General Manager of Kentucky Exposition Center Announced

Kevin Moore was named as the new General Manager of the Kentucky Exposition Center today. The Kentucky Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center are managed by Kentucky Venues, which is the organizational brand of the Kentucky State Fair Board. Moore most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Kentucky Venues and has… Continue reading General Manager of Kentucky Exposition Center Announced

Kentucky International Convention Center Grand Opening Ceremony

The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) will host a Grand Opening Ceremony on Aug. 6 following a two-year, $207 million renovation and expansion project. The event is open to the public and self-led tours will be available following the ceremony. WHAT KICC’s Grand Opening Ceremony WHO              David S. Beck, President and CEO of Kentucky Venues… Continue reading Kentucky International Convention Center Grand Opening Ceremony

NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo Surprises Young Athletes at KY Expo Center

When Rajon Rondo walked into the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center, a young boy noticed him standing beside a basketball court. The boy pointed Rondo out to his friends and it didn’t take long before the entire crowd of young participants were trying to catch a glimpse of the newly-minted Los Angeles Laker.… Continue reading NBA All-Star Rajon Rondo Surprises Young Athletes at KY Expo Center

Convention Business Poised to Establish Louisville and Kentucky as Premier Destination

The two leaders who most recently guided the Kentucky State Fair Board agree its future is in good hands with new President and CEO David Beck. Beck officially began his new role at Kentucky Venues on July 1. Secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, Don Parkinson, and Chairman of the Kentucky State… Continue reading Convention Business Poised to Establish Louisville and Kentucky as Premier Destination

Basketball Teams Invade Louisville for Country’s Largest Youth Basketball Event

Six basketball tournaments take to the court in July at the Kentucky Exposition Center, creating the largest youth basketball tournament in the country. The tournaments are expected to draw 9,000 athletes, more than 1,000 college recruiters and 100 national media outlets. The tournament features more than 82 courts and 900 teams, with divisions spanning grades… Continue reading Basketball Teams Invade Louisville for Country’s Largest Youth Basketball Event

6,000 Career and Tech Students Compete during SkillsUSA Conference

Louisville community benefits from students’ skills and expertise. SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center June 25-29. The event brings with it an estimated economic impact of $18 million to Louisville. More than 16,000 middle-school, high-school and college students; teachers; education leaders; and… Continue reading 6,000 Career and Tech Students Compete during SkillsUSA Conference