Category Archives: New Faces

February 15

February Updates from SITCC

2018 is off to a great start for the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Here are some of the key employee updates from SITCC: Tavares Barnett’s drive and work ethic are not only noticed by his managers but also by his peers. Barnett sets a shining example of what it means to be a […]

January 26

GWCC Honored with ConventionSouth Award

Congratulations to the Georgia World Congress Center once again! The readers of ConventionSouth, one of the top trade magazines for the hospitality/tourism industry, has awarded the GWCC its 2017 Readers’ Choice Award.  The Readers’ Choice Award is voted on by meeting planners for venues that exhibit excellence, creativity, and professionalism in the meeting and conventions industry. This […]

December 12

Happy Retirement, Ms. Cynthia Cherry!

Last Thursday at the Food Services Pep Rally, Cynthia Cherry’s years of service to the GWCCA was celebrated. Ms. Cherry has retired after 35 years with the Georgia World Congress Center’s Food and Beverage Team. Former GWCC General Manager, Mr. Mark Zimmerman, attended the Pep Rally to speak of his time working alongside Ms. Cherry. […]

December 11

#BeOne: ASH 2017 Edition

The American Society of Hematology’s 59th Meeting and Exposition is one of the largest shows that the GWCCA has hosted this year. With an estimated 21,000 daily attendees, completing tasks has been an “all hands on deck” effort. Last week, team member assistance was requested to complete a chair set in Exhibit Hall C1. The […]

November 03

Authority Wins Big at Public Relations Award Banquet

The Authority’s Marketing and Communications team racked up the hardware at Thursday’s Public Relations Society of America-Georgia Chapter’s 2017 Awards Celebration held at Cobb Energy Centre, including the top honor for annual reports. The GWCCA’s Landmarks and Legacies: 2016 Annual Report won the Phoenix Award in the Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations category, beating out the other finalist, the Georgia Ports […]

October 30

Georgia is #1 for Business!

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the fifth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade magazine. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first state to hold this ranking for five consecutive years under the […]

October 12


The GWCCA is continuing to Strive for 5 with its customer service efforts. Way to go everyone! Outstanding service can truly make a difference in the lives of our customers. Below is a note praising the outstanding work of our team in assisting with this week’s American Public Transportation Association Expo. I hope you will […]