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, 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 is home to a number of festivals, loads of live music, fantastic civil war sites, a world class zoo, highly acclaimed museums and a unique Urban Wilderness that offers 1,000 acres of adventure within the city limits. Guests and attendees of your conference or event will always find opportunities for entertainment and education.
The Knoxville 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 also within walking distance. We should note that Knoxville offers more than 8,100 hotel rooms. Whether you are planning a large convention or a small gathering, Knoxville has a wonderful selection of lodging options that are sure to please.
It’s important to note that many of the downtown hotels and attractions are located on the free shuttle route provided by Knoxville Trolley Lines.
These reasons and countless others are why more and more people are planning events in Knoxville.