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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
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
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
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
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
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia On My Mind Day to be treat for tourists, locals

...Trolley, Woodruff Arts Center, Georgia Lottery, Somewhere in Augusta, Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home and Convention & Visitors Bureau or tourism representatives from Liberty County (Hinesville), DeKalb County (Decatur), Gwinnett County (Larenceville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-09/ramblin-rhodes-georgi
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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More than $790,000 in visitor spending expected for Augusta in June

About $793,000 in direct visitor spending is expected for Augusta in June.The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council released its monthly report, projecting $793,478 will be spent in June from visitors attending meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-30/more-790000
Warrior symposium brings more than $100,000 into Augusta economy

...ways to help veterans find jobs, housing and health care.According to calculations by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Warrior Community Integration Symposium had a local economic impact of $113,715.Final totals from the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/warrior-symposium-brings-mor
The Artside: New exhibits include Entrekin's realist paintings, clay teapots

...landmarks in Augusta as well as a series of videos created by the museum in partnership with the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau to explore the history of the civil rights movement in Augusta.Featured in the display are works of art by Malaika...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-27/artside-new-exhibits-