NATIONAL SENIOR SPELLING BEE RETURNS TO KNOXVILLE JULY 18

NATIONAL SENIOR SPELLING BEE RETURNS TO KNOXVILLE JULY 18

Jul 7, 2015 – The National Senior Spelling Bee is calling all word-lovers over the age of 50 to battle for a national title July 18 at the Knoxville Convention Center. “We hosted the National Senior Spelling Bee in Knoxville for the first time last year and had a great time,” [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER EARNS PRIME SITE AWARD FOR NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER EARNS PRIME SITE AWARD FOR NINTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Jun 23, 2015 – The Knoxville Convention Center recently received a Prime Site Award from the readers of Facilities & Destinations, a leading publication for meeting and event planners, booking agents and promoters. The awards were announced in the June issue of the magazine. Prime Site award winners are the highest-rated [...]

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AMERICAN CORNHOLE ORGANIZATION INVITES LOCALS TO COMPETE IN OPEN COMPETITION

Jun 22, 2015 – Slyder Cup part of ACO World Championships at Knoxville Convention Center The American Cornhole Organization (ACO) is kicking off its world championships by inviting teams of local businesses and individuals to participate in an open competition with the chance to win $3,000 in prize money. The World Slyder [...]

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SOWARDS WINS PAULY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE FROM GREATER KNOXVILLE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION

SOWARDS WINS PAULY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE FROM GREATER KNOXVILLE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION

May 7, 2015 – Kristi Sowards, sales manager at the Knoxville Convention Center, has been awarded the 2015 Pauly Award for Volunteer of the Year by the Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association (GKHA) at the 11th Annual Pauly Awards sponsored by the University of Tennessee Tourism Institute and Visit Knoxville. “At the [...]

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ROBOTICS COMPETITION ENCOURAGES RECYCLING

Mar 31, 2015 – Hundreds of students to compete in regional competition April 1-4 High school robotics teams have been building and programming robots since the start of 2015 in hopes of a first-place finish in this year’s recycling-themed challenge at the Knoxville Convention Center for Tennessee’s largest robotics competition. Thirteen high [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER WELCOMES TOP CANINE COMPETITORS  AT 95TH ANNUAL FLUSHING SPANIEL SHOW

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER WELCOMES TOP CANINE COMPETITORS AT 95TH ANNUAL FLUSHING SPANIEL SHOW

Jan 9, 2015 – The top spaniels from home and abroad will strut their stuff at the Knoxville Convention Center for a chance to be awarded “Best in Show” at the 95th Annual American Spaniel Club (ASC) Flushing Spaniel Show, January 9-11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the event’s [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER NAMES FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER AS 2014 LEADER OF THE YEAR

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER NAMES FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER AS 2014 LEADER OF THE YEAR

Dec 23, 2014 – Rachel McCoig, Knoxville Convention Center food and beverage manager, recently was recognized by her peers as the 2014 Leader of the Year. Knoxville Convention Center General Manager Mary Bogert presented the award during the annual employee holiday gathering. “Every employee at the Knoxville Convention Center is hardworking [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER OPERATIONS DIRECTOR NAMED  OUTSTANDING PROPERTY MANAGER OF THE YEAR

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER OPERATIONS DIRECTOR NAMED OUTSTANDING PROPERTY MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Dec 22, 2014 – Jason Bourgoyne, director of event services and operations for the Knoxville Convention Center, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Property Manager of the Year by the Building Owners and Managers Association Greater Knoxville (BOMA). The award is given annually to an individual who demonstrates extensive service to [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER HOSTS TENNESSEE PUBLIC WORKS, TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCES

Nov 3, 2014 – More than 800 government workers from counties and municipalities across Tennessee will gather at the Knoxville Convention Center this week for the Tennessee Public Transportation Association (TPTA) Conference and Expo and the Tennessee Stormwater Association (TNSA) East Tennessee Development Symposium. “All of us at the Knoxville Convention [...]

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FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CELEBRITIES TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CELEBRITIES TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Oct 31, 2014 – There is only one event where you can meet Fonzie from “Happy Days,” Gimli the dwarf from Middle Earth and Chewbacca of “Star Wars” fame all in one day – the Fanboy Expo Knoxville. The Knoxville Convention Center is happy to host, once again, the region’s [...]

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