Category Archives: Simply Savannah

May 16

Savannah Spring Updates

SITCC has partnered with Gadsden Elementary School for many years in various capacities. After long months of anticipation, students from 3rd, 4th and 5th grade that successfully maintained honor roll or high honor roll for the school year were rewarded with a visit to the Convention Center. Following a brief tour of the facility, students […]

March 23

Savannah Campus Updates

  SITCC Core Values Cornhole Tournament On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 SITCC held its 1st Core Values Cornhole Tournament! What does cornhole have to do with our core values you ask?  Let us explain… BE ONE In order to make a tournament, several teams were needed to come together to participate.  Just like in our everyday […]

March 13

Towels are Needed!

The GWCCA is establishing a significant partnership with The Atlanta Mission and we have the opportunity to make a difference in our community. The Atlanta Mission is a nonprofit organization that has several metro-Atlanta facilities dedicated to serving a large homeless population. They provide emergency shelter, rehabilitation and recovery services, vocational training and transitional housing. […]

December 19

Happy Holidays from SITCC!

With the holiday season in full swing, the Savannah Campus has participated in a several activities over the past weeks. See the slideshow below for pictures of the following: Ugly Christmas Sweater contest – Winner = Porter McGee, Security Officer Annual participation in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program – SITCC received the names of […]

December 06

Donations still being accepted for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

On Tuesday, November 21st, our partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank took a step forward when more than 20 individuals volunteered at the Product Rescue Center to sort and pack more than 19,000 pounds of food and materials! Now we look to extend our corporate social responsibility platform supporting the community’s basic needs by […]

November 28

Green Means Gold for Georgia World Congress Center Authority

ATLANTA – (Nov. 28, 2017) – The No. 1 convention, sports and entertainment destination in the world is setting the gold standard for environmental sustainability. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Gold certification to the 3.9-million-square-foot Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), the largest convention center in the world to achieve this status. […]

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 […]