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nta sports council the atlanta sports council
E ATLANTA
SPORTS
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THE ATLANTA SPORTS COU
THE
ATLANTA
SPORTS
OUNCIL
SPORTS COUNCIL
The Atlanta Sports Council (ASC), a division of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, facilitates
the growth and development of sports in metro Atlanta by serving as a recruiter
for major regional, national and international sports events. The organization plays
an important role in improving the quality of life for residents in the region through
sports, working to drive economic growth and visibility and acting as an advocate for
the area teams and annual sports events.
TLANTATHESPORTS
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ATLANTA SPORTS COUNCIL
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AT&T Mobility
Atlanta Blaze
Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Convention
Atlanta United FC
Bauerfeind USA
BB&T Atlanta Open
Brasfield & Gorrie
680 The Fan
ESPN Atlanta
Fifth Third Bank
FOX Sports Southeast
Jackson Spalding
Kennesaw State University
LakePoint Sports
MELT
Sheraton Atlanta
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
The Coca-Cola Company
The Home Depot
& Visitors Bureau
Atlanta Dream
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta Marriott MarquisMarriott International
Atlanta Track Club
CBS Radio – 92.9 The Game
Celebration Bowl
Chick-fil-A
Clear Channel Outdoor
College Football Hall of Fame
Comcast Spotlight
Delta Air Lines
Dickey Broadcasting Company - Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Dome
Georgia State University
Georiga Swarm
Georgia Tech
Georgia World Congress Center
Hilton Atlanta
Hope-Beckham, Inc.
Metro Atlanta Chamber
Newell Rubbermaid
Philips Arena
Porche Experience Center - Atlanta
PrimeSport
Road Atlanta
Rollins/Orkin
Rosser International, Inc.
The Southern Company
TOUR Championship
UPS
Wells Fargo
Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta
CORE CAPABILITIES
MARKETING, PROMOTION
& PUBLIC RELATIONS
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT
& MANAGEMENT
CONDUIT TO METRO
ATLANTA STAKEHOLDERS
GRASSROOTS SPORTS
ORGANIZATIONS
(CVBs, & Local/State Gov’t.)
ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS
VENUE PROCUREMENT
EVENT MANAGEMENT
HOST COMMITTEE
ORGANIZATION
KEY CONTACTS
Dan Corso | Executive Director | [email protected]
Christina Tedcastle | Director, Business Development | 404-586-1906 | [email protected]
Erin Shearer | Manager, Business Development & Communications | 404-586-8510 | [email protected]
AtlantaSportsCouncil.com
@ATLSportsCncl
Facebook.com/AtlantaSportsCouncil
Atlanta Sports Council
MetroAtlantaChamber.com/business/sports/blog
THE
ATLANTA
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WHY METRO
ATLANTA?
THE
ATLANTA
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NTA SPORTS COUNCIL
THE
ATLANTA
SPORTS
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ACCESSIBILITY
• Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport with non-stop service
to more than 156 U.S. destinations
• 80 percent of the U.S. population is within a two-hour flight
• Conveniently positioned at the apex of three major interstate systems: I-75, I-85, and I-20
• MARTA is the ninth largest transit system in the U.S. and spans approximately 1,600 miles
• In 2014, phase one of the two-phase Atlanta Streetcar opened serving a 2.7-mile loop with 12 stops from Centernnial Olympic Park to the King Historic District
ACCOMMODATIONS
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More than 94,000 hotel rooms, of which 10,000 hotel rooms are located within a one-mile
radius of the Georgia World Congress Center, creating a compact downtown convention and entertainment district
All major hotel brands are represented in Atlanta
Atlanta boasts one of the lowest average daily rates of any major U.S. destination, complemented by an unparalleled mix of options from limited-service to luxury
THINGS TO DO
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Nine professional sports franchises
Vibrant restautant scene with 13 James Beard Award Semifinalists in 2015
More than 343 parks and 125 miles of multi-use trails
Home to more than 60 music venues including the No. 4 Pollstar-ranked Philips Arena, a 27-time Grammy award-winning symphony orchestra, and a
thriving art scene featuring cutting-edge street art and community-inspired galleries
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Major Area Attractions:
Annual Major Sports Events:
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Centennial Olympic Park
CNN Center
College Football Hall of Fame
Georgia Aquarium
National Center For Civil and Human Rights
Six Flags Over Georgia
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola
Zoo Atlanta
BB&T Atlanta Open
Celebration Bowl
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Cobb County Lacrosse Classic
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
Mitsubishi Electric Classic - Champions Tour
Peachtree Road Race
Petit Le Mans
PGA TOUR Championship
SEC Football Championship
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VENUES
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Georgia Dome
SunTrust Park
Philips Arena
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HISTORY OF MAJOR EVENTS IN METRO ATLANTA
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