Seminars 2024

It was great to see you at Seminars 2022 in Knoxville. Thank you again to all the volunteers, seminar leaders, guest speakers and special event chairs who made this year’s event educational, inspiring and fun, especially our dedicated and valiant co-chairs, Cathy McCarthy and Mimi Anderson.

We hope even more of you can join us at Complex Weavers Seminars 2024 in Wichita, Kansas! Dates will be announced as soon as they are final, but the planning has begun. We already are assembling a team of volunteers to manage the different elements needed for a successful conference. If you would like to be involved in the process at any level, please contact your CW president, Karen Donde.

Accommodation

Marriott Knoxville Downtown
565 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 1-(865) 552-2800
Single/double Occupancy: $135/night. Parking $12/night.
Complex Weavers Block Rate deadline: June 13, 2022.

Our venue, the Marriott Hotel, will house our entire Seminars conference. Complexity 2022 will be held off-site, at a nearby gallery, The Emporium.

The Marriott is newly remodeled, and offers complimentary WiFi throughout.

Please book your hotel room using the Booking Link below. Our negotiated block rate of $135.00 plus tax is available for up to 3 days prior the event, and 3 days post event depending on room type availability*. Our free use of event and meeting rooms is dependent on the number of rooms we reserve and occupy, so we encourage you to book at the Marriott.

The preferred method for reserving your guest room is via the following booking link:

Book your accommodation here

Rates do not include taxes.

*If you are staying longer for Convergence, please use their booking link as well, and contact the hotel to arrange to stay in the same room.

Travel

Venue

Marriott Knoxville Downtown
565 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Information on making your hotel reservation is available here.

Ground Transportation from Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

Shuttle/Taxi: Approximately $35 each way to/from airport.
UBER/Lyft: When a ride-share is booked through a mobile app, passenger will receive instructions regarding the designated meeting location. Directional signs are available to assist passengers looking for their ride share vehicle.

Alternative Airports to consider if renting a car

An easy drive to Knoxville: if you are planning to rent a car, you may want to compare airfares and baggage fees for the airlines that serve these airports.

Atlanta, GA — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is 222 miles from the Knoxville city center and a 3-4 hour drive depending on the day and time.

Chattanooga, TN — Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is 103 miles from the Knoxville city center and a 1.5 hour drive.

Nashville, TN — Nashville International Airport (BNA) is 172 miles from the Knoxville city center and a 2.5 to 3 hour drive.

Driving Directions

NORTH ON I-75 OR EAST ON I-40

Take 40 East into the Downtown Area – Take exit #388 (U.S 441; Downtown/Henley) – You will exit off Interstate to right- Go through tunnel to Henley Street – Go to the second traffic light, turn left onto Church Ave. Hotel is one block up on the left.

SOUTH ON I-75 (I-275 SOUTH)

Take I-40 East Exit – Merge to the far right, take Henley Street S. Exit – Go through tunnel to Henley Street – Go to the second traffic light, turn left onto Church Avenue. Hotel is one block up on the left.

MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT

Take 129 North to I-40 East – Follow 40 East into the Downtown area and get off on exit #388 (U.S 441; Downtown/Henley) – You will exit off the interstate to the right, stay left and go through the tunnel to Henley street – Go to the second traffic light, turn left onto Church Street. Hotel is one block up on the left.

Visitor Information

VisitKnoxville.com

Health & Safety

With the health and safety of our members and participants being our first priority, please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our commitment remains to prioritize the safety of Seminars attendees. We are monitoring developments related to the pandemic and are working diligently with our local contacts in Knoxville. CW may issue protocols requiring attendees to wear masks, social distance, etc. Conditions and capacities may be updated prior to Seminars based on guidance from City and State authorities. We are carefully watching the developments and are ready to make swift decisions, as needed.

Before you travel to Seminars, we recommend monitoring information provided by your local health agencies and as issued by the conference location so you may take reasonable precautions to protect yourself. We require all Seminars attendees to be vaccinated.

Because COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is spread mainly from person-to-person contact, CW will have in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, CW cannot guarantee that its participants, volunteers, partners, or others in attendance will not become infected with COVID-19.

Contact us

Any questions?

You can get in touch with members of the Seminars team by completing the form below

Seminars 2022

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Complex Weavers Seminars 2022 is getting close! Registration is now open.

The Seminar Leaders and topics have been selected!  Details on the who, what, when and where can be found by clicking on the links below. Please look carefully, some class numbers and times have been changed.

You can now make your reservations for Knoxville at the Marriott Knoxville Downtown.

Watch a short video about the newly remodeled hotel here. See the Accommodation page below as well as other travel information.

With the health and safety of our members and participants being our first priority, please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our commitment remains to prioritize the safety of Seminars attendees.  Complex Weavers will require all attendees to be fully vaccinated. See our Health & Safety statement for more details.

Attendees: Please review and submit the CW Photo Permission form. It can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you in Knoxville!

Mimi Anderson and Cathy McCarthy
Co-Chairs, Seminars 2022