The area surrounding The Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the ideal location for conventions, business meetings, and expositions. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville not only provide some excellent convention centers for such functions, but they also provide plenty of lodging, food, and attractions for guests. Nothing compares to staying in one of the local log cabins, with their breathtaking views of the mountains. When not at their event, guests can enjoy a dinner show, outdoor adventure, or visit the area’s unique shops.
Gatlinburg has two amazing convention centers. The River Terrace Resort and Convention Center is perfect for board meetings, corporate retreats, conferences, and reunions. Surrounded by spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains, this facility has 20,000 square feet of meeting space with onsite catering. Able to accommodate 10 to 1,000 people, Bose state of the art sound systems, visual needs, and high speed wireless internet access are provided. The Gatlinburg Convention Center is another great option for meetings. The 148,000 square feet can hold up to 350 booths and 6,000 people. Located down town, it is within walking distance of local lodging, restaurants, and attractions. The staff is ready to help with all of the details, along with the kitchen that can provide food for 10 to 7,000.
The Pigeon Forge Convention Center at 3171 Parkway can accommodate groups of up to 7,000 guests. The 60,000 square feet of open floor space can be broke down into several smaller break out rooms. Theatrical lighting, a recording studio, and a concert sound system are just a few of the perks offered here.
The Sevierville Convention Center is conveniently located on Route 66 along the main entrance to the Great Smoky National Park. The 108,245 square feet of exhibit halls are perfect for expositions, trade shows, retreats, and art events. The area can be split into two separate meeting spaces. In addition, one will find 19,290 square feet of ballroom that can be broke into four separate rooms. The two meeting rooms can be combined into one large 1,022 square foot space.
No matter what size group you are planning your event for; the Smoky Mountains area has something to fit your needs. All are provided against a beautiful backdrop with all the amenities your guest will need.