22 Major Atlanta Meeting Venues

Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway

A two-minute ride on the ATL Skytrain from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport; Silver LEED-certified property; 403 guest rooms; indoor pool; 21,984 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart

MARTA rail from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport takes 20 minutes; onsite 1,100-room hotel; walking distance to other downtown hotels; 500,000 sq. ft. of event space, including 100,000 sq. ft. of contiguous space; 47 breakout rooms together accommodate up to 3,000.

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead

Next to upscale Lenox Square Mall; IACC-certified conference center; fitness center; outdoor pool; 349 guest rooms; 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Near GWCC and Philips Arena; skybridge connects to Hilton Atlanta and Hyatt Regency Atlanta; $78 million renovation in 2016, including redesigned guest rooms and some meeting space; 1,663 guest rooms; 169,435 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown

Near Fox Theatre and Georgia Tech; renovated last year: 500 guest rooms; restaurant; 31,000 sq. ft. of meeting space across 12 rooms.

Georgia Aquarium

Features a wide variety of sea creatures; several interactive animal programs and encounters; Oceans Ballroom offers more than 23,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space; entire facility can accommodate up to 5,000 guests for receptions.

Georgia International Convention Center

Adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; onsite Marriott Atlanta Airport Gateway hotel; 400,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; 150,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space; 40,000-square-foot ballroom.

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)

LEED-certified convention center; 200-acre campus includes Centennial Olympic Park; 12,000 hotel rooms within 1 mile; 3.9 million sq. ft. of total space; more space coming as part of “Vision 2020” plan; 12 exhibit halls; 106 meeting rooms; five auditoriums; two ballrooms.

Grand Hyatt Atlanta Buckhead

Twin 275-square-foot terraces overlook Japanese Zen Garden; 439 guest rooms; 35,000 sq. ft. of meeting space across 13 rooms.

Hilton Atlanta

Downtown property; rooftop dining; fitness elements include tennis and basketball courts, gym and pool; ballrooms reconfigured in early 2017 to provide more breakout capability; 1,242 guest rooms; 129,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Hilton Atlanta Airport

AAA Four Diamond hotel; five-minute drive from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; business center; fitness center; pool; 507 guest rooms; 34,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Located downtown; 22-story atrium lobby; $65 million renovation completed in 2012; 1,249 guest rooms; 180,000 sq. ft. of meeting space includes 29,000-square-foot ballroom.

Loews Atlanta Hotel

Forbes Four Star property in midtown; 414 guest rooms, including 44 suites; 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; two ballrooms; 10 breakout rooms.

Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center

AAA Four Diamond hotel; connects to GWCC, CNN Global Headquarters and College Football Hall of Fame; next to Centennial Olympic Park; spa; fitness center; pool; 1,059 guest rooms; 120,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Renaissance Atlanta Midtown

Near Georgia Tech and Atlanta Botanical Garden;
304 guest rooms, including 17 suites; 8,590 sq. ft. of meeting space, with 10 meeting rooms.

Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel

Recently renovated AAA Four Diamond hotel; 387 guest rooms, many with private balconies; 35,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, with 35 meeting rooms.

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

10 blocks to GWCC and three blocks to AmericasMart; $20 million renovation in 2016 refreshed meeting space and added Skyline Terrace; Garden Courtyard surrounds outdoor pool; 763 guest rooms; 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

SpringHill Suites Atlanta Airport Gateway

All-suites hotel; 147 guest rooms; exercise room; indoor pool; 671 sq. ft. of meeting space, with two meeting rooms.

The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta

Six blocks to GWCC and Centennial Olympic Park; steakhouse on site; 444 guest rooms; 17,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead

Next to high-end dining and shopping; $5 million upgrade in early 2017 added third ballroom, outdoor dining terrace plus cafe and lobby lounge; 510 guest rooms; 23,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

The Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta

Next to Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart; $70 million renovation in 2014 redesigned the lobby, all meeting spaces and rooftop Sun Dial Restaurant & Bar; 1,073 guest rooms; WestinWorkout Fitness Studio; 80,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

World of Coca-Cola

Attraction that opened in 2007; dedicated to informing visitors about the history of the soft drink company; accommodates up to 2,000 in various areas; 160,000 sq. ft. of green space can be tented.

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