- Lake Lanier CVB nominated for national award, welcomes interns
Pending the outcome of superstorm Sandy’s path, Stacey Dickson, President of the Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), will be heading to the Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) Fall Forum in Virgina Beach, Va., this week, and two high school interns are now working with the agency.
- Lake Lanier CVB announces new staff members
The Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announces three new hires, including a new sales manager.
- Oakwood has official Service Agreement with Lake Lanier CVB
Oakwood has official Service Agreement with Lake Lanier CVB
- Despite economy, Lake Lanier CVB still getting inquiries about meetings, conventions
The economic downturn has had an impact on conventions and conferences in the Atlanta area and across the country, but for the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau it’s pretty much business as usual.
- Lake Lanier CVB Hosts Annual Meeting
The Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau (formerly the Gainesville-Hall County Convention and Visitors Bureau) held its annual meeting Thursday and in looking back on the past year’s accomplishments, recognized several organizations and individuals for their contributions to tourism and economic development.
- 2009 Governor’s Tourism Conference comes to Lake Lanier
Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Friday that the Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau has been awarded the bid to host the 2009 Governor’s Tourism Conference, slated for Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 2009, at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.
- Fishermen fill Gainesville hotels for tournament
Fishermen, their families and fans are gathering on Lake Lanier this week for the Forest Wood Cup and the Bass Federation Junior World Angler Championship.
- Hall Educator Named GMEA Teacher of the Year
Rachel McClain, marketing instructor at Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCCA), was named Georgia Marketing Education Associationâ€™s New Teacher of the Year.
- City budget presentations begin Monday
The Gainesville City Council on Monday will begin a series of budget presentations as department heads present their proposed spending plans for the coming fiscal year.
- Wake the Lake Cable Park to open in April at Lake Lanier Islands
Local businesswoman, Krista Goodrich of Masterpiece Mixers Paint & Party Studios, has partnered with Will Kurhanewicz of South Eastern Networking Solutions and formerly of New Wave Cable Park, to launch Wake the Lake Cable Park as part of the water adventure experience offered at Lanier World at Lake Lanier Islands.
- Hit TV series, Schwarzenegger movie filming on Lanier
Lake Lanier isn’t just an attractive location for tourists and fishing enthusiasts. Lately, it’s become an alluring location for Hollywood film and television crews, too. According to the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau, two different crews will be working on the lake during the next few weeks and into the new year: The CW’s “The Vampire Diaries” and “Ten,” a new thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. “Ten,” directed by David Ayer, is about an elite …November 26, 2012 | Savannah King | Life top stories
- Bass pros, fans descend on Lake Lanier
This weekend, it’s all about the bass. Teams of 46 professional anglers and their partners will compete for a top prize of $500,000 in the Forrest Wood Cup, the championship event for the Walmart FLW Tour, held at Lake Lanier for the second time in three years. The winner in the Pro Division will be awarded $500,000 from a total purse of more than $1 million. The co-angler division winner gets $50,000. The event runs …August 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories
- Good News
The Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau honored area leaders for their work in the hospitality industry over the past year. The Annual Shining Star Awards are presented each summer during the CVB’s annual meeting. This year’s recipients include:August 08, 2010 | | Good news
- Excitement flows along Lanier as tourney begins
Everything fell into place for this weekend’s FLW Outdoors’ Forrest Wood Cup. When the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau began planning for the tournament almost 16 months ago, workers were worried about the lake levels. “When the levels were down, the Corps of Engineers had to put a moratorium on any kind of tournament,” said Stacey Dickson, president of the Lake Lanier CVB. “We couldn’t have hosted it, and we were frankly very nervous …August 05, 2010 | Carolyn Crist | Local
- Forrest Wood Cup starts Thursday
There’s big money in bass fishing. Just ask Bill Taylor.August 04, 2010 | Bill Murphy | Outdoors
- Lacrosse tournament comes to Hall County
Lacrosse is emerging as a popular sport among teens and adults in Georgia. To answer this rising trend, the Georgia Southern Shootout lacrosse tournament will be held this weekend, beginning at 8 a.m. today at the Allen Creek Soccer Complex and continuing into the Sunday championship face-offs, which begin at 10:30 a.m.July 23, 2010 | James Wolfe | Community sports
- Slimmed-down, retooled CVB sets goals through 2015
Moving offices, reducing staff in a tough economy and dealing with a split with the city of Gainesville consumed much of the past 12 months for the Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau.July 17, 2010 | Jeff Gill | Local