Plan ahead for weekend events on GWCCA campus

Feb. 27, 2020

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) downtown campus and surrounding areas will host a variety of overlapping events from Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 1, bringing heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic to downtown Atlanta.

Here’s a look at some events taking place on the GWCCA campus this weekend:

Friday, Feb. 28:

  • Atlanta International Auto Show, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 29:

  • Atlanta International Auto Show, GWCC, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Centennial Olympic Park (COP), 12 p.m.
  • Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 1:

  • Atlanta International Auto Show, GWCC, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Publix Atlanta Marathon, COP, 7 a.m.

In addition, adjacent to the GWCCA campus, State Farm Arena hosts Atlanta Hawks games on Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

GWCCA encourages everyone to follow the tips and recommendations below when travelling to and from our campus this weekend.

  • Plan ahead – With the increased number of downtown visitors, traffic delays are expected. It’s best to coordinate your route in advance, plan for extra travel time, and arrive as early as possible.
  • Download the Waze app – Traffic information including road/lane closures, alternate routes, and turn-by-turn directions are available on the app.
  • Take MARTA – Attendees taking MARTA can use the GWCC/CNN Center Station or the Vine City Station to access GWCCA campus.
  • Purchase parking in advance – Click here for reserved parking for GWCC, COP, Mercedes-Benz stadium, and State Farm Arena events.
Posted by
Jaleesa Fears   Sr. Communications Specialist
on Feb. 27, 2020
A highly skilled communications professional, Jaleesa joined the Authority in 2018. Her customer service approach is best described by the Mahatma Gandhi who said "the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. "

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