Atlanta in the News

October 1, 2018

Convene: Top Cities Ranked by Event Professionals

We’ve seen tremendous changes in the CVB industry over the past 25 years. What’s changed the most? How cities are selected by event organizers to host their meetings, and which cities they perceive as best delivering what they most value, particularly for their larger conventions.
CNN Travel: Where to have fun between games in NCAA host cities
March 13, 2018

CNN Travel: Where to have fun between games in NCAA host cities

The largest city in the Deep South, Atlanta puts a lot of focus on hosting visitors to its sports venues and conventions.
TransitCenter: City to watch: Atlanta
March 7, 2018

TransitCenter: City to watch: Atlanta

Everyone’s watching Atlanta. No, not the (exemplary) television show, the lively transportation developments that are unfolding in real-time on both the regional and local level.
Smart Asset: The Best Cities for Conferences in 2017
December 11, 2017

Smart Asset: The Best Cities for Conferences in 2017

Hosting a conference in Atlanta is a smart move. Data shows this city has plenty of hotel space with 243 hotels, 124 of which are medium-sized. In both those metrics, Atlanta ranks in the top 10.
Smart Meetings: Spooky Venues for Groups
October 1, 2017

Smart Meetings: Spooky Venues for Groups

Oakland Cemetery was founded in 1850 and serves as the resting place for well-known figures such as Bobby Jones, Margaret Mitchell and Maynard Jackson. The space is also a beautiful area for an event.
Smart Meetings: Guide to Top 7 Street Art Cities in the U.S.
September 22, 2017

Smart Meetings: Guide to Top 7 Street Art Cities in the U.S.

Atlanta hosts the annual street art conference Living Walls, the City Speaks. But that is only one of many reasons people are speculating whether Atlanta will be the next major street art city.
July 28, 2017

Meetings and Conventions: First Solis Hotel in U.S. to Debut at Porsche Campus

The 214-room Solis Two Porsche Drive - Solis Hotels and Resort's first U.S. property - will debut in late 2017, adjacent to the Porsche Cars North America Atlanta campus.
Successful Meetings: Hilton Atlanta Completes Meeting Space Renovation
July 26, 2017

Successful Meetings: Hilton Atlanta Completes Meeting Space Renovation

Atlanta’s third-largest hotel, the 1,249-room Hilton Atlanta, has completed a multimillion dollar renovation of its guest rooms, meeting spaces, and public areas, all of which have been updated with meeting groups in mind.
Orbitz: America’s 6 top spots for people watching
October 11, 2016

Orbitz: America’s 6 top spots for people watching

Dragon Con takes place once a year, almost always over Labor Day weekend, at five hotels in the Peachtree Center area of downtown Atlanta. Tens of thousands of fans of comics, sci-fi, and fantasy flood the city, and a high number of attendees don costumes. This means the streets are crowded with people dressed like Batman, Princess Leia and hundreds of less recognizable characters.
Meetings Today: Groups unearth Atlanta’s deep roots at venues
March 3, 2016

Meetings Today: Groups unearth Atlanta’s deep roots at venues

Atlanta’s historic boutique hotels lend style and gravitas to smaller meetings.
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