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September events expected to generate $9 million in tourist spending

...spending this month, reported the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.The tourism payoff...great city," said Barry White, the president of the visitors bureau. "We're honored to host a conference that recognizes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-01/september-e
Aiken fatality highlights golf cart safety

...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 County...

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

...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 be the...

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 speakers...

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 AssociationFAMILY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/candidate-bios
Visitors bureau works to increase area tourism

...director of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, described how a convention and visitors bureau or destination marketing organization...methods the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau utilizes to increase tourism and visitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/23/yrb_136796.shtml
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Visitor spending in August expected at $1.8 million

...organizations expect the city will draw nearly $1.8 million in visitor spending next month.The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council said Thursday that visitors attending meetings, reunions and events in August will generate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-24/visitor-spe
Visitor spending in Augusta expected at about $8 million for July

...according to a report released by the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.The Nike Peach Jam...said Barry White, the president and CEO of the visitors bureau. "We are seeing more large conferences, which require...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-27/visitor-spe
Ways to improve Riverwalk Augusta discussed

...consistently maintained," said Jennifer Bowen, the vice president of product development for the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau. "When I got here in 1993 or 1994, the riverwalk was buzzing. There was a snow cone operator down there. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-17/ways-improv
Evacuation ordered for island on North Carolina's Outer Banks

...prepared, but we are not overly concerned at this point," said Lee Nettles, the executive director the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau. He pointed out that forecasters were predicting the storm would move fast and be less severe than others in locals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-02/evacuation-ordered-island-nor