Business Meetings and Corporate Events

With top meeting venues, contemporary hotels, trendy restaurants and resort amenities, Atlanta’s DeKalb County exudes the sophistication and excitement of its big city neighbor.  Its Southern hospitality, diversity, ease of access and central location set it apart. Diverse, convenient and naturally beautiful, DeKalb County offers every option you’d expect from a metropolitan destination in a relaxed setting.

Venues for Every Meeting

DeKalb County has more than 70 hotels that offer a broad range of facilities and are among the best in the region. Whether you’re looking for a four-diamond resort offering spa services, golfing and other amenities for your corporate event; a high-tech conference center on a top university campus for your organization; or a budget-friendly, conveniently located hotel with meeting space, you’ll find your ideal location in DeKalb County.

You’ll enjoy convenience and ease of planning, along with a wide range of available accommodations, pricing and capabilities at the county’s 80 properties. Your attendees will enjoy free parking, among other amenities.

Green Hotels

Top meeting and convention hotels include the 336-room Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia’s No. 1 attraction. Surrounded by 3,200 acres of natural beauty, the resort is truly a green facility inside and out.

Another outstanding green venue among the county’s 70 hotels is the 325-room Emory Conference Center Hotel, inspired by the architectural design of Frank Lloyd Wright and surrounded by 26 acres of forest preserve. Both properties provide a refreshing, inspiring environment not found in the typical city center hotel, and like all of DeKalb County’s businesses, they are smoke-free.

Luxury, Variety and Value

You’ll find luxury and oversized accommodations at the 287-room Atlanta Marriott Century Center and the 179-room Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur/Emory. Lush gardens and waterfalls greet guests in the high-tech lobby of the 183-room DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta NE-Northlake.

The Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta East/Stonecrest has 110 rooms and is located near the Mall at Stonecrest. DeKalb County, home to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and Emory University, has additional indoor and outdoor meeting venues at major area attractions.



Facilities with major meeting space:

Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain Park: 336 guest rooms, 48 meeting rooms, 50,000 square feet of total usable meeting space, outdoor and pre-function space and space for 60 8′ x 8′ booths

Emory Conference Center Hotel: 325 guest rooms, 26 meeting rooms, 32,000 square feet of total meeting space, space for 61 8′ x 8′ booths

Atlanta Marriott Century Center: 287 guest rooms, 20 meeting rooms, 25,000 square feet of total meeting space, space for 41 8′ x 8′ booths

Courtyard Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory: 179 guest rooms, 10 meeting rooms, 15,000 square feet of total meeting space, 50 8′ x 8′ booths

DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta NE-Northlake: 183 guest rooms, 14 meeting rooms, 10,000 square feet of total meeting space

Hilton Garden Inn Stoncrest/Atlanta: 110 guest rooms, 5 meeting rooms, 4,000 square feet of total meeting space

KNOW|Facts & Figures

Area Guest Rooms: 8,037
Total Meeting/Exhibit Space: 153,169 Sq. Ft.
Exhibit Space: 50,000 Sq. Ft.
Conference Center Space: 60,000 Sq. Ft.
Meeting Rooms: 159


DeKalb County’s Stone Mountain Park, which boasts one of the top 75 public golf courses in America as well as walking and biking trails, is Georgia’s No. 1 attraction. Visitors can partake in other recreational activities in the area, such as hiking, biking and spa escapes.

Other attractions to add to the agenda include the Fernbank Museum of Natural History and the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University. DeKalb County also has exceptional shopping.

Your DeKalb Farmers Market is the world’s largest indoor market and visitors to the area are in proximity to five major shopping malls in the metropolitan area.

DeKalb County’s vibrant neighborhoods, including Candler Park and Decatur, offer pedestrian-friendly shopping districts as well as restaurants and entertainment.

GETTING AROUND|Transportation

Atlanta’s DeKalb County, Georgia’s third largest county, borders Downtown Atlanta and offers direct access to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, as well as all major highways.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is just 10 miles away and the county’s Peachtree DeKalb Airport (PDK) is Georgia’s second largest airport.
  • MARTA, Atlanta’s rapid transit system, services the area, including direct access to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
  • Major highways (I-285, I-85, I-75, I-20) offer access to hotels and attractions.

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