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Meet Lexington, Kentucky


Why Lexington, Kentucky?

Ask anyone here—Lexington is a great place to work. With a convenient location that’s easily accessible from most of the country, beautiful surroundings, and so many amazing things to explore and enjoy outside of work, it’s the perfect place to hold your next corporate meeting. 

Lexpert Spotlight

Lexington is home to some pretty smart folks. Get in touch to see how one of our local corporate experts can help make your meeting a big hit.

Laura Boison

Market President, Truist Bank

Area of Focus - Commercial Banking

Jeff Koonce

Market President, WesBanco

What Makes Us Unique?

Corporate Life in Lexington

Fortune 500 Companies

Headquartered in Lexington, a multitude of companies call Lexington and the surrounding region home – Alltech, Inc., Big Ass Fans, CLC Lodging, Fazoli's, Galls LLC, Lexmark International, Link-Belt...

National Names

Major brands and companies with a large presence in Lexington include Belcan, Dixie (Georgia-Pacific), IBM Global Services, J. M. Smucker (Jif), Lockeed-Martin, Schneider Electric (Square D), UPS, and...

Large Private Employers

The largest private employers here in Central Kentucky area are Toyota Motor Manufacturing (located in Georgetown, within the Lexington combined statistical area), Amazon, and Conduent.

An International Presence

Lexington is home to companies from all over the globe, including Japan, Singapore, China, Germany, Ireland, France, Italy, Switzerland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Work Hard, Play Hard

A happy workforce is an effective workforce—and we have plenty of ways to enjoy ourselves after work. We were named the #3 city in the country with the best work-life balance by smartasset.com.

Our Educated Workforce

41.8% of our population has a bachelor’s degree or higher—that puts us at #14 nationally. And with 17,000 new graduates each year, our educated workforce is growing fast.

“#6 Top Manufacturing State (Kentucky)”

- Business Facilities

“#7 State for Foreign Trade Zone Activity – Imports (Kentucky)”

- Business Facilities

“#4 State for Automotive Manufacturing Strength (Kentucky)”

- Business Facilities

“#9 Most Diverse Metro Economy in the U.S.”

- The Lane Report

Meet Your Personal Sales and Service Representative

Stephen Barnett Director of Destination Sales

Religious, Medical, Fraternal - Greek, Diversity, Corporate (100 peak rooms or more)

Featured Unique Venues

From unique to unexpected, choose a venue that makes your meeting truly one-of-a-kind.

Central Bank Center and Rupp Arena

425 W. High Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 233-4567

This newly renovated downtown complex features 100,000 square feet of contemporary exhibit space, 16...

Keeneland Racecourse

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY, 40510
(859) 254-3412

With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, this national historic landmark is...

Apiary Catering & Events

218 Jefferson Street, Lexington, KY, 40508
(859) 254-2225

This spectacular downtown venue transports guests into a hidden world that blends Southern...

Featured Attractions

Lexington is a special place. Give your attendees a uniquely Lexington experience they’ll rave about for years to come.

Visit Horse Country

321 Merino Street, Lexington, KY, 40508
(859) 963-1004

Visit Horse Country provides a central booking outlet for member horse farms and medical equine...

Equus Run Vineyards

1280 Moores Mill Road, Midway, KY, 40347
(859) 846-9463

Nestled on 38 acres in the Bluegrass, Equus Run Vineyards has a variety of options for your...

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

120 Sycamore Road, Lexington, KY, 40502
(859) 266-8581

Ashland, the home of famous 19th-century statesman Henry Clay, is at the edge downtown Lexington on...

Toyota Motor Manufacturing

1001 Cherry Blossom Way, Georgetown, KY, 40324
(502) 868-2000

The plant began production in 1988 and is Toyota's largest production plant in North America. During...

Intellectual Capital by Market Segment

From equine and medical to religious and technology, we have something to offer groups of all types.