Atlanta Shines in 2015 with Industry Awards

Midtown Skyline from Piedmont Park
Midtown Skyline from Piedmont Park

Throughout 2015, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) earned several industry honors recognizing both the organization’s success and individual staff achievements.

“Our organization is dedicated to providing excellent customer service to ensure that visitors have an unparalleled experience in our city,” said William Pate, president and CEO, ACVB.  “We have an exceptional team that is very deserving of these accolades.”

Customer Service: Readers of top meetings publications recognized ACVB for outstanding customer service. For more than two decades, meeting planners have consistently recognized ACVB for exceeding expectations and setting the gold standard for CVBs.

Digital Marketing: ACVB’s marketing team was awarded a SilverTelly for an attendance building video produced by Green Media Works. The video showcased Atlanta’s accessibility, activities and dining options for meetings and conventions. The Telly Awards honor the very best in video and film productions.

Public Relations: ACVB’s public relations team received the PRSA Georgia Chapter Phoenix Award in the media relations in travel and hospitality category for the “Atlanta Welcomes the World” PR campaign. The campaign focused on increasing awareness of the destination among international visitors. Created by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Georgia chapter, the Phoenix Awards recognize projects that demonstrate the highest quality in public relations.

Individual Honors

Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, nonprofit organization created to favorably impact the Atlanta economy through conventions and tourism.