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.

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. 

January 2021
No event this month
February 2021No event this month
March 2021No event this month
April 2021No event this month
April 2021TN 2021 ProStart Invitational Zoom
May 2021No event this month
June 2, Wednesday
HospitalityTN Law SymposiumNashville
June 3, Thursday
2 - 3:30pm
BEGIN monthly meetings with a social
Hospitality Hubbub
35 North
11321 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934
August 5, Thursday
11:30am - 1pm
Monthly Lunch - Hospitality TN updateHoliday Inn Cedar Bluff
August 26, Thursday
Stars of the Industry Awards Lunch PAULY Awards
Submit Nominations for PAULY Awards on Events Page
The Foundry on the Fair Site
September 2, Thursday
No event this month
September 15-17HospitalityTN Governors Conference on Hospitality & Tourism
October 7, Thursday
Monthly Lunch - Proposed Sports & Entertainment

Hilton Garden Inn,
6200 Papermill Drive
November 4, Thursday
Monthly Lunch -
November 22, Monday
Housekeeping Championship Games Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley Street
December 2, Thursday
Monthly Lunch - TBDTBD
Coming November 3,
Greater Knoxville Hospitality Trade Show
Hindu Community Center
8580 Hickory Creek Road
Lenoir City
GKHA Golf ClassicEgwani Farms Golf Course