The Convention Center

Why Gatlinburg Convention Center?

It starts with the space. There’s more than 148,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Additionally, the Convention Center is within walking distance to the attractions, restaurants and lodgings in downtown Gatlinburg.

The Gatlinburg Convention Center has played host to a wide-range of functions such as product trade shows, dance and cheerleading competitions, religious conferences, corporate functions and association meetings. Whether your gathering is for 60 or 6,000, we will work with you to accommodate your needs and help you host an exceptional event.

Let Us Help

The Gatlinburg Convention Center team will ensure that your function goes according to plan and stays on budget. Our services are just as exceptional as our facility. In the planning stage, our experienced staff can assist you in locating hotel rooms, setting up site inspections and supplying informational brochures. Our kitchen is fully staffed with an accomplished chef, providing exceptional food, flowers, wine and spirits for groups from 10 to 3,000.

Want Specifics?

The Great Hall provides 67,000 square feet of exhibit space, 50,400 square feet of which is free-span, and can accommodate 6,000 people in theater seating and 350 exhibitor booths.  The Great Hall can be divided into three separate halls for smaller events, has a ceiling height of 30 feet, and is column free.

The Tennessee Ballroom provides 17,064 square feet and has a ceiling height of 27 feet.  It can accommodate 2,100 people in theater seating, 1,220 people in banquet round seating and can be divided into four separate sections for smaller events.

The Mills Auditorium provides 8,800 square feet and has a ceiling height of 22 feet.  It can accommodate 1,100 people in theater seating and 580 people in banquet round seating.  The auditorium comes with a 925-square foot built in stage.

The Gatlinburg Boardroom and 16 meeting rooms round out the offering of venue space in the convention center.

No matter your preference, Gatlinburg can accommodate your needs and desires. Contact us today to plan your event.

Meetings in Gatlinburg are enhanced by the wide variety of accommodation options.  Gatlinburg offers 14,000+ sleeping rooms, including full service and limited service hotels and motels, condominiums, chalets, cabins and campgrounds.  These accommodations are available at a variety of locations from downtown overlooking the Little Pigeon River to a mountaintop overlooking the Smoky Mountains to secluded natural surroundings.  No matter what your preference, Gatlinburg can accommodate your needs.

Meet Our Staff

Our friendly and knowledgable staff are ready to assist you with virtually every aspect of planning your meeting or convention. We’re here to help your Gatlinburg event go smoothly and answer any questions you may have while planning your event.

Send us an email at sales@gatlinburg.com to start planning your Gatlinburg meeting or convention.