Jacksonville

Dear members and friends of BHAAAS,

It is our pleasure to welcome you again in our home town, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, for 12th annual meeting of BHAAAS, which will take place on November 9-11, 2018.

The meeting will be held in Hilton Garden Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. You can make room reservations either by using the link: http://group.hiltongardeninn.com/BHAAAS, or by calling (904) 280-1661 and quoting the group code: “BHA”. The standard rooms are quoted $159 and suites are $189. The hotel is located in the Sawgrass Village, walkable plaza with award-winning restaurants, unique boutique shopping, art galleries, home decor and service retailers. For those who prefer resort style hotel, Sawgrass Marriott, where the meeting was held 6 years ago, is only 5-minute walking distance (https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/jaxsw-sawgrass-marriott-golf-resort-and-spa).
The nearest airport is Jacksonville International (JAX), about 35 miles away. I recommend renting a car for those who would want to explore area further, especially St. Augustine, the oldest town in the USA, about 20 miles south (Visit St Augustine | The Vacation Guide & APP to St Augustine, FL). Otherwise, the hotel will provide shuttle for the group activities on Friday and Saturday nights in nearby Marsh Landing Country Club.
If you have any other questions, please let us know. We hope to see as many of you as possible here in November!

Hosts,
Nura and Emir Festic

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

12th annual meeting of BHAAAS in USA, Jacksonville, FL, November 9-11, 2018

Venue: Hilton Garden Inn, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

 

Program

Friday, November 9, 2018

5-8 p.m.                               Board meeting, conference room

8-11 p.m.                             Welcome party, the Festic’s residence, Marsh Landing Country Club

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

9 a.m.-12 p.m.                   General session, conference room

12-1 p.m.                             Lunch ($$)

1-4:30 p.m.                         Future planning session, conference room

6:30-11:30 p.m.                 Gala and concert ($$), Marsh Landing Country Club (formal attire)

 

Sunday, November 11, 2018

11 a.m.                                 Departure to Saint Augustine, FL

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.     Brunch ($$)

12:30 p.m.                           Sightseeing (self-guided)

Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville

Marcias Place