Gatlinburg, Tennessee


GatlinburgSurrounded on three sides by Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, sees more than 10 million annual visitors. They come from all over the world to experience the city’s unique beauty, culture and serenity that can only be found in Gatlinburg.

With its influx of travelers, Gatlinburg transforms from a residential town of 4,000 into a population of more than 40,000 on any given night. Not to worry though: Gatlinburg offers a variety of first-class lodging options. From beautiful chalets high atop glorious mountain vistas to luxury condominiums conveniently located in proximity to downtown activities, there are plenty of lodging options for families and groups of any size.

There are a multitude of activities to experience once in Gatlinburg. Snow skiing, river rafting, golfing, mountain coasters, zip lining and horseback riding are just a few adventures for those looking to get outdoors. Museums, an aquarium, rides and fun attractions for all ages are all within walking distance. Once daylight is dwindling and it’s time to hit the town, Gatlinburg offers one-of-a-kind restaurants serving delicious cuisine accompanied by live music and shows nightly. Indulge in the flavors of Appalachian history with tastes from Gatlinburg distilleries, breweries and wineries.

Any season is a good time to visit Gatlinburg, where nationally recognized festivals and events take place throughout the year. The nation’s largest group of independent artisans creates handmade items that have been crafted in the hills of Gatlinburg for generations. Plan your visit today.

Hosting an event at Rocky Top Sports World is such a fulfilling experience for an event planner. The Rocky Top staff goes above and beyond to do whatever it takes to make the experience for the athletes and participants one that is memorable far beyond the sport that brought them there. The Rocky Top staff takes very good care of its guests by offering genuine services. From the setup crew to the food services to the ticket-takers, everyone is on the same page about what the event is and works alongside the tournament director to ensure the event flows. Rocky Top is a great asset to the city of Gatlinburg. The facility brings in customers who in turn are having a great experience, not only at Rocky Top, but in the city at its restaurants, shops and attractions.   

–Shannon Mincey, Director, Signature Volleyball

Contact Dian Stanfill and Kathy Evans, Sales Managers 865-436-0527; 865-436-3612;


Rocky Top Sports World

Gatlinburg_RockyTopRocky Top Sports World has everything you need to make your next event successful. The staff is on hand to assist, from the planning process to the awards ceremony. State-of-the-art equipment, synthetic turf fields, 10 hardwood courts and ample parking make Rocky Top Sports World accommodating for planners and attendees, while the Great Smoky Mountains and the nonstop fun of Gatlinburg make your event a must-attend for athletes and families. Come and see why Rocky Top Sports World competes at a higher level!

Contact Lori Moore, Marketing and Business Development Director 865-325-0044



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 W.L. Mills Conference Center adjoined to the convention center. The expansion 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 type of 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. The city has more than 3,500 rooms within walking distance of the convention center. Gatlinburg can provide big-city amenities, but it’s all delivered with a genuine small-town smile.

Contact Dian Stanfill, Sales Manager 865-430-0527