Category Archives: Sustainability

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 […]

September 06

Be Stewards: Relief for Houston

We’ve all seen images of the devastation that our neighboring states have suffered from Hurricane Harvey. Have you been wondering what you can do to help? Jaimee Robinson, our Catering Sales Manager, will be driving much needed items to the Houston area this weekend to support the thousands of people who have lost so much. […]

July 31

Everybody Wins! Reading Program Opportunity – Sign Up To Be A Mentor Today!

As discussed during last month’s Training Day by Tim Trefzer, our Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, the GWCCA will continue its efforts of impacting our local community through various programs and activities. This fiscal year, our BASE (Basic Needs, Arts & Education, Shelter and Environment) platform will be activated and the Q1 focus is on Arts […]

July 28

SITCC Goes GOLD

    Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Receives LEED Gold Certification   The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center (SITCC) has been awarded LEED Gold certification for Existing Buildings by the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the first convention center in Georgia to obtain this certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) […]