Competition Honors Excellence in Exhibition Promotional Materials

ATLANTA – For the eighth time, a panel of judges from the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry has awarded first place to the Cobb Galleria Centre in the Art of the Show competition from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

Cobb Galleria Centre’s 2014 Annual Report won first place in the convention center promotion category. The Art of the Show contest recognizes excellence in promotional materials for the exhibitions and events industry, including venues and shows.

“The Art of the Show is one of the most prestigious competitions in the events industry, and we are extremely honored to once again receive this distinguished award in a very competitive category,” said Michele Swann, General Manager of the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority.

Of this year’s 190 submissions, 33 entries were honored for their creative use of several essential marketing elements needed to promote exhibitions and events.

About IAEE
Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE. Visit for more information.

About Cobb Galleria Centre
The Cobb Galleria Centre is located in the beautifully landscaped 88-acre Galleria complex in prestigious northwest Atlanta. Cobb Galleria Centre is Atlanta’s premier convention facility with 320,000 square feet of event space, four exhibition halls, 20 meeting rooms, four executive boardrooms and a grand ballroom. Cobb Galleria Centre had more than 348,000 visitors to 635 events in 2015, resulting in an overall economic impact of $123 million. The Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority governs Cobb Galleria Centre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Galleria Specialty Shops. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook at, on Twitter at @CobbGalleria and on Instagram at

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