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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

by Parker Hendricks
August 14,2019
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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

by Kent Kimes
August 13,2019
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Tips for navigating APS’ Back-to-School Bash at the GWCC

With summer coming to a close, it’s time again for supply lists, new backpacks, and physical exams. While many metro-area school districts are already in session, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) head back into the classroom on Monday (Aug. 12), and to get students and parents ready, APS is once again hosting its Back-to-School Bash on … Read More

by Ikram Omar
August 9,2019
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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

by Kent Kimes
August 8,2019
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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

by Kent Kimes
August 6,2019
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