Monthly Archives: October 2017

Georgia International Convention Center

The Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) is Atlanta’s newest and most accessible convention center. Located just two minutes from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport terminal, the facility is very convenient for convention attendees who are flying into town. The convention center is also convenient to the airport’s Rental Car Center, MARTA transportation, and all of the airport area hotels. For those driving their own vehicles to town, the GICC has an abundance of onsite parking available at a flat rate, plus overflow lots across the street.

The conference center has a contemporary design and features 35 specially commissioned works of art inside. The artwork includes paintings, sculpture, glasswork and mobiles by local and internationally known artists. The roof design insures a quiet facility, even though it is so close to the airport. GICC is Atlanta’s second largest convention center, with a total of 400,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. The facility contains 150,000 square feet of exhibit space, 16,000 square feet of meeting space, 40,000 square feet of ballroom, and 12,000 square feet of executive suites. The Georgia International Convention Center has hosted all types of events including corporate meetings, trade shows, sporting events, concerts, film shoots, and banquets. The convention center can provide all the audiovisual and staging services necessary to support its events. Available equipment includes custom sound systems, wireless microphones, and speakers. Lighting systems, digital video cameras, LCD projectors, plasma displays, LCD monitors, and computers are also available. The facility has a full time security staff to monitor the building and its entrances.

Memorable meals will help make any event a success. Onsite catering is done from the convention center’s 9,800 square foot state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Center, which can prepare a banquet for 4,000 guests. Caterer CulinAero creates top quality meals, using the freshest meats and locally grown organic produce. Event planners can choose from their standard menus or request a custom tailored menu.

Choosing Sports Accessories for Summer

Summer is the perfect season for children to enjoy the great outdoors. You should let your children engage in the various summer sports so as to entertain them and at the same time have them physically fit. Children love to be mentally and physically challenged and summer sports can do just those. They become engaged and busy for hours with these sporting activities thus making summer an enjoyable season. For these sports activities, your children will also need the right sports accessories.

One of the best sports for the summer is swimming in the beach and or on the pool. This is a relaxing way to live summer and have regular exercise. For this sport, buy your children swimming trunks made of spandex, a pair of goggles, a swim float accessories if they do not know how to swim, arm bands and swim fins. With these equipment, your children will learn how to swim properly and safely. Do not forget to let them put on sunscreen so as not to get sun-burned.

One cardiovascular sport activity which is very intense is jumping rope. Such an exercise shall burn unwanted calories and build leg muscles. For this activity you will need to buy a good jump rope. In buying this accessory, let your kid stand on the rope’s center and then tell him to pull the handles high. The handles must come up to the chest so as to guarantee a perfect length for his height. This activity can be done on one’s own or with a group of people who have their own jump ropes.

Most Popular Sports Around The World

All types of sports are popular globally, but what sports can we call THE most popular in the world? Some of the answers may surprise you.

It’s no surprise that football, or what Americans call “soccer” is the world’s most popular sport to play and to watch. An estimated 3.5 billion people either watch or play football. The World Cup is the global championship of the sport and this tournament is played every four years. The World Cup itself is one of the highest rated sports on television, with many countries tuning in en masse to watch their country’s team play. Football is popular in all of the UK, Europe, Asia as well as South America. However, with so many other sports being popular, the Unites States still lags behind in their interest in “soccer”.

Next, we have cricket. This sport which consists of a bat and a ball, has been around for hundreds of years and originated in England. The sport is popular in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, some African countries, some Caribbean countries and it is the most popular sport in the countries of India and Pakistan. An estimated 3 billion people watch or play cricket each year.

The next most popular sport is a sure surprise, and that is field hockey, with an estimated 2 billion players or watchers, mostly in Asian countries, European countries, Australia and around Africa. This sport tends to be played in high schools in the United States, usually by girls only.