You may meet a new engineer today

Have you noticed that restaurants are more crowded than usual this week? Monday night, people were lined up at every eatery on Market Square, according to several friends who were caught in the crowds. Other locals mentioned a noticeable increase in “engineer” traffic at restaurants in Bearden. (more…) [...]

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Tinsel and Treasure ticket giveaway!

Tinsel and Treasure ticket giveaway!

Tinsel and Treasure just opened and we have six tickets to give away. Peruse and shop for unique and unusual jewelry, artwork, clothing, toys and home décor with select merchants from across the country right here at the Knoxville Convention Center. Here’s how to win your ticket to Tinsel and Treasure! [...]

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Knoxville Convention Center becomes safe haven

Knoxville Convention Center becomes safe haven

Centrally located in the eastern United States where two major interstates converge, Knoxville is within a day’s drive for more than half of the nation’s population. That makes us a very convenient location for conventions and meetings. Recently, however, our location made us a safe haven for a busload of travelers. A [...]

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Chef’s table highlights more than delicious food

Chef’s table highlights more than delicious food

At a recent chef’s table event, we invited clients and potential customers behind the scenes into our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. It was a fun and informative experience that also gave us an opportunity to feature more than Executive Chef Chris Moore’s expert culinary skills. With a “farm to table” theme, [...]

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Do you like the birds or the waterfall?

Do you like the birds or the waterfall?

The $1 million art collection at the KCC has something to inspire everyone. It’s rarely quiet at the Knoxville Convention Center. Last year alone, we hosted 209 events accounting for 647 event days. I know that is more days than are in one year. But often we have multiple events going [...]

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We’re getting the word out

We’re getting the word out

By Mary Bogert We have a great story to tell at the Knoxville Convention Center, and we are telling it all across the country. In the past month alone, our dedicated team has been traveling far and wide, from a horseshoe enthusiasts gathering in Iowa to a convention planners convention in Los [...]

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Do you know your roots?

Do you know your roots?

It is always interesting to see where we’ve come from to help determine where we need to go. We are constantly looking at our past successes to make our future events even better. A glance in the rearview mirror especially keeps us mindful of the people and events that have [...]

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Seeing New Faces in Town?

Seeing New Faces in Town?

The recent American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show had the Knoxville Convention Center bustling. The event brought more than 14,000 quilters and quilt enthusiasts from all over the world to Knoxville. Local restaurants, hotels and shops were enjoying having so many new faces in town. Linda Lundgren from Lakewood, Colorado, was just [...]

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