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Many Augusta-area charities operating with deficit

...012 in ongoing repairs at Union Baptist Church and $19,743 to execute a grant from the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.Montgomery said the deficit does not worry him because the organization's bottom line varies from year to year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-29/many-augusta-area-charities-o
Ironman to create $4 million in direct visitor spending

...the most of any September event held in Augusta.In its monthly visitor spending report, the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council said that nearly $7.7 million will come from visitors attending Augusta sporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-31/ironman-cre
Archery tournament to return to Columbia County

...at the park on Thurmond Lake in Appling. Randy DuTeau, executive director of the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has worked with Tyrell and the organization several times in the past. He expects the tournament to further showcase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/archery-tournament-return-co
Scuttlebiz: 'Inc.' magazine ranks local tech companies on growth

...Convention Center, reports 38 events for this year with four more tentatively scheduled. Using the convention and visitors bureau metric for determining economic impact, he said this is $12.2 million.Leech said the pace of events at the convention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-17/scuttlebiz-inc-magazine-ra
Augusta tourist bureau's sign project nears completion

...will be put on several blocks off Broad Street. About 60 percent of the signs will be downtown, Bowen said.The visitors bureau launched the program in 2005, with funds coming from federal grants, the private sector and the city. The phased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-13/augusta-tou
Scenes for horror movie being filmed at Sacred Heart

...across the street, said Jennifer Bowen, vice president of destination development with the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau.Bowen said the filming in Augusta is closed to the public and that many aspects, including details of the movie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-10/scenes-horr
August visitors expected to generate $2.9 million

...across metro Augusta are expected to generate nearly $3 million in direct visitor spending.The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council said Friday that visitors attending meetings, reunions and sporting events next month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-24/august-visi
Pop Rocks: Viewing downtown alongside tourist brings fresh perspective

...Southbound Smokehouse, and it all adds up to an evening of illumination.Several years ago the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau initiated a program called Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown ? encouraging people to rediscover their community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-15/pop-rocks-viewing-dow
Rants & Raves

...groups coming in as well to Augusta Mall. You need to look at the Web site of the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau and see all the great things to explore. Do a stay-cation and then see what all we have! IF YOU WERE CREATED female...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/rants-raves
Ramblin' Rhodes: Birthday event to celebrate Native American heritage

...barbecue sandwiches from the Partridge Inn and zesty sausage dogs from Lanier Meats on Walton Way.Convention and visitor bureaus from across the state had booths and passed out information about their cities and counties.The Washington County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-15/ramblin-rhodes-birthd