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GWCCA military veterans reflect on service and leadership

With Veterans Day, an official United States holiday observed annually on Nov. 11, upon us again, unConventional sought out a few military veterans within the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) ranks to share their experiences. Shawn King, GWCCA Procurement Officer What was your division and position/rank? My last unit I served with was Weapons Company […]

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GWCCA’s women leaders share insights on leadership

Leadercast Women 2018, featuring an all-female slate of inspirational speakers including former President George W. Bush’s daughters Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, is creating a buzz of positivity on the Georgia World Congress Authority (GWCCA) campus today. Hosted at the Georgia World Congress Center’s Sidney Marcus Auditorium, several GWCCA team members are among the […]

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GWCCA Chief Administrative Officer on destination marketing, transparency and wooing talent

In a video interview recently published by the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD), the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s Chief Administrative Officer Jennifer LeMaster discusses public/private partnerships, attracting top-tier talent, and Atlanta’s strengths as a destination. Jared Frank, Publisher/Editorial Director of ALSD, caught up with LeMaster after she moderated a panel discussion at the […]

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Guest Experience

Southeast’s largest 4th of July fireworks show bigger and better in ’18

The Southeast’s largest Fourth of July fireworks display was even bigger Wednesday night. Capping off an evening of live entertainment featuring headliners After 7, Klymaxx and Dionne Farris with J Fly and Friends, the 14-and-a-half minute pyrotechnic spectacle lit up the night sky over the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) downtown Atlanta campus. Featuring […]

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GWCCA’s Chief Commercial Officer goes podcasting on “The Don and Mike Show”

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) Chief Commercial Officer Joe Bocherer is the featured guest on the latest edition of Exhibit City News’ podcast “The Don and Mike Show,” which hit the Net today. Recorded in June at the Exhibition Services & Contractors Association Summer Educational Conference in Carlsbad, Calif., Bocherer chats with the […]

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GWCCA Corporate Social Responsibility Manager discusses resiliency in the hospitality industry

After years of notoriety, many hospitality ventures have embraced the focus of environmental sustainability. In fact, some are even considered leaders in the movement to combat climate change by engaging stakeholders through education, building certifications, and transparent reporting. With new and unprecedented global volatility and interconnectedness, the marketplace has required a shift to planning for […]

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