Downtown Atlanta’s Premiere Entertainment District

The Centennial Park District is a vibrant community made up of unique attractions, renowned dining, and premiere entertainment offerings. A cornerstone of this safe and walkable Atlanta neighborhood, the Georgia World Congress Center is one of the largest convention centers in the United States. Click here to explore an interactive map of restaurants, shopping, and things to do around the Georgia World Congress Center.

Meeting Location

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW,
Atlanta, Georgia, 30313

Food & Drink

A complimentary lunch will be served to all attendees each day of the pre-conferences courses and scientific sessions. Morning and afternoon coffee will also be available in-between sessions and during breaks.

Additional lunch and dining options are available at quick service restaurants, like Social Table or Southern Roots, and grab-and-go snack shops in the convention center. The CNN Center is a short walk from the GWC and offers fast casual dining options, like BurgerFi, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, as well as full-service restaurants, like Dantanna’s and McCormick & Schmick’s.

Meeting up with friends and colleagues for drinks or a bite to eat after a day of sessions? Check out the Centennial Park District Menu Guide for recommendations of local restaurants, like The Cloakroom Kitchen & Bar, Der Biergarten, and SkyLounge at the Glenn.


Make the most out of your time in Atlanta, by exploring some of the city’s top attractions. The World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and Center for Civil and Human Rights are must-see exhibits for science and history buffs of all ages. The College Football Hall of Fame, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and State Farm Arena are perfect venues to catch a game or learn more about your favorite team.

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