The Georgia Athletic Hospitality office is managed by The Colonnade Group, a sports production and event management company based in Birmingham, Alabama. The GAH office handles the management and operation of the Sanford Stadium SkySuites, Champion’s Club, SkyClub, and Stegeman Coliseum’s courtside seating and hospitality for Men’s Basketball and Gymnastics.
GAH was established in early 2009 with the mission to bring the best possible service and experience to the premium seat holders at the University of Georgia. Leading this effort is Bethany Hawkins, Director of Georgia Athletic Hospitality, and her dedicated staff of UGA student ambassadors
The GAH office is located on the 3rd floor in The Georgia Bulldog Club Suite (330) of the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall on the campus of the University of Georgia. Please feel free to use the visitor parking at the front of the complex.
University of Georgia Athletic Association
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Bethany began working with The Bulldog Club in February of 2009 after the UGA Athletic Association teamed up with The Colonnade Group to manage its premium seating areas. Bethany manages all day-to-day as well as game day operations for the premium seating areas (Sanford Stadium SkySuites, SkyClub, Champion’s Club, Stegeman Coliseum Courtside Club and Hospitality Room, and Gymnastic Hospitality). Also included in Bethany’s scope of work are facility rentals for the Athletic Department.
Bethany joined The Colonnade Group as an intern in the Bulldog Suites office, The Colonnade Group’s university office in Starkville, Miss. She most recently served as the Assistant Hospitality Director for TCG’s office at the University of Tennessee, where she was instrumental in opening that office in its inaugural year.
A native of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Bethany graduated with honors from Mississippi State University with degrees in Marketing and Sports Communication.
Born and raised in Douglas, Georgia, Jessica moved to Athens to attend The University of Georgia in 2008. While at UGA, she served as Editor -in-Chief for Mandala Journal, an online multicultural journal published by the Institute for African American Studies, in addition to volunteering with several local organizations. She began working as a student assistant in the Development office at the Terry College of Business during her second year of college, where she remained until graduation. While at Terry, she worked primarily within the Annual Fund and Donor Relations departments. Jessica completed her degree in English in May of 2012.