Weddings & Special Events

The Clarence Brown Conference Center is the ideal canvas for weddings and special events painted by your expectations. From your very first meeting our event planning professionals will set their artistry in motion to make the journey to “Dreams Come True” both simple and enjoyable. Carter Hall provides an expansive stage and theatre seating, while Etowah Ballroom and Stilesboro Hall are flexible venues for both ceremony and reception.

Planning an evening under the stars? The Pavilion is a great space with custom string lighting, shade sails and beautiful hardscapes for an ideal backdrop for receptions and banquets of 300 guests.  The Bartow Amphitheater provides an earthy foundation with stacked stone seating, ambient lighting and adjoining restroom facilities. For intimate open-air gatherings the tastefully landscaped Cass Courtyard may be reserved.

Customize your special day while saving both time and money with the vast selection of onsite amenities at the Clarence Brown Conference Center. Our palette of banquet chairs and linens were hand-picked to compliment contemporary décor. Custom tablescapes complete with china and sparkling centerpieces allow you to add your special touch with one decision and one easy payment. Large or small, let us make your special event worry free and unforgettable.

“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