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. From a business perspective, your presentations will be driven by effortless technology and exceptional AV support at the ready. And social event planners benefit from our experienced staff in developing 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 – Georgia’s Museum City

Want your event to be special? Why not choose a city that is uniquely special with a pleasing balance of small town friendliness and sophisticated surprises that you would only expect to find nearby in Atlanta. As Georgia’s Museum City, Cartersville is home to multiple Smithsonian Affiliate Museums dedicated to iconic American subjects: space exploration, pre-historic cultures, cowboys and Indians, U.S. Presidents, and our love for the automobile, just to name a few. Aside from days filled with these attractions, your guests can refuel and relax with delicious Chef-driven dining options in Downtown Cartersville, plus enjoy some free-spirited time at Terminus Wake Park, Allatoona Lake, and Red Top Mountain State Park. Explore all the possibilities to amplify your event experiences at 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