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  • Knoxville Convention & Visitors Bureau dba Visit Knoxville

    1500 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

    Knoxville offers a wonderfully diverse mix of big city amenities delivered with small town hospitality. It’s easy to travel to as the city is located within a day's drive for more than half the nation's population and Knoxville's McGhee Tyson Airport services 130+ daily flights. Knoxville's ideal location in the heart of East Tennessee, combined with the 500,000 square-foot Convention Center, 7,500 guest rooms, and a list of complimentary services, gives you - the planner - the chance to make your next convention the best yet! The cornerstone of Knoxville’s meeting facilities is the world-class Knoxville Convention Center. Built with modular flexibility and attendee convenience in mind, its more than half-million square feet surrounded by expansive outdoor lawns may be tailored for almost any gathering. Ample ballroom, exhibit and meeting spaces are augmented with full on-site catering, high-speed Internet service, and comfortable, picturesque indoor and outdoor settings to maximize guests’ total experience. So, when you think of Knoxville, consider three things: Southern Hospitality at its best, the convenience of a big city in a small town environment and planning with no hassle! Call the Knoxville experts at 800-727-8045 or visit online at and start planning today! Search availabilities and pricing on Knoxville meeting accommodations and facilities. Let Visit Knoxville help with your next meeting or event.

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    Knoxville Convention & Visitors Bureau dba Visit Knoxville
    301 S Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902

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    Type of Destination Experience:

    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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