• Prom Planning Season

    August 1, and we’re back at school. That means in just a few short months homecoming football games will be played and Thanksgiving will be here. Traditionally this is also the time of year that school administrators begin booking prom venues and developing themes for the annual end-of-school-year celebrations. Prom season usually begins in March […]

  • Are You Getting Left Behind?

    Think you’ve hosted a successful meeting? One clear indicator that you have is when your guests are so engrossed and energized that they run from the meeting venue to put their ideas into action, while sometimes leaving important things behind. What gets left behind after meetings? Mittens, retainers, sunglasses, and a pumpkin are just a […]

  • Is Your Event Hurricane Proof?

    As Hurricane Matthew spirals up the east coast, news stories turn to those moving inland for safety and to others who have had to change their wedding or event plans for the weekend. Natural disasters often spawn good and bad behaviors from individuals and businesses. News reports of event venues stepping in to save the […]

  • Meeting Extras

    Most meeting planners would agree that finding the best resources for all those little extras needed to take your conference or sales meeting over-the-top can really chip away at your valuable time. The events team at the Clarence Brown Conference Center can assist with those needs whether you’re seeking a Wild West Gunslinger, a photo […]

  • Burnett Original Snow Village Displayed Through Jan. 9

    The Clarence Brown Conference Center received an early Christmas present this year. It is a fabulous Department 56® Original Snow Village® Christmas Collection that was 30 years in the making, lovingly added to each year by long-time Cartersville resident, the late Zel Burnett. The village consists of hundreds of vintage houses, shoppes, vehicles, trains and […]

  • Spicy Autumn Meetings in Cartersville

    The events planning team at the Clarence Brown Conference Center has been inspired by the crisp mornings and hint of fall color around the center’s 20-acre campus in Cartersville. It’s a stunning season filled with warmth and great flavors, so we’re adding a little spice to our beverage breaks. Corporate clients can now create custom […]

  • Exceeding Meeting Trends

    Wow! It’s been a busy year at the Clarence Brown Conference Center. In taking time to recycle some magazines, we came across Agatha Gilmore’s article “The Top Four Meeting Trends in 2014” in the January 26, 2014 edition of Successful Meetings . The trends were simple and always applicable so we decided to share them. […]

  • Seeing Red?

    Seeing red? The color red is never more prevalent than at Christmas, but this classic color is a choice of event planners in every season. Here’s why. Red evokes energy, passion and action. It is warm and inviting and visually stimulating. Simply put, it is the color of lifeblood. A classic choice of brides across […]

  • See Santa & Mrs. Claus this Saturday at Holiday Expo

    Santa & Mrs. Claus will be available for free pictures from Noon-2 PM this Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Moms will enjoy shopping in the Women’s Holiday Expo 9 AM-3 PM. One lucky winner will receive a $300 gift basket. Enjoy free health screenings, too. Admission is free! […]

  • Holiday Expo Coming December 6

    Please all the ladies on your Christmas gift list with one visit to the Women’s Holiday Expo, Saturday, December 6, from 9 AM-3 PM. Direct sales consultants, local vendors and handcrafters will be present to introduce and sell their products. Gentiva Home Health and Hospice will be on hand to offer free preventative health screenings. […]