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):

Bob Albert
College of Business and Technology
Morehead State University



As the current president of SBAA, and on behalf of the full board, I would like to thank the following universities for their financial support of the upcoming Summer Workshop in Nashville.  Their generosity helps the SBAA maintain high quality programs at an affordable price. Thank you!


Bob Albert, 2018 SBAA President
Dean, College of Business and Technology
Morehead State University

SBAA Sponsorships Summer Workshop 2018 — Nashville

Sponsorship University Dean
Welcome Gift University of South Alabama, Mitchell College of Business Bob Wood
New Members Reception University of North Carolina Greensboro, Bryan School of Business and Economics McRae Banks
Welcome Reception Arkansas State University, College of Business Kathy Loyd (Interim)
Field Trip/Special Event Christopher Newport University, Luter School of Business George Ebbs
Dinner University of North Georgia, Mike Cottrell College of Business Donna Mayo
Luncheon Samford University, Brock School of Business Howard Finch
Breakfast (Monday) University of North Alabama, College of Business Greg Carnes
Breakfast (Tuesday) Georgia Southern University, College of Business Allen Amason
Morning Break (Monday) Georgia College J. Whitney Bunting College of Business Dale Young
Afternoon Break (Monday) University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business Stephen Mangum
Printed Program Sponsorship Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business Robert Sumichrast
Meeting Technology Angelo State University, College of Business Clifton Jones
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
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Collat School of Business Eric Jack
University of North Carolina Wilmington, Cameron School of Business Rob Burrus
Texas Wesleyan University, School of Business Administration Hector Quintanilla
University of Louisiana Lafayette Brett Becton
Austin Peay State University Mickey Hepner
University of Dallas Brett Landry
Ryman Tour and Spark Center Tour
Belmont University Pat Raines
Tennessee Tech University Tom Payne
Lipscomb University Ray Eldridge

Corporate Sponsors

Eduvantis Steve Shriberg
The PhD Project Marie Zara

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