Hotel & Local Area Information

Conference Hotel:

The Crowne Plaza Knoxville Downtown University

401 W. Summit Hill Drive

Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865.522.2600

Fax: 865.541.5995

Please note that the conference hotel is full.  Please make a reservation at the Hilton Knoxville, our overflow hotel.  This hotel is 0.4 miles (or approximately 9 minutes on foot) from the conference hotel.


Hilton Knoxville Hotel

501 West Church Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865.251.2578  or toll free 800.445.8667

Fax: 865.546.1716



Please call the hotel to make a reservation (865.251.2578  or toll free 800.445.8667), alternatively, you can also book your room online.  To receive the conference rate, use group code “CSGS” when making reservations.

Room Rate:

The room rate for single and double occupancy is $122.  The city room tax is 8% and the state room tax is 9.25% (tax rates are subject to change).  Valet parking is available for registered guests at $22 per day, self-parking is available at the rate of $16 per day.


Deadline for Hotel Reservations:

Please make your reservations as soon as possible.


Explore Attractions, Events, and Places to Eat:

Check out the website “Visit Knoxville“. Once on the website, click on “Explore” and then “Downtown” and get a map of the downtown area, as well as a list of special events, attractions, restaurants, and shopping venues.

Here is some of this information in a convenient PDF format:

Area Map

Restaurants in Knoxville

Shopping Map

Free and Fun Things to do in Knoxville