Bishop Sam Williams, The Belle and Al “The Bishop” Hobbs
The Gospel Music Workshop Of America (GMWA), Board Meeting is the planning session for the annual convention.
Auxiliaries, Divisions, Ministries, choirs and departments hold daily meetings to strategize and plan their sessions for the convention. The San Diego Chapter will host Tuesday (opening night) with music from the local Chapter and San Diego’s local talent.
The Board Meeting is open to all members of GMWA, visitors and guests. There is a registration fee. That fee can be paid on-site.
2012 Annual Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 20 – Friday, March 23 , 2012
Town & Country Resorts,
500 Hotel Circle North,
San Diego, CA 92108
Located in the Heart of San Diego, America’s Finest City, the Town and Country Resort Hotel encompasses the “Best of All Worlds.” Just minutes from the vibrant nightlife of Downtown San Diego, the oasis of beautiful Mission Valley, and the thrill of San Diego’s beaches and attractions, sits a resort renowned for its legendary service and country feel.
As a family-owned resort with a heritage of hospitality spanning more than five decades, the Town and Country Resort Hotel enjoys an award-winning reputation for putting smiles on the faces of vacation guests and conference attendees alike. Whether you spend your time basking in the warm San Diego sun or in the warmth of our friendly service and hospitality, your stay at Town and Country Resort Hotel will reward you with a rich glow of satisfaction.
What makes a hotel a legend? At the Town and Country Resort Hotel, it begins with our setting, where towering palms frame the impossibly blue San Diego skies. The scent of thousands of rose bushes and perennials waft thru the pleasant San Diego climate.
A resort is not a resort unless there are more dining options than there are days in your stay. With five exceptional restaurants, lively lounges, our own bakery and a seasonal pool side snack bar located within the grounds, the Town and Country Resort Hotel does not disappoint.
For nourishing your spirit, the world-class Bella Tosca Day Spa and Salon will melt away stress with hydrotherapy, couples massage or our signature treatments and a full-service fitness center. Of course, when your day inevitably winds down, our modern, yet charming hotel room and suite accommodations await to complete your perfect stay.Book your hotel stay now, call(619) 291-7131.
*Here’s a personal letter from the National Vice Chair for the GAG/GMWA
To the entire Gospel (MUSIC) Industry,
I greet you in divine love and in praise of that name that is above every name Jesus The Christ. Trusting that all is well with you, spiritually, physically and financially.
Once again it is time for us to assemble ourselves at the Annual Board Meeting of the Gospel Music Workshop of America. The 2012 Meeting will be held at the Town and Country Resort located at 500 Hotel Circle North, in beautiful San Diego, California, from Tuesday March 20-Friday march 23, 2012. We encourage you to book your hotel with us at this venue. Call (619) 291-7131
As we know this is the plenary session for our annual convention which will be held they year In Nashville, TN, At the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. As such it is vital that your face be in the place.
The National Gospel Announcers Guild meeting will convene on Wednesday March 21, 2012 at 9Am sharp, in the Pacific Salon #3. We look forward to those of you that will come with fresh information and ideas that will propel the industry forward, and stay the course in Divine order. The GAG and “the Room” has been for more than 40 years the breading ground and platform where vast numbers of Broadcasters, Industry Executives, Artist , Ministries of Music have come together to coreless and convert Ideas into “Visions”. This season is no different.
The Registration fee for All attendees for the board meeting is $35.00, with a One Day Pass being only $10.00. Go to GMWANATIONAL.NET and download your registration form and bring it with you filled out to expedite time. All attendees must have credentials when attending a session. Nashville “Convention Registration” forms are NOW available on line as well. To Get The GAG Registration form please go to NATIONALGAG.ORG site and down load it, follow the instructions carefully and fill it out. Early Bird registration ends on March 31, 2012.
This GAG session offer a great opportunity to release and disburse first Quarter release, be they singles or full projects to announcers from around the country. Opportunity for “Label Scopes” is open to independent Companies and Recording Artist just like the Major Labels.
This year in particular you can Premier any “New Videos or Singles”….. As we are able to facilitate all Audio and Video formats.
Those that are interested please give me a call at (646) 382-1546…thru out the week or once the meeting begins.
Finally, as an Organization that has lead the way to embrace new technology, the GAG invites you to do the same. The website is on its way to making major adjustments to better inform, offer opportunity to promote, and to spot light the membership. We have a new face that you can check out as a positive work in progress, at Nationalgag.org.
Please do so.
We are the Gospel Announcers Guild of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Embracing “One Voice and One Vision”!!!!