The Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association Events

GKHA sponsors multiple events throughout the year to help its members stay informed, network, and grow their businesses. Check below for a listing of our annual fundraisers and events as well as our luncheons and partner events throughout the community! Event announcements are made through Facebook and monthly lunch registrations are through EventBrite.

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GKHA Featured Events

Monthly Luncheons

Monthly Lunch meetings are scheduled on the 1st Thursday of each month.  Our meeting programs are geared toward the interests of the industry and our community at large.  During these meeting there may be training or certifications for personal development or industry knowledge.  There are many opportunities for networking with professionals in the hospitality/tourism industry, with students from the University of Tennessee and Pellissippi State Community College and with service and suppliers to the diverse membership of GKHA. 

Date/TimeTopicLocation
January 2020
No event this month
February 7, Friday
11:00am-17m
East Tennessee State Legislators Hospitality Lunch
REGISTER https://gkha-february-lunch2020.eventbrite.com
Bridgewater Place
205 Bridgewater Rd,
Knoxville
March 5, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch -Hilton Garden Inn
6200 Papermill Road
Knoxville
March 15-16
2020 ProStart Invitational - Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism AssociationUT Culinary Center
2712 Neyland Drive
April 2, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Cancelled
Monthly Lunch -
Hilton Knoxville Airport
Alcoa Hwy
TBA
GKHA Golf ClassicEgwani Farms Golf Course
May 7, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Rescheduled for August 6th
Stars of the Industry Awards Lunch PAULY Awards & Scholarships
Submit Nominations on PAULY Awards page
June 4, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch - Hilton Knoxville
June 3, Wednesday
HospitalityTN Law SymposiumNashville
August 6, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Stars of the Industry Awards Lunch PAULY Awards & Scholarships
Submit Nominations on PAULY Awards page

September 3, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch -
September 16-18HospitalityTN Governors Conference on Hospitality & Tourism
www.tnhta.net
Murfreesboro
October 1, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch -


November 5, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch -
Coming
November 2020
Greater Knoxville Hospitality Trade Show
Hindu Community Center
8580 Hickory Creek Road
Lenoir City
November 23, Monday
3:00-5:30pm
Housekeeping Championship Games
December 3, Thursday
11:30am-1pm
Monthly Lunch -