GKHA 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.

GKHA Member Partners receive announcements through MailChimp.  To become a GKHA Member, visit our Join page.

GKHA Featured Events

Greater Knoxville Hospitality Education Scholarships

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/TimeTopicLocationRegister through EventBriteSpotlight
January 2024
No event this month
February 2, 2023
Monthly Lunch & Learn
Pellissippi State Community College
Hospitality & Culinary Arts Programs
Pellissippi State Community College - Blount County Campushttps://gkha-februarylunch2023.eventbrite.com
February 19/20, 2023
TN 2023 ProStart Invitational
(Volunteers/Judges needed. Contact gkha@gkhospitality.org for info)
UT Conference Center,
600 Henley Street
March 2, 2023
Monthly Lunch & Learn
Knox County Schools - 865 Academies

Great Smoky Mountains - NEW Parking Tag requirements
Drury Hotel, West
209 Advantage Place
July 2023No Event