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Georgia World Congress Center

285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW Atlanta , USA
Tel: 404-223-4200
The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta. It is the fourth-largest convention center in the United States at 1.4 million ft2 (130,000 m2) and hosts more than a million visitors each year. At the time opened in 1976 the Georgia World Congress Center was the first state owned Convention Center in the United States. The A, B, and C buildings of the GWCC (the actual Convention Center), Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia Dome are all run by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority under the auspices of the State of Georgia and funding for new expansions and other major project come from the Georgia General Assembly.





The GWCC is located in downtown Atlanta at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Dome, CNN Center and the Philips Arena. Public transportation is serviced by the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center MARTA station.


    


The GWCC was designed by Atlanta-based architects Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS) and is made up of three adjacent buildings, Buildings A, B, and C. In total these buildings have twelve exhibit halls, 105 meeting rooms, and two ballrooms. Building A has three exhibit halls and the Sidney Marcus auditorium seating 1,740. Building B, the largest, contains five exhibit halls and the 33,000 square-foot (3,065 m 2) Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom.





 The newest building, Building C, has four exhibit halls and the 25,700 square-foot (2,387 m 2) Georgia Ballroom. Other amenities include a FedEx Kinko's office, Starbucks coffee shops, a gift shop, internet access, telephone service, and full IT management provided by CCLD (Convention Center Long Distance), a concierge desk, and a food court plus another restaurant. Freight rail tracks (owned by CSX Transportation) run through the middle

Future Events

BAI Retail Delivery
Details October 4 - 5, 2017

Past Events

Atlanta Boat Show
Georgia’s premier boat show is the best place to see and buy boats, gear and accessories. If it’s for boating, you’ll find it here!..
Details January 12 - 15, 2017
World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications
The 9th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications will take place on December 2 – 4 , 2016 at Georgia World Congress Center ,..
Details December 2 - 4, 2016
FABTECH
FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one..
Details November 11 - 13, 2014
IPE - International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo
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Details January 27 - 29, 2015
Drone TechCon
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Details May 5 - 6, 2015
Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition
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Details February 3 - 4, 2016
AC American Coating Show
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Details April 8 - 10, 2014
IPE - International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo
International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo integrated their tradeshows in 2013, under the International..
Details January 28 - 30, 2014
ASIS - American Society for Industrial Security International Annual Seminar and Exhibits
Join us in Atlanta, Georgia, September 29–October 2, 2014 for the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits—the world's most influential..
Details September 29 - October 2, 2014