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?

Here’s what you’re getting when you choose the Gatlinburg Convention Center:

  • The Great Hall provides 67,000 square feet of exhibit space, 60,000 square feet of which is free-span with a ceiling height of 30 feet.
  • The Great Hall accommodates 6,000 people, 350 booths and can be divided into three separate halls for smaller events.
  • The W.L. Mills Conference Center adjoining the Convention Center adds an additional 50,000 square feet, including a sparkling 17,000 square foot ballroom.
  • The Convention Center Gallery area is 38,200 square feet, including 18 meeting rooms, pre-function space, two private parlors and a special VIP/media suite.
  • Winner of ConventionSouth’s 2012, 2013 and 2014 Readers’ Choice Award as best meeting place in the South.
  • Our town offers more than 12,000 sleeping rooms including full-service and limited-service hotels and motels, condominiums, chalets, cabins and campgrounds.

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

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 to start planning your Gatlinburg meeting or convention.