Ryan Wilson, CEO of The Gathering Spot, is an Atlanta native, attorney and Georgetown University graduate Wilson launched a one-of-a-kind startup venture, catering to those who are seeking a welcoming, productive and enjoyable venue where creatives, professionals and entrepreneurs can join together to work, collaborate and unwind.
It seems like a novel concept only because social media has blurred the lines between real and virtual, fostering facsimiles in its place. The Gathering Spot, then, is quite elemental. Here, you do what humans do: walk, talk, plan…gather.
The new club attracted hundreds of members its first month with its vision–plus its hefty marble bar, trendy decor, techie coworking space, and vaped lavender essential oil. It has become a big buzz on the local Atlanta scene, with social programming for members that ranges from hiphop stars to start up events, with a side of serious discussion on race and major topics of the moment.
Radius Networks, Inc., the leading provider of mobile proximity beacons and services, and The Gathering Spot, a unique Atlanta based private membership business, join forces to serve up proximity-based innovation to the club’s membership pool of executives, entrepreneurs, creatives and professionals.
Having trouble meeting and networking with millennials in a professional yet relaxed setting? Thanks to The Gathering Spot, a members-only club exclusively for young businesspeople, now you can.
When you walk into the Gathering Spot, even at 10 a.m. on a Thursday, you get the feeling it’s a place where really cool people hang out. If they’re not really cool, they are at least a part of Atlanta seldom seen at what may be considered your regular breakfast haunts.
Atlanta native Ryan Wilson has opened The Gathering Spot, a cutting-edge, private, members-only business, and social club, geared toward young professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives that desire a work environment comparable to traditional co-working spaces and country clubs, but with a modern twist.
There’s a new private club opening its doors in Atlanta. The Gathering Spot bills itself as the city’s first private club for millennials, where diversity and technology trump family name and income.
The exclusive, member-only networking club, the Gathering Spot, is opening a private restaurant called WYE early next month. Kicking off with a party the eve of January 30, WYE will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as weekend brunch, alongside a full bar highlighting craft cocktails, local beers, and domestic wines.
Restaurateur Doug Foley, the man behind Vino Venu, Silver Spoon Cafe, and more, is opening his next project at The Gathering Spot. Wye Restaurant and Bar should begin service by the end of January, offering “elevated takes on classic dishes.”
The restauranteur is responsible for concepts like Vino Venue, Silver Spoon Cafe, and Center Cut Catering. The Gathering Spot in a press release this week announced a partnership with Atlanta restauranteur Doug Foley to open WYE Restaurant and Bar at the forthcoming members-only city club.
The Gathering Spot, an innovative, private, members-only city club, announces its restaurant and bar, WYE at The Gathering Spot, a nod to the building’s past as a rail car turnaround and named after the triangular-shaped arrangement of railroad tracks.
The Gathering Spot is a new members-only city club in Northyards in the heart of Atlanta’s central business district. Founded by Ryan Wilson and TK Petersen, the club will provide a business friendly social environment with special events, concierge services, a full service restaurant and bar, and more. Forget the stuffy country club, theres a new spot in town.
The Gathering Spot, an innovative, private, members-only city club, announces the availability of its event space for 2016 bookings. Located in Atlanta’s Northyards development, the Gathering Spot, formerly part of a railroad station, offers 3,700 square feet of historic private event space, ideal for corporate and social events.
The Gathering Spot is harkening the past by renovating a historical building to usher in the future through a members-only club that provides workspaces, event space, a restaurant and bar and places for business professionals to meet and share social and cultural experiences.
A lawyer by training, Ryan Wilson founded the company with his co-founder, TK Petersen, after identifying the need for a space for professionals of all backgrounds to have a private membership experience that spoke to their business and social interests. Wilson is the son of two successful Atlanta entrepreneurs and credits them for his own passion for entrepreneurship.
The Gathering Spot has selected international firm Gensler to lead the design work on its first location, a 22,585 square foot space near Atlanta’s central business district. The overall design will include workspaces, a full-service restaurant and bar as well as an event space. The club will be investing $3.5 million into the design and build-out of the location, formerly part of a railroad station, in the city’s Northyards development.
Opening its first location in the U.S. near in Atlanta’s Northyards development near the city’s central business district, The Gathering Spot capitalizes on a proximity to the city’s central business district, including Downtown, Midtown, Westside and Georgia Institute of Technology.
A new business and social club is planning to launch in Atlanta. The Gathering Spot is set to open in the Northyards development located off North Avenue and near Georgia Tech.
A new business and social club is planning to launch in Atlanta, and the organization already has an eye on potential cities for future expansion. The Gathering Spot is set to open this November in the Northyards development near Georgia Tech.
“Ryan (Wilson) and his team have timed their launch perfectly as we see the emergence of co-working spaces and incubators designed to serve the next generation of business leaders,” explains Dean Trevelino, Principal at Trevelino/Keller. “However, there’s a gap in the market to serve the upwardly mobile professional looking for a modern business club versus affordable office space.”
Next to Coca-Cola’s headquarters and just south of Georgia Tech, a former rail-car building that dates to 1911 is set for a dramatic transformation. A $3.5-million venture called The Gathering Spot — billed as a modern, private business and social club — expects to debut for members by the end of this year.
The members-only club will offer workspace, dining, and events in space formerly occupied by Bauder College. Co-founders Ryan Wilson and TK Petersen are moving forward with plans to open The Gathering Spot, a members-only co-working, restaurant, and event space.
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