GTMA Announces Change In Meeting Location

The Georgia Textile Manufacturers Association (GTMA) recently announced a change in the location of
its next annual meeting.The 1999 meeting that was previously planned for Rancho Mirage, Calif.,
will now be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead in Atlanta. The dates for the meeting remain the
same, May 5-9.GTMA President G.L. Roy Bowen III said that the decision was made to move the meeting
because of the organizations sensitivity to less favorable business conditions within broad sectors
of the industry and GTMAs desire to increase attendance at the annual meetings. Meeting details,
including registration information, were mailed out earlier this month.GTMAs 100th Anniversary
meeting will be held at The Cloister, Sea Island, Ga., from May 6-10, 2000; the annual meeting in
2001 will be held in coastal Georgia or South Carolina; in 2002 will be held at The Ritz-Carlton,
Rancho Mirage; and in 2003 will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead.

February 1999