Category Archives: Community

November 15

Today is America Recycles Day!

Did you know that the national recycling rate has increased over the past 30 years? The current recycling rate is 34%. Today is America Recycles Day! And although we recycle every day at the Authority, we want to share just how much we’ve recycled. We diverted over 2 million pounds of materials from landfills in our […]

October 19

GWCCA in the Community: Adeola Sokunbi

Adeola Sokunbi, the GWCCA’s Sales and Service Manager, recently served as a guest lecturer for a Hospitality Management class at Georgia State University. As a GSU Alum, Adeola was asked to speak by her former professor, Paul Breslin. During the class, Adeola spent time discussing real-world examples on vocabulary terms as well as explained different […]

October 19

2017 State Charitable Contributions Program!

The November 3rd deadline for this year’s SCCP is swiftly approaching! Have you Strived for $5 yet?  The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s Strive for 5 initiative extends beyond customers into the community. It is our responsibility to serve the needs of those around us for both the sustainability of our business as well as […]

October 02

State Charitable Contributions Program is Back!

Strive for $5 The Georgia World Congress Center Authority’s Strive for 5 initiative extends beyond customers into the community. It is our responsibility to serve the needs of those around us for both the sustainability of our business as well as to improve the quality of life of all Georgians. The GWCCA is expanding its […]

September 06

Be Stewards: Relief for Houston

We’ve all seen images of the devastation that our neighboring states have suffered from Hurricane Harvey. Have you been wondering what you can do to help? Jaimee Robinson, our Catering Sales Manager, will be driving much needed items to the Houston area this weekend to support the thousands of people who have lost so much. […]

August 31

Volunteers Needed!

Calling all Authority actors and actresses! MARTA is seeking about 50 volunteers to participate in the 2017 Full Scale Exercise. This year’s exercise will take place at the Midtown Station, and will include a combination of local police, fire, and EMS responding to an attack on the transit network. They are seeking volunteers to serve […]

July 31

Everybody Wins! Reading Program Opportunity – Sign Up To Be A Mentor Today!

As discussed during last month’s Training Day by Tim Trefzer, our Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, the GWCCA will continue its efforts of impacting our local community through various programs and activities. This fiscal year, our BASE (Basic Needs, Arts & Education, Shelter and Environment) platform will be activated and the Q1 focus is on Arts […]