New DDA video promotes downtown to retailers

...Augusta-based Reflecting Pool Productions, the video is a more business-focused version of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau's In Full Swing general welcome video, which was produced by the same company. It features footage from downtown...

Races bring strong competitors to Wildwood Park

...just interested in coming out and doing an adventure race for the first time or at maybe an intermediate level they'll be able to compete as well," said Randy DuTeau, Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director.

City officials started tricks before Halloween

...Jackson and Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau President Barry White and letting...Film Office be folded into the visitors bureau, which is "not the path forward...White told commissioners that the visitors bureau has never proposed taking over...

Sales tax Q&A: Who is funding the campaign for the sales tax?

...around a new Gate 6 at the post.The largest individual donations were $2,000 from the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and a $3,000 donation of in-kind lobbying services by the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce.The anti-tax...

Need for Augusta film office debated

...despite recently landing two film productions in metro Augusta, he said.That's because Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau "has been doing the same thing (Owens) is talking about doing," according to Commissioner Marion Williams, while...

November visitor spending predicted to be $1.8 million

...generate $1.8 million in direct visitor spending, according to a monthly report by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The top two November events are the Augusta Rowing Club's Head of the South Regatta...

Say 'yes' to our future

...Benevolent Association is for it. The Chamber of Commerce. The Downtown Development Authority. The Convention and Visitors Bureau. Civic booster organization Augusta Tomorrow.Patrick Cullinan, of the Police Benevolent Association, notes that...

October visitor spending in Augusta estimated to be $3.2 million

...most among October events, according to a report released by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The visitors bureau and sports council keep a monthly tally of direct visitor spending projections, which are...

Ironman 70.3 fuels Augusta economy for seventh year

...It's awesome. I love it."According to projections released by the Augusta Sports Council and Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Ironman event could generate about $4.1 million in direct visitor spending throughout the weekend. That...

District 122 special election set for Nov. 3

...Pat Goodwin, a former chairwoman of the Columbia County Repub lican Party and the Co lum bia County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Jodi Lott, a registered nurse and co-owner of Evans Rehabili tation Services; Joe Mullins, a developer and...