Knoxville Convention Center announces latest addition: Henley Meeting Room

Space inside facility offers ideal meeting space downtown The Henley Meeting Room, located within the Knoxville Convention Center at the corner of Henley Street and Clinch Avenue, is officially open and available for rental. At 425 square feet, the space is perfect for such gatherings as board meetings, videoconferencing and depositions. The modular, mobile furnishings, which consist of six classroom-sized … Read More

Knoxville Convention Center names Jonathan Frye as executive chef

The Knoxville Convention Center has named Jonathan Frye as its new executive chef. Frye previously served as sous chef for the SMG-managed facility. “Jonathan has been a great asset to our team and will thrive as executive chef, bringing a fresh vision and new delicious recipes to our catering menu,” said Mary Bogert, general manager of the Knoxville Convention Center. … Read More

Debut of massive LEGO recreation of Henley Bridge to appear at BrickUniverse

Finished display includes over 320 unique parts and over 72,000 LEGO bricks   Local LEGO builders will be debuting their massive LEGO recreation of the Henley Bridge at the BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo at the Knoxville Convention Center on August 26-27. The display is a group project of the Tennessee Valley LEGO Club and will be featured with a host … Read More

First-Ever LEGO Convention Coming to Knoxville Convention Center

Attractions include 50 massive LEGO models of famous landmarks from around the world. BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention will take place at Knoxville Convention Center for two days: August 26-27, 2017. The event is building on LEGO’s amazing popularity and ingenuity with awesome attractions all centered around everybody’s favorite plastic building blocks. At past events, the team at BrickUniverse has witnessed … Read More

Free wireless internet now offered at Knoxville Convention Center events

The Knoxville Convention Center will now have free wireless internet for future events. Visit Knoxville will implement this service via an agreement with ShowNets. For over 17 years, ShowNets has become the recognized expert in designing, deploying and supporting state-of-the-art Internet solutions for events, trade shows and facilities. “We are excited to provide this opportunity as we continue to expand … Read More

National Senior Spelling Bee returns to Knoxville July 9

The National Senior Spelling Bee, now in its 21st year, convenes at the Knoxville Convention Center at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. Contest organizers encourage senior spelling enthusiasts to join the competition for a national title and invite area word lovers to “come visit and sit for a spell.” “This marks the third year we’ve hosted the National Senior … Read More

Knoxville Convention Center promotes Kate Jackson to director of event services

The Knoxville Convention Center today announced the promotion of Kate Jackson to the leadership team as the director of event services, making her responsible for overseeing event managers and coordinating scheduling and training of event staff. “Because of Kate’s hard work and true dedication to meeting our clients’ needs, this promotion to our leadership team is well-deserved,” General Manager Mary … Read More