Medical Meetings On a Different Level 

Atlanta, renowned as the nation’s health IT capital and a pivotal center for the bioscience industry, stands as a continuously evolving epicenter for life sciences, consumer digital health, and technology innovation. This dynamic environment renders it an optimal choice for hosting medical meetings. Recognized as a premier city for life sciences research and development, Atlanta boasts the distinction of being ranked the 12th-best U.S. metro area for life science companies. Additionally, the city ranks in the top 20 metros nationwide for employment in research, testing, and medical laboratories.

3#

Research facility space among U.S. bioscience

3rd

Most favorable market for life science talent

8#

in the emerging cluster for life sciences

A Leader of Invention & Innovation

Recognized as the center for global health, the bioscience industry is in ATL and Georgia has more than 200,000 jobs and an annual economic impact of $21.8 billion.

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)

ATL has 17,000 technology companies employing 206,000 high-tech professionals and a robust telecommunications infrastructure, healthcare system, skilled workforce and pro-business environment.

Access to All Things Medical in ATL

The interconnectivity of our life science industry gives medical groups access to leading health IT companies, renowned research labs and universities, distinguished medical centers, and an unrivaled talent pool. Atlanta provides a culture strengthened by the availability of skilled employees and the flexibility industries need to find talent, plus great speakers who can offer expertise and resources to attendees. 

Atlanta Travel Tips

As one of the nation’s fastest-growing cities for technology, all the vital parts of a life science power hub can be found in Atlanta. Filled with an educated, diverse workforce sophisticated in a collection of top-ranked universities. The headquarters for renowned national and global biomedical health organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and more

Home to Health HQs

Vigorous support for the life sciences from key Atlanta-based organizations has and continues to drive the industry to excellence. Many headquarters for renowned national and global biomedical health organizations call Atlanta home.

  • Georgia Bio
  • Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 
  • Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • American Cancer Society
  • CARE (Cooperation for Assistance and Relief Everywhere)
  • The Carter Center
  • Task Force for Global Health 
  • Center for Global Health Institute

Meet Atlanta’s Medical Community

Hospitals & Medical Centers

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Piedmont Healthcare
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
  • Northside Hospital System
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA)
  • Shepherd Center
  • Cancer Treatment Centers America Atlanta  
  • Winship Cancer Institute (Emory University)

A Highly Educated, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Metro Atlanta has many top academic institutions, including several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)—all with impressive life science credentials and accomplishments.

  • Emory University
  • Emory Winship Cancer Institute
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Georgia State University
  • Mercer University
  • Morehouse College
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Spelman College
  • University of Georgia 
Atlanta Morehouse College

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport holds the title of the world’s busiest airport, offering direct non-stop flights to over 150 U.S. destinations. Situated a mere ten miles from the Downtown core and convention campus, it provides convenient access for travelers. Atlanta benefits from an efficient and reliable MARTA public transportation system, ensuring smooth commutes. Additionally, the metro region boasts nearly 107,000 hotel rooms, accommodating visitors with diverse lodging options.

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