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Love it or hate it, social distancing is the phrase of the year. At least for the next several months, the idea is here to stay. Sometimes as a business or organization you need to stay physically distanced while also coming together as a team. Not everyone has more than 200,000 square feet of wide-open […]

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The Kentucky International Convention Center and Kentucky Exposition Center are the first centers in Kentucky to have received the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard on outbreak prevention, response and recovery. This third-party program helps facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. It also helps venues […]

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The Kentucky Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center have announced its commitment to achieving the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. GBAC helps facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building. This third-party certification and training […]

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Hybrid meetings, a mix of in-person and virtual meetings, are gaining increased popularity due to Covid-19. These meetings allow local business people to meet in-person, while livestreaming or broadcasting to virtual platforms. Need to plan a hybrid meeting? Here are a few things to consider first: Choose the right platform Having a reliable program and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Through the Healthy At Work Initiative and GBAC Star Accreditation the, Kentucky International Convention Center has reopened with additional safety and health requirements. View additional details below.  Louisville Tourism and Kentucky Venues are committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our clients, attendees, exhibitors, employees, and partners in the community. We continue to monitor […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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