East Tennessee (with Knoxville as its cultural hub) is blessed with an especially rich diversity of artistic and cultural resources. The Alliance’s membership represents an amazing variety of performing arts venues and organizations, historical attractions, and museums. Working together, they celebrate and serve East Tennessee’s history, community, and future. Search our members by category or via the search box.
Built in 2002, the Knoxville Convention Center is a 500,000-square-foot facility perfectly positioned alongside the picturesque landscape of the World’s Fair Park and between the urban core of the city and the campus of the University of Tennessee.
Knoxville’s vibrant and walkable downtown is home to a variety of hotels, a food lover’s paradise of local, authentic restaurants, award-winning festivals, exciting live entertainment, eclectic shopping and a community dedicated to Southern hospitality.
We specialize in providing guests with a turnkey experience with our event services and amenities. Our staff provides the highest level of customer satisfaction to make your stay a success. Our center has hosted millions of attendees from more than 80 countries over the past decade. We want you to be next.
The Knoxville Convention Center is an SMG-managed facility.