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