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Southern Exchange Ballrooms

200 Peachtree Street, Suite 206
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Offering a balance of deep historical significance and contemporary glamour, Southern Exchange Ballrooms located at 200 Peachtree City Center is the premier event venue located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.

Weddings, corporate events, conferences, conventions, parties, and celebrations take on a new meaning at this premier historic event space. Designed by Philip Shutze, Atlanta’s famous classical architect, and opened in 1927, the Southern Exchange Ballrooms is the elegance of a bygone era beautifully transformed for today to showcase your life’s and your business’ special moments.

The six distinct event spaces (over 110,000 sq ft) of Southern Exchange Ballrooms lend themselves well to hosting everything from business events and conventions to weddings and social gatherings. Within walking distance of several of Atlanta’s best hotels, easily accessible via public transportation, and top of the line in-house catering and AV companies, Southern Exchange Ballrooms couples an exquisite atmosphere with unbeatable convenience.
 

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Atlanta
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport / 15
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Subway
Train
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Onsite
Parking Onsite:
Yes
Parking:
Fee
Availability:
Year Round.
Room Type(s):
Ballrooms, conventions space, break out meeting spaces, intimate loft
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
5000
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
10
Largest Classroom Style:
1000
Largest Theatre Style:
1200
Largest Standing Reception:
1400
Largest Seated Reception:
850
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Technology:
SEAV EVENT TECHNOLOGY: As a full-service audio-visual company, SEAV Event Technology provides clients with state of the art equipment, as well as the engineers and technical support for every occasion. Whatever the scope of an event, SEAV can assist in planning and delivering a stress-free, high-quality production - with the experience to understand and translate a concept into reality and the creativity and equipment to make it happen.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Fee
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
ROSENDALE EVENTS: Certified Master Chef Rich Rosendale has partnered with Southern Exchange as the exclusive in-house catering. Rosendale Events provides a high-end culinary experience made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Culinary Action Stations and Plated Events are all artistically presented and always beautiful.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Can Bring Own Alcohol:
No
Cannabis consumption permitted (outside):
No
Phone:
404-522-5522
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Party




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Whitehall Ballroom The award-winning Whitehall Ballroom (2018 Ballroom Venue of the Year, Modern Luxury Atlanta Diamond Awards; 2018 Historic Venue of the Year, Georgia, LTG magazine) features historic marble floors, 14′ Crystal Chandeliers, and the original stained glass windows that overlook the hustle and bustle of Peachtree Street. Whitehall Ballroom is glamorous and timeless, perfect for your glamorous and elegant events. See more photos of weddings and other events.

Features:
  • 18,000 square feet with 30 foot ceilings
  • 14 foot crystal chandeliers and ornate architectural details
  • Capacity: up to 850 seated and up to 1,075 for cocktail receptions
  • Wraparound balcony for cocktail parties up to 300 guests
  • Interior track draping
  • Access to private Hospitality Suite

18,000
Davison Ballroom An incredibly versatile, spacious venue that can easily be styled to meet your event’s vision, the Davison Ballroom offers a contemporary feel and 20,000 square feet of flexible space for guests to dine, dance, and mingle. Named after the Macy’s department store predecessor, Davison’s, once located at the Southern Exchange site, the space still features original terrazzo floor that represents a nod to the building’s heritage. See more photos here. 

Features:
  • 20,000 square feet with 16 foot ceilings
  • Capacity: up to 750 seated and 1,333 reception
  • Multiple entrance options
  • Built-in sound system
  • Italian globes with Vintage Edison lighting
  • Amber-colored down-lighting on columns

20,000
The Cellar {NOW OPEN} Once known as the Macy's cellar, the original concrete columns are now joined by industrial chandelier lighting. Think of this modern space with a raw and trendy vibe as a blank canvas for your next event. At over 25,000 sq. ft. The Cellar is an impressively large space that also features its own private, designated bathrooms and a separate entrance directly across from our 1,100 space parking deck. It also features built-in dedicated coat check and ticketing windows in the spacious lobby just inside the entrance. See more photos here. 

Features:
  • 25,223 square feet with 16′ foot ceilings
  • Capacity: up to 850 seated and up to 1,200 for cocktail receptions
  • Industrial chandeliers with stained brick accents
  • Direct entrance 
  • Access to dedicated will call/ticketing and coat check windows

25,223
The 155 {NOW OPEN} Modern and intimate, The 155 at Southern Exchange Ballrooms blends beautiful decor with stylish flair. One of the newest spaces, it features white-washed brick columns,
weathered wood walls, clean lines and industrial Edison bulb chandeliers for a classic, yet modern flare. The 155 Room is perfect for events ranging from concerts to meetings and everything in between. The space comes complete with proscenium stage flanked by built in screens and ceiling mounted stage lighting and projectors. See more photos here. 


Features:
  • 3,289 square Feet
  • Guest Capacity: up to 150 seated and up to 250 for cocktail receptions 
  • Built-in proscenium stage with screens on either side
  • Installed stage lighting and projectors
  • Weathered wood wall accents
  • Industrial Edison Bulb Chandeliers 

3,289
Grant Loft Rustic and more intimate than typical venues, the Grant Loft blends historic charm – with its exposed brick walls dating back to 1927 – with the aesthetic of a modern loft.
Lemuel Grant, the Grant Loft’s namesake, is a key figure in Atlanta’s history known for his business and civic contributions to the city. His mansion in the nearby Grant Park neighborhood is one of only four original antebellum houses remaining in the city. See more photos here. 

Features:
  • 4,000 square feet
  • Capacity: 150 seated and up to 300 for receptions
  • Stained Concrete Floors
  • Exposed brick walls
  • Vintage Brass Dome Lighting
  • Amber Down Lights

4,000
Augusta Conference Center The Augusta Conference Center features five private and flexible meeting rooms that can easily be adjusted to meet your capacity needs with movable air walls. Offering direct access to the Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel, the Augusta Conference Center also includes 5,000 square feet of foyer space. See more photos here. 

Features:
  • 29,000 sq. ft. of flexible trade show or breakout meeting space
  • Full capacity: Up to 450 seated and 1,439 reception
  • AV technology with supporting staff
  • Direct access from 1,100 space covered parking deck via Skybridge
Capacities per breakout room
(rooms are separated by airwalls and adjacent rooms can be combined as needed)
  • Foyer: 2,394 sq ft. Capacity: 118 reception, 60 classroom, 80 theatre
  • Room 1: 1,934 sq ft. Capacity: 70 banquet, 158 reception, 100 classroom, 150 theatre
  • Room 2: 1,876 sq ft. Capacity: 70 banquet, 125 reception, 110 classroom, 125 theatre
  • Room 3: 1,675 sq ft. Capacity: 70 banquet, 107 reception, 80 classroom, 100 theatre
  • Room 4: 1,742 sq ft. Capacity: 70 banquet, 116 reception, 90 classroom, 110 theatre
  • Room 5: 3,885 sq ft. Capacity: 170 banquet, 215 reception, 180 classroom, 210 theatre

21,420

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Westin Peachtree Plaza 1068 Nearby Hotels Private yes
Ritz Carlton Atlanta 444 Nearby Hotels Private yes
The Ellis Hotel 127 Nearby Hotels Private yes
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Downtown 150 Nearby Hotels Private yes
Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown 119 Nearby Hotels Private yes
The American Hotel - a DoubleTree by Hilton 312 Nearby Hotels Private yes

Catering

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    ROSENDALE EVENTS
    Certified Master Chef Rich Rosendale has partnered with Southern Exchange as the exclusive in-house catering. Rosendale Events provides a high-end culinary experience made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

    Theatrical Dessert Station Video

    Rich Rosedale is an American Celebrity Chef with over 25 years of elite industry experience and is also one of only 72 Master Chefs in the United States. Chef Rosendale has won more than 50 National & International culinary competitions. He takes pride in his ability to cook anything well. This translates into his ability to customize menus for memorable culinary experiences, whether they are exclusive, fine-dining, or casual. The Chef’s attention to detail and extreme organization skills are the reason his events are so successful. Culinary Action Stations & Plated events are all artistically presented & always beautiful. He has years of experience cooking for 50 - 5000, and is looked up to by his peers for his talent, consistency & results.

    Learn more about Rosendale Events. 

Technology

TypeDescription
SEAV EVENT TECHNOLOGY The exclusive in-house AV provider for Southern Exchange Ballrooms

As a full-service audio-visual company, SEAV takes pride in the ability to provide clients with state-of-the-art equipment, as well as the engineers and technical support for every occasion. SEAV can transform any space and provide scalable solutions to fit various budgets and needs. SEAV specializes in corporate and social events including weddings, meetings, hotel events, seminars, and trade shows.

SEAV is a highly committed and dependable company with a team of knowledgeable and certified associates who understand the importance of delivering cost-effective and technically proficient services on time and in budget. Whatever the scope of the event, SEAV can assist in planning and delivering a stress-free, high-quality production. The team has the experience to understand and translate concept into reality and the creativity and equipment to make it happen.

Learn More about SEAV Event Technology
 

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