OCT 2014

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ O C T O B E R 2 0 1 4 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 26 The Classic Center is Northeast Georgia's premier award-winning convention center and performing arts theatre located in the heart of downtown Athens. It is the perfect spot for conferences, meetings and special events. With a 56,000-square-foot exhibit hall and beautiful 8,000-square-foot atrium, The Classic Center can accommodate groups of up to 6,000 for large conventions, as well as 275 booths and 30 breakout rooms. The center's newest feature is its state-of-the- art Classic Center Arena that is now the official home venue for the UGA Ice Dogs and Classic City Rollergirls. The Arena, which opened in April, features a 17,000-square-foot removable ice rink and telescopic individual chair seating for up to 2,000 fans. The removable ice rink also will allow The Classic Center to host ice entertainment shows in the future. With southern hospitality and unparalleled customer service, the center's staff will help turn your vision into a reality. Contact us today to learn more, and prepare to be impressed! ■ Maureen Baker, Director of Sales, The Classic Center Maureen Baker has more than 30 years of experi- ence in the hospitality industry, and her sales team at The Classic Center books more than 1,200 event days a year. get to know: Ahhhmazing Spaces & Places! s p o n s o re d c o n t e n t (706) 357-4403 New Arena Now Open At The Classic Center In Downtown Athens, Ga.

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