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Gateway Center Campus Promotes Diann Jackson to Senior Catering Sales Manager
- October 24, 2022
ATLANTA – October 24, 2022 – The Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Diann Jackson to senior catering sales manager following eight years of dedication to the Gateway Center Campus. After nearly a decade of experience on the sales team, Jackson has continued to thrive in challenging settings and worked to help her team to achieve greatness.
“Diann’s passion for her role, and the dedication she has shown to her team, have not gone unnoticed, and I am so pleased to see her continue forward in this new role,” said Mercedes Miller, executive director of the Gateway Center Campus. “Diann has been an integral part of the evolution of the Gateway Center Campus since the pandemic. Working with integrity, strategic thinking, and warm, genuine hospitality, she is the perfect person to work alongside our senior leaders as we position the facility for future growth.”
Jackson studied at Georgia State University, Troup Technical College, and Gordon College. After obtaining a degree in business administration, she honed her skills as senior sales manager for Levy Restaurants. Prior to her current tenure at GICC, she worked at the Georgia World Congress Center, serving as the senior catering manager for 26 years. For the last eight years, Jackson has been a key part of the Gateway Center Campus catering team, managing key accounts, developing catering sales plans for groups of up to 4,000 guests, developing creative proposals for events, and maximizing revenue opportunities for the business.
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About Gateway Center Campus
Georgia’s second-largest convention center, the Georgia International Convention Center – commonly known as the Gateway Center Campus – is uniquely positioned to offer its guests and clients unprecedented convenience. The world’s only convention center directly connected to a major airport, the modern facility embodies the grace and efficiency of flight itself. The campus also includes the Gateway Center Arena @ College Park, a state-of-the-art, 5,000-seat venue located on the Southside of Metro Atlanta, and the College Park Golf Course. Originally built in 1929, the course features undulating fairways and elevated greens that make it one of the most challenging courses in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.