Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau 233 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone: 404-521-6600 Fax: 404-577-3293 Web Site: www.atlanta.net
Atlanta and the surrounding communities have plenty of green space, from manicured gardens and golf courses to scenic woodlands. There are rivers and beaches for boating, fishing or swimming. You can stroll through botanical gardens, brave one of the regionís amusement parks or enjoy seasonal entertainment such as laser shows, fireworks and outdoor concerts. The entire Metro area is a vacation playground.
Established in 1913, the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is a private, non-profit organization created exclusively to market metro Atlanta and Georgia as the premier conventions, meetings and leisure destination in the regional, national and international marketplace, and favorably impact the Atlanta economy through conventions and tourism.
The ACVB is charged with implementing aggressive sales and marketing programs that support Atlantaís $10 billion business and leisure industry. Tracking the competition and industry trends, the Bureau develops appropriate programs to position Atlanta and Georgia as leading destinations for business and vacation travel. With over 35 million annual visitors to Atlanta, the ACVBís programs are successful in attracting business to the city.
The ACVB serves as the liaison between meeting planners, tour operators and individual tourists and its 1,000 member organizations that provide necessary ingredients for a successful vacation, meeting or convention.
The combined efforts of the ACVB, convention and meeting facilities, hotels and service organizations have helped to make Atlanta one of the top five convention destinations in the nation.