With Chattanooga's scenic beauty, rich history, outdoor adventure, and family activities, the area is a natural for great meetings. Whether it's a 9,000-delegate convention at the Chattanooga Convention Center, a conference for 500 at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, or an off-site event at the Tennessee Aquarium, the city has venues for every size, type, and taste of meeting.
Where We Are 13 miles from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) • served by American Eagle, 3 Delta Connection carriers, Northwest Airlink, US Airways Express; nonstop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Memphis, New York
Where to Stay hotels offer more than 8,000 guest rooms • 15.25 percent total tax on hotel rooms
Where to Meet Chattanooga Convention Center, one-level facility • 298,000 square feet total, with 100,800 square feet (4 halls) of exhibit space, 21 meeting rooms • 19,000-square-foot ballroom • largest room (36,000 square feet) can seat 3,000 people, theater-style or 2,248, banquet-style • 40,000 square feet of pre-function space, 11 loading docks, high-tech business center, high-speed Internet access, networking capabilities • connected to 342-room Chattanooga Marriott Hotel • also Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium, Tivoli Theatre, Chattanooga Choo Choo Centennial Theater, Camp Jordan Arena
Where to Play golf, including a Jack Nicklaus signature course, hiking, cycling, fishing, boating, rock climbing and rappelling, white-water rafting on an Olympic course, kayaking and canoeing, caving, bird-watching • Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum, Southern Belle Riverboat cruises, the Incline Railway • the nation's first and largest national military park
What's New convention center expansion completed April 2003 • Hilton — Garden Inn under construction • the 21st Century Waterfront Plan
Weather May through August peak season, November through March low season • four seasons
Did You Know… The Chattanooga Convention Center incorporates “day lighting” technology in all exhibit space, which has proven “mood-enhancing”capabilities.