The Knoxville Convention Center is going to the dogs!

The Knoxville Convention Center is going to the dogs!

The New Year is off to a great start as the Knoxville Convention Center welcomes more than 700 canine visitors and their handlers for the 94th Annual American Spaniel Club (ASC) Flushing Spaniel Show on Jan. 10-12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For the third consecutive year, Knoxville will host [...]

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Cocktails and Unconventional Carols

Cocktails and Unconventional Carols

Every holiday season, we host a gathering to thank our clients, friends and staff for supporting the Convention Center throughout the year. And it gives our staff members a chance to show off their skills and remind our clients of the high standard we keep for all of their events. Convention [...]

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Holiday events give back to community

Holiday events give back to community

The holidays are always a special time at the Knoxville Convention Center, and this year has been no exception. The spirit of giving has filled our center and the hearts of many local volunteers as we welcomed back the Fantasy of Trees, benefiting East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Nov. 27-Dec. 1, [...]

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Outdoor adventure awaits at the Knoxville Convention Center

Outdoor adventure awaits at the Knoxville Convention Center

Knoxville is home to some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country. From rolling hills to breathtaking vistas, this city is full of beautiful outdoor opportunities. So, it comes as no surprise that Knoxville is a hub for outdoor industry events, and the Knoxville Convention Center enjoys hosting many [...]

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Good sports at the KCC

Good sports at the KCC

At the Knoxville Convention Center, we specialize in fulfilling the needs of every type of meeting, convention or event that comes to our facility. Some of our most interesting challenges come when we welcome large-scale sporting events and competitions to our complex. The Knoxville Convention Center has a great reputation for [...]

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Come savor the Food City Food Show

Come savor the Food City Food Show

The 29th Annual Food City Food Show has officially set up shop, and the Knoxville Convention Center has been transformed into a foodie’s dream. More than 150 vendors have completely packed our exhibit hall space, offering aisles of free product samples, creative recipes, cooking tips, gift bags, exclusive deals and more [...]

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Reenergizing educators, enriching youth

Reenergizing educators, enriching youth

This week, the Knoxville Convention Center has become a hub of enriching childhood education in Tennessee as it hosts the 59th Annual Conference of the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children, Oct. 10-12. The three-day event allows educators to recharge their passion for enriching the lives and minds of Tennessee’s [...]

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Annual garden competition spices up Convention Center

Annual garden competition spices up Convention Center

It’s harvest time at the Knoxville Convention Center! As part of our farm-to-table culinary initiative, this was the second year we have hosted a fun internal competition amongst our staff to see who can grow the best herb garden on site at the center. This is our second staff garden competition, [...]

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Focus on Safety

Focus on Safety

It’s good to know that in the midst of overseeing upwards of 230 facilities across the globe, our management company continues to recognize and speak to one of the most important aspects of my job – safety.   It’s no secret that our longtime venue manager, SMG, sets a global standard in [...]

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Competition heats up the Convention Center kitchen

Competition heats up the Convention Center kitchen

The Knoxville Convention Center kitchen heated up Monday, Aug. 19, when students challenged professional chefs to a cooking competition at the Smoky Mountain Chapter of the American Culinary Federation’s regular meeting. Students from the University of Tennessee Culinary Arts Program, Walters State Community College and Pellissippi State Community College participated. An [...]

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