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11/21/2013   Official Rollout of the Cobb Sports Alliance

Cobb County, GA – (November 20, 2013) - Cobb Travel & Tourism celebrated it 21st Annual Meeting and Mixer with partners and friends at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art on Thursday, November 21... more

11/19/2013   COBB TRAVEL & TOURISM CELEBRATES 21ST ANNUAL MEETING & MIXER

(Cobb County, Ga.) – November 19, 2013 – Cobb Travel & Tourism is celebrating their 2013 successes at its 21th Annual Meeting and Mixer at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art on November 21 at 5 p.m... more

07/30/2013   NETBALL AMERICA COMES TO COBB

Cobb County, GA (July 30, 2013) - Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome Netball America, who will be introducing the game of Netball to the Cobb County School District to Cobb teachers and metro Atlanta coaches involved in the team sport on Thursday, August 1 at Pope High School 3001 Hembree Road, Marietta, GA... more

07/18/2013   All-Tournament Players Park Joins Forces with Marriott Atlanta Northwest

Cobb County, GA (July 18, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to announce that the All-Tournament Players Park has partnered with the Atlanta Marriott Northwest to offer its coaches, players, event organizers and parents luxurious accommodations... more

04/09/2013   Acworth Art Fest Returns this April

Cobb County, GA (April 9, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is thrilled to welcome back the highly anticipated Acworth Art Fest on April 13-14 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Historic Main Street in downtown Acworth will host 120 talented artists during the festival... more

04/04/2013   Travel and Tourism Remains the #1 Economic Engine for Cobb County

Cobb County, GA (April 4, 2013) — A recent study showed that travel and tourism remains the number one economic driver in Cobb County, with the industry having a total economic impact of more than $2.18 billion and employing more than 31,000 in 2011... more

03/20/2013   Cobb Travel & Tourism Unveils New Mobile Site

Cobb County, GA (March 20, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to announce the development and launch of its new mobile website. Smartphone users will now be able to access and view travelcobb.org on their mobile phones in an easy-to-use, simplified version of the website... more

03/19/2013   Spring Atlanta Home Show Returns to Cobb

Cobb County, GA (March 19, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome the 35th Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre on March 22-24... more

02/13/2013   FRESH GROUNDED FAITH CONFERENCE COMING TO COBB

Cobb County, GA (February 13, 2013) - The Fresh Grounded Faith Conference is coming to Marietta on Friday, February 22 at 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 23 at 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Roswell Street Baptist Church... more

02/11/2013   COBB TRAVEL & TOURISM IS A READERS’ CHOICE WINNER

Cobb County, GA (February 11, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to announce that Cobb Travel & Tourism has been selected as one of SportsEvents Magazine’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Award winners. All the winners were listed in the January 2013 issue of SportsEvents Magazine as well as available online at sportseventsmagazine.com/2013readerschoice... more

02/08/2013   SMYRNA BRIDAL SHOW

Cobb County, GA (February 8, 2013) - Cobb Travel & Tourism is thrilled to welcome the Smyrna Bridal Show on Sunday, February 17, noon to 5 p.m. at the Taylor-Brawner House, Taylor-Brawner Hall and the Smyrna Community Center... more

02/08/2013   SOUTHERN SHOWDOWN AT KSU

Cobb County, GA (February 8, 2013) — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome Breakaway Lacrosse, who announced the 5th Annual Southern Showdown at Kennesaw State University Stadium between North Carolina (UNC) and the University of Massachusetts (UMASS), two preseason Coaches Poll Division 1 Top Ten Men’s Lacrosse Programs, on Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m. Gates open at 9:30 a.m... more

01/15/2013   Club Volleyball Tournaments Come to Cobb

(Cobb County, Ga.) — January 15, 2013 — Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome the Southern Volleyball Tournament and A5 Volleyball Club for The Hope and Will First Lady’s Challenge to the Cobb Galleria Centre on February 16-18... more

11/20/2012   Cobb Travel & Tourism Celebrates Successes of 2012

(Cobb County, Ga.) – November 20, 2012 – Cobb Travel & Tourism celebrated its 20th Annual Meeting & Mixer with several partners and friends at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History on November 15... more

11/12/2012   Cobb Travel & Tourism Celebrates 20th Annual Meeting & Mixer

(Cobb County, Ga.) – November 12, 2012 – Cobb Travel & Tourism is celebrating their 2012 successes at its 20th Annual Meeting and Mixer at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History on November 15 at 5 p.m... more

10/09/2012   Georgia NAACP 70th Annual State Convention and Civil Rights Conference comes to Cobb

(Cobb County, Ga.) —October 9, 2012 — Cobb County is honored to host the Georgia NAACP 70th Annual State Convention and Civil Rights Conference Thursday – Sunday, October 11-14 at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria Hotel... more

06/26/2012   Cobb Hosts First Annual Travelball™ National Championship Tournament

(Cobb County, Ga.) - June 26, 2012 - Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome the first TravelballTM National Championship Tournament to the East Cobb Baseball Complex beginning July 18, 2012... more

05/30/2012   The World Karate Championship XLIV Comes to Cobb County

Cobb County, Ga. May 30, 2012 - Cobb Travel &Tourism is excited to welcome the 44th Battle of Atlanta World Karate Championship on June 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre... more

05/08/2012   MASTERCRAFT PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR KICKS OFF IN COBB

The MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour will kick off its 2012 season on May 18 and 19 at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth... more

05/02/2012   Cobb Travel & Tourism Celebrates National Tourism Week with City Partners

Cobb Travel & Tourism, along with its city partners, is excited to celebrate National Tourism Week May 4-12 to recognize the importance of tourism to the community and celebrate all its visitors... more

03/15/2012   Travel and Tourism Remains the #1 Economic Engine for Cobb County

A recent study showed that travel and tourism remains the number one economic driver in Cobb County, with the industry having a total economic impact of more than $2.02 billion and employing almost 30,000 in 2010... more

02/21/2012   Cobb Travel & Tourism Family Reunion Workshop Debuts March 10

Your family reunion is an unforgettable occasion. It is a time for relatives to reconnect, celebrate their heritage, and gather for enjoyment, entertainment and friendship. And above all, to make new memories... more

01/25/2012   Global Sport Solutions Educates Youth Soccer Players

Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to welcome Global Sport Solutions and the Southeast Soccer Expo to the Cobb Galleria Centre January 27-28, 2012... more

01/17/2012   Cobb Travel & Tourism Enhances Team

(Cobb County, Ga.) – January 17, 2012 – Cobb Travel & Tourism is excited to announce that it has enhanced its team of nine to start off the New Year. Melissa Legaux took on the responsibilities of National Sales Manager—Professional and Group Business, and Megan Stambaugh was hired as the Partner Services Director... more

11/10/2011   Cobb Travel & Tourism Unveils New Name and Look New Brand Highlights Atlanta’s Sweet Spot

(Cobb County, Ga.) – November 10, 2011 – Leaders of one of the Southeast’s most influential destination marketing agencies revealed their new name and identity today saying it more accurately reflects the energy of their county, makes it easier to reach consumers and will help increase awareness of all that is available from Cobb County, one of the 100 largest counties in the nation... more

08/01/2011   EMBASSY SUITES ATLANTA-KENNESAW TOWN CENTER RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS “CONNIE” AWARD

Cobb County, Ga. (August 1, 2011) - The Embassy Suites Atlanta-Kennesaw Town Center, a partner of the Cobb Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the recent recipient of the prestigious "Connie Award". The “Connie Award”, named after Hilton Worldwide founder, Conrad Hilton, is awarded to the top 20 scoring hotels out of all 209 in the Embassy Suites Brand... more

06/22/2011   EMBASSY SUITES ATLANTA-GALLERIA WINS 2010 “I CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE AWARD”

Cobb County, Ga. June 22, 2011— The Embassy Suites Atlanta-Galleria, a member of the Cobb Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the recent recipient of the first annual “I Can Make A Difference Award” for their hard work producing the Cobb Galleria Festival of Trees this past holiday season. There were 16 other Embassy Suites from around the country who submitted their charitable event for this award, and the Embassy Suites Atlanta-Galleria was one of three finalist hotels chosen. They received a $5,000 check and a crystal trophy that is on display in the lobby... more

06/15/2011   COBB CVB CONDUCTS TRAVEL AND TOURISM STUDY

Cobb County, GA (June 15, 2011) - A recent study showed that travel and tourism is the number one economic driver in Cobb County, with the industry having a total economic impact of more than $1.73 billion and employing over 25,000... more

03/21/2011   COBB COUNTY NAMED CAMERA READY COMMUNITY

Cobb County, GA (March 21, 2011)— Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), designated Cobb County as a Camera Ready Community at the Georgia State Capitol today. The state’s Camera Ready Community Program was launched as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to bolster Georgia’s growing film and television industry... more

03/14/2011   MASTERCRAFT PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR KICKS OFF IN COBB

The Cobb Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Cobb Sports Council and the Acworth Convention & Visitors Bureau are excited to announce that the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour will kick off its 2011 season on May 21 at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth... more

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