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Five questions with the Authority’s first-ever emergency preparedness manager

On a shelf overlooking Marc Vincent’s desk, there’s a row of hats emblazoned with the insignias of GEMA, NYPD, the 1996 Summer Olympics Police, Lenco Bearcat armored vehicles and the latest – GWCCA Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Vincent,  who was appointed last October as the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s  first-ever Emergency Preparedness Manager, […]

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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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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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A look inside the Georgia World Congress Center’s game-changing expansion project

When the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) opened its doors in 1976, the building’s first show encompassed a single exhibition hall, totaling 350,000 square feet. Today, the Congress Center officially broke ground on a game-changing expansion project, which includes a new 100,000-square-foot exhibition hall – almost three times the size of the hall that hosted […]

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Atlanta Comic Con brings out the superhero in all of us

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) 220-acre downtown Atlanta campus may not immediately conjure images of wall-crawling crime fighters, zombie-killing sheriffs and evil symbiotic alien life forms. But the GWCCA and its facilities have a viable connection to the world of comic books, superheroes, comic book-based cinema, and the burgeoning geek culture fan convention […]

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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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