Congress Host City

Atlanta

It is never too early to start planning to attend Grand Chapter Congress, August 14-18, 2019, in Atlanta! Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the State of Georgia. It is also ranked fourth on Cvent's 2017 list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States—making it a great place for our 52nd Grand Chapter Congress.

Learn more about Atlanta and plan your trip:
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Area Attractions

From food and sports to museums and music, Atlanta is home to all kinds of attractions that you are sure to love—many within miles of our host hotel, Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

  • Atlanta Movie Tours - Co-founded by Southern PVP Carrie Sagel Burns, Atlanta Movie Tours takes you behind of the scenes of the booming film industry in Atlanta.
  • Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame - Location of this GCC’s Friday night outing, the Hall contains more than 50 interactive exhibits, including a 47-yard football field and a three-story wall displaying football helmets representing over 750 different colleges.
  • Georgia Aquarium - See the world's largest fish, the whale shark, as well as belugas, dolphin, otters, penguins and more at the Georgia Aquarium (just half a mile from the hotel). With more than ten million gallons of fresh and marine water, it is the largest aquarium in the nation.
  • World of Coca-Cola - Experience the stories behind the famous beverage brand. See Coca-Cola memorabilia, learn about the legend of the secret formula, get a behind-the-scenes view of the bottling process and more. Don’t miss the tasting room, where you can sample more than 100 international and domestic beverages made by The Coca‑Cola Company.
  • Centennial Olympic Park - Visit this urban green space which features the popular Fountain of Rings and many outdoor events during the summer months. You can also take an audio tour to learn history and architecture about Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park and the 1996 Olympic Games.
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights - Feel inspired at the Center for Civil and Human Rights, an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. You will experience the sights, sounds and interactive displays depicting the courageous struggles of individuals working to get equal rights for all. You can also view personal papers and items of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from The Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection.
  • CNN Studio Tour - Get behind-the-scenes access to the world headquarters of CNN. On the guided tour, you will get an inside look at how a live broadcast is produced. You can even test your skills as a news anchor or meteorologist!
  • Mercedes Benz Stadium - Home of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League and the Atlanta United FC of Major League Soccer, make plans to visit this multi-purpose retractable roof stadium. 

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