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Atlanta United President Darren Eales to Speak at the Atlanta Press Club

Friday, 06.14.2019

11:30 am - 1:15 pm

The Commerce Club

49th Floor, 191 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303


Darren Eales, president of Atlanta United, will speak to the Atlanta Press Club at a Newsmaker Luncheon on Friday, June 14.

Eales, former executive director of the world-renowned Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, has twice been named the Doug Hamilton MLS Executive of the Year. Under Eales’ leadership, Atlanta United has broken multiple attendance records and won the 2018 MLS Cup in December.

Rickey Bevington, Georgia Public Broadcasting senior anchor, will lead Eales in a conversation.

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Friday, June 14
11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Lunch
12:20 p.m. – Conversation with Q & A
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn


The Commerce Club
191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at the Commerce Club is business attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue. Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $10 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive the discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also conveniently located nearby.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact Paula Hovater at or 404-625-2882 for details and benefits.


This luncheon is open to the public.

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing

APC member tickets – $30
Nonmember tickets – $40

Tickets may be purchased here.

Please contact us at or 404-577-7377 to purchase a table.

Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.

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