Meetings & Conferences

The Classic Center brings together state-of-the-art technology and unparalleled customer service in a venue that features new and modern spaces perfectly paired with restored historical structures. Connected by 5 major highways and convenient to 2 interstates that link Athens to the Atlanta and Greenville-Spartanburg International airports, The Classic Center in Athens is the perfect fit for a successful event in a location like no other.


The Classic Center is northeast Georgia’s premier conference, convention and performing arts center.
  • Newly expanded 56,000 square foot exhibit hall that can accommodate up to 275 ten feet by ten feet booths.
  • The Grand Hall has banquet seating for 3,000 and theatre seating for 6,000
  • A 8,000 square feet atrium
  • Flexible space including 35 rooms to accommodate general sessions, break-outs and social events
  • 2,100 seat performing arts theatre
  • Attached 644 space parking deck
  • Complete in-house services including audio-visual, decorator and catering
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the facility
  • In-house catering featuring Levy
  • One-stop-shop for event services such as online registration, name-tags, signage and production of educational materials
  • Award-winning customer service
  • Over 2,800 hotel rooms in Athens, including 600 new rooms
  • Located in downtown Athens, Georgia, with 150 unique dining, shopping and entertainment options