Expo Center to host event for local candidates running in 2017, 2018
All candidates running for office in 2017 and 2018 are invited to attend the Knoxville and Knox County Candidate Expo on Thursday, June 29, from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway.
The expo is free for both candidates and attendees. Candidates will be provided with a 10×10 booth, eight-foot table and two chairs and are welcome to bring additional items, including signs and giveaways.
“This is such an exciting time for our community, and we wanted to provide an opportunity for folks to get to meet the many good candidates running for office,” said Tim Graham, CEO of Graham Corporation, which owns the Knoxville Expo Center. “We are happy to provide the space and welcome all candidates to sign up and join us on June 29.”
According to the Knox County Election Commission, candidates who attend the event are officially declaring their intent to run for office and must have a registered treasurer.
Candidates can reserve their spot by emailing [email protected] or calling 865-686-3200.
The event is sponsored by Graham Corporation, Moxley Carmichael and the Knoxville Expo Center.