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A lesson in fencing at the Knoxville Convention Center

A lesson in fencing at the Knoxville Convention Center

En garde! The United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs 12th Annual National Championship glides into the Knoxville Convention Center this weekend. More than 700 athletes from the USACFC will pack our exhibit hall for the country’s largest collegiate fencing competition. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 7 [...]

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Outdoor enthusiasts choose Knoxville for 2014 conference!

Outdoor enthusiasts choose Knoxville for 2014 conference!

Our diverse, beautiful East Tennessee landscape with rolling hills, lakes, rivers and mountains make Knoxville the logical choice to host a conference for outdoor enthusiasts. I’m pleased to announce that the Knoxville Convention Center will host the 9th annual Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) Business Conference in March 2014. One [...]

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“Antiques Roadshow” making a pit stop in Knoxville

Start scouring through your basements, attics and garages – “Antiques Roadshow” is coming to the Knoxville Convention Center on July 13! “Antiques Roadshow” is the highest rated television show on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), and this is the “Roadshow’s” first trip to Knoxville in its 18 years on the [...]

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Knoxville Voted One of the Happiest Cities to Work (And We Agree!)

We have great people, great food, great shopping, great scenery and a great Southern lifestyle. What’s not to love about living and working in Knoxville? It’s no coincidence that it was recently voted the No. 2 happiest city to work in the country by Forbes magazine (you can check out [...]

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Get fit, stay healthy in 2013

Get fit, stay healthy in 2013

We’ve had an exciting start to the New Year at the Knoxville Convention Center. This past weekend, the Healthy Living Expo returned for its eighth year to help us start 2013 off right and get people energized about fitness and healthy living. Studies show about half of Americans made a New [...]

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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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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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