Day one (Wednesday, March 16) of the 2016 conference will take place at the Georgia Tech Conference Center, which is a world-class location on the vibrant streets of Midtown Atlanta, a thriving neighborhood with the city’s best restaurants, coolest shops and most fascinating attractions, and on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Day two (Thursday, March 17) will take place at The Garage, a brand new startup center located just across the street from the Conference Center.

Address for the Georgia Tech Conference Center: 800 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Marta stations: Located in between the North Avenue MARTA station and the Midtown MARTA station on the red/gold rail line



The host hotel for this year’s Great Wide Open conference will be the world-class Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel. It is within easy walking distance of the Georgia Tech Conference Center and is one of the premier hotels in Midtown Atlanta located at the epicenter of Atlanta’s music and artistic scene. It’s centrally located near Piedmont Park, Fox Theater, The World of Coca-Cola, and much more.

Special conference rate: $199/night*
To register online for the conference rate
To register by phone: 1-800-468-3571, ask for the special Great Wide Open rate.
Address: 866 W. Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Phone number: 1-678-412-2400

*Please note, once block is sold out, the conference rate is only available if rooms are still available. If all rooms at the host hotel are booked (the Renaissance Marriott), we suggest contacting the following close by hotels in the area: