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AUG 2018

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Mtg. Rms: 18 /Total Sq. Ft: 148,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 67,000 Cap. Mtg: 6,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 4,000 10' x 10' Booths: 350 Brookside Resort 463 E Parkway (37738) Phone: (865) 436-5611 Fax: (865) 436-0039 Guest Rooms: 165 /Suites: 20 Mtg. Rms: 3 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 3,200 Cap. Mtg: 200 /Cap. Bnqt: 150 Total Sq. Ft: 5,000 Edgewater at the Aquarium Hotel and Conference Center P. O. Box 170 402 River Road (37738) Phone: (865) 277-0159 Fax: (865) 436-6947 Guest Rooms: 205 /Suites: 3 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Total Sq. Ft: 7,000 Cap. Mtg: 500 /Cap. Bnqt: 300 Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg 635 River Road (37738) Phone: (865) 436-9525 Toll Free: (877) 742-8444 Fax: (865) 436-2324 Contact: Katie Carter, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Cornelia Dobbins, GM E-Mail: kathryn.carter@hilton.com Website: www.gatlinburg.hgi.com Guest Rooms: 118 /Suites: 20 Mtg. Rms: 3 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 1,196 Cap. Mtg: 100 /Cap. Bnqt: 80 Total Sq. Ft: 1,900 On Site: Complimentary parking, full- dinner, in-room dining, outdoor courtyard fitness center. Comments: Event planner points, walk- ing distance convenience with upscale accommodations, L.E.E.D. certification - offering in-room recycling, chemical-free/ more sustainable features. The Park Vista a DoubleTree by Hilton P. O. Box 30 705 Cherokee Orchard Road (37738) Phone: (865) 436-9211 Toll Free: (800) 227-5622 Fax: (865) 430-7533 Contact: Sharon A. Rinehart, Dir. of Sales Connie Shults, Sales Office Mgr. E-Mail: srinehart@parkvista.com Website: www.parkvista.com Guest Rooms: 300 /Suites: 27 Mtg. Rms: 16 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 10,656 Cap. Mtg: 1,500 /Cap. Bnqt: 900 Total Sq. Ft: 25,000 On Site: Business center, wireless internet access, A/V services, lounge, restaurant, large lawn area, indoor pools/ Comments: Full-service convention hotel with spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains from private balconies. 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Complete convention services team ensures a successful event. Quality Inn & Suites 401 Hemlock St. Phone: (865) 436-6166 Fax: (865) 436-2117 Guest Rooms: 84 /Suites: 14 Mtg. Rms: 3 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 810 Cap. Mtg: 50 /Cap. Bnqt: 50 River Terrace Resort & Convention Center 240 River Road (37738) Phone: (865) 277-2639 Toll Free: (800) 521-3523 Fax: (865) 436-7219 Contact: Chris Brown, Regional Dir. of Group Sales Laura Gheesling, Sales Mgr. E-Mail: chris_brown@wgresorts.com Website: www.riverterrace.com Guest Rooms: 205 /Suites: 7 Mtg. Rms: 9 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 10,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 500 Total Sq. Ft: 25,000 On Site: Complimentary Wi-Fi, guest laundry, complimentary parking, 24-hour grill with 20 HDTVs, full catering services available. Comments: Located in downtown Gatlinburg, walking distance to attractions Little Pigeon River. Over 20,000 square Greeneville Greene County Partnership Tourism Department 115 Academy St. (37743) Phone: (423) 638-4111, ext. 231 Fax: (423) 638-5345 Contact: Tammy Kinser, CTTP, Dir. of Tourism E-Mail: tkinser@greenecop.com Website: www.VisitGreenevilleTN.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ DiscoverGreenevilleTN.Now Twitter: @tourismlady66 Metro Area Rooms: 610 Largest Room Block: 400 City Population: 15,335 Area Population: 68,779 Services: We provide the means for a successful meeting by assisting with site selection, hotel rooms, special events, transportation. Comments: Receive presidential treatment in a presidential town—rich in whether your group is 6 or 600. Johnson City Johnson City CVB P. O. Box 180 (37605) 603 E Market St. (37601) Phone: (423) 461-8007 Fax: (423) 461-8047 Contact: Brenda Whitson, Exec. Dir. Jenna Moore, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: whitson@johnsoncitytnchamber. com Website: www.visitjohnsoncitytn.com Metro Area Rooms: 3,500 Largest Room Block: 205 City Population: 68,000 Area Population: 458,700 Services: Complimentary planning assistance, local dining/catering, social programs including outdoor activities assistance, press conference, VIP greetings, transportation assistance, flexible meeting space. Comments: Small town with city outdoor experiences. Surrounded by Hotel rate a comfortable $99 average. Freedom Hall Civic Center 1320 Pactolas Road (37604) Phone: (423) 461-4855 Fax: (423) 461-4867 Mtg. Rms: 1 /Total Sq. Ft: 13,260 Cap. Mtg: 4,230 /Cap. Bnqt: 600 10' x 10' Booths: 75 Arena Cap: 7,100 DoubleTree by Hilton Johnson City 211 Mockingbird Lane (37604) Phone: (423) 929-2000 Toll Free: (800) 222-TREE Fax: (423) 929-1783 Contact: Steve Lewis, GM Lauren E. Shepherd, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: slewis@cooperhotels.com Website: www.johnsoncity.doubletree. com Guest Rooms: 184 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 5 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,184 Cap. Mtg: 250 /Cap. Bnqt: 200 Total Sq. Ft: 6,314 On Site: Ample complimentary parking, fitness center. Comments: Located in a prime location with over 20 restaurants, multiple enter- distance. Relax in our spacious guest rooms or at our year-round indoor/outdoor heated pool. Kingsport Kingsport CVB 400 Clinchfield, Ste 100 151 E Main St. (37660) Phone: (423) 392-8821 Fax: (423) 392-8833 Metro Area Rooms: 5,400 Largest Room Block: 1,500 City Population: 52,000 Area Population: 490,000 MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center 1901 Meadowview Pkwy. (37660) Phone: (423) 578-6600 Fax: (423) 578-6650 Guest Rooms: 305 Mtg. Rms: 38 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 34,768 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 34,768 Cap. Mtg: 4,300 /Cap. Bnqt: 2,900 Total Sq. Ft: 87,000 10' x 10' Booths: 222 Arena Cap: 3,200 Cap. of Theater: 96 Knoxville Visit Knoxville - Knoxville CVB 301 S Gay St. (37902) Phone: (865) 523-7263 Toll Free: (800) 727-8045 Fax: (865) 673-4400 Contact: Sarah Rowan, Sr. Dir. of Sales/Svcs. E-Mail: srowan@knoxville.org Website: meetings.visitknoxville.com Metro Area Rooms: 9,100+ Largest Room Block: 6,600 City Population: 185,000+ Area Population: 681,000+ Services: Visit Knoxville's Convention , - ing or event successful. Beyond the excel- lent meeting facilities hotels, outstanding service makes Knoxville the right place for Services team will assist meeting planners in all areas of planning-from generating developing community itineraries. Comments: This vibrant, walkable city offers everything from outdoor adventure to nightly entertainment. The Knoxville Convention Center is in the heart of downtown, minutes from the finest hotels Embassy Suites Knoxville West 9621 Parkside Dr. (37922) Phone: (865) 246-2309 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 Hilton Knoxville 501 W Church Ave. (37902) Phone: (865) 523-2300 Fax: (865) 546-1716 Guest Rooms: 317 /Suites: 8 Mtg. Rms: 14 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 7,000 Cap. Mtg: 900 /Cap. Bnqt: 600 Total Sq. Ft: 14,000 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@memphisconvention. com Website: www.memphisconvention.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ MemphisCookConvention/?fref=ts 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 PG. 94 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 Cap. Mtg: 1,200 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 34,000 10' x 10' Booths: 31 Description: for professional meetings: 3 amphitheaters, technicians. Complete meeting packages specialist. Comments: This conference center operates, along with the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, offering 18 International Association of Conference Centers accredited. Tennessee ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 1 9 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 92 Jack Kenner

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