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Plan Meetings Minutes from Atlanta

Detour from
the Default

With the Chattahoochee flowing, culture surrounding and a new convention district buzzing, your attendees might forget Atlanta is only 30 minutes away when they meet Gwinnett.
Map of Georgia with Gas South Convention Center

DULUTH, GA

The New Gas South
Convention Center

A multimillion-dollar renovation and expansion paired with elevated accommodations  and surrounding entertainment

100,000-sq.-ft. exhibit hall

21,600-sq.-ft. grand ballroom

24 versatile meeting rooms

10,000-sq.-ft. outdoor space

348-room, 4-star Westin Hotel

New Headquarter hotel:
The Westin Now Open

Groups meeting in the Gas South District can retreat in luxury at the 4-star Westin Hotel, adjacent to the convention center. This sleek property features 348 rooms, 13 meeting rooms, a beautiful rooftop bar, and much more.

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Embassy Suites

Beyond the Westin Hotel, attendees can also stay close to the District at Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta NE – Gwinnett Sugarloaf. This welcoming hotel accommodates groups of various sizes—boasting premium rooms that offer guests all the amenities of home.

Plenty of Room to Meet

118-Acre Campus

The Center is just one of the multi-purpose facilities in the Gas South District. The campus also features the Gas South Arena, Hudgens Center for the Arts, and Gas South Theater, all located near restaurants, shopping, entertainment and more.

Gas South District map

Full-Service Hotels

Airport-To-Convention
Route

Attendees have access to the world’s most efficient airport and the luxury of a convention experience outside the hustle and bustle of a major metropolitan area. 

From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport,  multiple transportation options allow groups to decompress and prepare for the activities ahead.

Unique Meeting Destinations

Gwinnett County has 16 cities, including the unique and meeting-friendly locations of Norcross, Lawrenceville, Buford, Peachtree Corners and Duluth.

Norcross

Voted as “Gwinnett’s Best Arts & Culture Scene,” this city is filled with many places for your group to meet and enjoy, like Crowne Plaza Atlanta NE-Norcross, The Atrium, 173 Carlyle House or
Thrasher Park.

Lawrenceville

This vibrant area is a little bit country and a little bit rock n’ roll, where attendees can meet at the Busbee Center, Coolray Field, Lawrenceville Arts Center or Exhibit A(le).

Buford

Located in Gwinnett’s third-largest city, this culturally-rich community has many places to meet: The Water Tower, the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, Buford Arena, Stonehenge House and Buford Community Center, Town Park & Theatre.

Peachtree Corners

Perfect for groups looking for a tech hub, this city has a variety of accommodating places for you and your attendees to come together, including the 43,000-square- foot Atlanta Tech Park and the innovative Curiosity Lab.

Duluth

This neighborhood captures the spirit of “good living” with meeting places to match, like the Gas South District, KTN Ballroom and Bravo! Venue.

Points of Interest
& lesser Knowns

Here, cultural hideaways are peppered throughout the county to make any attendee want to extend their stay and explore more.

Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Hindu Temple)
The largest Hindu Mandir in the Southeast, this beautiful temple features exquisite Indian design and workmanship and offers free entry to all for tours and lovers of architecture to marvel at its intricate marble carvings, mosaics and more.
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Seoul of the South
A flight to Korea takes about 16 hours. Instead, spend 16 hours in Gwinnett with a genuine Korean cultural experience. Our famous Seoul of the South Tour features Korean cuisine, ear-pleasing soul music, tunes of the South and much more.
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Areas
When attendees are seeking a refreshing experience outside the meeting, just add water. Beginning at the base of Buford Dam near Lake Lanier, this 48-mile river offers beauty, wildlife and group adventure.
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Suwanee
Known for hosting one-of-a-kind events and celebrations like the popular Suwanee Wine Festival, this city is home to an entertaining town center perfect for networking and offsite exploration.
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Fun Things to Do
'After 5'

When the sun goes down, the fun continues in Gwinnett. With all the entertainment spots and after-hour activities to get into here, we’re spotlighting a handful to give you a glimpse.

Aurora Theatre
Enjoy eye-catching Broadway plays, musicals, and more at this performing arts center. Located in Lawrenceville, the theater brings art and culture together to entertain your group.
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Topgolf
For the golfers of the group (or anyone up for entertainment), they can check out Topgolf in Buford. Attendees can have a blast showing off their swings, eating, drinking, and socializing.
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Eddie Owen Presents
Hit Main Street in Duluth to check out a show at Eddie Owen Presents & Red Clay Music Foundry. Attendees can catch some of the best talents around.
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Brewery Tours
Sip suds in the suburbs on a Gwinnett Beer Tour. Attendees looking for an extended stay can access our area’s most popular breweries to enjoy craft beers while they mix and mingle.
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