How to Visit Alpharetta on Media Assignment

Thank you for your interest in visiting Awesome Alpharetta on assignment! Our energetic, charming and modern Southern city has so many stories to tell and we are here to assist you.

Travel Writer Guidelines

  1. Notice:

    Journalists must provide the Alpharetta CVB with at least two business weeks’ notice before their arrival unless special circumstances arise- to be approved by the CVB.

  2. Requested Information

    When requesting a press trip to Awesome Alpharetta, you will be asked to provide your name, name of publication (or targeted outlet for freelancers), arrival date, length of visit, departure date, social media follower reach and story angle. Please note that any publications must have a minimum circulation of 10,000 unless otherwise approved by the Alpharetta CVB.

  3. Accommodations:

    The Alpharetta CVB can assist in providing complimentary or reduced rates for up to 2 nights for writers on assignment when available and at the Alpharetta CVB’s discretion.

  4. Transportation:

    Journalists are responsible for their own transportation while in Alpharetta. Rental cars are the responsibility of the writer, but a list of local rental companies will be supplied if requested. If someone from the CVB is available to help you during your visit, you will be notified.

  5. Photographic Images:

    The Alpharetta CVB maintains an online photo library should you need images to accompany a story. Photo requests can be made to Kendall Bagley, Public Relations & Social Media Director:

  6. Alpharetta Attraction Access:

    Complimentary arrangements may be provided at the discretion of the CVB or host business and are subject to availability.

  7. Meals:

    The Alpharetta CVB will provide one lunch and one dinner over the duration of the stay. This is applicable only if press is on assignment.

  8. Social Media

    The Alpharetta CVB encourages social media engagement during your press trip. Please follow us on our social media channels and tag us using the information below.
    Facebook: @AwesomeAlpharetta
    Twitter: @AlpharettaCVB
    Instagram: @AwesomeAlpharetta
    • Hashtag for the Alpharetta CVB: #AwesomeAlpharetta

  9. After the Trip:

    After the trip, we ask that you please forward an original copy of coverage resulting from your trip to Alpharetta. Magazines, newspapers, travel radio/television programs can mail original articles to Jeanine Jones, Public Relations Manager, Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau, 178 South Main Street, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009. Direct links to online articles, TV or radio clips and blogs can be emailed to Abbey Harwell at
    If you agree with the guidelines above, please complete the form below. Journalists will be chosen at the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau’s discretion.

The Alpharetta CVB hosts press trips for qualified media on assignment only. The Alpharetta CVB will assist journalists, freelancers and bloggers but are not always able to accommodate spouses, children or visitors. All requests are handled on a case by case basis. Discounted or complimentary arrangements may be provided at the discretion of the Alpharetta CVB and are subject to availability. The Alpharetta CVB does not host media for leisure or holiday travel.

If you agree with the guidelines above, please complete the form below. Journalists will be chosen at the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau’s discretion.

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