Austin Simmons

Making HERstory 2024 an Impactful Experience for Attendees

        The last Wednesday in March has become synonymous with Making HERstory Day at Georgia World Congress Center. GWCCA hosted its 2nd Annual Making HERstory event on March 27, 2024, where attendees gathered in Georgia World Congress Center Building C. They were greeted by a variety of local vendors as well snacks […]

Georgia World Congress Center Authority to Host Diverse Business Summit

Georgia attracts more than 152 million domestic and international guests each year, presenting a tremendous opportunity for local, small businesses to reach new audiences. GWCCA is dedicated to helping increase opportunities to its campus and tourism for emerging and small businesses.

Georgia World Congress Center Authority Launches Community Legacy Program in Partnership with Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Last week, Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), in partnership with Signia by Hilton Atlanta, launched its Community Legacy Program designed to make an impact on the Atlanta community in four key focus areas: Education, Food Insecurity, Homelessness, and Human Trafficking. The launch of the program aligned with the grand opening of the hotel which is located on GWCCA’s championship campus. Signia by Hilton Atlanta officially started welcoming guests this month.

Signia by Hilton Debuts Flagship Hotel in Downtown Atlanta at Georgia World Congress Center

ATLANTA – (Jan. 12, 2024) – Today, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced the highly anticipated opening of the 976-room Signia by Hilton Atlanta, marking the first new build and Georgia hotel for the Signia by Hilton brand, and Atlanta’s largest ground-up hotel development project in 40 years. Inclusive of the property’s debut, Atlanta represents Hilton’s largest […]

Georgia World Congress Center Authority Announces Kelvin Moore As New General Manager Of Savannah Convention Center

GWCCA’s Jennifer LeMaster assumes role of contract administrator (ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2024) – Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) today announced the appointment of industry veteran Kelvin Moore as the new general manager of Savannah Convention Center (SCC). Moore joins the Authority leadership team from ASM Global, a venue and event management company specializing in […]

Public Notice: Warning Siren Tests on GWCCA Campus

Georgia World Congress Center Authority has recently enhanced its campus safety measures with the addition of a new outdoor warning siren and speaker system designed to keep our campus community and neighbors informed and safe during emergencies such as severe weather events. It is linked to the National Weather Service, ensuring real-time updates. This system […]

GWCCA hosts Team Summit 2023

Georgia World Congress Center Authority hosted TEAM SUMMIT 2023: Unconventional Leaders, on Aug. 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Team Summit is GWCCA’s annual one-day leadership experience that ignites growth and delivers resources for personal and organizational development.

GWCCA Team Members Lend a Hand

In July, Georgia World Congress Center Authority team members took their brand service promise to create compelling experiences off championship campus as a team of volunteers served at Open Hand Atlanta, packing nearly two thousand health-promoting meals for their neighbors who are homebound, disabled, or simply too sick to prepare their own meals.

GWCCA Team Members Volunteer for Earth Day 2023

As part of Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s commitment to support sustainability on its campus and throughout its community, GWCCA team members dug in at Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture in April. Truly Living Well is the largest urban farm in Georgia, and it educates and trains the community to achieve sustainable […]

Message of Hope Delivered at RX and Illicit Drug Summit

The annual RX and Illicit Drug Summit gathered stakeholders “from federal to family” this week at Georgia World Congress Center seeking solutions to end the prescription drug misuse and illicit drug use epidemics in the United States.

Making HERstory Tea Wraps up GWCCA’s WHM Celebrations

The inaugural Making HERstory Tea event wrapped up The Authority’s Women’s History Month celebrations on Wednesday with a fireside chat between GWCCA’s Chief Administrative Officer Jen LeMaster and Director of Strategic Partnerships Shavannia Williams. The fireside chat was followed by a panel discussion with women leaders from the convention, sports, and entertainment industry from around Atlanta.

GWCCA Celebrates Sustainability with re:loom

GWCCA team members have been volunteering at the re:loom store throughout the month of March, where they work on repurposing recycled fabrics to make new products for the community.

GWCCA Celebrates Black History Month

Georgia World Congress Center Authority is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events organized by its JEDI Council. An acronym for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, the JEDI Council coordinated several events for GWCCA Team Members on and off campus to celebrate and appreciate Black culture across the city of Atlanta.

IPPE More than Chickens and Eggs for Many

The International Production and Processing Expo, better known as IPPE, at Georgia World Congress Center is THE event for the meat, poultry, and feed industries every year. 2023 marked IPPE’s 47th expo held here at GWCC. Over 130 countries were represented at IPPE 2023, and more than 25,000 visitors came to the city for the expo. A big part of the event is showcasing the latest technology, equipment, supplies, and services, but some attendees came to GWCC looking for more than just the latest and greatest instruments and tech.