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Southern Exchange Ballrooms

200 Peachtree Street, Suite 206
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

3500Largest Group
9Meeting Rooms

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Rich History Meets Modern Elegance in Downtown Atlanta

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 Downtown Atlanta premier historic event space. Designed by Philip Shutze, Atlanta’s famous classical architect, and opened in 1927 as a Davison's department store (eventually becoming the famous downtown Macy's), Southern Exchange is the elegance of a bygone era beautifully transformed for today to showcase your life’s and your business’ special moments. 

The four (soon to be 6) distinct event spaces of Southern Exchange Ballrooms lend themselves well to hosting business events and conventions as well as social gatherings. Within walking distance of several of Atlanta’s best hotels and easily accessible via public transportation, 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:
3500
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
9
Largest Classroom Style:
1000
Largest Theatre Style:
1200
Largest Standing Reception:
1400
Largest Seated Reception:
850
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Technology:
In house AV team to work your event or collaborate with AV team of your choosing.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Fee
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
We have a massive full kitchen available for your catering company choice. Beverages are provided through the venue.
Must Use In-house Catering:
No
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 original stained glass windows. Whitehall Ballroom is glamorous and timeless, perfect for your glamorous and elegant 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
  • 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.

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 {OPENING SOON} Whether you're searching for the next cool wedding or corporate event space look no further than The Cellar event space at Southern Exchange Ballrooms. Once known as Macy’s Cellar, this space features 16′ ceilings, industrial chandelier lighting, with a raw and trendy vibe. This space is now booking, and opening in early 2019.

Features:
  • 27,000 square feet with 16′ foot ceilings
  • Industrial chandeliers with stained brick accents
  • Direct entrance with dedicated will call and coat check spaces

27,000
The 155 {OPENING SOON} Where glamour meets intimacy, The 155 at Southern Exchange Ballrooms blends beautiful decor with stylish flair. The 155 Room is the perfect intimate event location complete with stage, screens, and lighting. This space is now booking, and opening in early 2019.

Features:
  • Proscenium stage with projection screens on either side
  • White-washed brick finish to columns
  • Weathered wood wall accents
  • Industrial Edison Bulb Chandeliers

3,700
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.

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.

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

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