The University of Tennessee campus is within walking distance of downtown Knoxville, which allows for a combination of meeting spaces and housing locations that can be customized to meet the needs of any large event. The UT campus is home to residence halls of varying types and layouts where more than 5,000 participants could be housed during summer months. It also boasts one of the largest on-campus Arenas in the country, Thompson- Boling Arena, seating more than 21,000. In addition, there are numerous indoor and outdoor meeting spaces, along with many recreational opportunities and on-campus dining units.
Right next door, Downtown Knoxville boasts the Knoxville Convention Center which offers 500,000 square feet of meeting space, in-house catering, and many event services. There are several other meeting space options in the downtown area adjacent to campus.
Knoxville also offers 8 national flag hotels, with more to come. Housing, meal, and meeting space options abound on the UT campus and in the downtown area. UT Conferences stands ready to assist you and your planning team in designing and managing the perfect combination of those spaces and event services to meet the needs of your large campus/city-wide event.
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