LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge Pulls in 250,000 People, Generates Millions of Dollars in Local Spending, Taxes

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (January 2015) – Pigeon Forge’s events center in its first year pumped multiple millions of dollars into the local economy and had an estimated attendance of more than 250,000 people. Independent research on just three of the 25 events to date – the National Quartet Convention, the Celebrators Conference and the Fall […]

Southern Gospel Music World To Focus on Pigeon Forge for National Quartet Convention

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2014) – The attention of the Southern gospel music industry will be on Pigeon Forge, Tenn., from Sept. 21-27 when hundreds of performers and upwards of 40,000 fans unite for the National Quartet Convention (NQC). “When the first song is sung in Pigeon Forge, the NQC will open another chapter […]

Pentecostal Youth Meeting Books Five Years at LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (April 4, 2013) – The Pentecostal Fire Youth Conference, which started in 2003 with attendance of 250 and this year has 6,000 registrants, has committed to five annual meetings at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. The conference, which has been in Louisville, Ky., for the past four years, has a contract […]