Category Archives: Seen & Heard

July 12

Be Stewards: Habitat for Humanity

Over the past several weeks, Georgia World Congress Center Authority employees have had the opportunity to build a house in a community on Atlanta’s Westside. GWCCA employees have helped with everything from the actual building of the house to the detailing of the Habitat for Humanity home. Efforts such as these truly support the Authority’s […]

July 10

Spider-Man @ the GWCCA!

Did you know that portions of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” – which opened with widespread release on Friday – were filmed at the Georgia World Congress Center? This movie opened at #1 in its opening weekend with over $117 million in ticket sales. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is the latest in a growing series of Marvel movies to film in […]

July 07

GWCCA’s Commitment to Environmental Stewardship

This week, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority made news by being featured on Retrofit aims to provide facility managers, building owners, contractors and others education about and insight into a marketplace that is undergoing a historical change due to a shift in the economy that is forcing our nation and others to navigate away from consumption […]

June 27

Kudos to Mark Zimmerman!

Special recognition goes out to Mark Zimmerman for representing the GWCCA at the Exhibition Services & Contractor’s Association’s 2017 Summer Educational Conference. During the conference, Mark served on a panel along with members of the International Association of Venue Managers about Facility Trends. Thank you for speaking on behalf of all of the great things that are happening […]

June 21

Kudos from Rotary International!

Rotary International’s Annual Convention took place at the GWCCA on June 10-14, 2017. Completing this event successfully took an abundance of teamwork and dedication from all involved! Below are two kind notes from a Rotary employee and SEAT Planners Incorporated. Keep up the great work!   Good morning everyone!   I would like to add my gratitude to those […]

June 05

Wednesday WindDown is Back!

Two days until Wednesday WindDown begins in the Southern Company Amphitheater at Centennial Olympic Park. Come out to enjoy live music performances from a variety of music artists starting at 5:30pm. This year’s Wednesday WindDown begins with a special tribute to Prince brought to you by Majic 107.5. Tickets to individual performances may be purchased at […]

June 01

Check Out Music at Noon While Enjoying Googie!

Great news… Googie Burger has officially reopened in Centennial Olympic Park! This summer, head over to Googie Burger on your way to Music at Noon! Music at Noon is the perfect lunchtime getaway! Get out of the office for a midday break filled with sunny skies and great entertainment every Tuesday and Thursday from noon […]