The Authoricast


Welcome to The Authoricast, a podcast from Georgia World Congress Center Authority. Join hosts Parker Hendricks and Kent Kimes as they talk with some of the industry’s top thought leaders about what makes GWCCA a championship campus, how our growth has shaped downtown Atlanta, and what goes into creating compelling guest experiences at the No. 1 convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world.

Wait – a convention center authority is producing a podcast?
We are so much more than that.
We are the lasting legacy of the 1996 Summer Olympics.
We are a key economic driver for the state of Georgia.
We are an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top Workplaces for 2020.
We are a catalyst for growth.
We create compelling guest experiences.
We are the Championship Campus.
We are The Authoricast.

Tune in and find out why you haven’t truly hosted your event unless you’ve held it on the GWCCA’s 220-plus acre downtown Atlanta campus.

The Authoricast | Episode 3: Earth Week and GWCCA Campus, Part 2

Tim Trefzer, GWCCA’s Director of Sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) rejoins The Authoricast for Part 2 of our Earth Week episode to discuss how his department’s focus has shifted due to COVID-19, as well as community partnerships that help The Authority fulfill its mission to enhance the quality of life for every Georgian.

The Authoricast | Episode 3: Earth Week and GWCCA campus, Part 1

In Part 1 of a two-part episode dedicated to Earth Week, Tim Trefzer, GWCCA’s Director of Sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), joins The Authoricast to discuss green meetings, green buildings and enhancing the quality of life for every Georgian.

The Authoricast | Episode 2: The Final Four that was supposed to be

On the day the NCAA Men’s Basketball champion was supposed to be crowned on GWCCA’s championship campus, we revisit a conversation with Atlanta Basketball Host Committee Executive Director Carl Adkins which took place before the Final Four was cancelled due to COVID-19.

The Authoricast | Episode 1: Get To Know Us

Welcome to the debut episode of The Authoricast, hosted by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) Parker Hendricks and Kent Kimes. We discuss why you should host your event at the No. 1 convention, sports and entertainment destination in the world, and chat with our first guest, Holly Richmond, GWCCA Director of Communications. Please … Read More