The Franklin Conference Center has hosted some of the most grand and prestigious events in Central Vermont, while also serving the needs of seminars, training classes, and professional organizations.
We welcome you to our spacious facility, located in the Howe Center.
Passionate About Perfection
Welcome to the Franklin Conference Center
Our spacious banquet facility awaits your special occasion. The Franklin has been serving the central Vermont area since 1995 with an atmosphere of warmth and elegance. Conveniently located within minutes of Route 7, Route 4 and Route 103. The Franklins' banquet room can be arranged to accommodate from 20 to 200 guests, with ample parking adjacent to the building.
Affordable and elegant, The Franklin Conference Center is ideal for weddings, showers, family celebrations and reunions, business receptions or trainings, speaking engagements, holiday parties, and custom events large and small.
TASTY, FRESH MENUS
We create tasty menus from fresh ingredients for all functions. We can also accommodate special dietary needs such as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. We also offer off-site catering.
or Full Breakfast
...or just a Coffee Break!
or a Delicious Deluxe Buffet
Hot or Cold Buffet
A Mixed Cold/Hot Buffet; Deli Meats, Fresh Salads, plus a Hot Entree
Sinfully Great Desserts!
Exquisite Assortments of Hors d' Oeuvres and more
Only the freshest meat & healthiest ingredients are keys of our success!
Four Rooms, Any Configuration
All rooms can be configured as banquet, classroom, theater, or boardroom styles. Complete audio visual equipment available on site (HD/computer/transparency projectors, display boards, etc.) High Speed Internet Wi-Fi is included with all of our rooms. Rooms are available to rent with or without Catering. A Historic Central location and plenty of parking on-site.
Your Special Event
"Thank you for making our wedding day so great. Everything was truly perfect. People are still commenting on how wonderful the food was, and how fun the reception was. You guys are great - Thanks again!"
— K & J
"It was such a pleasure having you and you wonderful staff hosting our first couples banquet! The food was great, and the service was exceptional! Thank you again. We look forward to working with you in the future." — F. B. & F.G.B. Members
"You truly make our job very easy and we appreciate your expertise and professionalism. It is with sincere heart-felt thanks to you that our banquet was a success. We wish you and your staff good health and blessings this year. Again it was a pleasure to have you cater our dinner." — F. C. Poultney Valley Snowmobile Devils
"The food is FANTASTIC! I would eat here once a week if it were a standard restaurant. Kudos to their new Chef, Norman! See you at next year's party!" — Edgewood Studios
"Was just at a FANTASTIC wedding there last week! The food was amazing and the place is really elegant! I got to meet the new Chef (Chef Norman, THANK YOU!) and my husband and I danced the night away." — Elizabeth Webb
"Great Wedding. Food cooked could have been better (the meat). Other than that everything was great." — Dani Cioffi
Start A New Career?
Located in Rutland, VT our banquet and meeting facility is in growth mode and continually expanding operations. As a result, we are looking to hire team players for our successful and growing team.