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    1500 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

    Meetings & Events Come Together at the Crossroads Located at the intersection of I-75, I-40 and I-81, Knoxville, Tennessee serves as the crossroads of America. The city provides the accessibility you need, the venues you want and the overall experience you’ve been hoping to find. Knoxville boasts a number of outstanding venues suitable for a variety of events, including everything from conventions to sporting competitions. The Knoxville Convention Center serves as the cornerstone of Knoxville’s meeting facilities. Located alongside World’s Fair Park, minutes from the University of Tennessee, and a short drive from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, this beautiful, 500,000-square-foot space is ideal for gatherings of all kinds. The Convention Center is located just minutes from Market Square, the heart of Knoxville’s vibrant and walkable downtown. This popular area is home to eclectic shopping, fine dining, outdoor concerts and more. A number of Knoxville’s finest hotels are within walking distance, and many of the downtown hotels and attractions are located on the free shuttle route provided by Knoxville Trolley Lines. Attendees love it here! With all these amenities plus the complimentary services provided by the Visit Knoxville Sales and Services team, it’s easy to see why more and more people are planning to gather at the Crossroads in Knoxville. Download your Meeting Planner Guide at

    Knoxville Fast Facts

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    Visit Knoxville
    301 S Gay Street , Knoxville, TN 37902

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    Type of Destination Experience:
    College Town, Historic, Mountain, Urban

    GSF Exhibit Space (Knoxville Expo Center): 120,000

    Meeting Space, Square Feet (Knoxville Convention Center): 53,990

    Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Chilhowee Park): 57,000

    Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Knoxville Marriott): 378

    Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

    Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,500

    McGhee Tyson Airport

    Miles to downtown 12

    Cities with non-stop flights19

    International cities with direct flights0

    Geographic Areas Served:

    Knoxville, Knox County

    Why Meet in Knoxville

    Visit Knoxville Services: Whatever the size & scope of your convention, Knoxville & Visit Knoxville's meeting planning experts have the facilities & complimentary services you need to make sure it's successful & memorable.

    Meeting Space: The cornerstone of Knoxville's facilities is the Knoxville Convention Center featuring more than half-million square feet of meeting space surrounded by expansive outdoor lawns & festival areas.

    Location: Located in the geographic center of the eastern United States, Knoxville is within a day's drive of half the nation's population, features two major interstates, I-75 & I-40, and the newly renovated McGhee Tyson Airport.

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    Relationship with the Convention Center

    The CVB represents the convention center

    Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

    Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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