Aerial view of Signia by Hilton in Atlanta, Georgia

Signia by Hilton in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Gensler

14 New and Unique Meeting Spaces in Georgia

Georgia is home to some of the best event spaces in the country. From mountaintop resorts and coastal boutique hotels to aquariums and museums, state-of-the-art meeting venues are opening throughout the state. Whether you're looking for urban sophistication, historic charm, or natural beauty, Georgia has an event space that is sure to impress — all with easy access to the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta. For your next unforgettable conference, check out these new and unique places to host meetings throughout Georgia.

1. Signia by Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta

Atlanta’s largest downtown ground-up development project in 40 years, the 976-room Signia by Hilton Atlanta offers direct access to the Georgia World Congress Center via a pedestrian walkway and is located next to Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena, perfect for sports and entertainment fans. The hotel offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space, including the largest hotel ballroom in Georgia, an outdoor event deck, and an outdoor event lawn. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s eight signature food and beverage experiences, including three restaurants and three bars. Additional hotel amenities include a spa, beauty bar, and fitness center.

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2. Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Whale shark in Ocean Voyager exhibit at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Georgia Aquarium

Among the largest and most well-known aquariums in the world, Georgia Aquarium offers an intriguing environment for special events and corporate functions. In the Oceans Ballroom, a flexible space featuring two large aquatic observation windows, guests find themselves face-to-face with exotic fish and animals from every corner of the world. Flexible in design, yet grand in nature, the 16,400-square-foot ballroom anchors the Aquarium's event space. It can comfortably seat 1,200 for a reception and 1,000 for a banquet.

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3. Truist Park in Atlanta

Delta Sky360 Club at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia
Delta Sky360 Club at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia

With more than 20 spaces, ranging from conference center rooms to upscale clubs, Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, provides the perfect venue for corporate meetings, tradeshows, teambuilding events, and more. The park can host events from 50 to 800 guests, accommodating general sessions, breakouts and meals. With a variety of event enhancements available, including access to batting practice and cages, ballpark tours, fireworks, and personalized jerseys, Truist Park is tough to beat as an exciting event host.

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4. Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta

Banquet dinner under Boeing 767 at Delta Fight Museum in Atlanta, Georgia
Delta Fight Museum in Atlanta, Georgia

Located just minutes from the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta, the Delta Flight Museum offers a one-of-a-kind experience with interactive exhibits and unique event spaces. The largest space is the Jet Age Hangar, which accommodates 1,500 for a reception and can host a seated dinner under the wing of Delta’s first Boeing 767, "The Spirit of Delta." Other spaces include a modern theatre with fixed seating for 117, a conference room inside a prototype aircraft for up to 24 guests, and an outdoor pavilion for up to 225 reception guests. For events that combine historic glamour with modern style, the sky is the limit at the Delta Flight Museum.

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5. Trilith Guesthouse in Fayetteville

Aerial view of outdoor event space at Trilith Guesthouse in Fayetteville, Georgia
Trilith Guesthouse in Fayetteville, Georgia

The 193-room boutique Trilith Guesthouse is located at the main entrance of the European-inspired Town at Trilith in Fayetteville, adjacent to Trilith Studios, a premier film and television studio in North America. Designed to inspire creativity and collaboration, the hotel includes more than 12,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor event spaces, 36 apartment-style studios and one-bedroom suites, a signature street-level restaurant, a fifth-floor rooftop bar, and a culinary studio.

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6. Westin Atlanta Gwinnett in Duluth

Conference room at Westin Atlanta Gwinnett in Duluth, Georgia
Westin Atlanta Gwinnett in Duluth, Georgia

The 346-room Westin Atlanta Gwinnett offers an expansive selection of 14 event rooms spanning more than 27,000 square feet. Located within Duluth's Gas South District – a 118-acre campus that includes the newly renovated Gas South Convention Center, Gas South Arena, and Gas South Theater – the hotel provides guests with convenient access to the District’s numerous venues and events, all within walking distance.

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7. Distillery of Modern Art in Chamblee

Kandinsky Tasting Room at the Distillery of Modern Art in Chamblee, Georgia
Distillery of Modern Art in Chamblee, Georgia

The Distillery of Modern Art in Chamblee has transformed a former warehouse into a modern art gallery that supports local artists and installations, a cocktail lounge, and a 2,800-square-foot event space for up to 225 people. It also has an 861-square-foot gallery that can be used for small board meetings and a tasting room available for corporate happy hours and private parties. Founded by a former events manager, the distillery prides itself on hosting unforgettable experiences.

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8. Madras Park in Newnan

Exterior of Madras Park in Newnan, Georgia
Madras Park in Newnan, Georgia

Once upon a time, Madras Park was a schoolhouse. Recently restored, the property boasts incredible spaces for gathering, including a banquet room outfitted with a stage, a kitchen area and four classrooms primed for learning. True to its roots, the property also makes recess a priority with plenty of places for group play, such as a gymnasium, playground, outdoor restrooms, a pavilion, and a paved walking trail with fitness stations.

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9. Cloudland at McLemore Resort Lookout Mountain in Rising Fawn

Exterior of Cloudland at McLemore Resort in Rising Fawn, Georgia
Cloudland at McLemore Resort in Rising Fawn, Georgia

The 245-room Cloudland at McLemore Resort Lookout Mountain is located two hours north of Atlanta on a mountaintop golf course, complete with a spa and 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Perched 2,000 feet above sea level, guests enjoy sweeping views of McLemore Cove and the Blue Ridge Mountains, and state-of-the-art event spaces, including two ballrooms, breakout rooms with access to a grand terrace, and outdoor venues onsite and within the resort.

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10. Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge in Dawsonville

Aerial view of new Visitor Center at Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawsonville, Georgia
Visitor Center at Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawsonville, Georgia

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is the perfect setting for meetings and events with an outdoor flair. With adjustable indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, mountain views, and casual conference center facilities, the Amicalola Falls Lodge comfortably hosts receptions, banquets, meetings, and special events for groups of 10 to 200. In addition, the newly completed Amicalola Falls State Park Visitor Center features a multi-purpose meeting room. In their free time, attendees can enjoy the state park’s ropes courses and zip lines, hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail, and experience the grandeur of the Southeast’s tallest cascading waterfall.

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11. Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville

Banquet in the Great Hall at Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, Georgia
Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, Georgia

The Savoy Automobile Museum is a beautifully appointed facility with expansive grounds just a short drive from Atlanta in scenic North Georgia. The complex of approximately 65,000 square feet features a soaring Great Hall, four spacious galleries, an elegant presentation theatre with seating for 297 guests, two private dining rooms with large video screens, executive meeting spaces, and more.

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12. The Classic Center Arena in Athens

Rendering of the exterior of The Classic Center Arena in Athens, Georgia
Rendering of The Classic Center Arena in Athens, Georgia

Coming to Athens this summer, The Classic Center Arena will be the new local hub for large-scale events with capacity to hold 8,500 people. Directly connected to The Classic Center, an award-winning convention center and performing arts theatre, the arena will transform to accommodate any occasion from concerts and sports tournaments to banquets and general sessions. Just a short walk to downtown Athens’s restaurants, shops, hotels, and live music venues, the arena will highlight the city’s music history through memorabilia from the University of Georgia Music Collections and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

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13. Hotel Forty Five in Macon

Exterior of Hotel Forty Five at sunset in Macon, Georgia
Hotel Forty Five in Macon, Georgia

Hotel Forty Five is downtown Macon’s first full-service boutique hotel. Inspired by the city’s rich history and culture, the 94-room hotel is located on a unique 45-degree angle, which is the result of Cotton Street's diagonal trajectory through Macon, an urban design ahead of its time that made possible the transportation of cotton barges to and from the Ocmulgee River. Hotel Forty Five offers 1,600 square feet of indoor and outdoor event spaces with a capacity for up to 125 people. It also features a chef-driven restaurant, a sixth-floor bar and lounge, and a coffee and wine bar.

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14. Hotel Bardo in Savannah

Lounge chairs and umbrellas around the pool at Hotel Bardo in Savannah, Georgia
Lounge Pool at Hotel Bardo in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah’s historic Mansion on Forsyth Park has been transformed into Hotel Bardo Savannah, a timeless urban resort. The 149-room resort features event spaces like the elegant and modern Carriage House and the 3,500-square-foot Ballroom. Guests may also enjoy 66 suites; a sprawling 25-meter pool and pool bar; coastal Italian restaurant, Saint Bibiana; Saltgrass wellness center; Club Bardo, a membership-based social club; and Shop Bardo–curated retail.

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Published: April 2024
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