Signia by Hilton Atlanta Breaks Ground at Georgia World Congress Center

Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), the largest combined convention, sports, and entertainment campus in North America, and global hospitality company Hilton (NYSE: HLT), broke ground on the first newly constructed hotel for Signia by Hilton.

Signia by Hilton is a premier meetings and events brand, combining an elevated hotel experience with premium meeting and event spaces, all delivered with the safety and security of customers in mind. Boston-based Drew Company is the developer for the 975-room property with Gensler as the architect and a joint venture between Skanska and SG Contracting as the general contractor.

“Signia by Hilton Atlanta completes our vision for a connected campus and delivers a package of facilities unrivaled in any city in the United States,” said Frank Poe, executive director of Georgia World Congress Center Authority. “More importantly, it solidifies the Authority’s status as the economic catalyst for the area, spurring billions in growth along the west side of our campus.”

Owned by GWCCA and managed by Hilton Management Services, Signia by Hilton Atlanta will overlook the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sports and entertainment complex and will be connected to the Congress Center. Offering 75,000 square feet of world-class meeting space, a destination bar, signature restaurant, premium wellness amenities, and modern guest rooms, construction is expected to be completed by late 2023.

“This is a tremendous milestone for Signia by Hilton as the first groundbreaking for the brand, and we are thrilled to mark this occasion with our partners,” said Gary Steffen, category head, full-service brands, Hilton. “Signia by Hilton will deliver an exceptional guest experience to both business and leisure travelers through unparalleled, dynamic meetings and events capabilities, world-class design, thoughtful innovations, signature food and beverage experiences, and premium wellness offerings, in the world’s most desirable locations.”

“Signia by Hilton Atlanta will enhance our position as a top meeting and convention destination,” said William Pate, president and CEO, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “To be able to offer Hilton’s state-of-the-art, premier meetings brand hotel connected to one of the country’s leading convention centers creates an exciting new option for meeting planners and guests.”

Using feedback from meeting professionals, guests, owners, and developers, Signia by Hilton was created to solve critical gaps in the industry to deliver an unparalleled experience from check-in to check-out. Today, consumer and professional feedback continues to shape Signia by Hilton, which now features Hilton EventReady with CleanStay, delivering innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of meeting professionals, including flexibility in planning and transparency in cleanliness policies. 

Signia by Hilton Atlanta will join a carefully curated portfolio of hotels in highly sought-after urban and resort destinations, and boast a variety of premier amenities and services, including:

Signia by Hilton Atlanta guests will enjoy the benefits of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s distinct hotel brands.

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