Louisville is synonymous with thoroughbred racing, beautiful countryside, and Southern charm. Its solid reputation as a top meeting destination comes from its accessibility, affordability, and outstanding meeting facilities. The Kentucky Exposition Center features one million square feet of ground-level exhibit space under one roof.
Where We Are 7 miles from Louisville International Airport • served by 17 carriers, including Delta, American, Continental, Northwest, Southwest, US Airways, United
Where to Stay 100 hotels, with more than 17,000 guest rooms • 13.96 percent total tax on hotel rooms
Where to Meet Kentucky Exposition Center, one million square feet of exhibit space • Kentucky International Convention Center, 300,000 square feet
Where to Play thoroughbred horse racing at Churchill Downs • Louisville Slugger Museum • Kentucky Derby Museum • extensive outdoor recreation, Louisville Bats AAA baseball, golf, Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom • Actors Theatre of Louisville
What's New Premium downtown meeting space at the Kentucky International Convention Center has expanded to nearly 300,000 square feet • Louisville continues to grow, with more than $650 million planned tourism infrastructure projects, including three major attractions slated to open in the next two years.
Weather four seasons, with summer coming early, fall lasting longer, and a short winter with more rain than snow • March the wettest month, October the driest
Did You Know… Greater Louisville is consistently ranked as one of the top five “most livable” cities in the United States. It's also the place to be for sports afficionados, celebrities, and horse lovers on the first Saturday in May for the yearly Run for the Roses: the Kentucky Derby.
Greater Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
400 South First Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502.584.2121; 800.626.5646
Pres. and CEO: Ronald L. Scott
Executive VP: Karen Williams
Dir. of Sales: Mark Barnes