Biology and Math Conference Brings International Flair to Knoxville

Biology and Math Conference Brings International Flair to Knoxville

Experts from all over the world convened at the Knoxville Convention Center July 25-28 for the 2012 Society for Mathematics and Biology Annual Meeting and Conference. A total of 35 states and 23 different countries were represented. We’re proud to say that these science-based conferences have become a niche market for [...]

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FRIENDS MAKE THE FRONT PAGE . . . FOLLIES, THAT IS.

FRIENDS MAKE THE FRONT PAGE . . . FOLLIES, THAT IS.

My good friends Cynthia Moxley and Alan Carmichael will be honored in the Society of Professional Journalists annual Front Page Follies here at the Knoxville Convention Center on Saturday. The show is a spoof of local news and newsmakers. The cast has been practicing hard and from the little snippet I [...]

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SOLAR PANEL SYSTEM INSTALLATION  LAUNCHES ENERGY-SAVING INITIATIVE

SOLAR PANEL SYSTEM INSTALLATION LAUNCHES ENERGY-SAVING INITIATIVE

We were excited to host the ribbon-cutting for our rooftop solar array and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero’s announcement of our community’s commitment to a national energy-saving initiative. At the Knoxville Convention Center, we are proud to be a leader in environmental initiatives and the first convention center in the state to [...]

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Coach Warlick Reception Gives M&M Productions an Opportunity to Shine

Coach Warlick Reception Gives M&M Productions an Opportunity to Shine

M & M Productions USA, our new audio/video services provider at the Knoxville Convention Center, had a chance to show their stuff at a recent business community reception held for new Lady Vols Basketball Head Coach Holly Warlick. And they wowed the crowd. Nearly 200 community leaders, elected officials and friends [...]

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What’s it really like to cook for the President?

What’s it really like to cook for the President?

Knoxville Convention Center Executive Chef Chris Moore knows first-hand. He was honored to be selected to help prepare meals for President Obama and several thousand international diplomats gathered for the recent 2012 NATO Summit at the McCormick Center in Chicago. Here is his fascinating story: (more…) [...]

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Pets and Groomers Set Up Shop in the Knoxville Convention Center

Pets and Groomers Set Up Shop in the Knoxville Convention Center

At the Knoxville Convention Center, we appreciate mans’ best friend. In fact, we have a lot of furry friends who will be visiting us soon for their next beauty appointment! The 2012 Pet Stylists Super Show is coming to the Knoxville Convention Center on May 31, and Young-Williams Animal Center will [...]

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Transforming spaces

Transforming spaces

One of the most interesting parts of my job is seeing the various meeting spaces at the Knoxville Convention Center transformed in new and creative ways. I am always impressed by the imaginative ideas our clients use to make the spaces reflect the themes of their events. The Knoxville Convention Center [...]

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South Central Youth Conference to make an impact in Knoxville

South Central Youth Conference to make an impact in Knoxville

The Knoxville Convention Center has been host to several faith-filled conferences, conventions and events over the years, from the ordination of Catholic Bishop Joseph Kurtz with nearly 5,000 in attendance to a luncheon with Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy Graham, or dinner with inspirational paraplegic and radio personality Joni [...]

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March Madness at the Convention Center

March Madness at the Convention Center

I just love March Madness – the tradition, the excitement, the welcome sight of familiar favorites and the chance to see some rising stars. No, I’m not talking about basketball. I’m talking about Women Today, a real fan favorite event here in Knoxville. The Women Today Expo has been going strong [...]

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Dinosaurs roam the Convention Center

Dinosaurs roam the Convention Center

This weekend at the Knoxville Convention Center we have a great interactive, family-friendly exhibit, “Discover the Dinosaurs.” Step into our exhibit hall, and you’ll be transported 65 million years into the past when dinosaurs ruled the earth. Sixty museum-quality and animatronic dinosaur replicas have taken over the center. Our exhibit hall [...]

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