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About Georgia International Convention Center
Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) is a fairly new venue for the area and the second largest convention center in Georgia. It is conveniently located adjacent from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and offers 400,000 sq. ft. of versatile space to meet anyone’s needs. No event is too big or too small for their professional and friendly staff. They have experience hosting everything from movie shoots to sporting events.
No outside food is allowed, but that isn’t an issue. With their state of the art Culinary Arts Center you won’t be disappointed. It is 9,500 sq. ft. of culinary mastery. They pride themselves in creating restaurant quality dishes that are fresh and unique. Executive Chef David Bidwell uses only the freshest locally grown ingredients. As far as accommodations are concerned GICC has two hotels on their campus within walking distance for your convenience.
Things to do in Atlanta
Don’t forget that Atlanta is just a stone’s throw away and there is plenty more to do there. If you are the outdoorsy type you can venture over to Atlanta Botanical Garden or take a Segway tour. For the historian in you, you can go to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site or Oakland Cemetery. Another great and historic place to visit is the Fox Theatre with its great view points and atmosphere you are sure to have a good time.
If you are looking to catch a professional sporting event then you can head over to Philips Arena, Turner Field or the Georgia Dome. After the game is done go out on the town for the night. Go up in a huge Ferris wheel at SKYview Atlanta or get some laughs at Laughing Skull Lounge. If kid friendly is what you are after then Game X is the place to go or Scavenger Hunt Atlanta.