- All the ways you can get from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to our host hotel
- Where to eat and drink in the city
- Sights to see like the new Center for Civil and Human Rights, College Football Hall of Fame and the World of Coca Cola
- Want to be 20 stories above Centennial Olympic Park for a view of the city? We’ve got that….the Skyview Ferris Wheel!
We hope to have conference and hotel registration open no later than May 10, 2015 – watch for the email via Memberclicks! There will be first class educational offerings (See Eileen Garrity’s Education Committee article in this newsletter!), more than 20 local and nationally developed programs to see, and exciting plenary speakers. Our offsite event will be at the world famous Georgia Aquarium and you won’t want to miss it.
We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta for a great conference – August 10-13, 2015!
Things you may not know about our great city - Atlanta:
- There are over 55 streets with the name Peachtree – make sure you have Google Maps or GPS!
- Our airport is the busiest in the world…..and you will feel that if you fly in on a Monday morning or leave on a Friday afternoon! The terminal is as big as 45 football fields!
- Atlanta is home to the Eastern Continental Divide which separates water draining into the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean!
- Stone Mountain outside Atlanta is one of the largest blocks of stone granite in the world – and it bears the etching of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Jefferson Davis.
- The tallest building in the United States is right here in Atlanta… The Bank of America Plaza stands 1,023 feet tall and has no street level pedestrian entrances.
- Atlanta is one of two cities in the world to be home to two Nobel Peace Prize winners: President Jimmy Carter and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.