Cobb County, Ga. — (September 8, 2020) — Cobb Travel & Tourism will take a comprehensive look into Cobb County’s hospitality market at the 2021 Cobb Hospitality Industry Forecast on Wednesday, September 16, sponsored by Life University.

The 2021 Cobb Hospitality Industry Forecast brings together some of the key leaders from the hospitality industry and economic experts to share their perspectives and projections for Cobb County in the year ahead. This is the third year that Cobb Travel & Tourism will host the event, and due to COVID-19, the event will be entirely virtual.

“2020 has been an unexpected and unprecedented year for the hospitality industry,” said Holly Quinlan, President & CEO at Cobb Travel & Tourism. “Our goal for the 2021 Hospitality Industry Forecast is to help our industry partners plan and prepare for the year ahead. Tourism is Cobb’s number one industry. Giving our partners the right tools at the right time is our top priority and an important part of moving the hospitality industry forward to recovery.”

Speakers for the event include:

  • Chairman Mike Boyce, Cobb County Board of Commissioners
  • Bram Gallagher – Economist, CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research
  • Dana Johnson – Executive Director, SelectCobb
  • Walter Kiley – Director of Sales and Marketing, Cobb Galleria Centre & Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
  • Roger Tutterow – Professor of Economics, Kennesaw State University
  • Esther Yi – Associate Market Manager, Expedia

Registration for the event is $20 and the deadline to RSVP is Monday, September 14. Anyone interested and invested in Cobb County’s hospitality and tourism industry is invited to attend. For more information, click here.


Cobb Travel & Tourism is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization, working to bring visitors to Cobb County. Cobb Travel & Tourism is the only organization positioned to market Cobb County and all of its assets as a 365-day destination. As the leading industry in Cobb County, tourism has significant economic impact.

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