Midtown Atlanta for Meetings and Conventions
Midtown Atlanta provides the backdrop for dynamic meetings in the heart of the city. Midtown’s Arts District is anchored by Woodruff Arts Center and Fox Theatre, and home to extraordinary exhibits, masterful musical performances and entertainment for all ages. From Downtown’s famous Peachtree Street – the main artery connecting these districts from south to north – to Midtown, the city’s heart of the arts; to Buckhead, the Beverly Hills of the East; visitors can simply step off the sidewalks of Peachtree Street to see what makes Atlanta special.
Attractions and entertainment in midtown Atlanta
Locals and visitors alike congregate at Piedmont Park, Atlanta’s favorite green space, for some of the city’s most popular festivals and concerts. Trendy boutiques and chic nightlife lend style to Midtown, where morning, noon or night, there’s always something going on. When the sun goes down, head to Midtown’s Crescent Avenue for heart-pounding nightlife.
Young professionals embrace a dynamic quality of life that boasts walkability to some of the city’s best restaurants and cafés including several of Atlanta’s James Beard Foundation Award-nominated eateries.
Meeting and convention facilities in midtown Atlanta
Midtown, the city’s second largest business district, provides the perfect backdrop for dynamic meetings. With new expansion projects under way, this mixed-use urban district will soon house more than 305,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. With more than 4,600 hotel rooms located within the 1.2-square-mile area of the Midtown district, attendees can easily enjoy the unique and vibrant experience this popular neighborhood has to offer.
Meeting & event venues in midtown Atlanta
|Number of Meeting Hotels:||24|
|Number of Hotel Rooms:||4,600|
|Number of Special Event Venues:||23|
Getting around in midtown Atlanta
Midtown is accessible by the city’s MARTA train system and is a short cab ride away from Atlanta’s distinct Eastside neighborhoods, such as Inman Park and Virginia-Highland. Midtown is perfectly positioned for meetings looking to take advantage of the accessibility and vibrancy of one of Atlanta’s most popular neighborhoods.
Transportation services in Midtown Atlanta
|Distance from Airport in Miles:||12 miles|
|Travel Time from Airport by Car:||25 minutes|
|Travel Time from Airport by Marta:||27 minutes|
|Number of Marta Stations:||4|
Midtown Atlanta Map
Midtown Atlanta Q&A
What attracts meeting attendees and visitors to Midtown Atlanta?
Atlanta’s Midtown bustles with energy and is one of the region’s defining urban districts. It offers a full complement of unique experiences to the 6.1 million people who visit the district each year — all amid a vibrant, authentic and walkable urban environment.
What is something about Midtown Atlanta that visitors to the city may not be aware of?
Midtown Atlanta is home to the largest concentration of arts and cultural institutions in the Southeast and hosts more than 3,000 cultural events annually. Among these institutions are Woodruff Arts Center — made up of The High Museum of Art, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Alliance Theatre — The Center for Puppetry Arts, Breman Museum and Synchronicity Theatre, to name just a few.
What new developments are on the horizon for Midtown in the next few years?
More than 40 major projects are either under construction or proposed in the 1.2-square-mile area of the Midtown meeting district. Of these, six will add a combined 1,100+ hotel rooms to Midtown and expand the district’s existing meeting and convention space — more than 305,000 square feet — by nearly 16,200 square feet. This mixed-use urban district continues to attract visitors with new development and a thriving arts scene, grow its residential base and draw new jobs and employees to the area. You can feel the vibrancy and energy in Midtown like never before.
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