Tuesday Talk: GWCCA’s Corporate Social Resonsibility, 420 Auction and more

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.   CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TAKES CENTER STAGE The latest edition of the Authority’s video series Center of Attention is out now and the topic is fitting for Earth … Read More

Kent Kimes April 16,2019

Tuesday Talk: GWCCA’s rising PR star, aviation innovation, and competitions

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. FORTY UNDER 40 Joining some of the Peach State’s brightest young communications professionals, GWCCA Sr. Communications Specialist Alicia McNease has been named to the PRSA (Public Relations Society … Read More

Kent Kimes April 9,2019

Tuesday Talk: Smart city, volleyballers and brawlers

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. GET SMART! Here in Atlanta, we like to think we’re smart, cutting edge problem solvers, and a new event coming to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) in … Read More

Kent Kimes April 2,2019

Tuesday Talk: Truck Tech, Fastest 50, and The King of Country

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. TRUCK TECHNOLOGY ROCKS TMC EXHIBIT FLOOR Fleet Owner magazine put together a nifty slide show on the exhibit floor of last week’s (March 18-21) TMC 19 Annual Meeting … Read More

Kent Kimes March 26,2019

Tuesday Talk: Joe Rogan, innovative projects, campus buzz

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. SAY IT IS SO, JOE Tickets went on sale last week – and quickly sold out – for comedian/podcaster/Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) commentator Joe Rogan’s stand-up comedy show … Read More

Kent Kimes March 19,2019

Meet the GWCCA’s first-ever paw patroller

Today (March 13) marks National K9 Veterans Day, a celebration designed to honor the commitment and sacrifices that military dogs, police dogs, border patrol dogs and all other canines have made for our nation. So as we recognize K9s country-wide, now is the perfect time to introduce the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) first … Read More

Ikram Omar March 13,2019

Tuesday Talk: helicopters, b-ball and more

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. HELI-EXPO RECAP Exhibitors and attendees at last week’s HAI HELI-EXPO, the helicopter industry’s largest trade show held for the first time at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), … Read More

Kent Kimes March 12,2019

New Olympic exhibit casts Centennial Olympic Park in starring role

Stashed away in rows of tall, metal sliding file cases in the basement of the Atlanta History Center are reminders of Atlanta’s finest moment from the mid-1990s. There are many iterations of the bug-eyed mascot Izzy, pieces of Olympic torches, commemorative bricks honoring the likes of homerun champ Hank Aaron and Atlanta’s Olympics mastermind Billy … Read More

Kent Kimes March 7,2019

Tuesday Talk: GWCCA campus news and notes

Welcome to Tuesday Talk, a new unConventional weekly feature that 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, along with Authority-related odds and ends. Consider this the digital water cooler chat about all things GWCCA. Join the conversation … Read More

Kent Kimes March 5,2019

Top 10 blog posts of unConventional’s inaugural year

Guess who is turning one today? unConventional, of course. This blog was launched a year ago today, March 1, 2018, taking youbeyond the press releases, behind the curtain, onto the show floor, inside the data, and into the personalities that make the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) tick. In honor of our 1-year anniversary, … Read More

Kent Kimes March 1,2019

Black History Month: Andrew Young’s legacy on the GWCCA campus

His name graces the main roadway bisecting not only Centennial Olympic Park, but the heart of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) downtown Atlanta campus. That thoroughfare – Andrew Young International Blvd., N.W. – has been in the news lately as the Authority plans to transform it into a more pedestrian-friendly and aesthetically-pleasing corridor. So … Read More

Kent Kimes February 27,2019

GWCCA’s Championship Campus: Super Bowl LIII by the numbers

It’s been two weeks since the day dubbed as “Mass Exodus Monday” when a record 101,999 passengers were screened at Atlanta’s airport on their way out of town after the Super Bowl. Widely hailed as a resounding success and further proof that Atlanta is the preeminent host city, Super Bowl LIII provided an opportunity for … Read More

Kent Kimes February 19,2019

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

Jaleesa Fears February 5,2019

Focal Point: GWCCA releases 2018 annual report

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) is one of Georgia’s greatest assets for economic growth and tourism, and it’s easy to see why in our fiscal year 2018 annual report (July 2017 – June 2018) entitled Focal Point. It is both a review and a celebration of our many accomplishments as well as a … Read More

Holly Richmond January 17,2019

GWCCA by the numbers: 2018 in review

In this age of analytics, numbers can tell important stories. Quite simply, numbers illustrate the state of our business – and once again, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) fiscal year 2018 narrative is a success story. Be sure to explore the recently published Focal Point: Annual Report 2018, which is chock full of … Read More

Kent Kimes January 15,2019
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