Guest Experience

GWCCA’s last-minute gift guide for Father’s Day 2019

While there’s nothing wrong with a new pair of spiffy socks or a stylish new tie for the working dad, why not take your Father’s Day gift-giving up a notch? With the big day fast approaching – it’s this Sunday (June 16) – unConventional has compiled a last-minute Father’s Day gift guide, but these presents … Read More

by Kent Kimes
June 14,2019
Experience Downtown

Guess Who’s Back? Hot 107.9 Block Party at Centennial Olympic Park

The Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash ATL Block Party returns Saturday (June 15) to Centennial Olympic Park on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) downtown Atlanta campus. Recently revealed, this year’s live performances will consist of R&B recording artist Jacquees and other performers such as Fly, Calboy, B. Smyth, Venus, Kamillion, YK Osiris, Skooly, Pop … Read More

by Ikram Omar
June 13,2019
Around the Authority

GWCCA recruiter offers 5 expert tips for new grads entering the workforce

By now you’ve mastered a standard response to the biggest question during the last year of school: What are you doing after graduation? Although landing your first job after college may seem overwhelming, here are five strategies to get your career off to a positive start. Do your research, then take action One of the … Read More

by Joanna Hall
June 12,2019
Around the Authority

Tuesday Talk: ONE Musicfest drops lineup, German-themed holiday market on tap at C.O.P.

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. ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, Rae Sremmurd, Tory Lanez, Pharrell Williams, Usher, and the 25th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan…those are just some of … Read More

by Kent Kimes
June 11,2019
Experience Downtown
Facilities & Events

GWCCA’s July 4 celebration back at Centennial Olympic Park for 2019

It’s baaaaaaaaaack. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) annual free, family-friendly Independence Day celebration is back on familiar ground for 2019, returning to Centennial Olympic Park. Last year’s event was staged at the GWCCA’s International Plaza due to construction and renovation of the Park. But the $27 million capital improvement projects are now complete … Read More

by Kent Kimes
June 5,2019