1-4 9th Annual Tennessee Mining Conference – Park Vista Conference Center
The Tennessee Mining Association (TMA) welcomes mining professionals to hear and greet leading experts sharing latest developments in laws, regulations and technologies. Topics will include water quality, regulatory reforms, and regulatory and legal analysis. Networking events will give attendees an opportunity to experience great food, fun and fellowship throughout Gatlinburg.
4-6 Tennessee Governor’s Conference on Tourism – Gatlinburg Convention Center
“Celebrating the Spirit of Our People and Our Industry” is the theme of Tennessee’s annual conference on tourism. For 3 days, tourism professionals and hospitality business owners will attend guest speaker luncheons, educational seminars, training sessions and a vendor trade show all with the common goal of increasing tourism and improving visitor experiences across the state of Tennessee.
4-6 71st Annual Interstate Environmental Health Seminar – Edgewater at the Aquarium
Annual environmental health educational conference for member states including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. Environmental health professionals will gather for educational training, guest speakers, exhibit hall and networking. Seminar will include an induction luncheon for the 2017 Tennessee Environmental Hall of Fame class.
5-8 Anesthesia Spectrum – ParkVista Conference Center
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars offers continuing education for anesthesia professionals including physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. Seminars and educational training 20 CME I and 20 Class A CECs.
9-13 Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants FallFest Conference – Gatlinburg Convention Center
41st Annual continuing medical education conference for Physician Assistants and Physician Assistant students to learn about the newest advances in treatment guidelines and therapeutic advances, and help to prepare students for the certification/recertification exam. Conference includes CME lectures and workshops, legislative luncheon, awards and membership meetings.
11-15 116th Annual TN Association of Optometric Physicians Congress – ParkVista Conference Center
Educational program with continuing education units for Optometic physicians. Topics by national lecturers include start-if-the-art vision and eye medical care. Congress will include a golf tournament, educational seminars, exhibit hall and networking opportunities.
13-14 2017 Horror in the Hills Film Festival– Greystone Lodge Conference Center
Film festival designed to support independent horror film artists through notoriety and reward, and promote all types of dark art. Awards and prizes for numerous categories including Best Feature, Short, Writer, Cinematography, Editing, Sound and Horror Comedy. Details posted as they become available.
17-19 Association of Tennessee Valley Governments Meeting – Black Bear Inn & Suites Conference Room
Annual fall meeting for the over 1,000 local government members from across the Tennessee Valley who serve as a collective advocate for TVA management, revenues, and equal representation for both private and public sectors.
26-28 House Hasson Homecoming – Sevierville Convention Center
House Hasson welcomes vendors and dealers to their annual marketplace and appreciation event that includes workshops, open market, golf and dealer receptions.
October 30-November 2
30-November 2 Creekside Gospel Music Convention and Diamond Awards – Smoky Mountain Convention Center
This 6th annual Creekside Gospel Music convention offers free, reserved tickets for fans to gather in Pigeon Forge for spiritually uplifting music, fun and fellowship. Midgnight Prayer on Monday Night!