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

History Comes to Louisville for the Military Vehicle Preservation Association International Convention

The Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) International Convention brings together historic military vehicle enthusiasts from around the world. This convention will showcase many of the best vehicles of all types and eras including hundreds of restored and original vehicles, parts vendors, seminars and more. WHEN: Thursday, June 14 – Saturday, June 16, 8 a.m. – 5… Continue reading History Comes to Louisville for the Military Vehicle Preservation Association International Convention

Unlimited Off-Road American Show & Expo: Driving Off-Road Enthusiasts to Louisville for Fifth Annual Show

One of the largest off-road industry shows in the country, the Unlimited Off-Road American Show & Expo roars into the Kentucky Exposition Center June 1-3 in South Wing C and Lots B, V and W. The Unlimited Off-Road American Show & Expo (UOR) showcases a huge collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear and experts.… Continue reading Unlimited Off-Road American Show & Expo: Driving Off-Road Enthusiasts to Louisville for Fifth Annual Show