Venue Spotlight: Château Élan


Located on 3,500 acres in the north Georgia foothills, just 40 minutes from Atlanta, The Château Élan welcomes guests to a venue that blends southern hospitality and French country flair. This 16th century style French Château is also a vineyard that their site describes as, “mindful of the Loire Valley of France or Napa Valley in California”. This resort dedicates itself to nurturing its mission as well as its vineyards, making it a Four Star, Four Diamond hotel as well as a top special events and conference destination.

It’s “uncompromising high standards” for attention to detail and guest services, paired with an enchanting location make The Château Élan a unique setting for a memorable event. The site has experience hosting events ranging from holiday parties and fundraisers to proms and reunions. Events services include a world-renowned culinary team as well as catering managers that are dedicated to making sure your event is executed precisely as planned. These professionals can also assist with music, floral arrangements, audio/visual equipment, décor, and any additional details that help turn your vision into a reality.

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Château Élan is also one of Atlanta’s premier wedding locations. Their staff is committed to making your dreams come true, whether you’re planning a lavish event or an intimate gathering. They offer referrals for your vendor needs, access to a personal catering manager, and a variety of personal touches such as High Tea at the Le Clos restaurant in the Winery prior to the ceremony. Having your wedding venue at a resort also has the added benefits of special overnight rates for out-of-town guests, guestrooms for the bride and groom, and activities such as a spa, golf, or wine tours right on site.

And for business, Château Élan in North Atlanta is the only certified IACC Conference Center in America with full-production, working winery and vineyards, offering a create twist to corporate events like meetings or receptions. The conference center is 25,000 sq. ft. equipped with two boardrooms, 19 conference rooms, a tiered auditorium with stage and fixed seating, and two ballrooms.

This multifaceted location could be the perfect venue to host your next special event.

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