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


convention hotels within a 15 minute drive of airport and downtown


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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Plant-Friendly Lexington

Plants are the new pets. Bring them along for the ride to lush, green Lexington.

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Attendee Guide

Explore this digital attendee guide and plan your visit to Lexington.

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

Driving Distances Map

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
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
  • Houston
  • Myrtle Beach
  • Orlando (Sanford)
  • Punta Gorda, FL
  • Tampa Bay
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago (ORD)
  • Dallas
  • Miami
  • Philadelphia
  • Atlanta
  • Detroit
  • Minneapolis
  • Washington DC
  • Chicago (ORD)

Convention Calendar

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

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"If planning an event in Lexington, I encourage contacting the VisitLex team. These local experts can assist in getting you connected with resources and share suggestions for best options tailored to your group."

- Anita Washbrun, CMP - Dairy Farmers of America

"I would enthusiastically recommend our organization return to Lexington... the [experience] was inspiring and joyful."

- Shelly Moeller - Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) Convention Manager

Ready to Book Your Lexington Meeting?