Category Archives: Recognition

May 04

Getting Stuff Done: Erle Coleman Day

A portion of the Building C docks outside of the Purchasing Dept. warehouse has long been a holding (some might say dumping) ground for surplus equipment, creating an eyesore in an area where many dignitaries and VIPs are lead through to make backdoor entrances for appearances at functions on the GWCCA campus. Discarded kitchen equipment, furniture, unused building materials, […]

March 10

COP wins big at 2017 Allie Awards!

The Authority plays host to many of the top events in the nation every year, and once again we’ve been recognized for our efforts! The Allie Awards is Atlanta’s premier award ceremony recognizing and honoring outstanding examples of quality and creativity in Atlanta’s event industry. The awards demonstrate how working together for a common good can […]

March 06

Georgia Dome: A Passion for Teamwork

While the Georgia Dome has wrapped up 25 years of public events with back-to-back Monster Jam truck shows on March 4-5, accolades for the building’s staff and management continue to roll in. Reinforcing the mantra of “Going Out on Top” adopted by Team Dome, organizers of the 2017 Passion Conference held Jan. 2-4 at the […]

March 03

Savannah Customer Savoring the Experience

An attendee of the Modern Quilt Guild’s Quilt Con East, held Feb. 23-26 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, arrived in a sullen mood, but left with a smile on her face, thanks to the facility’s catering partner, Savor…Savannah. Below is a note from satisfied customer Diana Cherryholmes. I recently attended the Quilt Con convention at the […]

November 28

Public Safety going above and beyond for Park patrons!

Shout out to Sergeant Marcus and Officer Lo, that work in our public safety department! Over the busy holiday weekend, these officers took the time to make a patron’s time in the Park very special. The officers helped the patron find a brick that was in honor of her mother, a 4-time Olympian. See the […]

November 02

Georgia Historical Society marker at C.O.P. commemorates ’96 Games

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Georgia Historical Society hosted a marker dedication ceremony for a commemorative plaque at Centennial Olympic Park honoring the 1996 Summer Olympics. Among those in attendance were: Georgia World Congress Center Authority Executive Director Frank Poe, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games CEO Billy Payne, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and Ambassador Andrew […]

October 28

GWCCA’s Frank Poe: Leader, Mentor, Motivator, Icon- Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Happy Friday team! Today, our Executive Director, Frank Poe, received the Convention Center Lifetime Achievement Award at the IAVM International Convention Center Conference. From everyone here at the GWCCA, we say CONGRATULATIONS Frank! Check out Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne, Atlanta Falcons CEO Rich McKay and members of the GWCCA Board of Governors pay tribute to […]