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Knoxville-Area Meeting Facilities Ranked According to Meeting and Exhibition Space
Rank
'15
'14FacilityPhone
Website
County
Mtg./exhibit. sq. ft.
No. mtg. rms.
Seating: banquet/theater
Guest rooms / Parking
Owner
General managerSales manager
Year est./renovated
11Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley St.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-522-56691
knoxvilleconventioncenter.com2
Knox
235,000
24
4,000 / 10,400
NA / NA
City of Knoxville
Mary Bogert
Rebecca Williams3
2002/NA
22Sevierville Convention Center
202 Gists Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-453-0001
seviervilleconventioncenter.com
Sevier
184,071
8
NA4 / 9,996
NA / 1,571
The City of Sevierville
David Bobo
Martha Norris
2007/NA
33Gatlinburg Convention Center
234 Historic Nature Trail5
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-2392
meetings.gatlinburg.com
Sevier
148,000
20
4,000 / 6,000
12,000 / Adjacent lots
City of Gatlinburg
Debbie Orsburn
Karen Robertson
1989/2006
44LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
2986 Teaster Lane
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-453-8574
mypigeonforge.com/leconte-center/
Sevier
122,500
12
9,000 / 12,116
NA / 1,600
City of Pigeon Forge
Phil Campbell
Jennifer Smith
2013/NA
55Knoxville Expo Center
5441 Clinton Highway
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-686-3200
knoxvilleexpocenter.com
Knox
100,000
86
1,0007 / 2,5007
NA / 1,200
NA
Crystal White
Sara Hicks
2000/2013
66Knoxville Convention/Exhibition Center
525 Henley St.
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-522-5669
knoxvilleconventioncenter.com2
Knox
77,349
13
3,900 / 6,150
NA / NA
City of Knoxville
Mary Bogert
Rebecca Williams3
1982/2007
7Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center
3171 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-453-1000
grandresorthotel.com
Sevier
75,000
18
2,500 / 5,000
425 / 515
Kenneth M. Seaton
Kenneth M. Seaton
Courtney Keck
Adam Phelps
1982/2007
87Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-0103
rothchildknoxville.com
Knox
60,000
8
800 / 2,000
NA / 650
Susan Rothchild
Susan Rothchild
Kasey Rothchild
1980/2013
98Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center
3301 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-215-1450
chilhoweepark.org
Knox
57,000
1
3,000 / 4,500
NA / 3,500
City of Knoxville
Dale Dunn
NA
1910/2013
109Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction
3849 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
1-800-356-1676
dixiestampede.com
Sevier
45,000
2
1,080 / 1,080
NA / 400
NA
Jamie Parish
Rachel Reagan
1988/2015
1110Knoxville Civic Auditorium & Coliseum
500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-215-8900
knoxvillecoliseum.com
Knox
43,170
3
1,200 / 6,200
NA / 2,200
City of Knoxville
Dale Dunn
Robbie Sandoval8
1961/1987
1211Oak Ridge Civic Center
1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-3450
orrecparks.org
Anderson
39,242
5
675 / 1,000
NA / 300
City of Oak Ridge
Pat Sloan
NA
1970/NA
1312TKnoxville Marriott
501 Hill Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-637-1234
marriott.com/tysmc
Knox
33,000
15
900 / 1,000
378 / 404
Columbia Sussex
Jean Medina
Sherri Wozniak
2002/2006
1312TBridgewater Place9
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-247-6071
bridgewaterplacetn.com
Knox
33,000
15
250 / 450
NA / 176
NA
Kim Robertson
NA
2013/NA
1514Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
700 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-633-9000
wbhof.com
Knox
32,000
3
250 / 300
NA / 76
Knox County
Dana Hart
Dana Hart
1999/NA
1615The Park Vista a DoubleTree by Hilton
705 Cherokee Orchard Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-9211
parkvista.com
Sevier
25,000
20
900 / 1,500
300 / 380
Managed by Davidson Hotels & Resorts
Jackelyn Schafer
Sharon Rinehart10
1976/2010
1716University of Tennessee Conference Center
600 Henley St., Ste. 212
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-974-0250
outreach.utk.edu/conferences
Knox
21,000
14
300 / 300
NA / 600 adjacent spaces
University of Tennessee
NA
Jeremy Easterday
1990/2006
1817Music Road Resort & Convention Center
303 Henderson Chapel Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
865-429-8803
musicroadinn.com
Sevier
20,000
16
1,100 / 1,500
303 / 600
NA
Sande Weiss
Ben Humphries
2004/NA
1918Smoky Mountain Resorts Convention Center11
4010 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
800-223-6707
smokymountainconventioncenter.com
Sevier
20,000
8
1,000 / 1,500
800 / 800
Smoky Mountain Resorts
Steve Martin
Pete Smith10
1992/2000
1919The Grande Event Center
5441 Clinton Highway
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-243-3100
knoxgrande.com
Knox
20,000
8
700 / 1,000
NA / 1,200
NA
Crystal White
Sara Hicks
2012/2013
1 865-KCC-KNOX; 2 kccsmg.com; 3 Director, sales & marketing; 4 Ballroom, 1,100; Event Hall A, 2,000; Event Hall B, 4,000; 5 Mailing address: 303 Reagan Drive; 6 Exhibit halls; 7 Capacity of meeting rooms only; exhibit halls can also be converted for banquet (3,500 capacity) and theater seating (3,500 capacity); 8 Asst. general manager; 9 Source declined to participate. Information from 2014 survey; 10 Director of sales; 11 Source declined to participate. Information from website and 2013 survey
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company Web sites. NA=not applicable or not available. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets on www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.
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