Campus &
City Wide Events

Discover the ideal setting for large-scale events with a unique blend of meeting spaces and accommodations within walking distance of downtown Knoxville. From UT’s diverse residence halls to the expansive Knoxville Convention Center, UT Conferences offers a seamless approach to designing and managing your next city-wide event, complete with a variety of housing, meal, and meeting space options.

Seamless Event Planning:
UT Campus & Downtown Knoxville

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 can 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 indoor and outdoor meeting space options in the downtown area adjacent to campus.

Downtown Knoxville offers 10 national flag hotels. 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 housing, meal, and meeting spaces along with event services to meet the needs of your large campus/city-wide event.

Event Planning Resources

Meeting Spaces

Housing Options

Registration Services

Tell us more about your event

The UT Conferences Team will be dedicated to the successful planning and implementation of your event. We look forward to learning more about your event!