The registration fee is $249. These incredibly affordable rates have been made possible from the generosity and sponsorship of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Registration fees at similar conferences are typically around 6x this amount!
The 2018 Leadership Summit registration fee includes access to all general sessions; breakout sessions; service activities; meals listed in the Summit schedule; ground transportation on Saturday night; and of course some fun Coca-Cola swag! The registration fee does not include any accommodations, transportation, parking, or other expenses you incur while in Atlanta.
The conference sessions will take place at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, located at 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 right in the heart of downtown. Additionally, events will take place at the World of Coca-Cola (Thursday) and The Coca-Cola Company headquarters (Saturday).
Due to the generous support of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, the Summit registration fee is the same no matter what length of time you are able to attend.
Yes. Refunds will only be accommodated until August 31, minus any service fees that were incurred. Any cancellation after August 31 will result in a forfeiture of the registration fee. You are also welcome to donate your registration to a Scholar in need or back to the Scholars Foundation.
With a limited amount of space available, this event is sure to sell out. Conference registration will officially close on August 31, if not sold out before that. Hotel reservations and rates are available until September 10, 2018. (Subject to availability.)


The Coca-Cola Scholars Leadership Summit is the premier event for Scholar alumni who want to make a difference in the world. While geared to Scholars who are out of college, this event will open to all Scholar classes.
We are happy to extend full Summit registration to spouses/partners of Scholars, and they may register here using the Spouse/Partner designation. Due to capacity limits, registration is not available to other guests such as friends, siblings, or business partners.
Yes, if you have registered and are unable to participate in the Summit, you are welcome to transfer your registration to allow another Scholar to attend. Contact Carolyn Norton at for more info.
An attendee list will be available to those who have registered as we get closer to Leadership Summit.
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You are responsible for your own transportation from the airport to the hotel and back. A few options include: By transit (MARTA): MARTA is Atlanta’s rapid-rail system. There is a MARTA stop at the airport; once you have deplaned, follow signs for public transportation. Get on the Red/Gold Line going north and take it to the Peachtree Center station. All trains departing the airport stop at the Peachtree Center station. Follow the signs to the Harris Street exit after getting off the train. After walking through the fare gate, follow the signs again to Peachtree Street West. At street level, turn right and walk about a half-block to the hotel. Cost is $2.50 each way and travel time is 20 minutes. By taxi:Fee: $30 flat rate for one passenger, plus $2 per additional passenger. An additional fee may apply for excessive luggage. By rideshare: Uber and Lyft are available from the Atlanta airport to the Westin Peachtree Plaza. Consult the individual apps for pricing.
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Coke Scholars attending the 2018 Leadership Summit. Please click here to book your flights! You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMS8L *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via this reservation 800 number.


Special hotel accommodations and rates are available at the Westin Peachtree Plaza by booking here (subject to availability). If you would like to book by phone, you can call the reservations line at (404) 659-1400 or (800) 937-8461 and mention “Coca-Cola Scholars Leadership Summit”.
Book and stay all three nights (Sep. 27, 28, and 29) at the Westin Peachtree Plaza using this link and receive your third hotel night FREE! This special offer is only for Summit Scholar attendees and will only last through June 12, 2018 (subject to room availability). Note: If you take advantage of this offer, you will need to sign up for all three nights and the third night will be removed from your bill upon check-out. Rooms are limited so book while you can!
You are welcome to extend your stay in Atlanta by booking additional nights at the Westin Peachtree Plaza before and/or after the Summit. Special Summit rates are available by booking here.
Yes, and it is free to Summit attendees.
We have set up a group in our Coke Scholars Connect platform to make this easier for you. Click here to join the group (you will have to log in but it’s quick!) and use that forum to ask if other people would like to room together. Be sure you have updated your settings so you will get notified when people respond. Go under “Account settings” (top right) and then set your email notifications there.


Yes, meals are included in your registration fee. A light meal will be served on Thursday night. Continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday and Saturday will be provided.
Please make note of any special dietary needs when you register. If you need to make an update after you have registered, please email .
Of course! It wouldn’t be a Coke Scholars event without the refreshing taste of an ice cold Coca-Cola.

Support Services

We welcome you to indicate any special accommodations you require on your registration form. If you need to make an update afterwards, please email with your request.
Childcare services are not available or provided during any Leadership Summit events. Please make arrangements on your own for any childcare needs.


Yes! We have opportunities for individuals or companies to sponsor any of the meals or breakthrough sessions on Friday or Saturday. If you are interested, please contact Jany Brown (1992) at with “2018 Leadership Summit Sponsorship” in the subject line.
Thursday night (World of Coca-Cola): Business attire Friday and Saturday (day): Business casual Friday night Celebration of 30 years: Black & White (Dress to Impress) Saturday night (at The Coca-Cola Company): Casual Sunday morning: Casual