With its historical character and contemporary business scene, Atlanta has become the premier city of the South. When you visit Atlanta, you’ll be immersed in a energetic environment filled with world-class cuisine, vibrant culture, socially conscious communities, beautiful public spaces, and lots of southern charm.
Atlanta's Edgy Street Art Scene
Atlanta’s Living Walls Project seeks to change perspectives toward public space. Living Walls began as a project to breathe life into a neglected community and is now a thriving program featuring over 100 outdoor murals throughout the city.
Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop
The 2017 Net Impact Conference is a great opportunity to support the local community. Net Impact is partnering with start-up social enterprise, Intentionalist, to provide you with options to eat, drink and shop in support of local Atlanta businesses. Use the Net Impact Atlanta Intentionalist Guide to discover restaurants, coffee shops, markets and more, and learn a bit about the people and stories behind them.
There are many ways to navigate Atlanta, including public transportation, car services, bikes, and walking.
The Atlanta Streetcar’s 2.7 mile loop has 12 stops that connect Centennial Olympic Park with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and nearby neighborhoods east of downtown.
MARTA’s trains, buses and para-transit vehicles are accessible directly from the airport and provides public transportation that is convenient, safe and clean.
WALKING OR BIKING
Atlanta is a great city to explore by walking or biking and the mild climate means year-round fun. You can rent a bike around the city, visit Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s website to find out where.
The Atlanta BeltLine is Atlanta’s newest outdoor space and is comprised of 22 miles of unused railroad tracks circling the core of the city’s neighborhoods. From trails and walkways to open green space and parks, the Atlanta BeltLine works to connect people throughout the city.
Where to Stay?
Enjoy your stay in Atlanta with comfort and accessibility. Net Impact has blocked rooms at the OMNI Atlanta Hotel, located at the CNN Center. Just a two minute walk from the Georgia World Congress Center, all guests will have access to their spa, pool, and fitness center.
The Cuisine and Nightlife
Dining out in Atlanta is a great way to experience the city’s unique culinary scene. From pizza shops, burger stands, and barbeque markets to oyster bars, steakhouses, and 5 star restaurants, Atlanta’s cuisine has something for everyone. The Atlanta Food Truck Park is a popular destination where communities come together to experience food and drink, browse local art, and pick up local fresh produce.
You can also explore what Atlanta has to offer from Atlanta Food Walks, where culinary storytellers lead group walks that feature Atlanta’s undiscovered chefs, food vendors, and neighborhoods.
After dinner locals and tourists can be found enjoying Atlanta's nightlife culture which includes bars, nightclubs, live music venues, comedy clubs, and more.