‘DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS’ RETURNS TO THE KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

‘DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS’ RETURNS TO THE KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Sep 22, 2014 – 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, Sept. 27-28. This is the third year Knoxville will host the interactive family exhibition that features more than [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER AWARDED ‘ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR’ BY STATE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER AWARDED ‘ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR’ BY STATE HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION

Aug 12, 2014 – The Knoxville Convention Center was recently named “Attraction of the Year” by the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association (TnHTA) at the organization’s annual Stars of Industry award ceremony in Nashville. The “Attraction of the Year” award is presented to event venues, convention centers and tourist attractions that [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER TO HOST 2014 MEDAL OF HONOR CONVENTION

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER TO HOST 2014 MEDAL OF HONOR CONVENTION

Jul 29, 2014 – The Knoxville Convention Center, host site for the 2014 Medal of Honor Convention on Sept. 10-13, is honored to hold the event at its facility. “To be selected to host the Medal of Honor Convention is a great honor for our facility and for our city,” Knoxville [...]

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HUNDREDS OF ‘MAGIC: THE GATHERING” GAMERS COMPETE AT THE KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

HUNDREDS OF ‘MAGIC: THE GATHERING” GAMERS COMPETE AT THE KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Jul 10, 2014 – Hundreds of gamers will compete for $5,000 in cash prizes at the StarCityGames.com “Magic: The Gathering” Premier Invitational Qualifier team tournament at the Knoxville Convention Center on Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Members of the top four teams in Knoxville’s Premier Invitational Qualifier tournament [...]

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SENIORS WILL SPELL THEIR WAY TO VICTORY AT NATIONAL BEE  AT KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

SENIORS WILL SPELL THEIR WAY TO VICTORY AT NATIONAL BEE AT KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

Jul 8, 2014 – Think spelling bees are only for kids? Think again. For the first time, Knoxville will play host to the National Senior Spelling Bee at the Knoxville Convention Center on Saturday, July 12. More than 20 participants age 50 or older have been poring over the dictionary to [...]

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SOWARDS RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S AWARD FROM TENNESSEE CHAPTER OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL

SOWARDS RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S AWARD FROM TENNESSEE CHAPTER OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL

Jun 26, 2014 – Kristi Sowards, sales manager at the Knoxville Convention Center, has received a prestigious industry award from the Tennessee Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). (more…) [...]

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FANBOY EXPO BRINGS CULT CLASSIC, COMIC BOOK FANDOM TO KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER

May 27, 2014 – There is only one event where you can meet the original Spock from StarTrek, Samwise Gamgee from Middle Earth, Lois Lane and Napoleon Dynamite all in one day – the Fanboy Expo Knoxville. The Knoxville Convention Center is excited to host for the first time the [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER WELCOMES DESTINATION IMAGINATION GUESTS TO TOWN

May 19, 2014 – Curious minds from around the globe are focused on Knoxville this week. An estimated 16,000 people are expected to attend the 2014 Destination Imagination Global Finals competition to be held at the University of Tennessee and the Knoxville Convention Center May 21-24. “For 14 years, we have hosted [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER AWARDED 2014 SERVICE/SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER AWARDED 2014 SERVICE/SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

May 7, 2014 – The Knoxville Convention Center recently received the 2014 Service/Supplier of the Year Pauly Award by the Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association (GKHA) at the 10th Annual Stars of Industry Luncheon. (more…) [...]

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KNOXVILLE CONVENTION CENTER REACHES MILESTONE: ‘MORE THAN 3 MILLION SERVED’

May 6, 2014 – Since it first opened its doors in 2002, the Knoxville Convention Center has hosted more than 2,800 events and has reached a significant milestone of more than 3 million attendees. (more…) [...]

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