Recent Releases

Dragon Con 2014
September 3, 2014

28th Annual Dragon Con Draws Record Attendance

Over Labor Day weekend, an estimated 63,000 attendees gathered in Atlanta for the 28th annual Dragon Con.

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DragonCon 2013
August 25, 2014

Use Your Vacation Days in Atlanta This Labor Day Weekend

A recently released study by Travel Effect, an initiative of the U.S. Travel Association, found that 40 percent of American workers leave paid vacation days unused each year. Atlanta offers a plethora of Labor Day weekend activities, giving ...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening
August 25, 2014

Atlanta Scores Touchdown with New College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience

The College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience officially opened to the public on Aug. 23 with a tailgate-inspired grand opening ceremony.

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Cvent Top 50 Meetings Destinations in US
August 22, 2014

Atlanta Ranked No. 4 Meeting Destination in the United States

Atlanta recently ranked No. 4 on Cvent’s list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States for 2014. Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, developed the ranking based on meeting and event booking ...

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Coverings 2013 at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)
August 6, 2014

Atlanta Scores New and Returning Business at Mid-Year Point

Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) attracted 25 new and returning large conventions for future years by the close of quarter two; roughly twice the number secured by ACVB’s sales team at this time last year. These events represent more than ...

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