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Georgia World Congress Center

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World Congress Center

The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta, run by the state of Georgia. It opened in 1976, and additional phases opened in 1985, 1992, and 2002. It the fourth-largest in the U.S. at 130,000 m2 (1.4 million ft2), and hosts more than a million visitors each year.

It is located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Dome, CNN Center and the Philips Arena. It is serviced by the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center MARTA station.

Freight rail tracks (owned by CSX Transportation) run through the middle of the complex and under the parking decks. The complex incorporates pedestrian bridges to connect exhibit halls on opposite sides of the tracks.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden | Atlanta Civic Center | Atlanta Cyclorama | Atlanta History Center | Atlanta Symphony Hall | Atlantic Station | Bobby Dodd Stadium | Centennial Olympic Park | Chattahoochee River | CNN Center | Fernbank Science Center | Fox Theatre | Georgia Aquarium | Georgia Dome | Georgia Governor's Mansion | Georgia State Capitol | Georgia World Congress Center | Grant Park | Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport | High Museum of Art | Jimmy Carter Library and Museum | Lenox Square | Margaret Mitchell House and Museum | Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site | Oakland Cemetery | Philips Arena | Phipps Plaza | Piedmont Park | Stone Mountain | The Varsity | Turner Field | Underground Atlanta | Woodruff Arts Center | World of Coca-Cola | Zoo Atlanta
Former: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium | Loew's Grand Theatre | Omni Coliseum | SciTrek | Rich's

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