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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

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

Past Events

Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition
For 21 years, the Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition (UCT), has been the meeting place for..
Details February 3 - 4, 2016
Drone TechCon
Drone TechCon is a two-day conference within AUVSI for the builders and flyers of commercial drones.Drone TechCon is a two-day conference within AUVSI..
Details May 5 - 6, 2015
Training Conference & Expo
The Source for Your Professional Development Training matters... attend and discover how to turn learning into doing. Training 2015..
Details February 9 - 11, 2015
AJC Autoshow - Atlanta Journal-Constitution International Auto Show
Annual showcase of over 400 new 2015 import and domestic cars, light trucks, vans and sports utility vehicles. There will be Factory and Dealer..
Details March 25 - 29, 2015
Hinman Dental Meeting
The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting will take place March 26-28, 2015. Join us in Atlanta as we return to the Georgia World Congress Center and Omni..
Details March 26 - 28, 2015
Campus Market Expo
Announcing 2015 Mega Speakers and Ed Sessions Mega speakers who demonstrate leadership in action: Leading in times of challenge and..
Details February 20 - 24, 2015
Dates & Location:January 15-18, 2015Georgia World Congress Center, Hall C280 Northside Drive, NWAtlanta, GA 30314Show Hours:Thursday–Friday, January..
Details January 15 - 18, 2015
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
International Poultry Expo, International Feed Expo, and International Meat Expo integrated their tradeshows in 2013, under the International..
Details January 27 - 29, 2015