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Georgia Institute of Technology
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Georgia Tech's campus is located in trendy midtown Atlanta, less than 5 minutes from downtown. Our facilities and housing accommodations are convenient to Atlanta's finest cultural, recreational, entertainment and tourist attractions. Your conference needs start with residential accommodations, and we will build your conference around that. Georgia Tech Conferences Services operates in the summer, from late May to early August. Our convenient location allows you to travel to our campus using public transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Our conference meeting spaces offer the latest in technology, wireless internet available, and an environment that encourages innovation. Georgia Tech can coordinate housing, dining, transportation and meeting space in order to offer you the complete conference package. Contact us today to experience Georgia Tech, where Southern Hospitality isn't just a catchphrase!
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Georgia Tech Conference Services is conveniently located in the middle of midtown Atlanta. Other nearby cities include Charlotte, North Carolina which is 240 miles away and Nashville, Tennessee located 250 miles away. Atlanta is only 45 minutes away from Lake Lanier.
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Hartsfield-Jackson International / 15
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Georgia Tech hosts residential conferences in air-conditioned facilities from late May to early August. In addition to residential housing we offer meeting space, classrooms, dining, parking, and technology for your group or conference's needs. Our event space includes ballrooms, theater style, classrooms, arena seating, and flexible seating meeting rooms. Georgia Tech is also home to a high ropes challenge course which is perfect for team building, youth retreats, or conference activities.
Traditional Residence Halls, Suites, Apartment Style
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At Georgia Tech Conference Services we put the "technology" into your meetings. Our full time professional conference planning staff will work with you to establish internet, cable and wireless connectivity in meeting and guest rooms along with multimedia, teleconferencing & videoconferencing. Wireless internet is available for the convenience of your conference needs and guests.
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Award-winning GT Dining can suit every need from burgers and fries to lobster and steak. In restaurants, dining halls or catered meals from 6 to 6,000, Georgia Tech can do it all! Georgia Tech offers two unique dining halls on campus which includes a LEED Gold-Certified dining establishment. In addition to the on campus dining halls we also offer catered options as well as fast food restaurant chains. Retail dining locations include Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, Subway, Twisted Taco, Far East Fusion, Dunkin Donuts, Panda Express, Highland Bakery, Cafe Spice, Starbucks and Blue Donkey.
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Georgia Tech Conference Services is ACCED-I One-Stop Shop Certified (www.acced-i.org/one_stop_shop). This certification allows us to offer complete meeting packages to accommodate every need and price range. Our full-time staff will work with you to create packages that include meeting space, meals, parking, transportation, and technology.
Georgia Tech hosts overnight educational and leadership training conferences, seminars and camps of 150 persons or more from late May to early August. Because we are part of the University System of Georgia, we cannot accommodate groups that do not have an educational or leadership component to their event. In addition, we require overnight accommodations to be part of your conference package. Our groups average 10 night stays.
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|Meeting Room||Descriptions||Square Footage|
|Student Center Ballroom||The Student Center Ballroom allows for flexible meeting arrangements. The ballroom can be used as a main lecture facility, tradeshow marketplace, seated dinner, or theater style meeting. Ballroom can be divided into two rooms with max capacity 200 and 300. The ballroom is ideal for large meetings with breakout meetings throughout the building. The Student Center Ballroom is located in the middle of the Georgia Tech campus which allows for quick access to on-campus dining.|
|Academy of Medicine||The Academy offers an unparalleled opportunity to host functions in one of the most beautiful and historic settings in the city. The Academy, nearly 70 years old, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and boasts beautiful composition and neoclassical architecture.
A tribute to the southern reputation of charm and elegance, the facility displays Doric columns, an entry portico, black and white Italian marble floors in a beautiful rotunda accented by the famous Czechoslovakian chandelier seen in the movie, "Gone with the Wind." The Academy offers old-world elegance and style of days gone by, in the heart of bustling midtown Atlanta.
The Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech has more than 9,000 square feet of event space. Split into two levels, the upper level and the terrace level, the Academy offers 7 unique spaces all with historical architectural details and modern technology. This beautiful building also offers well-manicured, spacious grounds that can be reserved for outside functions.
|Ferst Center for the Arts||Located in the heart of the Georgia Tech campus, the Ferst Center was conceived as a brilliant showcase for the presentation of concerts, lectures, dance, film and theater. This state-of-the-art facility houses an auditorium of 1,159 seats and features a proscenium stage, orchestra pit, and theatrical lighting and sound systems. It is designed to provide a wealth of diverse and enriching opportunities for both Georgia Tech and the greater Atlanta community.|
|McCamish Pavilion||McCamish Pavilion offers a variety of options for general sessions or banquet space. The arena seating and floor seats up to 9000, with the option to add a stage. Guests will feel like they are part of the game while dining at The Callaway Club in McCamish Pavilion. Meals can be served in boxes or buffet style for up to 500 guests in this luxurious setting with large flat-screen HDTV's and a view of the basketball floor.|
|Couch Rehearsal Hall||The Couch Rehearsal Hall has acoustic features ideal for musical ensembles. The space is also ideal for events and meetings ranging in size from 25-200people.|
|Georgia Tech Classrooms||Georgia Tech Conference Services offers classroom building access for groups needing theater style or flexible seating. Instructional Center, Couch and Skiles Buildings are a few of the classroom buildings which offer conference groups a wide array of over 50 lecture halls, classrooms and meeting spaces. The rooms include everything from large 300-seat auditoriums with fixed tables and chairs to small adjustable set-up conference rooms. Classrooms come with state of the art built-in technology .|
Georgia Tech CateringLet Georgia Tech catering host your outdoor picnic or sit-down dinner. From 6 to 6,000 people, Georgia Tech Catering can do it all!
GT DiningWe would be pleased to help you design a menu for your next event. From morning breakfast baskets and freshly brewed coffee to casual feasts, and elegant hors d'oeuvres, the catering guides are filled with fresh and contemporary menus. Visit GT Dining online to view the plethora of menu options available to your group. http://www.gatechdining.com/
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Woodruff Dining HallSeating Capacity: 1500
Georgia Tech's Award wining all you care to eat location located on west campus near residential housing. Woodruff Dining Hall features seven serving stations with contemporary interior design. The dining hall also features chefs trained in dietary restrictions in order to customize experiences for attendees that need additional assitance.
North Avenue Dining HallSeating Capacity: 325
The new LEED Gold Certified dining hall offer options never before seen on Georgia Tech's campus, such as a pho station, build-your-own wok stir-frys and pasta, and a regular dim sum menu. The 20,000 square-foot facility can seat up to 325 guests at a time and is perfect for sustainable meeting locations. The North Avenue Dining Hall has a truly unique and contemporary presence on campus. This new dining venue is not only modern in design and operation, it was also built to LEED Gold Certifications, reflecting the institute’s commitment to efficiency and sustainability.The North Avenue Dining Hall is located within the Conference Complex at Georgia Tech. The complex features meeting space, parking, housing, recretional, and dining all within one location.
Brittain Dining HallSeating Capacity: 1000
This residential dining hall is located on East campus with a more traditional "Ivy-League" type atmosphere. This GT Dining location uses zero trans-fat oil products in all foodservice operations. Zero Trans-Fat products include salad dressings, sauces, soups, breads, muffins, cereals, pasta, breaded chicken, eggs, tortillas, oils and a range of other items.
|Campus Recreation Center||The Campus Recreation Center features a leisure pool with water slide, hot tub, six basketball courts, studios and an indoor track. The Campus Recreation also offers an outdoor high ropes challenge course and an indoor rock climbing wall.|
|One-Stop Shop Certification||Our goal is to provide each planner and attendee with the feeling that their conference, camp, or event is the most important and only program on campus. Our conference office acts as a one-stop-shop where with one phone call all needs including housing, food service, meeting facilities, technology support, transportation and recreation services will be coordinated. Want more information on how we can assist with making your summer conference and events a success?|
|Parking and Transportation||Our Conference Coordinators will help coordinate your parking and transportation needs while staying at Georgia Tech. Whether you are driving to campus or flying in from the airport, we have a transportation option to suit your needs. For guests driving to Georgia Tech, parking is available on site throughout the entire campus. For guests utilizing MARTA, Atlanta's mass transit system, we have shuttles that pick up from the Midtown rail station and drop guests off on campus. Travelling from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a breeze! Just take the MARTA rail line from the airport to the Midtown Station, and then catch a Tech Trolley to the heart of the campus. We also coordinate corporate shuttles in addition to daily parking. If your group needs a shuttle service for an on or off campus event, our talented Conference Coordinators can assist you. To learn more about our Stinger Shuttles and Tech Trolleys visit http://www.parking.gatech.edu/.|
|Technology||At Georgia Tech Conference Services we pride our operations on the ability to provide excellent service with technology. Utilizing our campus network and communications connections, we are equipped to provide enhanced services to our clients. Our basic technological assistance starts with our Conference Coordinators scheduling internet log-ins, Ethernet and phone connections, and technical support for set-up and A/V needs. Conference Services also assists in creating computer labs, business centers, and print release stations. We can even tailor your event announcements to a unique campus cable channel for your guests viewing pleasure. In addition to your technological needs we can make recommendations on outsourcing printing and shipping in order to streamline your event operations. We are willing to work with you to ensure that your conference is exceeding your attendees' expectations.|
|On-Campus Transportation||The campus is serviced by Tech Trolleys and Stinger Busses. The Tech Trolley stops include the Midtown MARTA rail station (MARTA is Atlanta's mass transit system) which connects travelers from the public transporation with on-campus transportation.|
|A/V Support Staff||Professional audio/visual and facility support staff are available onsite. Various Audio Visual equipment can be rented such as projectors, screens, sound system, speakers, and microphones. All technical equipment comes with 24 hour support to ensure your conference is successful.|
|Wireless Network||Meeting venues and residential acocmodations feature wireless internet and cable ready TV connections.|
|CNN Center||Get a "behind the scenes" peek at the frenzied world of television journalism with the CNN Studio tour. Gain insight into the world of broadcast journalism. Reservations are highly recommended for the tour.|
|Georgia Aquarium||The Georgia Aquarium has quickly become one of Atlanta's premier tourist attractions. From the beluga whales to the whale sharks and other creatures of the deep, the Georgia Aquarium is a world-class facility located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.|
|Six Flags over Georgia||Atlantas premier theme park, Six Flags Over Georgia offers adventure for the whole family with theme rides and a water park.|
|Turner Field||Turner Field is a state-of-the-art sports facility, and the Atlanta Braves have an interesting history, so the tour of Turner Field is a must for any baseball fan. Get a chance to see the press box, the clubhouse, the dugout, a luxury suite, and the broadcast booth. Don't miss the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame|
|World of Coke||This museum dedicated to the world's favorite beverage and is interesting for the whole family. Learn a bit about the history of Coca-Cola, which was developed in Atlanta, then taste various formulas of the soda from all over the world in the tasting room.|
|Zoo Atlanta||Located in historic Grant Park, minutes from downtown Atlanta and Turner Field, Zoo Atlanta is one of Georgia's most loved institutions. Founded in 1889, it is one of the 10 oldest zoos in continuous operation in the United States. Zoo Atlanta is home to the famous western lowland gorillas and the giant pandas, including our baby panda Mei-Lan.|
|Atlanta Botanical Garden||This peaceful oasis includes 30 acres of gardens, an urban forest, wildflower trails, the Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Conservatory and a 10,000 square-foot Fuqua Orchid Center. A charming bridge links the main gardens to the Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Childrens Garden. The Garden also offers year-round special events, exhibits and workshops.|