Sandersville Venue

Ben J. Tarbutton Business Development Center

For your keynote speakers, award ceremonies, live performances, and board meetings, OFTC has unique spaces for special events.

Tarbutton Center

Descriptions of Available Event Space

Conference Rooms

  • Flexible hall configurations
  • Conference Center exhibit hall can be divided into two individual rooms
  • A wide, spacious hallway is located on the north side of the Conference Center to provide easy access to events and smooth traffic flow
  • Large equipment entrance and loading dock
  • Separate serving hallway connected to catering kitchen
  • State-of-the-art lighting, sound and wireless networking

Ben J. Tarbutton Jr. Business Development Center

OFTC's Tarbutton Center

Lobby/Foyer Area to Conference Rooms

  • Flexible, open space can hold up to 150 people
Tarbutton Center Lobby
Tarbutton Center Lobby


  • Flexible, open space can seat up to 150 people
  • You will also find our Executive Boardroom just off the atrium to seat 15 people.

Atrium, Sandersville Campus

Thiele Auditorium

  • 250 – seat auditorium features tiered seating
  • Ceiling mounted LCD projector for computer and DVD presentations
  • Wireless internet

photo of Thiele Auditorium seating


  • General purpose classrooms to accommodate 25 persons
  • Flexible seating arrangements (classroom, theater, U-shape, or boardroom style) customized for your group meetings
  • Rooms include built-in projection screens, tables with power outlets, and dry erase boards
  • Wireless internet access

OFTC Classroom

Computer Labs

  • One (1) computer lab with 12 student work stations and one instructor work station
  • Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite 2019, high speed laser printer, wireless/wired internet access
  • All Labs are available for customers who train on proprietary software or require custom installations, we can setup labs to meet individual needs

Computer Lab classroom