Whether you’re looking to co-work, convene or conference, Atlanta has the neatest digs that make up the bones of the city’s tech ecosystem.

 

Switchyards Downtown Club 

Each month at Switchyards Downtown Club, The Consumer Show highlights five startups, each of whom presents their business pitch for five minutes. Then, they get to provide feedback to the consumer-driven community about what they have done the best, and what they need help in. Lastly: Five minutes of audience Q&A for each startup. Switchyards.com

 

NEX 

A community of nerds, creatives, tech companies and entrepreneurs, NEX begins with a Grant Park neighborhood workspace designed to give you a place to call your office, people to call on for support and a fun way to expand your work network with a diverse membership. It stripped away a lot of the usual ways to think about work – putting in its place a bolder vision of how good business is built with people and community. nexatlanta.com

 

General Assembly 

What began as a co-working space in 2011, has since grown into a global learning experience with campuses in 20 cities and over 35,000 graduates worldwide. As individuals and companies struggle to compete in an increasingly technological economy, General Assembly provides award-winning, dynamic training to close the global skills gap. generalassemb.ly

 

TechSquare Labs

TechSquare Labs is a workspace for technology builders who are addressing problems of consequence. It admits startups and corporate design/invention teams; invests its own venture fund; and offers extensive coaching and services to its community of high achievers. The best candidates are entrepreneurial technologists who want to “build something from nothing.” techsquare.co

 

The Gathering Spot

An invitation-only, private membership city club. Once in, conference, work, dine and, of course, gather. thegatheringspot.club

 

Center for Civic Innovation

While its main focus is great programming, The Center for Civic Innovation – located in the historic M.Rich Building in South Downtown Atlanta – recognized the need for an affordable, welcoming space for local social entrepreneurs and small nonprofits to work and host events. It provides almost 4,000 square feet of space with a number of places for teams to work, experiment and build. civicatlanta.org

 

WeWork (Colony Square) + WeWork Tower Place (Buckhead)

WeWork transforms buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces, setting apart the space, community, and services needed to make a life, not just a living. WeWork.com

 

The Garage at Tech Square

Built for breakthoughs, The Garage is an event venue and collaborative workspace in the heart of Atlanta’s Tech Square. bookthegarage.com

 

Atlanta Tech Village

Panel discussions. Networking receptions. Weekend hackathons. atlantatechvillage.com

 

Prototype Prime

The focus: Early stage software and hardware technology startups. The draw: 12,500 square feet of open, collaborative workspaces, a podcast room, event space, and design and development lab. Prototypeprime.com

 

Big Innovation Center

Located in downtown Atlanta, the BIG Innovation Center is home to a four-month-long accelerator program as well as a paid developer internship program for students interested in computer programming. digitalundivided.com/incubator AT

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