Make plans for 2019 Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day at the Capitol

February 5, 2019

  • Centennial Olympic Park at night

Please mark your calendars for Monday, February 4 and Tuesday, February 5, 2019, to participate in Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day at the Capitol activities.


Schedule of Events

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol

Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St. SW
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Tourism, hospitality and arts professionals gather at the Georgia State Capitol to collectively foster awareness and convey the value of these industries to our state.

Georgia Tourism Lunch and Learn

James H. Sloppy Floyd Building, Empire Room
200 Piedmont Ave., 20th Floor, West Tower (across from Capitol)
12 noon – 3 p.m.

Tourism industry partners are cordially invited to the inaugural “Lunch and Learn,” a “drop-in” gathering with Georgia Tourism team members sharing details from the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, explaining FY 20 partner and co-op opportunities, and networking. Lunch is complimentary; please RSVP at

2019 Explore Georgia Travel Guide Pickup

Georgia Public Broadcasting, 260 14th St. NW
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Georgia Public Broadcasting has once again graciously offered its building as a convenient spot for partners to pick up boxes of the 2019 Explore Georgia Travel Guide. Partners entering the GPB driveway will be directed to the loading area. Jeff Farr will manage the distribution; if you have questions before or day of, his cell is (404) 895-3711.


Georgia Tourism Partner Events

Monday, February 4


GATA Legislative Reception

5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW

The Georgia Travel Association hosts members of the Georgia General Assembly and state elected officials at its inaugural reception that is reserved for GATA members and their guests. GATA members register here.

A Celebration of Georgia Tourism

6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW

Atlanta Magazine Custom Media hosts A Celebration of Georgia Tourism, its annual tourism evening event preceding Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day. To attend this FREE event, RSVP by Fri., Jan. 31st at and use the password “georgia” (case sensitive). Complimentary valet service by AAA Parking will be provided.

Tuesday, February 5


Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol GATA Events

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Tentative)

The Georgia Travel Association and Georgia Restaurant Association will host a Grab & Go Breakfast at the Capitol open to legislators and all THAD attendees, as well as a GATA Legislative Briefing and GATA Legislator Meetings open to GATA members only. Registration and additional details, including time and location, will be available soon.

Georgia Arts Day Luncheon Program

Coverdell Legislative Office Building
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Georgia Arts Network hosts its annul Arts Day program beginning with a coffee hour and networking in Room 514 at 9:30am. At 11:00 a.m., registration opens in Room 318 for the annual Arts Day luncheon. Featured speaker on “Advocating for the Arts” is Jamie Lord with Fiveash-Stanley. Program concludes at 1:30 p.m. Register here for Georgia Arts Day.