Sustainability
   

Smart City Expo: Making sustainability sexy and measurable

Waste diversion. Carbon footprint. Net positive. Circular economy. Materiality matrix. Sustainability in the public arena isn’t just a bunch of buzzwords, it’s sound business practices, smart marketing and making our cities better places to live. And organizations – especially government agencies – need to shout from the rooftops about their measurable sustainability initiatives in easily-relatable … Read More

by Kent Kimes
September 13,2019
Around the Authority
   
Experience Downtown
   

Tuesday Talk: Outlook for meetings and events in Atlanta looks bright in 2020

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. Atlanta has moved into the Top 10 cities in North America for meetings and events for 2020, according to projections compiled by CWT M&E, the meetings and events … Read More

by Kent Kimes
September 10,2019
Experience Downtown
   

ONE Musicfest brings the heat to Centennial Olympic Park

ONE Musicfest got off to a blistering start Saturday at Centennial Olympic Park. Despite temperatures that soared into the mid-90s, more than 14,000 festival-goers found ways to beat the heat with personal cooling devices, church-style fans handed out by vendors, grabbing bits of shade under the Park’s tree canopy and staying hydrated via free water … Read More

by Kent Kimes
September 8,2019
Experience Downtown
   
Guest Experience
   

National Tailgating Day: Home Depot Backyard is the place for pre-gaming

Football season is here and The Home Depot Backyard is your one-stop destination for pregame festivities before Atlanta Falcons games all season long. In honor of National Tailgating Day (Saturday, Sept. 7), unConventional checked in with The Home Depot Backyard, a beautiful, 11-acre green space that is situated on the site of the former Georgia Dome … Read More

by Parker Hendricks
September 6,2019
Guest Experience
   

Everything you need to know about ONE Musicfest at Centennial Olympic Park

You may have been to ONE Musicfest before, but you haven’t been to ONE Musicfest at Centennial Olympic Park. It’s the festival’s 10th anniversary, but the first time being staged at downtown Atlanta’s crown jewel and ultimate outdoor concert venue. Stay calm, unConventional has you covered with this know-before-you-go guide to the Southeast’s largest two-day … Read More

by Kent Kimes
September 5,2019
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