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Catering Highlight: AHFA Speaker Dinner

This month’s catering highlight is the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Speaker Dinner, held in the Clubhouse at Cameron Campus on the evening of August 8, 2023. A plated service was provided in the Great Room of the Clubhouse, with seating for 28 guests. Guests mingled throughout the rooms and on the beautiful patio while […]

Event Highlight: GTCC All Employees’ Meeting

On Monday, August 7, the annual All Employees’ Meeting for Guilford Technical Community College was held, with over 650 staff, faculty, and administrators gathered in the Grand Auditorium – a combination of the Auditorium space and Truist Oak Ridge Rooms – for a half-day professional development event. To celebrate 65 years of making amazing happen, […]

Space Highlight: “Staging” the Perfect Event

The Conference Center at GTCC knows how to “stage” the perfect event for your particular needs. Our 535-square-foot Auditorium stage is made of reinforced concrete which is able to support the heaviest machinery and equipment. It has even accommodated automobiles for product launches and demonstrations! It is 36.5 feet at the widest part of the […]

Employee Highlight: Linda’s 15 Year Service Award

This month we want to highlight a special celebration for one of our team members, Linda Justice, who received her 15-Year Service Award at the Celebration of Excellence on August 11, 2023. Linda became a student in GTCC’s Office Systems Technology program in 2006 and worked part-time on campus for several months in 2007 before […]

Focusing on Fall

It’s difficult to believe that we are at the end of August. How does the time seem to pass so quickly? While the summer months here at The Conference Center at GTCC have witnessed a flurry of events taking place – from small group meetings held in the 2nd Floor Boardroom to multi-day conferences in […]

New Employee Spotlight: Donnie Miller

We are happy to introduce you to our newest member of the team, Donnie Miller. Donnie is our daytime custodian, and he came to us from Guilford County Schools, where he worked as a custodian at Colfax Elementary. Originally from Greensboro, NC, he enjoys reading and watching documentaries about WWII. Donnie is extremely involved in […]

Space Highlight: Retreating to a Picture-Perfect Patio

Finding the right space for your event type is an extremely important step in the planning process. A workshop or meeting location that truly feels like a retreat can help your guests relax, interact, and enjoy a different surrounding from their day-to-day work environment. It may even assist in building a stronger team and improve […]

Catering Highlight: Snacks for Everyone!

When large groups of people need to be fed, it can sometimes be a challenge to accommodate everyone’s dietary or allergy restrictions. The Conference Center at GTCC works with both the client and our catering partners, Plain & Fancy Caterers, to assure that clients have a variety of options suitable for their guests’ needs. For […]

Event Highlight: Golden LEAF Community Based Grants Initiative Gathering

On May 25, 2023, over 140 participants affiliated with the area of workforce development attended the Golden LEAF Foundation event to network and discuss ways to increase economic opportunity in North Carolina’s rural, tobacco-dependent, and economically distressed communities. Over the half-day meeting, participants listened to general session presentations and attended breakout sessions focused on specific […]

Practical Solutions to Engage Your Meeting Guests

Are you planning a meeting but struggling to come up with ways to make your event engaging to keep the attention of your guests?  We are here to help, by sharing some tips for engaging your guests, creating unity amongst attendees, driving content focused conversations and just having plain old fun. Keep reading for some […]

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