GWCCA Board Approves the Schematic Design and
Preliminary Project Budget for New Stadium Project
ATLANTA ‐ (October 29, 2013) The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) Board of Governors unanimously approved the complete schematic design and a preliminary budget of $1.2B.
WIFTA Announces 2013 Anniversary Gala Honorees
ATLANTA - (October 3, 2013)Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA
), Georgia’s premiere organization dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, video, and other screen-media announced today the 2013 honorees of their Anniversary Gala Awards. Those to be honored include:
Friends of Georgia Music Festival to Present the 35th
Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards on Saturday Evening,
October 5, at the Georgia World Congress Center
ATLANTA - (October 3, 2013)Goodie Mob and CeeLo Green and KANSAS among Inductees, with Special Tribute by Gary Houston to his Sister Whitney Houston, Honored by the Posthumous Award.
GWCC Equipped to Handle Extensive Technology Events
ATLANTA - (August 14, 2013) CCLD Networks, the Georgia World Congress Center's (GWCC) exclusive telephone and internet provider, recently overhauled the facility's event network infrastructure. A year in the making, the network upgrade was completed in June. Microsoft was the 1st major client to benefit from the upgrade during their MGX FY14 event in July. With the ability to provide the level of service that is required for such high profile events, this project puts the GWCC ahead of the competition well into the future.
GWCC to Host Georgia's Largest Home Show
ATLANTA (June 19, 2013) - On the weekend of September 5-7, 2014, Turner Exposition, producers of Florida's Largest Home Shows for the past 20 years, will bring to Atlanta an expansive new home show. Georgia's Largest Home Show will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), in downtown Atlanta on North America's largest convention, sports and entertainment complex. The GWCC is centrally located to serve all Metro Atlantans interested in remodeling and modifying their homes, as well as those taking on new construction projects in-town or outside the Perimeter.
Foundry Street to permanently close; Baker Street extended into gulch
ATLANTA (May 9, 2012) – As construction progresses on the College Football Hall of Fame, residents of Atlanta will notice roadway changes near the building site. Foundry Street, intersecting the construction site, will close permanently on Monday, May 13 as build-out of the Hall continues. Baker Street, which lines the north end of the property, has been widened and extended around to the west of the site (adjacent to the railroad tracks). It now extends into the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) gulch and will provide access to the Omni Hotel and GWCC loading docks, as well as parking for the GWCC and Phillips Arena.
Georgia World Congress Center Hosted Coverings, Tile and Stone Tradeshow
ATLANTA - (May 10, 2013) The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) hosted Coverings, the tile and stone tradeshow this past week, April 29-May 2. The event featured over 900 global exhibitors in the industry and attracted distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors, architects, designers, suppliers and others involved in the industry.
Georgia World Congress Center Campus Hosts Top Trade Shows
ATLANTA - (May 6, 2013) Trade Show News Network (TSNN) recently released their 2012 Top 250 U.S. Trade Show list which ranks the top shows by net square footage.
GWCCA Participates in Earth Day Cleanup
ATLANTA - (May 6, 2013) The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) participated in the 2nd Annual Downtown Atlanta Earth Day Clean Up Challenge on Tuesday, April 23rd by collecting discarded materials from the west side of Northside Drive. Over the two hour period, 20 employee volunteers picked up 26 bags of trash and recyclables.
Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park
ATLANTA - (May 2, 2013)
Bracket Town and Other NCAA Final Four Activities Highlight Georgia World Congress Center Campus
ATLANTA - (April 9, 2013)The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) campus hosted the 75th NCAA Men's Final Four Basketball Championship and related activities over the course of the last four days.
Information about Parking during the NCAA Final Four
It was brought to our attention that an un-authorized third party has been selling NCAA Final Four Event Parking Passes without consent from the Georgia Dome, Georgia World Congress Center and NCAA.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER AUTHORITY PARTICIPATING IN EARTH HOUR
ATLANTA - (March 21, 2013) On Saturday, March 23rd the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), which includes the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park, will participate in Earth Hour for the third consecutive year.
Busy Weekend Downtown: Driving Routes for Atlanta International Auto Show Attendees
ATLANTA - (March 13, 2013) Several large events are taking place on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) campus this weekend, March 16-17. Those attending the Atlanta International Auto Show are encouraged to take MARTA or to use the routes listed below to access Building C of the Georgia World Congress Center. These routes are particularly important on Sunday when streets will be closed for the Publix Georgia Marathon.
Invitation to Vendor Procurement Opportunities Conference
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority Purchasing Department cordially invites you and a guest to attend our Vendor Procurement Opportunities Conference
Busy Weekend Downtown: CHEERSPORT, Bronner Bros. and Monster Jam
ATLANTA - (February 11, 2013) Several large events are taking place on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) campus and at nearby venues this weekend, February 16-17, with the largest attendance numbers expected to exceed 175,000 on Saturday. CHEERSPORT, Bronner Bros., Monster Jam and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will all take place downtown this weekend. With the increased number of downtown visitors, attendees are encouraged to: take MARTA or if driving, purchase parking passes online, take the alternate routes listed below and leave home earlier than normal.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER AUTHORITY REAPPOINTS CURRENT BOARD OFFICERS
ATLANTA - (January 16, 2013) The Georgia World Congress Center Authority Board of Governors, the governor-appointed group that oversees the operation of the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park, announced today that its current officers have been reappointed for a second term, serving the GWCCA for an additional two years. Leadership positions are voted on by all 15 Board members.