For more information about your public or private event call(865) 686-3200

RK Gun Show

“The Knoxville Expo Center has hosted our Gun Shows for the past 12 years.  I have nothing but positive things to say about the facility and the staff.  Our vendors are always pleased with how the move-in, move-out process is flawless, and with the flexibility of the staff.” -Rex Kehrli, Owner

Rico Silvera, President & Co-Founder; THE Boat Show Inc.

“The Knoxville Expo Center affords … unparalleled access, superior lighting and abundant free parking. In my mind there is no other venue to consider in Knoxville.”

Mike Berry,
Cabin Fever Car Show

“We have hosted our Car Show at KEC since 2005. They always go above and beyond to ensure we have a flawless event and have a courteous and knowledgable staff that makes our experience a pleasant one.  We highly recommend KEC to any promoter for any type of show.”

David J. Morin, Senior VP Marketing; Griffin Greenhouse & Nursery Supplies

“The Staff at KEC did an outstanding job for us again this year and we really appreciate it.”

    Knoxville Expo Center

    Delivering Exceptional Service One Event at a Time

    Compare venue options in Knoxville, Tennessee for trade shows, consumer shows and special events. Some have business meeting spaces but no exhibit hall. Others have a convention facility with no ADA parking. There is only one place in town that combines the best of all locations under one roof – the Knoxville Expo Center.

    • Quick access from Interstates 75/640 with less traffic snarls
    • EZ load-in at four bay doors that are 12ft wide and 16ft high
    • Access through covered loading dock
    • 80,000 square feet of exhibit space
    • 12,900 sq ft banquet facility – also used as meeting space with breakout rooms
    • 2,000 sq ft. commercial kitchen
    • Free adjacent parking with no steps to climb
    • Flexible, cooperative, and efficient coordination of your event

    Promoters and exhibitors like working with KEC because it is privately-owned and locally-operated. Your personal event manager is empowered to facilitate your requests and figure out how to make them work.

    From corporate meetings and training seminars to consumer shows and community special events, the Knoxville Expo Center has the right space for you.

    To talk with a project coordinator about booking KEC for your next event, call 865 686-3200 or email our booking office.