Why Choose Our Destination?
Louisville is changing the way people think about Southern destinations. A city that is truly unique and different. A city that combines heritage with innovation, authenticity with originality and quirkiness with friendliness. A city full sights, sounds and sips all its own—including its official cocktail, the Old Fashioned, and the one-and-only Urban Bourbon Experience, a citywide adventure that includes distilleries, endless craft cocktail bars and Bourbon attractions and exhibits. Louisville’s also gained fame for its nationally acclaimed culinary scene that features hundreds of locally-owned restaurants with a focus on locally sourced ingredients, which is one of the reasons why it was recently named one of the “Nation’s Best Local Food Scenes” by USA Today. Louisville has become one of the most exciting cities to eat, drink, explore and meet in. This is due in large part to development boom which has brought an influx of new meeting spaces and hotel rooms -– including the new 612-room Omni Hotel. At the center of the excitement is the expansion and renovation of the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in the heart of downtown Louisville.
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Louisville is easy to get to and hard to leave. It is located within a day's drive of over half the U.S. population via major interstates I-71, I-64 and I-65. Louisville International Airport, located 6 miles from downtown, offers nearly 100 daily flights and services all major airlines.
Distance from airport
- Louisville International Airport
9.66 km from city center
Big Four Bridge
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Angel's Envy Distillery
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
Muhammad Ali Center
Copper & Kings Brandy Distillery
Kentucky International Convention Center
We are LEED Silver Certified offering 52 modern meeting rooms, 200k sq. ft. exhibit hall, large pre-function areas featuring modern glass facades overlooking Louisville’s cityscape matched with top-tier exhibit space and expandable meeting rooms.
- Exhibit Space18,581 sq. mTotal meeting space28,270 sq. mGuest rooms 1 mi. from convention center6,000
Louisville's downtown convention center reopened on August 6, 2018. The new convention center has over 200,000 of contiguous meeting space, 52 meeting rooms, a 40,000 square foot ballroom, a 125-seat tiered conference theater, LEED Silver Certification and a beautiful destination experience driven design.