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Visitor spending in Augusta expected at about $8 million for July

...report."The building is doing exactly what we expected it would during the planning and approval stages," said Barry White, the president and CEO of the visitors bureau. "We are seeing more large conferences, which require the use of multiple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-27/visitor-spe
International travelers, movie fans offer big gains in Georgia's tourism economy

...state and having Augusta highly visible. We're feeding all the content they need to make that successful," said Barry White, the executive director of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau.Responding to a question, Langston said high speed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-07/international-travelers-mo
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announces downtown Augusta policing unit

...safety downtown will be a benefit."It's a crucial component of making our city a better destination for visitors," Barry White said.The new Safety Management and Re sponse Team Unit will be made up of certified deputies and community safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17/richmond-county-sherif
Restaurants ready for big business from Masters

...financial rewards are felt by restaurants and hospitality-based businesses as far as 60 miles from Augusta, said Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau."The week is often referred to (as) a '13th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-04/restaurants
Silas Hale

...and his twin sister, Inos Letson. He is survived by his daughters, Carolyn Hale Hayes and Carolyn Edison; son, Barry White; devoted granddaughter and caregiver, Kristie (Andy) Garvey; several additional grandchildren including, Donel...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169898649
Christmas Made in the South won't return to Augusta in 2014

...Convention Center were not working Monday, which was a holiday. E-mails to them seeking comment were not returned.Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, said that Christmas Made in the South was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-20/christmas-made-south-wont-ret
Government shutdown postpones 21st annual Boshears SkyFest

...date, said Carly Kobasiar, the director of marketing communications for the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta CVB, said the postponement hurts vendors that planned on revenue this weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-14/government-shutdown-postpones
Top stories of 2013: Augusta Convention Center opens after long wait

...We're very pleased with the bookings and the events that have taken place," said convention bureau Pres i dent and CEO Barry White. "We've seen tremendous response from clients. They're very impressed with the facility."DeSandy said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-25/top-stories-2013-augusta-conv
'Off the charts'

...and Visitors Bureau.Then there are benefits masquerading as problems: One local businessman wondered Saturday to Barry White why it was impossible to get a rental car last week in Augusta. The president/CEO of the CVB smiled and explained about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-09-17/charts
Augusta Convention Center brings in $2.9 million in visitor spending in first six months

...more bookings are under contract, according to city bureau staff Monday."We have everything under one roof," said Barry White, the president and CEO of the CVB. "The addition of that space has really allowed us to almost double our capacity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-09-09/augusta-con