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AUG 2017

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Knoxville Convention Center 301 S Gay St. 701 Henley St. (37902) Phone: (865) 523-7263 Toll Free: (800) 727-8045 Fax: (865) 673-4400 Contact: Sarah Rowan, Sr. Dir. Sales E-Mail: srowan@knoxville.org Website: www.visitknoxville.com Mtg. Rms: 19 /Total Sq. Ft: 253,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 119,922 Cap. Mtg: 11,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 4,000 10' x 10' Booths: 600 Cap. of Theater: 461 Description: Our staff will deliver excel- lent service in Knoxville's half-million- square-foot, technologically advanced facility. We offer superb catering, affordable pricing, great packages, convenient parking. Complimentary WiFi - course areas. Comments: The Knoxville Convention Center is located in the heart of down- town Knoxville, in walking distance of Knoxville's finest hotels, restau- Complimentary trolley service in down- town area. Embassy Suites Knoxville West 9621 Parkside Dr. (37922) Phone: (865) 246-3626 Fax: (865) 320-0170 Suites: 140 Mtg. Rms: 8 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 5,000 Cap. Mtg: 550 /Cap. Bnqt: 410 Total Sq. Ft: 9,000 Lebanon Wilson County CVB 233 E Gay St. (37087) Phone: (615) 453-9655 Fax: (615) 444-3757 Metro Area Rooms: 1,500 City Population: 24,500 Area Population: 105,000 Memphis Memphis CVB 47 Union Ave. (38103) Phone: (901) 543-5300 Fax: (901) 543-5350 Metro Area Rooms: 23,000 Largest Room Block: 7,000 City Population: 655,656 Area Population: 1,170,921 Memphis Cook Convention Center 255 N Main St. (38103-1623) Phone: (901) 576-1200 Fax: (901) 576-1212 Contact: Nicole Seltzer, Dir. of Conv. Center Sales E-Mail: nseltzer@memphis convention.com Website: www.memphisconvention.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ MemphisCookConvention Mtg. Rms: 31 /Total Sq. Ft: 350,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 125,000 Cap. Mtg: 10,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 7,140 10' x 10' Booths: 650 Cap. of Theater: 2,100 Description: Memphis, it's accommo- dating affordable, but most of all it's have your next meeting or event. Comments: Located in downtown Memphis on the trolley line, connected to the Sheraton Memphis Downtown, within blocks of 1,300 committable area hotel SEE AD ON THIS PAGE Fogelman Executive Conference Center 330 Innovation Dr., Suite 206 (38152-3130) Phone: (901) 678-2021 Fax: (901) 678-5329 Contact: Phillip Austin, Sales Dir. Lorna Brown-Ray, Mktg. Dir. E-Mail: paustin@memphis.edu Website: www.memphis.edu/fecc Guest Rooms: 133 Mtg. Rms: 18 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 12,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,200 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 34,000 10' x 10' Booths: 31 Description: for professional meetings: 3 amphithe- aters, 18 permanent-walled meeting - nation specialist. Comments: This conference center oper- ates, along with the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, offering 18 meeting rooms Association of Conference Centers accredited. University of Memphis- FedEx Institute of Technology 365 Innovation Dr., Suite 228 (38152) Phone: (901) 678-5000 Fax: (901) 678-5129 Contact: Michael E. Cochran, Sales/Mktg. Mgr. E-Mail: conferences@memphis.edu Website: www.conferences.memphis.edu Mtg. Rms: 17 /Total Sq. Ft: 9,588 Cap. Mtg: 200 /Cap. Bnqt: 200 Cap. of Theater: 200 Description: FedEx Institute, a $23 mil- lion, state-of-the-art facility like no other. This facility offers a 190-seat tiered amphi- theater, high-definition presentation the- screens, web cams, touch panel screens, just some of the cutting edge features of this facility. Comments: Getting a good night's sleep is important to getting your day started off right. Our Fogelman Executive Conference Center offers 51 queen guest offers 82 2-room suites. Big Cypress Lodge One Bass Pro Dr. (38105) Phone: (901) 620-4652 Toll Free: (800) 225-6343 Fax: (901) 620-4699 Contact: Brian Dodson, Sales/Catering Coord. E-Mail: bdodson@big-cypress.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ bigcpresslodge Twitter: @bigcypresslodge Instagram: www.instagram.com/ bigcypresslodge Guest Rooms: 104 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 10 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,800 Cap. Mtg: 320 /Cap. Bnqt: 460 Total Sq. Ft: 10,530 On Site: Rustic-themed rooms, access to tallest free-standing elevator in the USA, restaurants including "The Lookout" which sits 300 feet above Memphis with glass observation decks, a 13 lane bowling alley Crowne Plaza Memphis 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. (38118) Phone: (901) 362-6200 Fax: (901) 369-5955 Guest Rooms: 319 /Suites: 4 Mtg. Rms: 14 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 8,448 Cap. Mtg: 1,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 800 Total Sq. Ft: 14,000 DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis East 5069 Sanderlin Ave. (38117) Phone: (901) 767-6666 Fax: (901) 683-8563 Guest Rooms: 266 /Suites: 9 Mtg. Rms: 9 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 3,192 Cap. Mtg: 400 /Cap. Bnqt: 250 Total Sq. Ft: 5,681 Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. (38120) Phone: (901) 684-6664 Toll Free: (800) HILTONS Fax: (901) 762-7496 Contact: Tom Goodwin, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Tom Hobson, GM E-Mail: tgoodwin@hiltonmemphis.com Website: www.memphis.hilton.com Guest Rooms: 405 /Suites: 7 Mtg. Rms: 19 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 11,700 Cap. Mtg: 1,250 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 30,000 On Site: Business center, deluxe-level floors, wireless Internet access, A/V ser- vices, lobby bar lounge, restaurant, heat- Comments: The Hilton Memphis hotel is located in the heart of the east Memphis Beale Street, FedEx Forum, Memphis Zoo, Liberty Bowl, Memphis International - Holiday Inn - University of Memphis 330 Innovation Dr., Suite 206 3700 Central Ave. (38152) Phone: (901) 678-8200 Toll Free: (800) HOLIDAY Fax: (901) 678-5329 Contact: Phillip Austin, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: lbrownry@memphis.edu Website: www.holidayinn.com/mem-uofm Guest Rooms: 133 /Suites: 82 Mtg. Rms: 18 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 12,180 Cap. Mtg: 1,300 /Cap. Bnqt: 900 Total Sq. Ft: 30,554 On Site: complimentary WiFi throughout the Tennessee ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 2 0 1 7 / 2 0 1 8 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 90 Jack Kenner

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