When you Go WEST! of Atlanta you will find the best meeting spaces, athletic fields, recreational venues and lodging to host your camp or conference. This rapidly growing suburban community combines the relaxing environment of a small town, yet it's only 45 miles west of Atlanta where you can explore and experience the cultural activities of a major city. Conference Services at the University of West Georgia offers state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional customer service on our beautifully tree-lined 645-acre campus. Space is available from mid-May through early August.
Conference Services coordinates all aspects of your event with our One-Stop Shop. Let us arrange your parking passes, dining experiences, comfortable transportation, multi-media and audio-visual set-ups, and all of your other needs while you focus on your participants!
Our One-Stop Shop coordinates all aspects of planning and on-site management of conferences, camps and special events. These services include:
- Meeting/Recreational space reservations, including set-up and layout
- Housing with 24/7 check-in/check-out availability
- Meal planning and catering services for your event
- Audiovisual & multi-media coordination
- Transportation services
- Internet access and IT support
- Storage of equipment, camp merchandise, etc.
- Printing & copying
- 24/7 Security
With meeting space for 5 to 5,000 attendees, lodging that will accommodate up to 2,800 participants, and staff that is available for you 24/7, you will soon discover why so many conference organizers Go WEST!
Would you like to Go West! for your conference or camp this coming summer? You can reach our office, Monday through Friday, 8am until 5pm. During your conference on campus, you will be assigned a 24-hour contact number. Also during the summer conference season, additional staff are on campus after hours to assist with your conference needs.
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Conference Services serves as your One-Stop Shop where, with one phone call, all of your needs including housing, dining, room reservations, technology support, transportation and recreation services will be coordinated.
Our Conference Assistants are students at the University of West Georgia during the regular academic year and are dedicated solely to ensuring your conference’s success during the summer conference/camp season. They are all here to make your attendees feel like they are the only guests on campus!
University of West Georgia has over 30 years’ experience in hosting successful summer conferences and camps. Let us attend to the details for you.
Conference Services Manager
Conference Services Administration
The Coliseum is the largest enclosed public assembly facility between Atlanta and Birmingham with a maximum capacity of 6,500. In addition to classes and athletic events, The Coliseum has hosted concerts, UWG and local graduations, orientations, corporate meetings, sports camps, political forums and community events.Learn More
A state-of-the-art facility located in the center of campus, is UWG's three-story, 131,000 square foot Campus Center equipped with a Ballroom and the HPE Gym.
The 12,000 square foot Ballroom provides you with the ultimate in flexibility. From a theater setting for 800 to a banquet for 400. Should you need smaller spaces for your meeting the ballroom will separate by soundproof partition walls creating four separate meeting spaces.Learn More
Townsend Center for the Performing Arts
The Townsend Center for the Performing Arts contains a 459-seat Main Stage theatre, with proscenium stage and orchestra pit. There is also a Black Box theatre which seats up to 150 for experimental theatre, chamber music, receptions and other small events.Learn More
Lecture Halls, Conference Rooms, Computer Labs
UWG offers the flexibility to foster working sessions, training, breakouts and small group discussions within our labs, lecture halls, conference and small meeting rooms.
Conference Services is able to provide you with internet log-ins, audio visual equipment, sound systems, overhead projectors and other multimedia services. You may also schedule computer labs through our office for instructional training.
On-campus, your conference attendees may also have access to public surfing stations. Per request, Wi-Fi may also be available for your group as well.
Parking & Transportation
Our Conference Coordinators will assist with your parking and transportation needs while staying at the University of West Georgia. We have many spacious parking lots to accommodate participants traveling in cars, by buses or with utility trailers. We are also happy to coordinate on campus busing for your attendees as well as shuttle services for any on or off campus event. For parking maps and more informationParking Map