"Sweet Georgia Brown," "Ramblin' Man," "Rainy Night in Georgia," "Midnight Train to Georgia," "Back to Georgia," "Chattahoochee" -- whatever your music taste is, Georgia just might be the perfect place for your group's next meeting.
From towering Atlantic Ocean waves rolling into pretty white sand to cities rich in history to country music to the glitzy casino hotels of the Gulf Coast, America's Southeast offers an amazing array of meeting venues.
The International Woodworking Fair, which kicks off Aug. 22-25 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center, looks to be on track for a successful show, with preregistration topping 11,000 attendees, more than 40-percent higher than the 2010 show.
In the battle between airlines and airports for your dining dollar, the balance of power has clearly shifted to land-based meals, which, despite their typically inflated prices, are increasingly following trends in the wider world of gastronomy: Food developed by celebrity chefs. Food with local flavor. Even food cooked with garden-fresh ingredients.
The craft beer movement is on the rise, with more microbreweries popping up all over North America. With the recent "local motion" trend (where hotels, restaurants and bars are switching out big-name brands for local vendors), the public is getting a good taste of local beer scene.
Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the city and serves to favorably impact Atlanta's economy through conventions and tourism.