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Category - Athens CVB News

ATHENS, Ga. (March 20, 2017) –The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), along with The Classic Center and Classic Center Cultural Foundation, have established a matching grant program to assist local entities in developing new tourism products and experiences that will attract new overnight visitors to Athens-Clarke County.

Meet Athens' Partners and Professionals

Thursday, January 26, 2017 10:00 AM by Hannah Smith

Athens' hospitality professionals are out front in the current Meet Athens newsletter, as our CVB Partner of the Year Abby Hicks provides advice to meeting planners and we recognize our award-winning Athens destination experts Missy Brandt Wilson and Elizabeth J. Hovell. More inside information on how planners can leverage in-market partnerships is inside too!

Annual Meeting & Hospitality Awards 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016 1:00 PM by Khyra Walker

ATHENS, Ga. (October 20, 2016) - The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) held its annual meeting Thursday, October 20, highlighted by the release of new economic impact figures for Athens-Clarke County and the presentation of the annual Athens Hospitality Awards.

Visitors to Athens-Clarke County spent $281.31 million in 2015, according to the 2015 Travel Economic Impact on Georgia State, Counties and Regions study prepared for the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) by the United States Travel Association (USTA).