Gatlinburg is nestled at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most-visited national park in America. There are three entrances to the Smokies from downtown Gatlinburg. Gatlinburg attracts more than 11 million visitors a year and can grow to a population of 40,000-plus on any given night. This little town of 3,944 residents is dedicated to welcoming all of its guests with a taste of Appalachian hospitality at its best. Folks come from all over the world for vacations, outdoor adventures, family fun and memory-making. Gatlinburg is one of America’s great mountain resort destinations, with accommodations of every kind, dozens of local and national restaurants and attractions galore—all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg prides itself on its walkability amid mountain heritage and the arts, crafts and shops that reflect that tradition.
Gatlinburg Convention Center
Gatlinburg Convention Center boasts more than 148,000 square feet of flexible meeting, banquet and exhibition space. An additional 50,000 square feet of space was added with the opening of the W.L. Mills Conference Center adjoined to the convention center. The expansion also added a beautiful 17,000-sq.-ft. ballroom. The convention center gallery has 38,200 square feet of space and includes 18 meeting rooms, prefunction space, two private parlors, and a special VIP and media suite. The venue will take your breath away as you enter the room, and is ideal for any event—from a formal banquet or general session to a themed celebration. And you’ll find lodging, dining and shopping only a few steps away. Gatlinburg can accommodate every taste and budget with a wide variety of accommodations including full-service and limited-service hotels and motels, condominiums, chalets, cabins and campgrounds.
Rocky Top Sports World
Rocky Top Sports World has everything you need to make your next event successful. Our staff is available to assist from the planning process to the awards ceremony. State-of-the-art facilities, including synthetic turf fields, 10 hardwood courts and ample parking, make Rocky Top Sports World accommodating for both planners and attendees. The added beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and the nonstop fun of Gatlinburg will have athletes and families marking your event as a “must-attend” during their season. Come and see why Rocky Top Sports World competes at a higher level!