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Overtime

...bike race series comes to Patriots Park on Sunday.The event, which is sponsored by the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, was last held in the area in 2012 when the races were held at Lake Olmstead Park in Augusta.The first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2014-11-06/overtime
Biz Bits

...Calhoun Real Estate Co. BARRY WHITEAward/honor: Received the Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award from the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors BureauDetails: He is president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/biz-bits
Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

...race is expected to top $4 million, according to figures compiled by the Augusta Sports Council and Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.As in years past, September remains a busy, lucrative month for downtown businesses.Technet Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-19/ironman-pum
November visitors to spend about $2.4 million

...agencies are projecting that November visitors will spend about $2.4 million in the city.The Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council released their monthly report Thursday predicting the number of visitors and spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-30/november-vi
Visitors expected to spend $4 million in October

...direct visitor spending, mostamong October events, according to a report released Wednesday by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The CSRA Bridge Club's Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference, with more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-01/visitors-ex
Georgia tourism conference opens at Augusta Convention Center

...according to a news release.Exhibitors will provide information about their products and services. The convention and visitors bureaus for Augusta and Columbia County are working together to hold a modern spin on an old-fashioned "lock party...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/georgia-tourism-conference-o
Aiken fatality highlights golf cart safety

...and horn requirements to make the carts "street legal," said Barry White, the director of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau."If someone breaks one of these laws, our officers usually give a warning," Morris said of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/aiken-fatality-highlights-gol
Riders brave heat in test run at Wildwood Games

...Championships."I think in terms of participation it far exceeded what we were expecting," said Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Randy DuTeau. "I think when you put on a first-time event there's always going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-23/riders-brave-heat-te
Augusta military conference returns to highlight technology at Fort Gordon

...don't think you can overemphasize its importance."Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the conference generated more than $2 million in revenue last year from visitor spending.Featured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-25/augusta-military-conference-
Rants & Raves

...some great news and foresight into the new businesses and locations. You should have a job at the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau. Or do you have one already? DON'T DISPARAGE diversity. If your color was the other way, you would wish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-13/rants-raves