Black Meetings and Tourism

March / April 2015

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B M & T ••• March/April 2015 ••• 60 ••ATLANTA•• It's easy to fly into Atlanta and within that same hour, journey into the city's walkable convention and entertainment district without renting a car. World-class attractions, award-winning restaurants and a variety of hotels at every price point are just steps away from Atlanta's numer- ous convention facilities. And top-notch transportation makes it effortless to explore the charming neighborhoods that surround them. Here in Atlanta, the compact conven- tion and entertainment district is at the center of it all. Surrounding Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park are unique event spaces and great hotels. The facility is equipped with 150,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, 90,000 sq. ft. of pre-function space and 16,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. The nearby and larger Georgia World Congress Center boasts 1.4 million sq. ft. of prime exhibit space, 12 exhibit halls, 106 meeting rooms and 2 grand ballrooms. Atlanta serves up endless dining choices and flavors to satisfy even the most finicky of eaters. Also on the menu is a variety of things to do, including unwinding with the city's best nightlife. In the early 1960s, Atlanta became the AREA GUIDES Georgia World Congress Center Dining in East Point Photo Credit: Atlanta CVB Photo East Point CVB

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