Knoxville Meetings

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. 

  • Knoxville is conveniently located just off I-40 and I-75, just minutes from I-81.
  • Knoxville is within a day's drive of half the continental U.S.
  • Knoxville boasts 120 daily flights from more than 20 nonstop destinations from McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), 12 miles from downtown. 
  • Knoxville offers more than 9,200 guest rooms countywide, including 1,800 rooms downtown, within one square mile of the Knoxville Convention Center.

    Knoxville is and always will be committed to your safety and the safety of your attendees.  To learn more about current local COVID-19 guidelines and facility protocols for meetings and events, please work with your VK Sales Director or contact


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