Parking meters are only the start of revenue possibilities for downtown Augusta

...Regents University have to look at GRU signs day and night as they come and go.As part of the Augusta Con vention and Visitors Bureau's "way finding" program, GRU signs were installed on Walton Way and on Wrightsboro Road. There was some confusion...

Visitors expected to spend $4 million in October

...report released Wednesday by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The CSRA Bridge Club's...helped generate an estimated $8.97 million.The visitors bureau and sports council keep a monthly tally of direct...

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...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.

Friends to compete in triathlon to support Peggy Seigler

...this morning in the Savannah River, Seigler will be there solely to cheer on her friends.The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau vice president of sales and marketing, Seigler is battling a rare form of cancer. She said earlier this week that...

Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

...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, an international...

Rants & Raves

...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 for...

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...

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Cindy Crawford

...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...

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...

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...