Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association

At its annual meeting, the Southern Management Association meets to present the latest research, learn new pedagogies, and develop research methods skills. We welcome anyone interested in management across its many facets. We hope to see you at our next annual meeting!

UPDATE 9/19: A limited number of rooms are available at the Postcard Inn, which is about a nine-minute walk to the TradeWinds. To book a room at the Postcard Inn, please use this link
There is an additional overflow property that is about a 10-minute drive from the TradeWinds, the Thunderbird Beach Resort. Follow this link  and use the group code “SOUTH” to book a room at the Thunderbird Beach Resort.

This year, SMA’s Annual Meeting will take place from October 24-28  at the Trade Winds Resort in St. Pete Beach, FL. Please note that you must be an active member of SMA to register for the Annual Meeting. 

SMA is excited to announce that this year’s meeting in St. Pete Beach will offer on-site childcare options at the TradeWinds resort through a professional partnership with KiddieCorp. This program is open to children ages 6 months through 12 years old. If you know an SMA member who may be interested in this program, please let them know! For information about registration and rates, see this form:

In addition, this year SMA is excited to offer the inaugural CARMA@SMA Symposium series. For more information and instructions on how to register for CARMA@SMA, please visit

Other exciting activities at this year’s conference include the following:

We’re looking forward to seeing you and your family at the beach!

Future Meetings

Past “Best Overall Conference Paper” and “Best Doctoral Student Paper” Award Winners

Past Meetings