#CUC17 Venue and Hotel Details

By Laura Rives — Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 11:00am

 When traveling away from home for a conference or event, especially to a location you’ve never visited before, it’s always enjoyable to experience what that city has to offer. While learning and networking are first priority, playing tourist for a bit doesn’t hurt.

At this year’s Cascade User Conference, we’re bringing attendees to a new neighborhood of Atlanta to show you why locals take so much pride in this city. We listened to your feedback, and we know you are looking for a more authentic taste of ATL.

New Conference Venue

For starters, we’re moving the conference venue from the Georgia Tech Learning Center to Loudermilk Conference Center in downtown Atlanta. The Learning Center was an amazing host for many years, but it is time to try something new in a new part of town.

To better explain just how “in the heart of things” the Loudermilk Center is: it’s in close proximity to the Georgia State Capitol, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, and major corporations and public agencies in the downtown Atlanta corridor.

Please visit Loudermilk Center’s website for directions, amenities, and more.


Downtown Accommodations

We know our conference regulars are used to staying at either the Georgia Tech Hotel or the Renaissance, but this year, your hotel options have expanded tenfold. Downtown Atlanta is a hotspot for business travelers, so there are numerous hotel options to meet your needs and budget.

We recommend the Ellis Hotel on Peachtree Street. For your convenience, we’ve set up a 20% discount code at that hotel. While there is no deadline to receive the discount, act fast as this popular hotel books up fast.

Please visit the venue page of the conference site for instructions on using the discount code, plus a list of alternate nearby hotels.



We recommend trying out the newly-installed Atlanta Streetcar to travel around downtown. It’s quick and affordable—and air conditioned.

Important Notes:

  • A one-way trip is $1.00, a one-day pass is $3.00, and a seven-day pass is $11.00.
  • The Atlanta Streetcar runs from 6:00am - 11:00pm on the days of the conference.
  • Streetcars run approximately every 10 to 15 minutes, depending on ridership and traffic conditions.
  • You can track streetcars on the Atlanta Streetcar website to know exactly when to head outside.
  • There is a stop across the street from the Ellis hotel, one a block and a half from Georgia Beer Garden, and another approximately three blocks from the Georgia Aquarium.


Wrap Up

It’s time to step out of our comfort zones and experience a new neighborhood of Atlanta for #CUC17. We’re hopeful that a new venue and upgraded accommodations, combined with more-engaging social events, will boost your excitement for this year’s event! Of course, we’re bringing back favorites like customer-led sessions, 1:1 time slots with Hannon Hillers, and the product roadmap—but we’re also focused on showing you a good time!

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