2022 SDPHS National Convention

December 4 – 7, 2022 Savannah, Georgia

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2022

Check or money order payable to SDPHS. Mail registration form and check or money order to:
Mary Purifoy, National Treasurer, 7846 Hastings Street, Jacksonville, FL 32220

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The Convention Hotel is the Embassy Suites by Hilton Savannah, 605 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31401.  For hotel reservations you can book online: https://www.my-event.hilton.com/saveses-pds-d41b2b88-09e3-4536-a95f-13614750feed/ or call:  1-800-774-1500 and use the group code PDSReserving your room at the convention hotel allows us to use the hospitality room and banquet room at no cost to SDPHS.  Additionally, the Embassy Suites offers its guests a made to order breakfast each morning and 2 free drink tickets for the Manager’s reception each night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available to Hilton Honors members.  If you have not applied for Hilton Honors membership, you might want to consider it before making your reservations.

Reservation deadline is:  Wednesday, November 2, 2020.  Individuals will have seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival to cancel without penalty.  If cancelled after this time, a charge of one night’s room and tax will be incurred.

Room Rates:  $159 per night plus taxes and fees for two (2) occupants in a room over the age of 18 years.  ADA equipped rooms have been reserved in our block of rooms.  Rooms are two-room suites with double and king sized beds.  Rollways are not permitted in suites.

If an individual needs to cancel their reservation, they need to cancel 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation or No Show charge.

For those driving and staying at the convention hotel, valet and self-parking is available for $28/day.  For those flying into Savannah, you need to check taxi rates to the hotel.  The Embassy Suites by Hilton Savannah does not provide shuttle service between the airport and the hotel.


Sunday December 4 1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Registration, Small Stores Salon A
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Ballot Committee Meeting Salon A

December 5

9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Registration, Small Stores Salon A
9:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Welcome to Savannah Trolley Tour Board trolley outside hotel
1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Registration, Small Stores Salon A

December 6

9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Small Stores Salon A
10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. General membership meeting Salon A
1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Executive (new) Board Meeting Salon A
7:15 p.m. 10:30 p.m. Holiday Show at the Savannah Theatre


Board trolley outside hotel

December 7

7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. SDPHS National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony Salon A
9:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m. National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Board bus outside hotel
6:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Convention Banquet Salon C