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Knoxville Convention Center

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Address: 701 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902-2914
Phone Number: +1 865-522-5669
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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The facilities themselves are small compared to other larger city convention centers. With that said, the grounds are well maintained, parking not so bad, and security is good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 July 2016
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Wildwood, Florida
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to several different events held here, health & wellness, business dinners, Christmas and charity events. We have not been disappointed, good parking, very clean and easy to get around. Good safety for downtown events, well lit. Unfortunately, we have moved out of state. To answer suitable for all ages depends on the event.

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Thank DebE5
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Living in K'ville I have been here for quite a few different events. Their staff is always friendly and helpful. It's a great venue for anything. With the ability to cut the room to a smaller size or open it up for a huge affair.

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Thank Terri T
Knoxville
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great set up. People were very friendly and helpful. Was decorated wonderfully. Went for 2 days there was so much to see!! Recommend this event

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Thank Debbie D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

i have attended conventions and weddings here. It is a great place for conventions (parking is sometimes hard to find) but not a great place for weddings.

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Fairview, Tennessee
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This building has a strange lay-out and it seems like there's always that "where do I go?" moment. Not much parking nearby. The best option is to park at the Holiday Inn across the street but it fills up FAST. My advice is to arrive early!

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Thank Michael L
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The convention center has the typical, flexible space of a downtown convention center. It has carpeted ballrooms & meeting rooms as well as large concrete floor display spaces for lots of different venues. Great staff, works very well with clients. There are many downtown hotels, but only a few within walking distance, and the ones in walking distance are 3... More 

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Thank Roger G
Knoxville
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been to several different things at this convention center, and it's always nice and clean. There are people working there that are helpful, courteous, giving directions, etc. Parking is convenient.

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USA
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201 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The facilities themselves are small compared to other larger city convention centers. With that said, the grounds are well maintained, parking not so bad, and security is good. We go herre every year for a Christmas festival and the Dinosaur show...which will be wrapping up next year cause my youngest doesn't want to go again...haha.

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Thank grant c
Tennessee
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74 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Maybe I just don't know where to park, but it is always a hike and you have to pay to park. That being said, the venue is perfect, and anything I have attended there has always been set up great.

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Thank Magic1987
Knoxville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Nice convention center in the middle of downtown. Easy access from the freeway. Handicap parking near entrance. Large enough for a decent size event. Some convention centers are so gigantic and difficult to get around, not this one. Nice & cool in the summer, clean restrooms. Visited for several different events and competitions.

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