Our Place In History

Here are just a few of the highlights

There are two popular ways of telling people about yourself. One, you can tell people about all the great stuff you do (enjoy our ads through-the-years above), or, you can show people examples of tremendous successes throughout the years (see below).

We call it Show & Tell, brilliant!

1972

Atlanta, in desperate need of quality destination management, has its prayers answered – Presenting Atlanta is born.

1974

A Presenting Atlanta tour for 100 Germans witnesses Hank Aaron’s 715th home run.

1976

We hosted the American Bar Association – 20,000 lawyers at 68 events over 7 days.

1982

Hosting bankers this time – The American Bankers Association – we managed 16 banks at 46 events in 4 days.

The Carter Presidential Center entrusted us with their inaugural opening event.

1987

We planned the ribbon-cutting ceremony for MARTA, Atlanta’s rapid rail line.

1987

Again (hey, it was a big year) – we created the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Bid hospitality program. 1988 We designed 30 events for the Democratic National Convention.

1991

Presenting Atlanta plans the first of 7 consecutive Atlanta Braves Division Championship parties.

1994

Presenting Atlanta organizes over 20 events, including corporate hospitality at the 1994 Super Bowl in Atlanta for Duracell, Ford Motor Company, General Electric, Frito-Lay and Coca-Cola.

1996

During the ’96 Atlanta Olympic Games we orchestrated hospitality events for IBM, AT&T, Parke Davis, Georgia Power, NBC, Gannett, USA Today, and the International Olympic Committee.

1999

We helped plan Hank Aaron’s 65th birthday bash.

2000

Another score! We successfully handled hospitality for over a dozen major US corporations at the Super Bowl during a devastating citywide ice storm.

2003

We handled drug launches, mergers, and major national meetings for 20 different pharmaceutical firms.

2006

After leading the fundraising efforts, Presenting Atlanta orchestrated the VIP Grand Opening of the Centennial Olympic Games Museum at the Atlanta History Center. We also became the first company to host a “Dinner on the Diamond” at Turner Field. Although we were busy, we still found time to give back and published a children’s book entitled “The Giving Tale” to honor Bernie and Billie Marcus and their incredible gift to our city, the Georgia Aquarium. Proceeds of this book will go to help the Marcus Institute and its mission of “Turning Disabilities into Possibilities”.

2007

Cindy Fowler is inducted by the ACVB into the Atlanta Hospitality Hall of Fame™. CLICK HERE to view the video! 2009 Presenting America, a Presenting Atlanta subsidiary, is created in response to persistent client demands that we take our talents on the road for our clients’ needs outside of the Atlanta area.

2009

The Southeastern United States flooded and of course it would happen during some very tough economic times in our Country. However, there were some new and exciting openings as the St. Regis Atlanta opened its doors and Presenting Atlanta created their first event in the Ballroom for the Alzheimer’s Association!

2010

Richard Jones becomes a Partner at Presenting Atlanta and his new title is “President”…and no, he did not ask for a motorcade!

2012

Happy Birthday Presenting Atlanta! 40 years old and no face lift needed!!!

2013

How about the biggest ever intimate dinner for 600 people on the Braves playing field! Presenting Atlanta created this event which included running the bases, batting practice and meeting and mingling with Braves alumni. It was much more fun than the Braves losing streak this year!