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GWCCA Corporate Social Responsibility Manager discusses resiliency in the hospitality industry

After years of notoriety, many hospitality ventures have embraced the focus of environmental sustainability. In fact, some are even considered leaders in the movement to combat climate change by engaging stakeholders through education, building certifications, and transparent reporting. With new and unprecedented global volatility and interconnectedness, the marketplace has required a shift to planning for […]

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“Good Morning America” wheels and deals at Centennial Olympic Park

Did you recognize a familiar location during your morning television viewing? “Good Morning America” brought its weekly “Deals & Steals” segment on the road to Centennial Olympic Park today. The segment, hosted by Tory Johnson, features her exclusive collection of curated deals allowing viewers to save big bucks while discovering must-have products.  Redubbed “Deals & […]

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New cycling event showcases Atlanta and GWCCA’s increasing connectivity

It’s no secret that Atlanta has become more bicycle-friendly in the last two decades with bike lanes installed on major thoroughfares, a network of cycling infrastructure built or in the works and bike-share outposts cropping up across town. “These improvements to the bike network are important because they highlight the city’s commitment to improving citizens’ […]

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Oscars connection: “Baby Driver” drives Academy Award clout for GWCCA campus

Amid the glitz, glamour, pomp and circumstance of the 90th Academy Awards presented tonight at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s downtown Atlanta campus will have a supporting role. That’s because Oscar-nominated action flick “Baby Driver” was filmed in part at the GWCCA’s Red Deck, Gold Deck and now-defunct Georgia […]

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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 newest – GWCCA Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Vincent,  who was recently appointed as the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s  first-ever Emergency Preparedness Manager, is […]

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Entertainment preview: Stars shine on GWCCA campus in 2018

So far in this still-young calendar year, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) downtown Atlanta campus has served as production basecamp for the hit TV musical drama “Star,” and hosted performances by EDM (electronic dance music) chart-toppers Bassnectar and The Chainsmokers, hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar, rapper Waka Flocka and his wife Tammy Rivera,  pop […]

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GWCCA campus: Atlanta’s eco-hub of events spaces

You might think the country’s greenest concentration of diverse event spaces and attractions is somewhere like environmentally-minded Seattle, proudly progressive New York City, Colorado or the high-tech San Francisco Bay Area. Surprise! It’s right here in Atlanta, featuring a roster of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified structures anchored by the Georgia World […]

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