Year 2007 NewsBAGS REMOTE CHECK-IN SERVICES INTRODUCED AT GWCC
(Atlanta - October 30, 2007) The Georgia World Congress Center introduces BAGS, a remote check-in baggage service, to the convention center.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAME TIFFANY BOWER AND DAVE ESSLINGER NEW SALES EXECUTIVES
(ATLANTA – October 22, 2007) Tiffany Bowers and Dave Esslinger join the Georgia World Congress Center sales team as new sales executives.
CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK BRINGS HOME THE GOLD
(Atlanta, GA – October 1, 2007) Centennial Olympic Park brought home the gold at the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) 52nd Annual Convention and Expo. The Park won three prestigious Pinnacle Awards - gold for Best Organizational Web site, gold for Best Miscellaneous Multimedia and bronze for Best E-Newsletter.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER HOSTS ESCA SITE VISIT WORKSHOP
(ATLANTA – August 22, 2007) Members of ESCA, association and meeting professionals, hotel and facility personnel and suppliers to the convention industry gathered at the Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 21 for a Lunch & Learn entitled “How to Plan and Execute an Effective and Productive Site Visit of Hotels and Exhibition Venues".
GSU's HOSPITALITY LEARNING CENTER OPENS AT THE GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER
(ATLANTA – August 16, 2007) Georgia State University's Hospitality Learning Center opened inside the Georgia World Congress Center on Aug. 15.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAMES MISCSHON ANDERSON NEW SECURITY MANAGER
(ATLANTA – June 26, 2007) Micshon Anderson recently joined the Georgia World Congress Center team as a new security manager.
CELEBRATE AMERICA'S INDEPENDENCE WITH AN AMERICAN IDOL AT THE PARK
(Atlanta, GA – June 7, 2007) Celebrate America's Independence Day with an American Idol at Centennial Olympic Park's 4th of July Celebration. Ruben Studdard has been announced as the headline performer of the day-long celebration in the Park just before the AirTran Airways Spectacular Fireworks display.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER UNVIELS THIRD BETHUNE ELEMENTARY ART GALLERY
ATLANTA (June 7, 2007) The Georgia World Congress Center unveiled the third installment of the Bethune Art Gallery, located in the downtown convention center. Thirty-two framed pieces, the talented work of Bethune Elementary School students, were revealed on May 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
ATTENDEE MAKES FIVE-MILLIONTH GUEST OF GEORGIA AQUARIUM
ATLANTA (May 24, 2007) –Two Georgia World Congress Center attendees became special guests when they visited the Georgia Aquarium this week.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAMES NEW SLAES MANAGER
(ATLANTA – May 16, 2007) Holly Johnson has joined the Georgia World Congress Center sales team as a new sales manager.
IAEE SELECTS ATLANTA AS HOST CITY
(Atlanta - April 18, 2007) The International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE, formerly IAEM ) announced the selection of Atlanta as the host city for the 2009 Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition during the Southeastern Chapter IAEE luncheon this week.
NCAA MEN'S FINAL FOUR A HUGE SUCESS
(Atlanta – April 18, 2007) The 2007 NCAA Men's Final Four was an incredible success. Thousands of fans descended upon Atlanta and the GWCCA campus to enjoy four days full of activities, entertainment and exciting basketball action.
FIRST UTILIZES VERSATILTITY OF GWCCA CAMPUS
(Atlanta – April 18, 2007) FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) utilized the versatility of the Georgia World Congress Center campus once again this month with their annual robotics competition.
CENTENNIAL OLYMPIC PARK KICKS OFF SUMMER CONCERT FUN
(Atlanta – April 18, 2007) Atlanta's longest running free concert series, Wednesday WindDown, celebrates its 10th anniversary season this year. The 26 weeks of live entertainment by a variety of top local and national performing artists is more diverse and exciting than ever thanks to a unique radio partner every Wednesday of the month.
DOWNTOWN BUSY AND FULL OF ACTIVITY DURING MEN'S NCAA FINAL FOUR
(Atlanta - March 26, 2007) Downtown will soon be full of basketball action as the NCAA Men's Final Four returns to Atlanta, March 30-April 2. Large crowds are expected during the four days of this exciting event.
DOWNTOWN WILL BE FULL OF BASKETBALL FUN DURING FINAL FOUR
(Atlanta--March 15, 2007) Downtown will soon be full of basketball action as the NCAA Men's Final Four returns to Atlanta, March 30-April 2. The excitement begins on Friday afternoon with open practice at the Georgia Dome from noon to 4 p.m. Each team is allotted one hour of practice time. Open practice is free and open to the public so everyone is invited to witness the energy out on the court. Parking during open practice is free beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Dome's Blue and Yellow lots. The National Semifinal games are Saturday at the Dome and everything leads up to the National Championship game on Monday.
CENTENNIALL OLYMPIC PARK WINS 5 KALEIDOSCOPE AWARDS
(ATLANTA) -The Park won five Kaleidoscope Awards at the annual Southeast Festivals & Events Conference in February. The awards program recognizes top festivals and events for outstanding contributions to their communities as well as the industry.
SIDNEY MARCUS AUDITORIUM REOPENS AFTER MAJOR RENOVATION
(ATLANTA) - After a major renovation this winter, the Sidney Marcus Auditorium reopened Feb. 1 with a new look and revitalized ambiance. With 1,740 fixed seats the auditorium is ideal for any event needing tiered seating and a permanent stage.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
(ATLANTA) - Jim Mastley recently joined the Georgia World Congress Center team as the new director of engineering. No stranger to Atlanta, Mastley has over 20 years of engineering experience and 10 years of management experience.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAMES NEW SALES EXECUTIVE
(ATLANTA) - Katja Morgenstern recently joined the Georgia World Congress Center sales team as a new sales manager.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER AND GEORGIA DOME GET READY FOR BUSY WEEKEND
(Atlanta—February 21, 2007) Look forward to another busy weekend downtown as the Georgia World Congress Center, Georgia Dome and surrounding areas host several large events including the Atlanta International Motorcycle Show, the Real Estate Wealth Expo and Amp'd Mobile Supercross GP / Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER NAMES NEW SALES EXECUTIVE
(ATLANTA – January 12, 2007) Michelle Brown recently joined the Georgia World Congress Center sales team as the new sales executive.
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER PROMOTES NEW NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
(ATLANTA – January 11, 2007) The Georgia World Congress Center has announced the promotion of Jason Outman to national sales manager.