Welcome to Atlanta, the largest city in the “Empire State of the South!”
The Legal Marketing Association Southeast Region (LMASE) and the Atlanta Local Steering Committee welcomes you to Atlanta for the 2019 LMA Annual Conference. We are excited to share this empire of a city with you. A thriving business and art community, Atlanta offers a wide selection of museums, music venues, sports teams, and restaurants.
LMASE is one of the largest regions within the international organization of LMA with over 500 members covering nine states. Educational and networking events are provided at the local level through Local Steering Committees in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Columbia, Jacksonville, Louisville/Lexington, Nashville, Orlando, Raleigh/Greensboro/Triad, South Florida and Tampa.
We hope you enjoy learning and networking at the conference, and we also hope you enjoy the amazing city of Atlanta. Below are some of our favorite local must-do activities and places to eat.
As one of the world’s largest aquariums, you’ll find an amazing array of marine life, from belugas to whale sharks to puffins and penguins.
World of Coca-Cola
The 20-acre complex showcases the history of one of the world’s most famous beverage brands.
Atlanta Botanical Garden
The 30-acre botanical garden is a must. The garden’s mission is to develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.
Centennial Olympic Park
This 21-acre public park was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games for the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
This park consists of several buildings, including Martin Luther King, Jr.’s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King was baptized and both his father, Martin Luther King, Sr., and he were pastors.
The High Museum of Art
A leading art museum in the Southeast, and with more than 15,000 works of art in its permanent collection, it is known for its diverse art collection, featuring an extensive anthology of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American and decorative art; significant holdings of European paintings; a growing collection of African American art; and burgeoning collections of modern and contemporary art, photography, folk and self-taught art, and African art.
Ponce City Market and Skyline Park
The Market’s historic structure, which is the area’s largest adaptive reuse project, has been reinvented as a vibrant community hub housing the Central Food Hall, restaurants and various shops. On the rooftop of the Market is Skyline Park, an entertainment space with a breathtaking view of the city.
Atlanta Food Scene
With an array of amazing restaurants in downtown Atlanta, this website features the best restaurants as a guiding point for visitors. www.atlanta.net/Blog/Best-Restaurants-in-Downtown- Atlanta/
College Football Hall of Fame
95,000 square feet. A 45-yard indoor football field. More than 50 engaging and interactive exhibits. A shrine to the greatest to ever play or coach the game. All in the heart of downtown Atlanta.