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Atlanta, GA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 195
Total Sleeping Rooms 43,213
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 1,732
Committable Meeting Rooms* 500
Convention Center Space 3,900,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 1,400,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 1,366,000 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $166
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $69
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $264
*Maximum for a single hotel

Atlanta, GA Meeting Planning Overview

Astonishing accessibility, a walkable convention district, and world-class venues and sights combined with mild temperatures attract nearly 51 million visitors to Atlanta every year. Getting to Atlanta is a breeze with 80 percent of the U.S. population within a two-hour direct flight. Four compact meeting districts are connected by MARTA, Atlanta's public rail system, and are located less than 20 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Within each distinct district, planners will also find hotels at every price point, award-winning restaurants, top attractions and flexible venues for meetings of any size.


Atlanta's walkable convention and entertainment district offers more than 11,800 hotel rooms, 730,000 square feet of hotel meeting space, and nearly 300 dining options within a one-mile radius of Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC). GWCC provides more than 1.4 million square feet of exhibit space, but the city's event facilities don't end there.

Unique spaces like Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart, 200 Peachtree, and top attractions like Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Global Headquarters, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and World of Coca-Cola make meeting in Atlanta all about options. Atlanta Streetcar provides another easy way to traverse the city, connecting GWCC, major attractions, hotels and nightlife options with its 2.7-mile loop.


Known as the "heart of the arts," Midtown is the seat of Atlanta's arts and cultural community. The district offers more than 4,600 hotel rooms and 198,000 square feet of hotel meeting space for small to mid-sized meetings. After breaking, attendees can enjoy extraordinary exhibits, musical performances and entertainment for all ages at award-winning venues like Alliance Theatre, Fox Theatre, High Museum of Art, and Museum of Design Atlanta.

Locals and visitors alike congregate at Piedmont Park, Atlanta's favorite green space, for festivals and concerts. This district is also home to some of the city's best restaurants, trendy boutiques and chic nightclubs.


Buckhead melds the fast pace of a dynamic business center with the city's most exquisite restaurants, upscale shops and exciting nightlife options to create the ultimate in luxury. The neighborhood reigns supreme when it comes to high-end accommodations, with more than 5,400 hotel rooms and 197,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Lenox Square, Phipps Plaza and The Shops Buckhead Atlanta provide lux shopping options that add to this neighborhood's posh profile.

Airport Area

Just minutes from the airport, visitors will find 11,200 hotel rooms at all price points and more than 250,000 square feet of hotel meeting space. Georgia International Convention Center offers another 150,000 square feet of exhibit space, two LEED-certified convention hotels and a free automated people mover that directly connects to the airport. Less than 20 minutes by car or MARTA, attendees have quick access to downtown Atlanta's convention hub.

However, the best part of Atlanta lies not in its concrete and steel, but in its people. From convention services to concierge, Atlanta's collaborative hospitality industry makes any meeting run flawlessly.

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