STAFF MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ROB TURNER

Director of Finance Rob Turner may not be a recognizable face to clients on the show floor, but he leads a department that is an integral part of the organization. Over his 17 years with the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority, Turner says he has seen a lot of change in the industry and […]

To-Go Catering for Virtual Fundraisers

One of our best non-profit clients made the difficult decision this spring to move their in-person fundraiser from the Cobb Galleria Centre ballroom to a virtual format. The charitable event will be held online, but patrons will still experience part of the Cobb Galleria Centre even though they won’t be physically here. That’s because we’re […]

The Atlanta Jewelry Show Highlighted Safety and Success

In the first jewelry trade event of 2021, the Atlanta Jewelry Show (AJS) welcomed the jewelry industry back to a live, in-person event March 5-7, 2021. For the first time, AJS and the retail and exhibitor members of the Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) were co-located on one show floor at the Cobb Galleria Centre. According […]

Atlanta Shoe Market Returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre with a Safe and Successful Trade Show

Cobb Galleria Centre hosted its largest and most successful trade show to date with the Atlanta Shoe Market Feb. 20-22. With safety as the No. 1 priority, buyers and sellers got back to business in person, with overwhelmingly positive feedback from all involved. In conjunction with the Cobb Galleria Centre‚Äôs Safety First protocols, the Atlanta […]

The Battery Keeps Growing with New Office, Hotel and Retail Development

With the tallest building in Cobb County set to open later this year on the other side of the pedestrian bridge from Cobb Galleria Centre, the business and entertainment district keeps growing at The Battery Atlanta. Thyssenkrupp Elevator has completed construction on the exterior of its 420-foot-tall Innovation and Qualification Center, which will be home […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Carly Kay

The human resources department is mostly behind the scenes, but their work is critical in hiring and developing the talented people who are responsible for the high level of customer service for which the Cobb Galleria Centre has become known. Leading this effort is Carly Kay, the Director of Human Resources for the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum […]

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Chocolate Bourbon Truffles

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate. This recipe from Culinary Director and Executive Chef Nicholas Walker is both decadent and surprisingly easy to make. Enjoy it with someone special this weekend. Chocolate Bourbon Truffles 1/2 pound good bittersweet chocolate 1/2 pound good semisweet chocolate 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 tablespoon prepared […]

Salsa Recipe for the Big Game

With the Big Game approaching this Sunday, Culinary Director and Executive Chef Nicholas Walker shares a must-have recipe for his Roasted Tomato Salsa. Enjoy! Roasted Tomato Salsa 10 roma tomatoes – roughly chopped in half pieces 1 yellow onion – chopped in half pieces 3 jalapeno peppers – sliced 5 garlic cloves 1tbsp. cumin 1tbsp. […]

Giving Back at Le Pied Du Mont Boucherie Festival

Culinary Director and Executive Chef Nicholas Walker spent last weekend preparing delicious, locally-sourced dishes as part of a fundraiser and educational event on a Milledgeville farm. The fourth annual Le Pied Du Mont Boucherie Festival, located at Comfort Farms, serves as a fundraiser and educational gathering of butchers, chefs, farmers and veterans coming together to […]