Frequently Asked Questions When Planning a Gwinnett Meeting

Here are answers to planners’ most frequently asked questions about hosting meetings and conventions in Gwinnett.


General Planning Resources

What sets Gwinnett apart from other meeting destinations?

  • Gwinnett is unexpected. And as metro Atlanta's suburban location, there’s a multi-city destination full of planning opportunities and attendee experiences, from the newly renovated Gas South Convention Center in the Gas South District to diverse culinary and cultural gems.

Which group types does Gwinnett cater to?


Getting Here & Transportation

How do I get my group to Gwinnett?

Which routes can I use to get my group from the airport to the convention center?


Meeting Services

What convention services do you offer for meetings?

  • Explore Gwinnett wants to make sure all of your attendees feel embraced in our destination. For this reason, we are happy to provide complimentary welcome bags to contracted groups staying at one of our hotels, as well as:
    • RFPs for discounted hotel room blocks
    • local vendors recommendations
    • meetings grants for qualified groups


Meeting Venues & Spaces

Which unique venues are available for hosting my meeting?

Norcross is Gwinnett’s arts & culture scene. Unique venues include:

Lawrenceville is Gwinnett’s oldest city and hotspot for TV and film productions. Unique venues include: 

Buford is Gwinnett’s third-largest city and culturally rich community. Unique venues include:

Peachtree Corners is Gwinnett’s tech hub. Unique venues include:

Duluth captures the spirit of “good living” with meeting places to match. Unique venues include:

Explore all venues in Gwinnett to find the perfect gathering space for your group.


What is the size of the largest meeting space in Gwinnett?

  • The Gas South Convention Center offers groups the most meeting space. This state-of-the-art facility boasts:
    • 90,000-square-foot exhibit hall
    • 23 versatile meeting rooms 
    • 21,600-square-foot ballroom

Which hotels in Gwinnett offer meeting space?


Group Accommodations & Activities

Which hotels offer the best accommodations for my group?

What activities, attractions, and adventures are there for groups meeting in Gwinnett?

  • Keeping your attendees entertained before or after your meeting is easy thanks to Gwinnett’s endless range of fun things to do, including regional attractions, immersive adventures, and culturally rich events.

What cultural offerings does Gwinnett have for diverse groups?

  • As one of the most diverse counties in the southeast, Gwinnett offers all kinds of enjoyable activities, authentic cuisines, and unique experiences that give you a taste of our culture.

Are there any upcoming local events that may impact our plans?

  • Check our event calendar to find out what is planned when you want your group to meet in Gwinnett.


Group Dining

Which venues offer versatile dining options for my group?

  • Boasting a culinary scene that features everything from delicious Southern food to international cuisine options, Gwinnett has become a haven for foodies of all tastes and preferences. Your group will enjoy dining at one of our accommodating restaurants or grabbing a refreshing drink at one of our 12 breweries


Gwinnett Team

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Let the experts of Explore Gwinnett help you bring your next conference or convention to our corner of Georgia. Contact us or submit an RFP to get started.