Georgia World Congress Center – Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Georgia World Congress Center. Upcoming GWCC Events
The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), located in downtown Atlanta, features 1.5 million square feet worth of prime exhibit space. It is also the largest LEED-certified convention center in the world.
The GWCC is composed of three interconnected buildings and hosts hundreds world-class events every year.
Visitors will find the 22-acre Centennial Olympic Park, the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.
In 1976, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), opened its doors as a 350,000 square-foot exhibit space. The GWCC has seen major expansions in 1992, 2002, and 1985 to accommodate growing conventions and special events.
Official celebrations of Phase II's completion by the Georgia World Congress Center took place on April 26th. This expansion adds 1.1 Million square feet.
Phase III of the GWCC expansion is complete, increasing the facility's exhibit area to 950,000 square footage in eight halls. The Georgia Dome, a multi-purpose stadium, opens in the same year and hosts the Atlanta Falcons' first home game.
Grand opening ceremonies were held to celebrate the completion of Phase IV, a 1.1 million square foot expansion. The Georgia World Congress Center is now one of America's largest convention centers with 420,000 square feet more prime exhibit space.