RECIPE: Chef Walker’s Easy Collard Greens

Easy Collard Greens By Culinary Director & Executive Chef Nicholas Walker Serves 10 to 12 Ingredients: 2 hickory-smoked ham hocks 2 yellow onion, sliced 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 gallon chicken stock (homemade preferred) 3 pounds fresh collard greens, washed and trimmed ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon table salt ¾ […]

Event Spotlight: SOAHR 2021 Atlanta HR Conference

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-Atlanta) brings back its annual professional development conference for human resources professionals, SOAHR 2021 | Community Atlanta, Sept. 27-29. The conference has been held annually at the Cobb Galleria Centre since 2006. “The wonderful staff at the Cobb Galleria Centre is one of my favorite reasons (we hold the […]

Chef Walker at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Culinary Director & Executive Chef Nicholas Walker was one of the chefs asked to participate in the tasting tents at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, held Sept. 11 and 12. Launched in 2010, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival spotlights the rich food and beverage traditions of the South, from Texas to the District of […]

Cobb Galleria Centre Boasts a Full September Calendar of Public Shows

The Cobb Galleria Centre will be busy with five consumer shows in the month of September. From home improvement to RVs, crafting, baking, and natural products, we have it all covered! September 10-12 Atlanta Home Show – Fall The highly anticipated consumer show returns for its fall edition featuring ideas and inspiration to renovate and […]

Staff Member Spotlight: Enrique Hernandez

Stewarding Manager Enrique Hernandez handles a variety of responsibilities in the kitchens at Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, but by far he is most passionate about keeping the kitchens at the highest standard of cleanliness and organization. “We’re going to be the best at whatever we do,” Hernandez said, adding that […]


Wi-Fi just became easier to navigate at Cobb Galleria Centre. We have restructured our wireless Internet offerings to make it simpler for clients, exhibitors and guests to find the best fit for their needs. Complimentary Wi-Fi is now available for basic, limited bandwidth connections. Think casual internet browsing or checking email. For mission-critical functions, we […]

Introducing the New Exhibitor Services Center

Cobb Galleria Centre has launched a new online ordering website for exhibitor services. With an Amazon-like shopping experience, those exhibiting at the Cobb Galleria Centre can easily view and purchase everything needed for their booth, including utility services, technology, and booth catering. Ordering in advance through this site will help avoid service desk lines and […]


Cobb Galleria Centre has debuted a cutting-edge point of sale system that accepts a variety of payments with faster transaction speeds. Taking the next step after going cashless last year, the Centre’s new system for processing payments at bars and concession stands accepts credit cards along with digital wallet platforms including Apple Pay, Google Pay […]


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 […]