April 2, 2012

Blackburn Conference Center Opens as Midtown’s Newest Destination for Meetings, Special Events


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 contemporary 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 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     100/225           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.

“Reserving the BCC is simple,” Patrick said. “Meeting planners, public relations firms, administrative assistants and others responsible for securing space can reserve the facility directly from our new webpage at www.blackburncenter.com.”