Something for everyone

Something for everyone

Knoxville and the surrounding region holds a great variety of people with a wide assortment of different interests, but there’s something for each and every guest who comes through the doors of the Knoxville Convention Center. One of my favorite things about my job is being able to bring in [...]

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Meeting planners love the Convention Center

Meeting planners love the Convention Center

All of us here at the Knoxville Convention Center work hard every day to show southern hospitality and provide great service to our guests. Knoxville is one of the best cities in the nation, and we love to share it with our visitors. That being said, I am very pleased [...]

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‘Bug Geeks’ swarm the center

The Knoxville Convention Center is already crawling with bug enthusiasts as we host the 60th annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) starting on Sunday. It’s the largest meeting of entomologists in the world with more than 4,000 self-proclaimed “bug geeks” from more than [...]

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Congratulations to Rebecca Williams!

Congratulations to Rebecca Williams!

I’m pleased to announce today the promotion of our good friend Rebecca Williams to director of sales and marketing here at the Knoxville Convention Center. Rebecca joined us nearly 11 years ago before the building was even completed. Rebecca has been with us since the beginning, and she helped us grow [...]

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Holiday season comes early at the Center

Holiday season comes early at the Center

The holidays come early at the Knoxville Convention Center. Before we take down the Halloween decoration and put up the candy, we’re already preparing for Santa Claus. Our first holiday event, the Junior League of Knoxville’s 11th annual Tinsel and Treasure, is moving in to the center as we speak, and [...]

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Look What’s Cooking in Knoxville!

Look What’s Cooking in Knoxville!

I always enjoy the opportunity to share Knoxville culture with our visiting guests, and nothing says East Tennessee like home-made biscuits. In conjunction with Visit Knoxville, we invited a group of more than 20 meeting planners to the Convention Center this past week to tour the facility and learn how [...]

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Food City Sets Up Shop!

Food City Sets Up Shop!

The Food City Food Show is just around the corner! Vendors have begun to set up their booths, and chefs will soon take the stage to display their skills. The Knoxville Convention Center’s large exhibit hall is decked out in Volunteer orange for this year’s theme, Football Time in Tennessee. On [...]

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Clayton homes are moving in!

Clayton homes are moving in!

A whole new neighborhood has moved in seemingly overnight to our large exhibit hall. Nearly 20 manufactured homes have been rolling into the center since last week in preparation for the 37th Annual Knoxville Home Show by Clayton Homes, which is free and open to the public. The home show is [...]

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The Pink Bridal Show Helps Knoxville Brides Plan Special Day

When it comes to wedding planning, the Pink Ladies have it covered. Connecting brides and grooms with wedding professionals and planning advice for more than 20 years, The Pink Bride is the ultimate wedding resource. At the Knoxville Convention Center, we are excited to see The Pink Ladies setting up now [...]

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Ringers on Rocky Top- Horseshoe Pitching Comes to Knoxville

Ringers on Rocky Top- Horseshoe Pitching Comes to Knoxville

It’s always exciting to host unique events such as the 2012 World Horseshoe Tournament. With over 1,500 competitors in attendance, this event brought many new people to Knoxville to see everything that we have to offer. This “Ringers on Rocky Top” event was hosted by the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association (NHPA) [...]

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