Knoxville Convention Center hosts ‘Prom of the Stars’ for physically, developmentally disabled

Apr 8, 2016 – Approximately 1,140 adults with physical and cognitive disabilities and their caregivers will attend a “Prom of the Stars” at the Knoxville Convention Center on Saturday, April 9, from 5-8 p.m. The prom includes a catered dinner, prom picture, music and dancing. Since 2003, Farragut Christian Church has [...]

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Professional tree climbing competition held as part of regional arboriculture conference

Professional tree climbing competition held as part of regional arboriculture conference

Mar 17, 2016 – Nearly 40 professional climbers will compete in a regional tree climbing competition at Lakeshore Park on Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20. The event is held in conjunction with the annual conference of the Southern Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) at the [...]

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NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS RETURNS TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS RETURNS TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Jan 12, 2016 – Top collegiate gymnastics teams from across the country will travel to Knoxville to compete in the 4th annual Ozone Collegiate Gymnastics Classic presented by Texas Roadhouse at the Knoxville Convention Center, Saturday, Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. NCAA women’s gymnastics teams competing in the invitational include Iowa [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER HOSTS 96th ANNUAL FLUSHING SPANIEL SHOW

Dec 31, 2015 – The top spaniels from home and abroad will strut their stuff at the Knoxville Convention Center for the chance to be awarded “Best in Show” at the 96th Annual American Spaniel Club (ASC) Flushing Spaniel Show, Jan. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Jan. [...]

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SMG to serve as interim management contractor for Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center

SMG to serve as interim management contractor for Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center

Oct 27, 2015 – SMG, the country’s leading entertainment and venue management company and manager of the Knoxville Convention Center, is pleased to provide the City of Knoxville with management services for the Civic Auditorium and Coliseum and Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center in an interim capacity. The City of Knoxville [...]

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Knoxville Convention Center hosts Nuclear Science Week celebration

Knoxville Convention Center hosts Nuclear Science Week celebration

Oct 19, 2015 – A national celebration that generates interest in nuclear science will be held throughout the country Oct. 19-23. The focus for local, regional and national interest in nuclear science will be centered in Knoxville next week for the Nuclear Science Week “Big Event” held at the Knoxville [...]

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FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CELEBRITIES TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CELEBRITIES TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Oct 12, 2015 – There is only one event where you can meet Pocahontas, an *NSYNC member and the voice of Disney’s Goofy all in one day – the Fanboy Expo Knoxville. The Knoxville Convention Center is happy to host, once again, the region’s premier pop culture meet-and-greet and collectibles [...]

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Local chefs host volunteer event to prepare healthy meals for Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

Local chefs host volunteer event to prepare healthy meals for Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

Aug 10, 2015 – Local chefs will host a volunteer event at the Knoxville Convention Center to prepare hundreds of healthy, premade meals for hungry families across East Tennessee at the first-ever “Tomato Crush.” The event to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee will be held in the Convention [...]

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Knoxville Convention Center upgrades facility with nursing mother’s room, family restroom

Knoxville Convention Center upgrades facility with nursing mother’s room, family restroom

Aug 4, 2015 – Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knoxville Convention Center leadership cut the ribbon today on family-friendly upgrades to the facility, which include a nursing mother’s room and family restroom. “These resources will be key to making new mothers and families with young children or with special needs more [...]

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‘Discover the Dinosaurs’ returns to the Knoxville Convention Center

‘Discover the Dinosaurs’ returns to the Knoxville Convention Center

Jul 14, 2015 – The Knoxville Convention Center once again is inviting families, young people and adults to travel back in time 65 million years at “Discover the Dinosaurs” on Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19. Now in its fourth year at the Convention Center, the interactive exhibition, “Discover the Dinosaurs,” is [...]

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