An Evening to Remember at the Convention Center

After a cold and dreary winter, spring has finally arrived! To Knoxvillians, spring means many things: sitting on the patio in Market Square, gorgeous blooming trees and flowers, the Dogwood Arts Festival, and for many of the area’s high school students, PROM! (more…) [...]

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The “social” event of the season comes to the KCC

The “social” event of the season comes to the KCC

The brightest minds in social media are Tweeting, Facebooking and Instagramming their way to the Knoxville Convention Center today for the third annual Social SLAM. Last year, we had about 600 social media mavens from Knoxville and the surrounding region, and this year promises to be bigger and better than [...]

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Dinosaurs Roam the Convention Center (AGAIN!)

Dinosaurs Roam the Convention Center (AGAIN!)

After 65 million years, they’ve returned! Dinosaurs will soon roam the Knoxville Convention Center for the second year in a row. During last year’s hugely successful “Discover the Dinosaurs,” more than 25,000 children and adults traveled back in time to the Jurassic era. This year, the event promises even more [...]

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Outdoor enthusiasts choose Knoxville for 2014 conference!

Outdoor enthusiasts choose Knoxville for 2014 conference!

Our diverse, beautiful East Tennessee landscape with rolling hills, lakes, rivers and mountains make Knoxville the logical choice to host a conference for outdoor enthusiasts. I’m pleased to announce that the Knoxville Convention Center will host the 9th annual Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Business Conference in March 2014. One [...]

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Hey, Ladies! Come on down to Women Today

The 19th annual Knoxville News Sentinel Women Today will return to the Knoxville Convention Center this weekend, Friday through Sunday. Women Today celebrates the things women love, and men may get some insight to answer the age-old question: What do women want? (more…) [...]

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Welcome, Coach Jones!

Welcome, Coach Jones!

“It’s football time in Tennessee!” In just a few short months, we will all be hearing those five glorious words echo through Neyland Stadium with a new head coach at the helm of the Volunteers, Butch Jones. All of us here, along with many Knoxville community leaders and adoring fans, [...]

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“Antiques Roadshow” making a pit stop in Knoxville

Start scouring through your basements, attics and garages – “Antiques Roadshow” is coming to the Knoxville Convention Center on July 13! “Antiques Roadshow” is the highest rated television show on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), and this is the “Roadshow’s” first trip to Knoxville in its 18 years on the [...]

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Knoxville Voted One of the Happiest Cities to Work (And We Agree!)

We have great people, great food, great shopping, great scenery and a great Southern lifestyle. What’s not to love about living and working in Knoxville? It’s no coincidence that it was recently voted the No. 2 happiest city to work in the country by Forbes magazine (you can check out [...]

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Get fit, stay healthy in 2013

Get fit, stay healthy in 2013

We’ve had an exciting start to the New Year at the Knoxville Convention Center. This past weekend, the Healthy Living Expo returned for its eighth year to help us start 2013 off right and get people energized about fitness and healthy living. Studies show about half of Americans made a New [...]

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Celebrating 10 years in a winter wonderland

Celebrating 10 years in a winter wonderland

Last night, we celebrated 10 years of the Knoxville Convention Center, and each of our amazing clients who made the Convention Center what it is today. At our annual holiday gathering, we put our event services to good use and made merry with our clients and special friends. This year, our [...]

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