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James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...


Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...


Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...


Convention Services

VisitLEX has been the proud recipient of so many Gold Service Awards that we are now a Member of the Meetings and Conventions Hall of Fame. Gold Service awards are given annually to bureaus with the highest level of professionalism and service in the meetings industry and are voted on by Meetings and Conventions magazine subscribers. This is a distinguished honor because it means that Lexington customers have recognized our commitment to superior service even after the sale.

Register to receive more information on our award-winning services so we can get started! You can also browse our Convention Services Directory for a listing of Lexington vendors available to meet your convention and meeting planning needs and a list of unique Special Event Venues.

Meeting Planning Assistance

The bureau can shave months off your planning. Our professional Convention Services staff is available to assist you with suggestions for planning transportation and shuttle arrangements, special events and companion or children's programs, speaker recommendations, ideas for extended vacation opportunities, and more. We can also provide assistance with publicity, including a list of local media contacts.

VisitLEX Materials

Market your meeting with VisitLEX promotional materials:

Materials for distribution on-site:

  • Colorful Lexington Visitors Planning Guide
  • Useful maps
  • Lexington lapel pins, stickers and conference bags with Lexington logo
  • Assistance with name badges and badge preparation

On-site Staffing Assistance

Qualified meetings can take advantage of our experienced, uniformed registration personnel to staff information booths, prepare name badges, stuff registration packets, and register your delegates according to your procedures. Your attendees will start their Lexington experience greeted with warm Southern Hospitality of some of our local residents.

Postconvention Services

Let us collect your history and pick-up information for you. We can present this to you upon the conclusion of your meeting and get your evaluation of Lexington as a convention destination. We know you will want to return to Lexington for a future meeting or convention. Our re-booking services make for a one-stop shopping experience!