Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) features 1.5 million square feet of prime exhibit space and is the world’s largest LEED certified convention center.

Consisting of three interconnected buildings, the GWCC offers a variety of flexible and dynamic spaces and hosts hundreds of world-class events each year.

Steps from the convention center’s doors, visitors will find 22-acre Centennial Olympic Park, state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United, Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame, and the Atlanta Hawks’ recently renovated nest, State Farm Arena.

GWCC Snapshot

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Exhibitor Halls
The GWCC has 12 exhibit halls and over a million square feet of exhibit space, making it the fourth largest convention center in the country.
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Ballrooms/Auditoriums
With two ballrooms and three fixed-seat auditoriums, our flexible space is built to accommodate your event needs. 
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Meeting Rooms
The GWCC’s 98 meeting rooms have easy access to other areas of the campus and are the perfect area to design your event.
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Unique Spaces
Two high-end board rooms, three beautifully landscaped outdoor plazas, and approximately 7,000 parking spaces make the GWCC

Expansion Years

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) opened its doors in 1976 as a 350,000-square-foot exhibit space. Since opening, the GWCC has gone through major expansions in 1985, 1992, and 2002 to meet the needs of growing conventions and special events.

1985

The Georgia World Congress Center officially celebrates the completion of the Phase II expansion project on April 26, which adds 1.1 million square feet.

1992

The GWCC Phase III expansion is completed increasing the facility’s exhibit space to 950,000 square feet in eight exhibit halls. During the same year, the Georgia Dome, the first multi-purpose stadium of its kind, opens its doors and hosts its first Atlanta Falcons home game.

2002

Grand opening ceremonies for the completion of the 1.1 million square foot Phase IV expansion makes the Georgia World Congress Center one of the largest convention centers in the United States with the addition of 420,000 square feet of prime exhibit space.

Featured Events

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