Gatlinburg CVB Sales Team

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Get in touch and let’s plan your event together. Planning an event, whether large- or small-scale, can be overwhelming. Our hospitality experts are here to help answer any questions for you and assist you in planning your Gatlinburg event.

When you choose Gatlinburg as your event destination, you’re getting all the amenities of a big city with the small-town charm that’s our signature. With the beauty of the Smoky Mountains in our backyard and the best in shopping, restaurants, attractions and activities all within walking distance of the Convention Center, your event will be one to remember. Additionally, service stores such as drugstores, banks, and excellent public transportation are right outside the Convention Center’s door.

Email us at or get in touch with any of our friendly personnel below to get started on your Gatlinburg gathering.

Sales Department

Dave Esslinger
Director of Sales
Direct #:865-430-1058

Dian Stanfill
Sales Manager
Direct #: 865-436-0527

Kathy Evans
Sales Manager
Direct #: 865-436-3612

Julie Whitaker
Sales Marketing Support Specialist
Direct #: 865-277-8967

Tabitha Thomas
Sales Assistant
Direct #: 865-277-8225

Convention Center Operations & Event Services

Scott Murphy
Assistant Building Manager
Facility Engineer
Direct #: 865-430-1036

Food & Beverage Operations

Holston’s Kitchen Catering Company
Direct #: 865-436-7786