Successful meetings, training programs and exceptional community events have been happening at the Conference Center at Kent State University at Stark, since 2001. With free, ample parking, premium meeting spaces, refined culinary choices and a friendly, professional staff committed to the spirit of service, the Conference Center is the only facility in the area to be accredited under the stringent guidelines of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC). Strategically located between Columbus and Cleveland, the Conference Center is served by the Akron-Canton Airport, just a short, three-mile drive, and Cleveland-Hopkins Airport.
The Conference Center, renovated in 2016, is the premier venue for corporate meetings and events, social events, computer training, employee education and trade shows. Complete day packages offer all-inclusive, per-person, per-day rates, making the booking process simple for clients. The gallery dining room features a chef's choice executive buffet luncheon that is included in daily meeting packages. From large events in the Timken Great Hall to more intimate gatherings in the charming dining room or one of the beautiful outdoor patios, your event, dinner or luncheon is sure to take on an environment of sophistication.
In addition to the inspiring atmosphere, the professionalism and culinary skillfulness will deliver high-value, worry-free and cost-effective experiences. The Conference Center staff is committed to a lasting partnership with your group or organization and will make your priorities their own.