2016 Health & Wellness Expo

GWCCA’s 2016 Health & Wellness Expo held Aug. 25 in Building B, Level 2 and the Fitness Center, featured wellness experts from across metro Atlanta giving insight on healthy living, including tips on fitness, diet, therapy and finances – even an on-site mini-farmers market selling locally-grown fruits and vegetables.   Hosted by Human Resources, the Expo is part…

Long-time client US Poultry supports the Park’s Capital Campaign

To many of our clients, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s campus is like a second home, and they are just as enthusiastic about future developments as we are. US Poultry, who produces the International Production and Processing Expo( IPPE) each winter in the GWCC, thought it prudent to support those efforts- their CEO, John…

Who wants to take a Streetcar Tour?

Well here’s your chance to hop on board and explore the city with our friends at the Atlanta Streetcar! You have two opportunities: The August 29th tour begins at 10 a.m. and will make a refreshment/tasting stop at Condesa Coffee. The September 1st tour begins at 2 p.m. and will make a refreshment/tasting stop at…

Congrats to SITCC Employee of the Year- Alecia Reese

Congratulations to Savannah International Trade and Convention Center Employee of the Year Alecia Reese! Alecia Reese is a Lead Set-up Attendant at the convention center, and has been a member of the SITCC team for 4 years.  Other accolades: Awarded Employee of the Quarter in FY14.  Awarded Employee of the Quarter in FY16. Today we…

This week: Live music at Southern Roots

This week (beginning today) at Southern Roots Cafe there will be two artist performing live! Brandon Crocker  is a Marietta based artist who performs pop/rock with some folk influences. His set is 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.           Afterwards the Garrison Blagg Band will perform a myriad of bluegrass rock as…

Come say goodbye to long-term partner AAA Parking

Our contract with AAA Parking ends at the end of August, and we would like to celebrate our long term partnership and say goodbye to our colleagues. When: Friday, August 26 Where: Georgia Dome Media Center Time: 2:00 pm   Please pass this information along to anyone who you know would like to attend!

One Team, One Website

As previewed during July’s Town Hall meeting, the Authority’s new user-friendly external website – http://www.gwcca.org – is now live. Check it out, here. “The goal of the site is to consolidate all of our campus facilities and assets into one all-encompassing website, reflecting our new organization structure,” said IT Director Sam Brown. Other goals include: promoting events across the…

Did you miss Hot Topics? Check out the presentation here.

If you were not able to make it to hot topics last week, we have made the presentation available for you to view. Click on the link below. if you have any questions about what you read, feel free to reach out via email to any of the governance team leaders: Culture and Values: Harriet…

Authority awarded contract extension to manage SITCC

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s (GWCCA) contract to manage the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center (SITCC) has been extended for three years, continuing a partnership that connects the state’s top two tourist destinations. Read the full story here.  

Put on your running/walking shoes

We are pleased to extend Authority employees and partners an opportunity to participate in two community activities in the month of August. Both events align with our cultural commitment to wellness and we want you involved in all the action.    What: The 2016 Atlanta Finest 5K Race hosted by the Atlanta Police Foundation. When: Saturday,…

GWCCA Health & Wellness Expo

Dear Team Members, For the past three weeks, employees have received complimentary massage therapy in our Fitness Center. We arranged this service to provide relief and show appreciation to team members for their commitment and hard work. We hope this service has inspired you to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle. As a result of the…