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A Place of Connection for Over a Century

We help businesses and nonprofits, big and small, connect with each other effectively by offering a space that fosters community.

The Regas Building is an initiative owned by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation with a mission to be a gathering place for the community. Here nonprofits can work together and learn from each other, local organizations and businesses can host events or meetings using our first-class meeting spaces, and the community can connect in the Vienna Coffee house, all while enjoying a 125 year old historic Knoxville landmark.
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OUR MEETING SPACES

THE
BOARD
ROOM

THE BOARD ROOM

This space is a remarkable venue for a smaller group desiring to meet offsite. Large windows fill two of the walls, stone structural pieces support the corners, and locally made furniture utilizing reclaimed materials from the Regas renovation make this a lovely space to meet in.
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THE
WATAUGA
ROOM

THE WATAUGA ROOM

The Watauga Room is a tribute to the late Watauga Hotel, the historic hotel once located in The Regas Building that was heavily frequented by the railway travelers of the early twentieth century. This space holds up to 20 people for a training setting or 24 for a banquet setting.
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THE
HARRIS
ROOM

THE HARRIS ROOM

Named in tribute to the original title of the building we now call The Regas Building, this space holds up to 40 people for a training setting or 48 people for a banquet setting. It can also be broken into two spaces, A & B.
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THE
REGAS
ROOM

THE REGAS ROOM

The largest venue in the Regas Building, the Regas Room holds up to 72 people for a training setting or 80 people for a banquet setting. It can also be broken into two spaces, A & B.
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We have over 6,000 square feet of conference and training spaces in four flexible rooms. Each space has state-of-the-art technology making The Regas Building a perfect place for professional meetings.

We have over 6,000 square feet of conference and training spaces in four flexible rooms. Each space has state-of-the-art technology making The Regas Building a perfect place for professional meetings.

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OUR CALENDAR

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MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
  1Amachi: Fingerprinting
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Amachi: FingerprintingTime: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Forever Families
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Forever FamiliesTime: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
2CARIS Healthcare: Executive Leadership Meeting
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CARIS Healthcare: Executive Leadership MeetingTime: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
KLF: Directors Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: Directors MeetingTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
first Baptist Concord: Planning Retreat
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
first Baptist Concord: Planning RetreatTime: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3CARIS Healthcare: Executive Leadership Meeting
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CARIS Healthcare: Executive Leadership MeetingTime: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
first Baptist Concord: Planning Retreat
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
first Baptist Concord: Planning RetreatTime: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ABN: Staff Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am
ABN: Staff MeetingTime: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Autism Breakthrough of Knoxville
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autism Breakthrough of KnoxvilleTime: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4Thrive Ministry Leadership Residency
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thrive Ministry Leadership ResidencyTime: 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5 6
7KLF: Devotions
9:00 am - 10:00 am
KLF: DevotionsTime: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
8First Bank: Meeting
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
First Bank: MeetingTime: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
9KLF: Directors Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: Directors MeetingTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: USDA RCDI Opioid/Substance Abuse Trainings
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
KLF: USDA RCDI Opioid/Substance Abuse TrainingsTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Heart and Soul Christmas Party
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Heart and Soul Christmas PartyTime: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
10ABN: Staff Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am
ABN: Staff MeetingTime: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
11BBBS: Fund Development Committee
8:00 am - 9:00 am
BBBS: Fund Development CommitteeTime: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
12 13
14BBBS: All Staff Meeting
8:00 am - 10:30 am
BBBS: All Staff MeetingTime: 8:00 am - 10:30 am
KLF: Devotions
9:00 am - 10:00 am
KLF: DevotionsTime: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
KAMI Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
KAMI MeetingTime: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
15 16KLF: Directors Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: Directors MeetingTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: USDA RCDI training
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
KLF: USDA RCDI trainingTime: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
17ABN: Staff Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am
ABN: Staff MeetingTime: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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21KLF: Devotions
9:00 am - 10:00 am
KLF: DevotionsTime: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
22 23KLF: Directors Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: Directors MeetingTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
24 25 26 27
28KLF: Devotions
9:00 am - 10:00 am
KLF: DevotionsTime: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
29 30KLF: Directors Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am
KLF: Directors MeetingTime: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
31ABN: Staff Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am
ABN: Staff MeetingTime: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
     

Historic Regas

The building that we refer to today as The Regas Building has remained a steady presence in downtown Knoxville for well over a century. Originally much larger at five stories tall, the building has seen Gay Street transform from a railway to a roadway, traffic directing officers replaced by stoplights, and a passionate Regas family grow a small diner into a trademark restaurant.
Calvin and Jordan

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