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Georgia World Congress Center

Client: Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Project Scope: Food and beverage review of confidential project.

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) is a convention center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Enclosing some 3.9 million ft(360,000 m in exhibition space and hosting more than a million visitors each year, the GWCC is the fourth-largest convention center in the United States. Opened in 1976, the GWCC was the first state-owned convention center established in the United States. The center is operated on behalf of the state by theGeorgia World Congress Center Authority, which was chartered in 1971 by Georgia General Assembly to develop an international trade and exhibition center in Atlanta. The authority later developedCentennial Olympic Park and the Georgia Dome.

In addition to convention and trade shows, the GWCC often coordinates with the Georgia Dome to host activities in conjunction with major events being held at the dome. Every year, the center hosts SEC Football Fanfare, a two-day fan festival for the thousands of Southeastern Conference football fans in the city for the SEC Championship Game.