COBB GALLERIA CENTRE & COBB ENERGY CENTRE WIN FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARD
ATLANTA – For the 20th consecutive year, the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
The Authority, which governs Cobb Galleria Centre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Galleria Specialty Shops, won the award for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). According to GFOA, the Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Located in the beautifully landscaped 88-acre Galleria complex in prestigious northwest Atlanta, Cobb Galleria Centre is Atlanta’s premiere convention facility with 320,000 square feet of event space, 4 exhibition halls, 20 meeting rooms, 4 executive boardrooms and a grand ballroom. The
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is located at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway in northwest Atlanta, inside the Perimeter. Cobb Energy Centre is a premier venue for opera, concerts, Broadway shows, ballet, educational shows, family shows and corporate meetings and events. The Centre hosts two resident companies, the Atlanta Ballet and The Atlanta Opera. The facility includes the 2,750-seat John A. Williams Theatre, 10,000-square-foot Kessel D. Stelling Ballroom and other meeting spaces, 1,000 parking spaces including a 700-space parking deck, and full-service food and beverage capabilities. The Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority is the governing body of the Cobb Galleria Centre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Galleria Specialty Shops. For more information on Cobb Galleria Centre visit cobbgalleria.com, and for more information about the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, visit cobbenergycentre.com.
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