About Us

The Clarence Brown Conference Center opened in October 2010 and set in motion its mission to become your venue of choice for social and business gatherings. Our location in Cartersville, GA, just one mile west of Interstate 75, is super-convenient to Atlanta and Chattanooga. In fact, about 5 million people reside within an hour drive. From a business perspective, your presentations will be driven by the most-advanced technology available and exceptional in-house AV support is always by your side. As for social events, our professional, attentive staff makes your planning effortless and delivers warm, memorable events for your guests. Visit us by taking I-75 Exit 290, GA 20 west one mile to entrance on the left.

GPS coordinates: 34.205696, -84.782171.

Brown + Green = LEED® Gold

The center is named to honor longtime Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown, whose forward thinking leadership team ensured that its design and construction adhered to environmental guidelines, ultimately achieving LEED® Gold certification. The center is operated by the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau according to an intergovernmental agreement between Bartow County and City of Cartersville. Guests are encouraged to “think green” as signage throughout the 40,000 sq. ft. facility and 20-acre grounds introduces the center’s innovative environmental features.

Cartersville – A Real Georgia Gem

A gem of a location and surprising jewels are found in Cartersville. From Smithsonian Affiliate museums to a Southern Living Collection resort, Cartersville’s charm and metro sophistication will surprise you. Polish your golf game or make some waves at Terminus Wake Park. Explore our hiking trails or spend your day relaxing on Allatoona Lake. Historic downtown Cartersville will become your shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Uncover all the possibilities for your next event online at www.VisitCartersvilleGA.org or request your choice of brochures here.

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“The Clarence Brown Conference Center is a great spot and the hospitality is always above the best.”

Capt. (Ret) Rory Howe, Incident Management Specialist, Delcan/T.I.M.E. Task Force

“I just wanted to say “thank you” to the CBCC staff for all the great help with our event. Everything went very well, and we appreciate all of the input you gave to make our event a success! Your expertise definitely shines through in everything you do!”

Susan Thacker, Etowah Scholarship Foundation

“Although my company operates across the USA and in some 43 nations across the globe, we rarely find a facility that offers all the amenities of the Clarence Brown Conference Center. And even more rare is the warm and welcoming spirit that radiates from the staff.”

Matthew Lawless, District Manager, Ehrlich Pest Control
“The Clarence Brown Conference Center was a wonderful venue for training. A number of participants have told us that they plan to have an event there as a result of having experienced the state-of-the-art space and the highly professional and attentive staff.”
Cynthia Wainscott, Board Member, Mental Health America of Georgia
“Thank you so much for making the wedding a special day! Your facility was awesome. We appreciate the attentiveness of your staff. You made what could have been a stressful day, an experience we will always treasure.”
Heather Ellington, Mother-of-the-Bride

“I just wanted you to know that the Livable Communities Workshop held last week was a big success. Both the Appalachian Regional Commission staff and the attendees were quite impressed with the Brown Conference Center.”

Leamon R. Scott, Team Georgia Manager – Region 1, Georgia Department of Community Affairs

“Thank you for your hospitality. The facility was great, and the food was delicious! Your team was very gracious to provide above and beyond service! We will certainly keep the Clarence Brown Conference Center on our top list for future events.”

Stephanie Briody, Revenue Cycle Liaison, Benchmark Rehab Partners