Atlanta's first LEED Silver-certified conference center hotel, the Emory Conference Center Hotel has completed a renovation of its meeting facility, it announced last week.For a recap of the week's top stories, check out MeetingNews Minute:
Located near Emory University and the headquarters of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the hotel has 325 guest rooms and 32,000 square feet of meeting space. Its renovation encompassed the 240-seat Emory auditorium/amphitheater and the 74-seat Oak amphitheater, both of which were rebuilt; the conference center's multimedia connections and wireless Internet infrastructure, which were updated; and the interiors of the conference center's meeting rooms and ballroom, which were refurbished with new carpeting, soundproof wall coverings, new breakout areas for refreshments and new restrooms.
"Emory Conference Center Hotel has been the premiere facility for conferences and visitors to Emory University, the CDC and the Atlanta metro area since 1995," said General Manager Kathryn Johnson. "The latest renovation is yet another example of our continued efforts to serve the community with excellence. This renovation complements our LEED-certified expansion that was completed in 2010."