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Convention Center reaches out to neighbor in need

After four months of sharing our kitchen at the Knoxville Convention Center, Mobile Meals has set up operations in the kitchen of the former convention center space below the Holiday Inn. The spring storms that ripped through Knoxville damaging many homes and businesses caused the ceiling in the Mobile Meals Kitchen [...]

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This newest Vol is a winner!

This newest Vol is a winner!

I’ve met the newest member of the Tennessee Vols team, and I think he is a winner! We recently hosted a welcome reception here at the Convention center for the University of Tennessee’s new Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart and his wife Pam. More than 200 community leaders, elected [...]

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Celebrities honored at the Center

We have some big celebrities coming to the Knoxville Convention Center this week. I am not just talking about the O’Jays. Yes they will be here too, and it will be fun to hear that Philadelphia soul that they are known for. I’m sure you remember “Back Stabbers,” “Love Train,” “I [...]

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Community “Likes” SwagFest ’11

Community “Likes” SwagFest ’11

The Knoxville Convention Center was full of swag when it played host Sept. 9 to personal injury lawyer Stephen A. Burroughs’ free party and concert dubbed Swagfest 2011. The event was inspired by a huge internet sensation which began when Burroughs announced that he would throw a party for the people [...]

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We have a Hero in the House

We have a Hero in the House

We have long considered our Executive Chef Chris Moore a hero here at the Knoxville Convention Center. It is no small feat to please so many palates on a regular basis. Now Home Federal Bank has named him a community hero through their inaugural Hometown Heroes program. This program spotlights ordinary [...]

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