Facilities & Events
   

Landmarks & Legacies: GWCC’s Sidney J. Marcus Auditorium

Landmarks & Legacies is an occasional unConventional blog series exploring the various identifying and distinctive physical features of the GWCCA campus. Thirty-five years ago today, the Georgia World Congress Center’s (GWCC) largest auditorium took on the name of one of the convention center’s most ardent supporters. The 1,726-seat Sidney J. Marcus Auditorium in GWCC’s Building … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 21,2020
Facilities & Events
   

Tuesday Talk: Finally, The Rock has come back to GWCCA

Tuesday Talk rounds up the latest Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) news you might have missed and also points forward to upcoming events on our campus. ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Last week Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his business partner Dany Garcia announced that their multi-faceted event Athleticon is coming to the … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 18,2020
Experience Downtown
   
Guest Experience
   

The Progress Report: Downtown Ambassador Force extends campus hospitality

Each year, Downtown Atlanta welcomes more than 50 million visitors, many of whom come to the area to attend meetings, events, and conventions at the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) campus. Thus, tourism and hospitality are priority areas for Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (CAP/ADID). Our collective efforts aim to, … Read More

by Paige Sullivan
February 14,2020
Around the Authority
   
Guest Experience
   

The Tip-off: GWCCA campus embraces fourth Final Four

It won’t be the first time the GWCCA campus has gone dancing. Hosting the culmination of The Big Dance for the fourth time, GWCCA’s 220-plus acre downtown Atlanta campus and surrounding area are poised to transform into a hotbed of hoops for the 2020 NCAA Final Four the first weekend in April. While the GWCCA … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 13,2020
Around the Authority
   
Guest Experience
   

Tuesday Talk: The D-OH Double G at C.O.P.

Tuesday Talk rounds up the latest Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) news you might have missed and also points forward to upcoming events on our campus. ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): The suddenly controversial again rapper Snoop Dogg has joined the lineup for 2020 Sweetwater 420 Fest taking place April 24-26 at Centennial … Read More

by Kent Kimes
February 11,2020
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