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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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