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1 Gwinnett CVB Bureau Update Mtg. 10/4/2012

2 Welcome

3 Goodbye…

4 Hello…

5 Gwinnetts Gone Mobile!

6 Sales Update SMERF, Tour & Travel, Reunions Public Events Weddings – Definites – Tentatives – Lost Business – Updates Corporate, Government, Associations & Day Meetings – Definites – Tentatives – Lost Business – Updates Faith-based groups – Definites – Tentatives – Lost Business – Updates

7 Family Reunion Workshop Friday, October 19 Norcross Community and Cultural Arts Center Free Please bring a donated raffle prize

8 Georgia Aquarium

9 Yellow River Game Ranch Turns 50! Thursday, October 11 at 3:30PM Col. Art Rilling, Chairman Charlotte Nash, Chopper, Photo Ops, Cake cutting Half-price admission October 10-17

10 Gwinnett Center & Arena Update Coming up at the: – Convention Center – The Arena at Gwinnett Center – Performing Arts Center

11 Become a Gwinnett Certified Tourism Specialist

12 Fall GTAP Program Part 1 Shopping and Attractions Oct 11, 10a-N, GCVB Paul Duke Room Part 2 Sports and Special Event Facilities Oct 25 10a-N, GCVB Paul Duke Room Part 3 Tour Gwinnett Center Nov 7, 9:30a-N, Arena and Gwinnett Center Part 4 Historic Downtowns Nov 15, 10a-N, GCVB Paul Duke Room Part 5 History, Government, Parks & Rec Nov 29, 10a-N, GCVB Paul Duke Room Part 6 Familiarization Tour Dec 13, 8:30a-4:30p, Gwinnett County

13 Upcoming Enrichment Seminars October 19 Family Reunion Planning Workshop Vendor opportunity available Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center 9am to 1:30pm Complimentary luncheon at Noon October 31 Walking Tour Historic Downtown Norcross Meet at Welcome Center 10am to Noon Complimentary luncheon at Noon

14 Gwinnett Sports Commission Update PGA Tour Champions Tour Event -Greater Gwinnett Championship - April 15-21, TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, GA -Upcoming opportunity for hoteliers to win VIP Treatment for the event (more to come) SEC Womens Basketball 2013 USA Rugby

15 AUGUST Occupancy, Average Daily Rate v. FY Current Month – August 2012 v. August 2011 August Occ.August ADRAugust RevPAR% Change from August OccADRRevPARRoom RevRoom Avail Room Sold Georgia GWINNETT AUGUST Cobb County DeKalb County Fulton County Atlanta, GA Birmingham, AL Chattanooga, TN Clarke County (Athens, GA) Alpharetta/Johns Creek Columbus, GA Augusta, GA

16 SEPTEMBER 2012 BOARD REPORT HOTEL PIPELINE Fairfield Inn Gwinnett Place/Duluth Scheduled to Open Summer 2013 Residence Inn Atlanta/Sugarloaf 112 rooms, 6 stories, resort-style pool Scheduled to Open Summer 2013 Other proposed projects: Garden Plaza Renovation (delayed until Spring 2013 and a Hotel & Conference Center in Dacula. Marriott Headquarters Hotel – pending vote until November or January Embassy Suites – Still looking for final construction funding

17 DEVELOPMENT UPDATE 2011/12 – FedEx Ground – Expansion Norcross - $55 million investment 2011/12 – Ricoh – Expansion Lawrenceville - $60 million investment 2011/12/13 – Primerica – New Corporate HQ - $50 million investment (Rumored to be the largest private sector office building in Gwinnett at 340,000 square feet) 2012/13 – Mitsubishi Electric HVAC - $35 million investment 550,000 square feet (50,000 office, training and R&D and 500,000 distribution/logistics) 2012/13 – Retirement Center Suwanee at Old Ptree and Satellite Blvd 2011/12 – Three apartment complexes are under way 2011/12 – Residential Permits are up throughout the county and some of the cities 2010 – 12 – Racetrac/Raceway are at war with QT for locations and multiple redevelopment projects have happened across the county. (Norcross, Lawrenceville, Suwanee, maybe more) 2010/11 – AT&T Store expands and creates a redevelopment on a portion of Mall Corners at Pleasant Hill and Satellite Blvd. 2012/13 – Walmart – Super Walmarts and their new stand alone are popping up everywhere and they are redeveloping many retail centers in Gwinnett (Snellville, Norcross (Gwt Village CID), Lawrenceville, Duluth)

18 DEVELOPMENT UPDATE Panolam Industries - a wood and laminate manufacturer, signed a lease renewal for 106,531 sq Unisource Worldwide Inc., a firm that provides paper, packaging design, maintenance equipment and logistics solutions, leased 16,000 sq at Governors Lakes at 3091 Governors Lake Drive, Building 100 in Norcross, GA. The companys national headquarters is nearby in the same park at 6600 Governors Lake Parkway. UTI Worldwide, Inc. - extended and expanded its space at Summit 100 at 1100 Laval Blvd in Lawrenceville, GA. The international supply chain solutions and management firm is now occupying the entire 346,614 square foot industrial building. Sports Challenge Network – has made Gwinnett County its new headquarters. The project, which has already resulted in the creation and fulfillment of 25 jobs, is anticipated to generate another 25 jobs over the next three years and the companys headquarters facility is at 1862 Auburn Road, Suite 118 in Dacula. SCN specializes in creating new ways for people to connect and compete in recreational sports through social, mobile-based technology.

19 UPCOMING 2013 Budget Rebates

20 GCVB MARKETING HIGHLIGHTS Updating and Creating Gwinnett County Visitors Guide Creating & Publishing Gwinnett County Visitors Map Website traffic has increased by 32% over 2011 Worked with six movie scouts in past two months to help find/secure potential movie/TV venues

21 THANK YOU! Questions? Announcements? Next Meeting: Holiday Luncheon & Awards Ceremony at GEHC on 12/12/12 AND remember to DOWNLOAD our APP later this month!!!


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