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Blackburn Conference Center Opens on AJMLS Campus, Named After Influential Alumni

March 2012

Whether you’re planning a small, intimate reception or coordinating an extravagant event, the message is the same – Meet at Blackburn!  That’s the Judge G. Alan Blackburn Conference Center (BCC) on the campus of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS).

Named after one of AJMLS’s most influential alumni and former board member, Judge G. Alan Blackburn, the BCC, at the corner of 18th and Spring Streets, features modernized conference, board and seminar rooms, a spacious reception and exhibit hall, kitchen and a 350-seat auditorium.

“The Blackburn Conference Center will provide a convenient, modern meeting place for businesses, organizations and individuals looking for a Midtown Atlanta location to host meetings, receptions and a range of events,” said Hilary Patrick, the BCC’s new Director of Meeting and Conference Services.  “The center is a 16,500-square foot facility that fuses stylish amenities with the ability to meet any educational, entertainment or special event need.”

The BCC includes the following meeting spaces:

Room                                      Capacity                                 Seating Type

Auditorium                              350                                          Fixed, Theater

Reception Hall                        100 banquet/225 reception     Banquet or Reception

Seminar Room                         65                                            Flexible, Classroom

Conference A                          8-12                                         Conference with Credenza

Conference B                           6                                              Conference

Conference C                           6                                              Conference

Board Room                            16                                            Conference


The amenities include:

• Open lobby and wide corridors

• Kitchen

• Photocopy capabilities

• Phone and conference services

• Projectors and drop down screens

• Roaming, lapel and free-standing microphones, portable podiums

• On-site technology, AV and maintenance support

Conveniently situated in Atlanta’s thriving Midtown district, the BCC is at the epicenter of Atlanta business and living. The BCC is only minutes from Atlantic Station to the west, downtown to the south and Buckhead to the north with its trendy shops and boutiques, the best in Southern cuisine, hotels, and easy access to Interstates 20, 75 and 85. Parking is convenient and within walking distance to public transportation.