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Annual Meeting on Horizon for Central Atlanta Progress

February 21,2013

Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) will host its 2013 Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 28 at the Georgia World Congress Center’s Sidney Marcus Auditorium. Kicking off at 7:00 a.m., the breakfast event brings together more than 1,100 of the city’s top executives, elected officials and community partners, and will mark CAP’s 72nd year of serving Downtown Atlanta.

With the theme “Extraordinary Vision, Real-life Results” CAP’s Annual Meeting will showcase the myriad of accomplishments the organization has realized in the past year. From its involvement in the Atlanta Streetcar Project to erecting a new, sustainable playground in Woodruff Park, CAP/ADID is behind many of the initiatives that make Downtown Atlanta an attractive prospect for investors and residents alike. 

“This year we look forward to telling CAP/ADID’s story and how our organization is committed to and involved with virtually every facet of the central city,” said CAP/ADID President A.J. Robinson. “We will once again present an entertaining yet informative program that will resonate with attendees.”

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will provide remarks at the event, which will also honor the careers and achievements of two exemplary citizens. Ann Cramer, recently retired from IBM Corporation, will receive the Dan Sweat Award, and Georgia State University’s Dr. Clifford Kuhn is the recipient of the Turner Downtown Community Leadership Award. CAP will also formally install its 2013-14 leadership.

The 2013 CAP/ADID Annual Meeting is made possible through the support of Gold Level sponsors The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Media Group, Delta Air Lines, PNC Bank and Troutman Sanders. Silver Level sponsors include Atlanta Magazine, Cousins Properties Inc., Georgia-Pacific Inc., Georgia Power, Kaiser Permanente, Portman Holdings, Silverman Construction Project Management, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Yates Construction. Bronze Level sponsors are Dixon Hughes Goodman, DLA Piper, Grady Health Foundation, The Integral Group, King & Spalding LLC, McGriff, Siebels & Williams, Inc., ParkAtlanta, Post Properties Inc., W Atlanta - Downtown and WABE 90.1 FM.  

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.atlantadowntown.com. CAP Member tickets cost $75 per person or $700 for groups of 10. Non-Member tickets cost $100 per person or $900 for groups of 10.