Knoxville can’t be defined by just one thing. It’s a nature-loving-adventure-seeking-artsy-kinda-town… home to endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, rich history, live music, and an arts and culture scene that’s helped make Knoxville “The Maker City.” Knoxville’s vibrant, walkable downtown features a variety of restaurants (80+), rooftop bars, shops, museums and galleries in and around Market Square. In the mood for some adventure? Take a short trip across the Tennessee River to hike, bike, climb or simply enjoy some fresh air in Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness. Along the way, savor our award-winning cuisine and enjoy a taste of Knoxville at one of our many local breweries. Offering more than 2,100 sleeping rooms within 1-square mile of the Knoxville Convention Center and 9,000 rooms countywide. Conveniently located off I-40 and I-75, just minutes from I-81. Within a day's drive of half the continental U.S. Knoxville's McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) offers 120+ daily flights from more than 20 nonstop destinations, located just 12 miles from downtown. Whatever type of conference or convention you’re planning, this is the city for you. Knoxville provides the accessibility you need and the overall package you’ve been hoping to find. Many of our finest meeting facilities, including the Knoxville Convention Center, are in the heart of downtown. No matter how you experience our hidden gem of a city, you can be sure… Knoxville will surprise you.
Distance from airport
- McGhee Tyson Airport
19.31 km from city center
Volunteer Princess Cruises
The Old City
Three Rivers Rambler
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Knoxville Convention Center an SMG Managed Facility
The Knoxville Convention Center captures the essence of this beautiful region in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Hosting many state, national and international convention, conferences, public shows, seminars, trade shows and meetings.
- Exhibit Space46,452 sq. mTotal meeting space49,235 sq. mGuest rooms 1 mi. from convention center2,500