Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
One International Drive, Savannah, GA 31421


July 18-21, 2021

The Summer Training Conference is a wonderful opportunity for you to network with other members while receiving valuable training. Exhibitors dedicated to enhancing law enforcement will be participating in this year’s conference, providing the latest police equipment, services, technology and publications.  We encourage you to visit their booths, but more importantly, we ask that you keep them in mind when making decisions to purchase equipment for your department.




3:00pm – 5:00pm   Executive Board Meeting

12:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibits Open/Close 
12:00pm – 6:00pm Attendee Registration in Exhibit Hall
1:00pm  3:00pm   New Chief Orientation Class
3:00pm – 4:00pm   Networking Reception/Ice Cream Social in Exhibit Hall
6:30pm – 8:00pm  GACP Reception (Westin Harbor)

TBD    Breakfast
TBD  GACP Business Meeting
TBD  Exhibits Open
TBD – 12:30pm   Chief’s Training 
12:30pm – 1:30pm Chief’s Lunch Break
1:30pm – 2:30pm Chief’s Training 
2:30pm – 3:30pm  Networking Break & Doorprize Drawings  - Exhibit Hall
3:30pm – 4:30pm Exhibit Dismantle
3:45pm – TBD  Chief’s Training 
TBD   Breakfast
TBD   GACP Business Meeting
TBD – 11:30am  Chief’s Training 
12:00pm – 1:15pm GACP Investiture & Awards Luncheon/Group Photo
1:30pm – TBD   Chief’s Training 
TBD  Breakfast
TBD     GACP Business Meeting
TBD         Chief’s Training (Plenary Session)



The following link will allow you to register for any of our contracted hotels at a discounted group rate. Please note you must book your rooms early to receive the GACP discount and rooms are subject to availability. The cut-off for booking under the GACP room block is June 14, 2021:  

Room rates are based on single or double occupancy, standard guest rooms.  Additional charges may be incurred for room upgrades, additional guest(s) staying in the room, etc. All hotel guests will be charged up to $2.50 cents per day for their room for the City of Savannah.  Please note, there is a $6.00 hotel-motel fee is imposed on each calendar night a hotel room is rented in Georgia. These charges are NOT exempt. Hotels may fill up quickly (prior to the hotel registration deadline) so we suggest you make your hotel reservations as soon as possible.  Tax Exempt Forms for both State Sales Tax and Hotel/Motel Excise Tax will be available in the conference registration app or can be downloaded from the GACP website at  Self-Parking is included for all hotels, including overflow hotels.  Valet parking may incur an additional fee. Ferry Service is available. The Savannah Belles Ferry System stops at the Convention Center (at the Westin), City Hall (at the Hyatt), and at the statue of the Waving Girl. There is NO FEE to park at the Savannah International Trade Center.

Registration Fees for 2021 Summer Training Conference
Attendee Training Early Registration on or before 6/14/21 (General Membership)     $405
Attendee Training Registration after 6/14/21 (General Membership)  $455
Attendee Training Registration (Life)       FREE
GACP Board Installation Luncheon (inc. w/General Registration Fee)
Tickets must be requested prior to registration deadline.  
GACP Board Installation Luncheon (Life/Guest/Spouse)        $50
GACP provides complimentary breakfast at the beginning of each business meeting on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Refreshments will be offered between training breaks throughout the conference. Sunday evening, GACP will host a casual reception and dinner will be offered. Lunch will also be provided during Tuesday’s Board Installation Meeting at no additional charge for the General Membership. Tickets will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. Business attire/uniforms are required.

Since the Board Installation Luncheon is a catered event, you are required to RSVP. Life members, spouses and guests are welcome to attend, and additional tickets can be purchased via registration form or online prior to the event. Please note, this event has limited seating, so it is imperative that you RSVP when registering. You will not be allowed to enter without a ticket.


Cancellation Policy & Status
Membership Dues must be paid before attending the Summer Training Conference. If you are unsure about the status of your membership, please contact us at 770-495-9650 or check your status online. Requests for a registration refund must be in writing.  Payment of registration fees will be expected if member preregisters but does not show. NO REFUNDS will be given after July 9, 2021 except in documented extreme health or business emergencies. Membership dues are not refundable. Email cancellation requests to Cathy Oehler at [email protected]