Atlanta Marriott Marquis

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One of Atlanta architect John Portman’s most iconic buildings. The 50-story Marriott Marquis balloons out at the bottom to accommodate one of Portman's trademark atrium designs, a beautiful exercise in symmetry featured in The Hunger Games. The hotel is ground zero for Dragon Con, the Southeast’s largest sci-fi con, every Labor Day weekend.

Yule Ball 2019

Sunday September 1, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Come dance the night away with us on Sunday night in the Marriott Imperial Ballroom! DJP will be spinning your top pop hits from the 80s, 90s, and now! Expect high energy fun all night long!

There will be a costume showcase at 9:30 so come in your best YA-themed cosplay!

You can make song/genre ...
Cost: $115-$160

Social Shake-Up 2019

Monday May 6, 2019 08:00 am EDT
The Social Shake-Up Show on May 6-8, 2019 in Atlanta is the only event for marketing, communications and social media professionals who are serious about social media and want to find innovative ways to continue leveraging it to drive business goals. At Shake-Up you'll hear from execs who understa...
Cost: $1,245-$2,290

Super Bowl Breakfast

Saturday February 2, 2019 08:00 am EST
The NFL-sanctioned Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast has taken place in the Super Bowl host city every year since 1988, drawing sellout crowds to hear from some of sport’s biggest names. The Bart Starr Award, presented at the breakfast, honors Starr’s lifelong commitment to serving as a positi...
Cost: $200-$2500


Thursday August 30, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
Yep, it's that time again. DragonCon!
Cost: Various prices

BronzeLens Film Festival

Saturday August 27, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
As the spotlight brightens on Atlanta's film industry, it brightens even more on African-American's in the industry. Head to the BronzeLens Film Festival for industry resources, workshops, and screenings. Guests can attend discussion withs Roger Bobb, David Banner, Dawn Gillam, and Organized Noise. ...
Cost: $25-$200


Saturday June 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
During Campus Moviefest's four-day workshop, students will attend hands-on workshops, educational panels, game design expos, exclusive film screenings, and awards ceremonies. They'll also have chances to meet and network with celebrities, industry leaders, and much more.
Cost: $99-$129

AARP Georgia/Kappa Alpha Psi Student Debate Competition

Saturday April 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The AARP/KAP Debate Competition will feature four high school students from Grady HS, Jonesboro HS, Therrell High School, and Whitewater HS.
Cost: Free

Beyond Measure, a film presented by Character.org

Saturday October 17, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
In Race to Nowhere, director Vicki Abeles unveiled the dark side of America's achievement culture. In her follow up, Beyond Measure, Abeles shows what's possible in education when we trust in the ingenuity of students, parents, and teachers. Communities transform education by putting research and pr...
Cost: $15

Readings from Bored of the Rings

Sunday September 6, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Dramatic readings from the Matt Gwaltney parody of J. R. R. Tolkien's classic.

The Passion of Frankenstein

Saturday September 5, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A dramatic reading featuring music from The Ghosts Project.

Readings from Captain Marvel

Friday September 4, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A series of dramatic readings.

Blues for Johnny Raven, Episode One: The Ambiance Man

Thursday September 3, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Radio Theatre Company performs a Thomas E. Fuller noir in which Private Detective Johnny Raven hunts for the person after Gloria Kinsolving.

Atlanta Dream Dads & Daughters Brunch

Saturday June 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Fathers and daughters can have some quality time together while watching the Atlanta Dream basketball entertainment and a pre-game brunch.
Cost: $149-$219

World Horror Convention

Saturday May 9, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
What’s your favorite scary movie? OK, scratch that. Who is your favorite horror author, and where can you meet him or her? Well, presented by the Horror Writers Association, the World Horror Convention takes over the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from Thurs.-Sun., May 7-10. The event brings authors, fa...
Cost: $85-$200

Creepy Costume Ball

Thursday May 7, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Professor Morte's Silver Scream Spookshow, in conjunction with World Horror Convention, presents a night filled with giveaways, prizes, and monstrous magic. Entertainment provided by DJ A-1.
Cost: $25-$30 (included with WHC ticket)

American Express OPEN Forum: Government Contracting - Success Series in Atlanta

Tuesday January 20, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Designed to help small business owners boost their business through government contracting, American Express OPEN Forum: Government Contracting is hosting this full day program to provide attendees with resources and tools on ways to secure government contracts. Guests will have the opportunity to b...
Cost: Free

UNCF 31st Annual Atlanta Mayor's Masked Ball Set

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 pm EST
A charity event featuring a performance from Chaka Khan.

2014 AGLCC Community Awards Dinner

Thursday August 21, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for our annual Community Awards Dinner as we recognize and celebrate the best in our business community!The AGLCC exists to promote the economic growth and advancement of our LGBT and allied business members, our non-profit organizational members, as well as our corporate partners and their ...
Cost: $100 General Adminission $150 VIP


Monday May 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Business League will recognize leading executives dedicated to taking on work, despite their busy schedules, to carry forward the agenda of the Atlanta Business League – that is, establishing and building economic equality for minority enterprises.Honorees include:Cynthia Day, presiden...
Cost: $25

Bridal Show & Brunch

Saturday March 15, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Experience an elegant bridal party and fashion show, come out and enjoy a bridal brunch like no other, there will be food & cake tastings, a vow writing workshop presented by C.K. Alexander from Love Inc., there will also be giveaways every hour.
Cost: $25-$40

Exposing Minds Not Bodies Empowerment Conference for Girls

Saturday October 26, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The Exposing Minds Not Bodies Empowerment Conference for Girls is for girls, Tweens, teens, and young ladies ages 8-23. Self-Esteem Workshops, Hot Topics Panel, the Georgia Dept. of Public Health will be on site to provide a power point for girls' health, mini spa treatments, mini-mogul workshop, Zu...
Cost: $15 general admission; $55 VIP

LiviRae Lingerie (Double Divas) Fittings at GWBC POP Marketplace

Monday August 26, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cynthia Decker and Molly Hopkins, owners of LiviRae Lingerie and stars of Lifetime’s docuseries Double Divas, will lead the ribbon cutting ceremony and kick off the 2013 Greater Women’s Business Council Power of Partnering Marketplace for an afternoon of education and networking.Molly and Cynthi...
Cost: $60 – Luncheon Only; $60 – POP Marketplace Trade Show Only

The Dream Project

Wednesday March 27, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
This one-day symposium is set to bring together local multicultural business owners and entrepreneurs for a high-impact day of empowerment and networking with some of the most successful people in business. Speakers include: Music and Media Mogul Russell Simmons; Cathy Hughes, Chairperson and Founde...
Cost: $99

Concur Elevate Road Show

Tuesday February 12, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Looking for a way to simplify your organization's travel and expense management process? At Concur’s Elevate series you’ll see live demos of new features and products, learn valuable best practice and time saving tips that you can implement upon returning to your office and see live demos of new...
Cost: Free

Bridal Show 2013

Saturday January 12, 2013 07:00 pm EST
1.13.13 Looking for a one-time volunteer opportunity? An ongoing commitment? The Starfire Group is currently seeking volunteers for BlackBride Bridal Show - Atlanta, Georgia. Please submit Name, Phone, Email to : staff at thestarfiregroup.us if interested.
Cost: Free

Earvin Magic Johnson/51st Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner

Friday November 30, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Former NBA star and business mogul Magic Johnson will speak at a dinner that recognizes corporations, organizations, and individuals who champion equal opportunities for African-Americans.
Cost: $150-$200

Possible Woman Leadership Conference

Wednesday April 25, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
MAGINE! Possible Woman Conference 2012. Global expert on women’s leadership Connie Glaser, best-selling author of Swim with the Dolphins, is luncheon keynote. Morning keynote is writer, speaker, advocate Marsha Sampson Johnson, retired Southern Company executive and columnist for the Birmingham Time...
Cost: $225

Atlanta Half Marathon Health and Fitness Expo

Tuesday November 22, 2011 07:00 pm EST
The Expo will feature over 30 vendors from the running and fitness industry as well as educational running seminars and a canned food drive benefiting The Salvation Army.
Cost: free

Carnevale Costume Party: Myths & Legends

Friday October 21, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's premiere Halloween costume party! All admission levels include open bar and buffet. Featuring our famous costume contest with celebrity judges, DJ Mike Pope, and more! Tickets are $50 General Admission in advance/$60 General Admission at the door, and $150 VIP.100% of proceeds benefit Jeru...
Cost: $50 General Admission/$150 VIP

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future

Monday October 17, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
The Obama-appointed Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future will be in Atlanta on Tuesday to hear responses from community leaders, elected officials, technical and policy experts, environmental organizations and interested citizens on the draft report of their comprehensive review of nuc...
Cost: Free
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