Facilities & Events

The 411 on 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park

SweetWater 420 Fest celebrates its 15th anniversary this weekend (April 19-21) while also marking its sixth go-round at downtown Atlanta’s crown jewel greenspace, Centennial Olympic Park. “We’re stoked to be back here again,” said Jennifer Bensch, President of Happy Ending Productions, which promotes and produces the three-day festival. Kicking off Friday (April 19), 420 Fest … Read More

by Kent Kimes
April 18,2019
Guest Experience

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week: honoring GWCCA’s unsung heroes

In the most difficult moments of our lives, there’s one phone number we call when we need help. And before the police officer gets to the scene or the fire truck comes to the rescue, there are a group of individuals answering those calls and making sure we get the aid we need. These emergency … Read More

by Jaleesa Fears
April 16,2019
Around the Authority

Tuesday Talk: GWCCA’s Corporate Social Resonsibility, 420 Auction 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.   CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TAKES CENTER STAGE The latest edition of the Authority’s video series Center of Attention is out now and the topic is fitting for Earth … Read More

by Kent Kimes
Experience Downtown

ACVB touts future of Atlanta hospitality at GWCCA’s Georgia Ballroom

Is there a more apt host site for the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (ACVB) 106th Annual Meeting than the No. 1 convention, sports and entertainment destination in the world? Neither Marty McFly or Doc Brown would argue. Featuring a “Back to the Future”-inspired theme, the ACVB program held Thursday (April 11) at the Georgia … Read More

by Kent Kimes
April 12,2019
Facilities & Events

Saddle up for sheriff’s bike safety rodeo on GWCCA campus

Part of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) mission is to enhance the quality of life of every Georgian. We do this through a number of activities on our campus and through involvement with the surrounding community. On Saturday (April 13) the GWCCA hosts the fourth installment of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Bike … Read More

by Holly Richmond
April 11,2019