Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau: Inspiring visitor relationships via the web

The “Georgia’s Rome” website is the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (GRCVB) principal means for promoting visits to Rome. “It’s our main inspiration tool,” said Kristi Kent, GRCVB’s communication director, “We push visitors there from social media, search engines, email, print and display advertising.” Rome and Floyd County have abundant visitor amenities—from Downtown Rome and […]


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Downtown Wi-Fi

In the early 2000s, major municipalities tried to deploy citywide Wi-Fi with limited success. Today, several northwest Georgia cities are successfully providing public Wi-Fi in their downtowns areas. This “best practice” article looks at how our communities succeeded where big cities didn’t—such as focus on particular areas—including why it might be good to have publicly accessible Wi-Fi, […]