Why Meet in Lexington?


We believe that Lexington’s a pretty perfect place for a meeting—and we think you’ll agree. Our easy-to-get-to location, first-class facilities and unique attractions make Lexington an appealing alternative for conventions and meetings of all sizes and types, including yours. So take a look around and see what we have to offer.

200,000 SF

of flexible convention and event space

12

convention hotels within a 15 minute drive of airport and downtown

8500+

affordable hotel rooms available

New Convention Center Now Open

Follow your nose to our new, state-of-the-art Central Bank Center, located in the heart of downtown Lexington. With its proximity to bourbon distilleries and horse country, it's the perfect place for your next event.

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Lexington is a Safe Bet for Travel

See why Lexington is one of the best destinations for safe, socially-distanced travel.

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Meeting Planner Response

We’ve taken our city’s 50+ page Lexington blueprint, and narrowed it down to some key guidelines.

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CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

Whether you’re driving or flying, we’re easy to get to.

Driving Distances Map

City
Distance
Louisville, KY
77 miles
Cincinnati, OH
82 miles
Knoxville, TN
172 miles
Charleston, WV
176 miles
Indianapolis, IN
189 miles
Columbus, OH
189 miles
Nashville, TN
214 miles
Cleveland, OH
331 miles
St. Louis, MO
337 miles
Detroit, MI
345 miles
Pittsburgh, PA
372 miles
City
Distance
Chicago, IL
373 miles
Atlanta, GA
382 miles
Charlotte, NC
401 miles
Birmingham, AL
404 miles
Memphis, TN
422 miles
Milwaukee, WI
469 miles
Washington, DC
512 miles
Buffalo, NY
515 miles
Baltimore, MD
538 miles
Charleston, SC
542 miles
Norfolk, VA
583 miles
Direct Flights Map

  • Destin
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Orlando (Sanford)
  • Punta Gorda, FL
  • Tampa Bay
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • Dallas
  • Philadelphia
  • Atlanta
  • Detroit
  • Minneapolis
  • New York (LGA)
  • Washington, DC (Reagan)
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • Houston
  • Washington, DC (Dulles)

Convention Calendar

Here are the meetings and conventions that have been booked through VisitLEX. 

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“Lexington is a gem of a city in the heart of Kentucky. It is jam-packed full of fun places to dine and many unique places to visit.”

- Gay Sills, AZZ Incorporated

Ready to Book Your Lexington Meeting?