Facilities & Events

Record-breaking IPPE at GWCC includes exhibitor Baader’s centennial celebration

Hitting the century mark in today’s rapidly-changing business landscape is no small feat and German-based food processing pioneer BAADER chose to celebrate this milestone at IPPE (the International Production & Processing Expo), coinciding with the company’s recently-unveiled rebranding efforts. One of IPPE’s long-running exhibitors, BAADER commemorated its 100-year anniversary with a special ceremony Wednesday afternoon … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 14,2019
Experience Downtown

GWCCA’s Championship Campus: Super Bowl LIII In Pictures

From Jan. 26 through Feb. 3, the facilities on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) campus played host to more than 80 percent of Super Bowl LIII’s festivities in Atlanta and gave fans easy, walkable access to events, restaurants and hotels. Here’s a look back at the excitement, through the GWCCA lens. Located inside … Read More

by Parker Hendricks
February 8,2019
Around the Authority
Guest Experience
Planning Ahead

GWCCA.org: New year, new look

If you’re reading this, by now you have noticed that our website received a makeover. After months of hard work and dedication, the new GWCCA.org launched on Jan. 19, just in time for Super Bowl LIII. The reimagined digital platform is now a fully functional one-stop shop for customers and guests in search of Georgia … Read More

by Jaleesa Fears
February 5,2019
Facilities & Events

unConventional picks favorite Super Bowl commercials – what’s yours?

While experts predict at least 100 million viewers, and maybe more, will tune in Sunday as the Los Angeles Rams battle the New England Patriots during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, those numbers will surely include casual observers that check in just for the halftime show. Then there’s another segment that’s interested in the … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 1,2019
Facilities & Events
Guest Experience

The 411 on 420 Fest’s daily schedule and daily tix

Attention Spreadheads: you knew Widespread Panic was headlining two days of the three-day Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park in April, but now we know which two. The venerable Athens jam band will close out the festival on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21, performing two sets each night. The festival – set … Read More

by Kent Kimes
January 29,2019