Hotel and Transportation Information

The NATS 56th National Conference will be held at the Knoxville Convention Center
Address: 701 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902.


Hotels for NATS Attendees

The following hotels have been contracted by NATS to provide affordable room rates during the conference. To ensure you receive the discounted rate, use the links provided below and/or the group code when making your reservation. Every hotel listed is within walking distance of the Knoxville Convention Center and has a stop at their hotel for the free Trolley Service that will take you to the Convention Center or the University of Tennessee.

Please note that the three hotels featured here are the official housing providers for the NATS 56th National Conference. NATS works directly with these hotels to establish a room block and best room rate for attendees and exhibitors. Reserving within this block assists in keeping registration costs as low as possible for everyone. Attendees, Students, and Exhibitors are encouraged to help support NATS by reserving your guest room with one of our Conference Hotels. Any other housing providers or hotel company that tries to solicit you are not approved by NATS and are not affiliated with us. Please be aware of this and notify us if this happens to you.

 Crowne Plaza Logo   Centrally located downtown off of 1-40 & I-275/75, and only 15 minutes to McGhee-Tyson Airport. The free Downtown Trolley or a short walk takes you to the University of Tennessee, the Old City, Market Square, downtown district, and Knoxville Convention Center. Each room includes a 49” HDTV, Keurig coffee maker, and complimentary wireless high-speed internet. For complete information go to https://www.crowneknox.com/

The Crowne Plaza is located within walking distance to the Knoxville Convention Center (.4 mile), one mile from the University of Tennessee. Click here for more details or to reserve a room at the Crowne Plaza.

The group code for NATS is TOS.  

To make your reservation by phone, call 1-865-522-2600 and ask for “in house” reservations to get to Jamie Julius, our reservation manager. If Jamie is not at his desk, leave a voice message and he will return your call. If it is after hours or on weekends, call 800-227-6963 to go straight to a call center. Use our group code when making your reservation by phone.

Room rate is $140 per night (plus applicable taxes) for single/double/triple - this rate is for two double beds. Guests may request a King bed room at a rate of $155 per night.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations - call for more information. Reservation Deadline is May 31, 2020.

Hilton LogoLocated in the heart of downtown Knoxville, and within walking distance of the business district, Market Square, and the University of Tennessee, the Hilton is one block from the Knoxville Convention Center and easily accessible via a covered foot bridge. 

Located at 501 West Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902 , the hotel is only 15 minutes away from McGhee Tyson Airport. Offering complimentary WiFi, a rooftop pool and covered sky bridge access to the convention center,

For reservations call 1-800-774-1500 and reference group code: NATS or click here to book online.

The Hilton Knoxville Hotel offers a variety of on-site dining options. Sample classic comfort cuisine at the Marble City Kitchen or enjoy a light snack at the full-service Starbucks store. Treat yourself to a cocktail at The Firefly and enjoy the fresh outdoors while relaxing and reconnecting in our outdoor patio in the heart of downtown Knoxville. You can also visit the 24 hour Pavilion Pantry Market in the hotel, or order room service.

Room Rate is $146 per night (plus applicable taxes). Self-parking is discounted at $12 per day. Valet parking is $22 per day.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations - call for more information. Reservation Deadline is June 1, 2020

For complete information go to Hilton Knoxville.

 Holiday Inn Logo The Holiday Inn World's Fair Park is located adjacent to the Knoxville Convention Center at 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902

Enjoy Knoxville's Top-Notch Amenities and Great Service: With an ideal location adjacent to the Convention Center. Holiday Inn® Knoxville Downtown Worlds Fair Park is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. Our hotel offers the best in amenities and service to ensure you a carefree stay.

Located in the heart of Knoxville's Central Business District the hotel is close to major banks and local, state and federal government offices, making us the ideal choice for business travelers. During your stay at the Holiday Inn® Knoxville Downtown Worlds Fair Park, you can enjoy our great amenities, such as an indoor pool, free WIFI and Business Center. There is a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-264-1579 and using the group code for NATS which is NAT. Room rates are $145.00 plus applicable taxes. Parking for guests with a reservation is $10 per day. Parking for non-guests is $15 per day.

Reservation Deadline is June 1, 2020.

Please note: All guestrooms are guaranteed for late arrival for individuals making reservations by credit card or by advance deposit. Cancellation of an individual's reservation must be made at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid a charge of the first night's room and tax. No-shows will forfeit the first night’s room revenue of the reservation. Early departures will forfeit the full room revenue for the final night of the reservation.

Dining in Knoxville Information

Downtown Restaurants and Map

Market Square Dining Information

Market Square Farmers Market Information

Ground Transportation/Parking Information

Ground Transportation: coming soon!

Downtown Parking for Knoxville Convention Center

Updates will be made as they become available.