Our Annual Report is here!
Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre recently released their joint 2014 Annual Report, which celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Cobb Galleria Centre.
Both Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre recorded operating profits. Based on an economic impact study performed by an independent consulting firm, the venues created 1,390 jobs in 2014 and generated more than $147 million in overall economic impact for Cobb County and the State of Georgia. Approximately $7.7 million in sales, income, local option, hotel/motel and liquor by the drink taxes are directly attributable to events held at the Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Centre. In 2014, the convention center produced a total of 614 events with attendance of 363,400. The performing arts center hosted a total of 250 events with attendance of 273,800.
“Since opening in 1994, Cobb Galleria Centre has been an economic engine for Cobb County and the state of Georgia, and the 20 consecutive years of operating profit enabled us to reinvest in our asset over time,” said Michele Swann, General Manager and CEO of the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority, the governing body for both Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.