Category Archives: Recognition

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 […]

October 04

Congratulations Tim!

The Atlanta E3 Awards, annually hosted by the Metro Atlanta Chamber, recognizes companies, organizations and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources, develop clean technologies to enhance our economy and environment, support sustainable projects and initiatives and to collaborate on solutions through university connections, marketing and education This morning, Tim Trefzer, the GWCCA’s Corporate […]

September 01

You’re Invited to a Retirement Celebration for Lt. Snow!

Please join us for a Retirement Celebration for Lt. Kenneth Snow as we celebrate over 20 years of faithful service to the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. Lt. Snow’s retirement celebration is TODAY, Friday, September 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm in Meeting Room B206.  Light food and refreshments will be served. Come […]

August 29

Strive for 5: Chick-fil-A Field Day!

Last Thursday, Chick-fil-A hosted its Employee Field Day event at the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. Kudos to everyone for a job well done and creating an exceptional customer experience… this event was truly a team lift and shows how to #BeOne! See the email below from Chick-fil-A praising the efforts of our team! Where […]

August 28

Being Number 1… #TheAuthority

In case you missed it, the Georgia World Congress Center recently was named an IAVM Venue Excellence Award winner. Check out this video highlighting a few of our many great accomplishments as a team! #BeOne This award is just one of the many reasons why we are the #1 convention, sports, and entertainment destination in […]