If you haven't heard yet, we're getting super excited about the upcoming MODEX event! It's one of the largest trade shows of it's kind, and it's taking place in Atlanta, Georgia on April 9th - 12th. This year there will be 850 vendors to connect with and over 100 education sessions available to further your experience.
You may already be making plans to go, but if you're still on the fence, here are 3 reasons why you should be there. Maybe you'll be there with your own exhibit or maybe you're like us and are counting down the days until Jim Gaffigan's stand up performance at the Expo. But to get the most out of your time at MODEX, it is important to make sure you have the basics down. We're talking parking, the best restaurants, and what we hope you'll gain from the event. Below you will find all you need to know about the area around MODEX 2018.
Where to Park at MODEX 2018
There are several different parking options available for the Georgia World Congress Center. Check out the map below:
Where to Eat during MODEX
MODEX is happening around the Georgia World Congress Center, and while there is an abundance of fast food restaurants in the area (think Chick-Fil-A and Dunkin' Donuts) there's always time for a nicer meal at local favorites.
If you can sneak away for a bit to explore parts of Atlanta, here is a list of restaurants nearby that are worth taking the time to enjoy!
Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria - 300 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Twin Smokers BBQ - 300 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Park Avenue Deli - 267 Marietta St. NW Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30313
Rosa's Pizza - 62 Broad St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Braves All-Star Grill Downtown - 200 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30303
Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery - 320 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Best Places to Stay during MODEX
MODEX has blocked out rooms for the show and has a list of rooms broken down by price point. You can see the hotels that are participating here.
The 3 participating hotels that are right next door to the Expo are the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, and Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park.
More MODEX Information
If you are looking for an exhibitor directory, click here
For an interactive floor map, you can find that here.
Still need to register? Do that here.
The MODEX website is packed full of exciting details. Be sure to check it out through those links.
Connect with WireCrafters during MODEX
If you are planning to attend the show, be sure to stop by our booth, #2147 and say hello! We'll have lots of free swag and even free infographics and brochures we created that provide valuable information that will benefit your business.
To find us, you may just want to look for a lot of red, white, and blue. We're pretty excited about the way we've designed our booth. It's our hope to have some fun, educate on our industry-leading products, and connect with many new and old friends who are passionate about their work like we are. Not to mention, we're positioned to learn so much from the demos and sessions we'll get to join in on. We can't wait to see you there!