Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau
Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Chamblee, Doraville, Stonecrest, Tucker, and unincorporated DeKalb County, GA. Our mission is to promote DeKalb County, GA as a destination for leisure travel, meetings, group tour and travel, sport/recreation events & family reunions. Under the direction of the Executive Director, Discover DeKalb’s team consists of sales, marketing, public relations, community relations and administrative professionals who serve to favorably impact the local economy by executing efforts to attract visitors for unexpected experiences. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with nearly 750,000 residents spanning across 11 unique local cities, communities and neighborhoods.
Just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, DeKalb is home to some of Georgia’s best attractions such as Georgia’s Most-Visited-Attraction, Stone Mountain Park; Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and Buford Highway’s International Corridor.
As the official tourism agency for DeKalb County, Discover DeKalb offers extensive support to various partner agencies, groups and organizations within the following markets: International, Sports/Recreation, Film/Entertainment, LGBT, SMERF, Association, Government, Corporate and Group Services.
2019 Shining Example Awards
Southeast Tourism Society
Best Niche Marketing | LGBT Campaign
2019 AVA Digital Awards International Competition
Platinum Award | Digital Marketing | Discover DeKalb: Raising Awareness Around One of Georgia’s Hidden Treasures
Platinum Award | Digital Marketing | Evergreen Digital Advertising Campaign
2018 MarCom Awards International Competition
Gold Winner Award | Digital Media | Social Media | Social Ad Campaign
2017 MarCom Awards International Competition
Gold Winner Award | New Website Design | Digital Media | Design (Web) Honorable Mention | LGBT Destination Guide | Print Media | Print Creativity
Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference
Al Burruss Award for Creative Expression
2015 Discover DeKalb Destination Guide
2013 Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau, We Are DeKalb Magazine
Board of Directors
Brian Mock (Chair)
Hampton Inn Northlake
Tom Thibadeau (Vice-Chair)
Deau Information Services, Inc.
Brian Subotici (Secretary)
Director of Sales and Marketing
Stone Mountain Park
John Kelley (Treasurer)
Chief Executive Officer
Georgia Restaurant Association
Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association
Atlanta Marriott Northeast/Emory Area
Clinical Associate Professor
Mack Robinson College of Business
Director of Customer Experience
Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta Magazine Custom Media
Founder and CEO
Equal Footing, LLC.