News

News

News

News

The Kentucky International Convention Center located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky received its LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council ahead of Earth Day 2020. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was built with sustainability in […]

Read More…

Last updated May 8, at 3:34 p.m. Please see below for a list of canceled, postponed or modified events. We will be updating the list as information comes available. March 6-12 Heartland Payment – Canceled March 13-15 – JamFest – Canceled March 16-19 – 23rd 23rd Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference – Canceled March 20-22 -NFAA […]

Read More…

Last Updated: March 25, 2020 at 5:02 p.m. Click here to view cancellations at the Kentucky International Convention Center. As part of continuing efforts to confront and limit the spread of COVID-19, the Kentucky Exposition Center is closed to the public beginning at 5 PM on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Although we are closed to […]

Read More…

Blake Henry has been named as the General Manager of the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC). Henry most recently served as the General Manager of the Cross Insurance Center Arena and Convention Center Complex in Bangor, ME. An industry veteran, he has more than 20 years of experience leading major convention, sporting and entertainment facilities. […]

Read More…

Kentucky Venues, which operates the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) and the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) recently partnered with the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) on their Nearby Explorer mobile app. The app, developed by APH, gives people who are blind or visually impaired audio cues about the world around them and communicates […]

Read More…

The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) hosted a grand opening ceremony today, following a two-year, $207 million renovation and expansion project helmed by EOP/HOK Architects and Hunt Construction and over 60 sub-contractors. State and local government officials, along with KICC facility officials and staff welcomed meeting clients, local stakeholders, interested citizens, and media to an […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Convention Facilities | Construction Will Keep Visitor Cash Flow Strong “When it’s all done, we will double downtown’s hotel room space from 3,000 to 6,000, and that will be a game changer for us,” said Jason Rittenberry, president and CEO of Kentucky Venues, the organization that oversees the Louisville Convention Center and the Kentucky Exposition […]

Read More…