Special Events


Location, sophistication and appetizing cuisine are what makes the Conference Center the ideal venue for your special event. The entrance to the facility boasts an open atrium, vaulted ceilings and stunning skylights, making it the perfect location for your registration and welcome tables.

Menus feature delicious entrées, appetizers and desserts, along with an impressive selection of wine and spirits. Meals are prepared by culinary professionals.

All special events can be customized to satisfy your specific needs. Our event planners and support staff are happy to assist every step of the way, handling even the smallest details. 

"Our event was a huge success due, in part, to the hard work, diligent attention and response from the Kent State Stark staff. We received many positive comments about the facility and the food.”  - Employers Health


  • Accommodating and flexible space
  • 6,000 sq. ft. Timken Great Hall
  • Well-prepared cuisine and menus
  • Sophisticated atmosphere
  • Personal attention and professional support staff