Are you ready for some football? 2019 season ready to kick off on GWCCA campus

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) Championship Campus featuring Atlanta’s premier pigskin palace is preparing for the annual rites of passage known as football ahead of the Atlanta Falcons home preseason debut on Thursday (Aug. 15).  August will be chock full of hard-hitting gridiron action as Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS) begins its third full season. … Read More

Parker Hendricks August 14,2019

Tuesday Talk: GWCC expansion update; Tour Championship parking

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. The Georgia World Congress Center’s (GWCC) $55 million expansion project is charging toward a December completion date and the new exhibit hall continues to be a hub of … Read More

Kent Kimes August 13,2019

Fire Safety With a Smile: Meet GWCCA’s Campus Safety Officer

As Fire-Rescue International, the International Association of Fire Chief’s (IAFC) Conference & Expo, convenes this week and weekend (Aug. 7-10) at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), it marks Matthew Shannon’s third involvement with the event that brings approximately 12,000 first responder professionals to town. Only this time, Shannon, who began his fire safety career … Read More

Kent Kimes August 8,2019

Tuesday Talk: Single-day OMF tickets; GWCCA’s economic impact 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. For a limited time, single-day tickets for ONE Music Fest (OMF) – set for Sept. 7-8 at Centennial Olympic Park – are available. The locally-produced music festival is … Read More

Kent Kimes August 6,2019

Tuesday Talk: Free College Football Hall of Fame admission in August

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. America’s most-beloved amateur sport is marking a century-and-a-half in existence and where better to celebrate than the epicenter of college football – the GWCCA campus? Starting Thursday (Aug. … Read More

Kent Kimes July 30,2019

Tuesday Talk: GWCC tops destination list; More sports and graduations on tap

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. Motorcoach service GOGO Charters recently sifted through its database and ranked its most popular group activities of 2018, and the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) came out on … Read More

Kent Kimes July 23,2019

Tuesday Talk: Best Buy joins GWCC kiosk lineup

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. A new Best Buy kiosk has joined the Georgia World Congress Center’s (GWCC) lineup of self-service vending outlets, offering personal electronic devices and accessories. The Best Buy machine … Read More

Kent Kimes July 16,2019

Atlanta Comic Con has GWCCA team dreaming of superpowers

With Atlanta Comic Con back again at the Georgia World Congress Center today (July 12) through Sunday (July 14) we asked Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) team members the million-dollar question: if you had a superpower, what would it be, and why? Clarke Kelly, GWCCA Event Coordinator for Atlanta Comic Con kicks off this … Read More

Ikram Omar July 12,2019

Tuesday Talk: Inside the GWCCA’s 4th of July Celebration

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. Did you miss last Thursday’s spectacular 4th of July fireworks show at Centennial Olympic Park? Maybe you caught the 17-minute pyrotechnic extravaganza and want to know how we … Read More

Kent Kimes July 9,2019

Fourth of July Celebration makes triumphant return to Centennial Olympic Park

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) annual Fourth of July Celebration returned tonight to Centennial Olympic Park with a bang. Billed as the Southeast’s largest Independence Day fireworks show, a crowd close to 20,000 gathered in the Park to witness the pyrotechnic extravaganza. Set to a mix of patriotic and popular music – including … Read More

Kent Kimes July 4,2019

Tuesday Talk: Q-and-A with DJ Yvonne Monet

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. If you listened to Atlanta radio in the early-to-mid-’90s or hit the city’s club scene during that time, you’ve probably busted a move to tunes spun by Yvonne … Read More

Kent Kimes July 2,2019

GWCCA salutes 2019 Social Media Day

Happy National Social Media Day! Social Media Day is celebrated on June 30 every year, founded in 2010 by global, multi-platform media and entertainment company Mashable. This day is set aside to honor the existence and influence of social media in our daily lives. At the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), we use social … Read More

Parker Hendricks June 30,2019

Tuesday Talk: Peachtree Road Race history; Uncle Luke’s a-coming

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. One of Atlanta’s most-enduring Fourth of July traditions – the Peachtree Road Race – is a little more than a week away, but you can get a crash … Read More

Kent Kimes June 25,2019

Tuesday Talk: Atlanta’s championship campus gets greener

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. Last week the GWCCA’s good neighbor, State Farm Arena, took its sustainability game to a new level, making the country’s greenest concentration of public assembly venues and attractions … Read More

Kent Kimes June 18,2019

GWCCA recruiter offers 5 expert tips for new grads entering the workforce

By now you’ve mastered a standard response to the biggest question during the last year of school: What are you doing after graduation? Although landing your first job after college may seem overwhelming, here are five strategies to get your career off to a positive start. Do your research, then take action One of the … Read More

Joanna Hall June 12,2019
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