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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
Cindy Crawford

...chambers of commerce, Augusta Technical College advisory board for Culinary Arts program, Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau hospitality committee, Cater Source Magazine, Golden harvest Food Bank, American Cancer Society, Administrator...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172487601
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
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
Tourism conference ends Friday with speech from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal

...Representatives from state convention and visitors bureaus, lodging sites, tour...Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus and Georgia Department...marketing for the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau. "It feels good for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-05/tourism-con
September events expected to generate $9 million in tourist spending

...international festival will generate $8.97 million in direct visitor spending this month, reported the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.The tourism payoff begins this week with the Georgia Department of Economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-01/september-e
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-
Candidate bios

...ImprovementsPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Two terms on the Augusta Commission; two years, mayor pro tem; Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau; University Hospital board; Legislative Policy Council and past Seventh District president, Georgia Municipal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/candidate-bios