Venue Rentals

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Meeting Room Square Footage Theatre Style Capacity Classroom Style Capacity Banquet Room Style Capacity (10/table) Reception Style Capacity Booth Space
Athena Ballroom A-J 1,000 - 18,000 100 - 1,600 44-860 50 - 1,000 75 - 1,900 Up to 100 8'x10' booths
Olympia Room 1 & 2 1,459 - 3,249 180 - 420 64 - 164 80 - 180 110 - 260 Up to 20 8'x10' booths
Parthenon Room 1 & 2 1,598 - 3,388 185 - 425 100 - 200 80 - 180 120 - 270 Up to 20 8'x10' booths
Empire Room 1 & 2 1,813 - 3,724 210 - 420 92 - 212 100 - 20 150 - 300 Up to 24 8'x10' booths
Willow Room* 1,040         Up to 7 8'x10' booths
Oconee River Room 1 & 2 1,862 - 3,871 210 - 420 92 - 220 100 - 210 150 - 300 Up to 24 8'x10' booths
Ligotti Hall 1 & 2 1,645 - 3,337 190 - 390 84 - 168 90 - 180 125 - 250  
Cypress Room 1 & 2 1,258 - 2,006 80 - 230 30 - 104 50 - 130 70 - 200  
Oak Boardroom 1 345 48 10 Board Classroom Style Capacity      
Oak Boardroom 2 345 48 10 Board Classroom Style Capacity      
Grand Hall 1-8 1,450 - 54,025 120 - 6,015 72 - 1,764 80 - 2,820 110 - 4,060 Up to 273 10'x10' booths
Theatre* 80' Fly 2,100        
Atrium*  8,400 690 360 360 520 Up to 36 8'x10' booths
440 Foundry Pavilion 16,000 2,380   1,100 1,600 Up to 88 10'x10' booths

*Willow Room, the Theatre and the Atrium cannot be broken down into different combinations of rooms.

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Theatre Rental Information

To request available dates or obtain a personalized quote for your event, please contact Philip Verrastro, Assistant Executive Director, at 706-357-4427 or via email.

  • Convention Rates: Convention rate will be extended to events that result in 200 or more sleeping room nights booked at Athens area hotels.
  • Not-for-Profit Rates: Not-for-Profit rate will be extended to those organizations maintaining a not-for-profit status. A tax-exempt certificate will be required upon execution of contract.
  • Standard Rates: Standard rate will be extended to all other events.

Packets
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