCC employees.

The General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and successful performance of the Savannah Convention Center. This leader will recommend, develop, and implement short and long-range goals to enhance the customer experience and implement policies and procedures necessary for the operation and maintenance of the facility. Additionally responsible for developing and implementing approved budget and cost controls and developing a high-performance and high-quality culture where individuals and teams can thrive. The General Manager shall oversee the remaining portion of the 2024 expansion and future hotel development on Hutchinson Island. In addition, represent the facility and the GWCCA in their working relationships with other governmental agencies, industry organizations, and other functions, duties, and responsibilities required by the GWCCA Executive Director.

If interested in learning more about this great opportunity, please use the link below to apply or send your resume to the SearchWide Global Executive listed below.

Reference #3864

Location: Savannah, Georgia

Contact: Mark Gnatovic, Executive Vice President, info@searchwideglobal.com

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