Southern Business Administration Association (SBAA) is the regional association for deans of schools of business administration in the southern region of the U.S.

SBAA has two meetings a year: a summer educator’s workshop, typically scheduled for mid-July, and an annual meeting, typically scheduled for mid-November. The target audience for both meetings is business school deans and associate deans. Expected attendance for both meetings is approximately 100.

Sponsorship recognition includes:

  • Advance recognition on the SBAA Web site and in pre-meeting promotional materials
  • Listing in participant packets and meeting program
  • Recognition from podium and signage, as appropriate

SBAA Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunity Amount
Welcome Gift $1,500
New Members Reception $1,500
Welcome Reception $2,000
Field Trip/Special Event $2,000
Dinner $3,000
Luncheon $2,000
Breakfast $1,500
Morning or Afternoon Break $1,000
Printed Program Sponsorship $1,000
Meeting Technology $1,000
University General Event Sponsors $500
Corporate Sponsors $1,500


Contact (SBAA president):

Bill Rhey
Hawaii Pacific University
College of Business


As the current president of SBAA, and on behalf of the full board, I would like to thank the following universities and corporate partners for their financial support of the upcoming Annual Meeting in Charleston.  Your generosity helps the SBAA maintain high quality programs at an affordable price for our membership. Thank you!

Bob Albert, 2018 SBAA President
Morehead State University

SBAA Sponsorships Annual Meeting 2018 — Charleston

Sponsorship University Dean
Host Schools Sponsorship Citadel, Tommy and Victoria Baker School of Business
College of Charleston, School of Business
Michael Weeks
Alan Shao
Welcome Gift Meredith College, School of Business Kristie Ogilvie
New Members Reception University of North Carolina Greensboro, Bryan School of Business and Economics McRae Banks
Welcome Reception Florida International University, College of Business Joanne Li
Field Trip/Special Event Austin Peay State University, College of Business Mickey Hepner
Dinner Wake Forest University, School of Business Charles Iacovou
Luncheon University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Gary W. Rollins College of Business Robert Dooley
Breakfast (Monday) Appalachian State University, Walker College of Business Heather Norris
Breakfast (Tuesday) Georgia Southern University, College of Business Allen Amason
Morning Break (Monday) University of North Carolina Wilmington, Cameron School of Business Robert Burrus
Afternoon Break (Monday) Florida Southern College, Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise Jim Fenton
Printed Program Sponsorship Augusta University, Hull College of Business Rick Franza
Meeting Technology University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce Kay Palan
University General Event Sponsors
University of North Carolina Greensboro, Bryan College of Business and Economics McRae Banks
Tennessee State University, College of Business Millicent Lownes-Jackson
Lander University, College of Business Barbara Wheeling
Elon University, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Raghu Tadepalli
University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Kate Tiedemann College of Business Sridhar Sundaram
Marshall University, Lewis College of Business Avi Mukherjee
Texas A&M University Kingsville Natasha Delcoure
University of North Alabama Greg Carnes
University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business Murray Dalziel

Corporate Sponsors             

Eduvantis Steve Shriberg
Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal Nancy Case
Peregrine Academics/Bloomberg Businessweek Kathy Henderson

Thanks also to the general sponsors of SBAA for in-kind support for membership and hotel liaison services:

Dean Linda Hadley, Columbus State University

Mary Gowan, James Madison University