Cobb Galleria Centre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cobb Galleria Centre
Cobb Galleria Centre logo, Dec 2016.jpg
Location2 Galleria Parkway,
Atlanta, GA 30339
Coordinates33°53′00″N 84°27′59″W / 33.883367°N 84.466281°W / 33.883367; -84.466281Coordinates: 33°53′00″N 84°27′59″W / 33.883367°N 84.466281°W / 33.883367; -84.466281
OwnerCobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority
Opened1994
Banquet/ballroom4,000 people
Enclosed space
 • Exhibit hall floor144,000 sq ft (13,400 m2)
 • Breakout/meeting20,000 sq ft (1,900 m2)
 • Ballroom25,000 sq ft (2,300 m2)
Website
cobbgalleria.com

The Cobb Galleria Centre is a meeting and convention center in the Cumberland/Galleria district of Cobb County, in northwest Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is also located next to a cluster of mid-rise office buildings, Cumberland Mall, SunTrust Park, The Battery Atlanta and the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. It has hosted over 20,000 events and 10 million of guests. The venue operates under the direction of the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority and is located at the intersection of three major highways: Interstate 75, Interstate 285, and Cobb Parkway (U.S. 41) just northwest of the city. The Galleria Specialty Mall, which pre-dates the convention center, is located downstairs, with meeting halls upstairs.

History[edit]

Cobb Galleria Centre was constructed in 1994 by the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority to serve the need for a facility to accommodate small and mid-sized tradeshows, conventions, meetings and social events. With more than 320,000 total square feet, the facility features 144,000 square feet (13,400 m2) of exhibit space, a 25,000-square-foot (2,300 m2) ballroom, 20 meeting rooms and four executive boardrooms.

Located within the Galleria complex, an 88 acres (36 ha) upscale office/retail/hotel area, the Centre is connected to the Galleria Specialty Mall and the 522-room Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Accessible by a pedestrian sky bridge are the Sheraton Suites Galleria Hotel, Cumberland Mall, SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta.

The Authority has been able to re-invest in its asset through several acquisitions and construction initiatives, including building additional exhibit space and parking facilities, bringing food and beverage operations in-house and acquiring the Galleria Specialty Shops. The biggest initiative has been the construction of the state-of-the-art Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, which opened in 2007.

Stores[edit]

Cobb Galleria Centre, September 2016
  • Anna's Place
  • Gemstone Glam
  • Classic Jewelry
  • Design Faze
  • The Warm Front
  • The Gift Galleries
  • China Sun Express
  • Cobb Travel & Tourism
  • Espresso Bar
  • The Gallery
  • Murph's
  • Subway
  • Fugi Hair Designers
  • Galleria Newsstand
  • Hair Europa
  • Big Chow Grill

External links[edit]