Whitehead Manor Conference Center

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Whitehead Manor Conference Center includes a 5,000 square foot meeting and reception facility and a Victorian-era manor home nestled on almost 3 wooded acres, in southeast Charlotte.

Known for its retreat-like setting, the conference center is a select event venue. Both the conference center and the manor house are available for: Corporate Retreats, Offsite Meetings, Fundraisers, Corporate Training, Receptions, Social Events, Seminars, Community Conversations, Conferences & More.

Whitehead Manor Conference Center is also the home of The Center for Intentional Leadership and private offices.

For additional information please visit the Whitehead Manor Conference Center website.


The original Manor House was built in 1895 by Mr. Miller, the pastor of Sardis Presbyterian Church and was his personal residence. It was beautifully restored over twenty-five years ago and operated as the Homeplace Bed & Breakfast by the previous owners, Frank and Peg Dearien.

Mike and Beth Whitehead purchased and updated the home in 2004; the upper floor houses the offices of consulting firm Whitehead Associates Inc. The remainder of the facility offers reception space and breakout rooms with a historical and peaceful residential atmosphere. Most guests comment they are surprised to find this unique venue in the heart of south Charlotte.

In December 2008 Whitehead Associates celebrated the completion of the newest addition, a 5,000 square foot conference center available for social events, business meetings, seminars and conferences. In October of 2009, the firm announced The Center for Intentional Leadership, a leadership training and development division.

The conference center continues the tradition of thoughtful service, impeccable environment and attention to every detail.

Click here to download a brochure about Whitehead Manor Conference Center.

If you have questions about hosting your event at Whitehead Manor, please contact Karen Holt at karen@whiteheadassociates.com or 704.777.7456. You can also use our contact form to request specific information about hosting an event.


The address of Whitehead Manor Conference Center is 5901 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270, and it is located on the corner of Rama Rd. and Sardis Road. Please enter the property from the Sardis Road entrance to the driveways.

From the south/west: Head east on Tyvola Rd. The road changes name to Fairview Rd. Follow Fairview Rd for 1 mile. Fairview Rd. changes name to Sardis Rd. at intersection with Randolph Rd. Follow Sardis Rd for ½ mile, staying in right hand lane. You will approach a stoplight with a fork bearing right at the intersection of Sardis and Rama Road. Bear right slowly through the light and directly after the right turn left into the first driveway crossing traffic.

From the north: Take I-77 S to the I-277 S exit. Follow I-277 S, proceed to 4th Street exit. The exit ramp will direct you to a U-turn and a left onto 4th Street. Follow 4th Street for several miles; the road changes name to Randolph Road. Randolph Road ends at the intersection with Sardis Road where you will make a left, get into the right hand lane, and go ½ mile to next light. This stoplight, at the intersection of Sardis and Rama Road, has a fork bearing right onto Sardis Road. Bear right slowly through the light, staying in the left hand lane. Immediately after bearing right you will make a left hand turn crossing traffic which leads you into the driveway of Whitehead Manor.

From the east: From Independence Boulevard, take Idlewild Rd. east. The road changes name to Rama Rd. at the intersection with Monroe Rd.. At the intersection with Sardis Rd turn left. The Manor will be on your left. Cross traffic turning left into the property from Sardis Road.

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