Cobb County, Ga. — (September 14, 2021) — Cobb Travel & Tourism will take a comprehensive look into Cobb County’s hospitality market at the 2022 Cobb Hospitality Industry Forecast on Thursday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The 2022 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. Cobb Travel & Tourism has hosted the event for four years, and it will be hosted in-person at the Cobb Civic Center after a virtual event in 2020.

“2021 has been a year of recovery for Cobb’s tourism industry and we have seen positive trends over the last few months,” said Holly Quinlan, President & CEO at Cobb Travel & Tourism. “Our goal for the 2022 Hospitality Industry Forecast is to help our industry partners plan for the year ahead and continue on this positive path toward recovery. Tourism is the number one industry in Cobb, and helping prepare our partners for success is a top priority.”

Speakers for the event include:

  • Bram Gallagher, Economist at CBRE Hotels Americas Research
  • Roger Tutterow, Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University
  • Bill Goudey, Copeland’s of New Orleans and Georgia Restaurant Association
  • Chris Hardman, Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Dr. Leonard Jackson, Kennesaw State University School of Hospitality
  • Dana Johnson, Select Cobb

Registration for the event is $20, and the deadline to RSVP is Monday, September 20. Anyone interested and invested in Cobb County’s hospitality and tourism industry is invited to attend. To register, visit


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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