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Facility Overview

  • The Georgia International Convention Center is Georgia's newest and second largest convention center
  • 400,000 total square feet
  • 150,000 square feet of exhibit space
  • 90,000 square feet of pre-function space
  • 16,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 2,000 on-site parking spaces
  • Georgia's largest ballroom at 40,000 square feet
  • The GICC features two new convention hotels – a 403-room full-service Marriott convention center hotel and a 147-room SpringHill Suites. Both hotels are LEED-certified.
  • The GICC is the first convention center in the US that connects directly to the airport via a free, automated people mover - the ATL SkyTrain
  • Over 8,000 hotel rooms in vicinity

Unique, Carefully Planned Components

  • 2 to 1 ratio of women's restrooms to men's
  • Green Room with custom made conference table, state-of-the-art bathroom/shower for VIPs, top-level security and Audio-Visual components
  • Floors covered by 192,000 square feet of colorful Axminster carpet manufactured by Ulster Carpets of Ireland with the largest non-repeating pattern in the world
  • More than 35 specially commissioned works of art by known national and local artists positioned throughout the building

Location Information

  • Located 1/4 mile from Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at the intersection of Camp Creek Parkway & Roosevelt Highway in College Park
  • Located 10 minutes from downtown Atlanta & within walking distance of MARTA
  • Building and grounds are located in both Fulton and Clayton County

The Building & Grounds

  • One level with room for expansion
  • Flat roof design affords nearly total quiet, despite Hartsfield's proximity
  • 2,000 parking spots
  • Contemporary architecture reminiscent of designs by Gehry, Starck and other world-class architects

The Ballroom

  • 40,000 sq. ft. Ballroom - divisible into eight individual salons
  • Over 42,000 square feet of pre-function space surrounds the ballroom on three sides
  • Ceiling height of 32 feet
  • Thousands of rigging points, each with 500 pound capacity on a 10' by 10' grid

Meeting Space

  • Six 2,000 square foot suites - each divisible into four sections
  • Three Executive Board Rooms with laptop ports, videoconference capability and remote control lighting
  • Theatrical Lighting Set-up, allowing use of colored gels to change room color and tone
  • Automatic Lights On when doors open

Exhibit Halls

  • 150,000 square feet of space - divisible into four separate column-free exhibit halls
  • Accommodates 863 – 10' x 10' booths with 17 loading docks
  • Drive-in access for each hall and ceiling height of 32 feet
  • Upscale concession fare offers two food service windows with a variety of food and beverage offerings
  • Off floor show managers offices, complete with internet and audio system connectivity

Catering/Food Service

  • On-site catering exclusively by Proof of the Pudding
  • On-site Executive Chef, General Manager of catering and food service, catering staff and wait staff
  • State-of-the-art 9,800 square foot Culinary Arts Center
  • Capacity to serve 4,000 meals at one time

Telecomm/Staging/Audio-Visual Services

  • Secure backbone for creating a private Local Area Network (LAN) for customers/meetings
  • Unblocked, secured Internet access in entire building through high speed, fiber optics
  • Multiple staging configurations possible; 60' x 80' stage on-site
  • Full Audio-Visual Services provided by on-site office of Tech Rentals
  • Digital color, full coverage CCTV for building security
  • WiFi
  • In-house Intranet for client to communicate with event staff
  • On-Site, fully staffed Carpentry Shop
  • VESDA air sampling alarm system


  • Building utilizes a dynamic, new electronic key system called CyberLock; unauthorized users are "locked out"
  • Full-time Security staff will monitor building on foot and via monitoring of the full color, digital CCTV system
  • Electronic monitoring of all perimeter entrances