For the meeting planner seeking a destination that will deliver "wow, I had no idea" experiences, Knoxville offers a surprisingly real, truly accessible and unexpectedly sophisticated mix of culture, adventure and cuisine rooted in history and genuine Southern hospitality. First time visitors are typically amazed by all Knoxville has to offer and meeting planners are consistently impressed with the city’s ability to host conventions and events.
Located at the intersection of I-75, I-40 and I-81, within a day’s drive of nearly half the U.S. population, Knoxville provides the accessibility you need, the venues you want and the overall experience you’ve been hoping to find.
The Knoxville Convention Center is the cornerstone of Knoxville's meeting facilities. This beautiful, 500,000-square-foot space 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 also within walking distance.