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Meet Lexington, Kentucky

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Why Lexington, Kentucky?

It's all about Location! State meeting planners tell us that they anticipate greater conference attendance when planning a program in Lexington. We're easy to get to from all parts of the State and simple to navigate once you're here.  When you combine ease of travel with complimentary parking at most of our hotels - Lexington is the ideal meeting location!

Lexpert Spotlight

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

Cassie Cooper

Senior Training Manager, Kentucky League of Cities

Area of Focus - Association Event Planning and Training Resources for City Officials

David Melanson

Assistant Director of External Affairs and Development, UK Center for Applied Energy

Public Relations, Communications, Government Relations, Philanthropy, Event Planning

Matt Chaliff

Executive Secretary, Kentucky FFA Association

Trade, Non-Profit Event Management

Scarlet Consalvi

Associate State Director, Kentucky Small Business Development Center

Small Business and Economic Development

What We Offer

Kentucky Association Meetings in Lexington

Affordable, Flexible Hotels

Lexington provides reasonable sleeping room rates and economical meeting packages. You'll discover that price points in Lexington are $20-$30 lower than other comparable cities.

Convenient Location

Located at the intersection of I-64 and I-75, we’re easy to get to from anywhere in the state. Our unique wheel-and-spoke layout makes Lexington easy to navigate by car.

Free Kentucky Experiences

From touring operations like Toyota Motor Manufacturing and Buffalo Trace Distillery to seeing where Lexington was founded, there’s no shortage of free things to do here.

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

- The Lane Report

“#9 among the Friendliest Cities in the U.S.”

- Conde Nast Traveler 2020

Meet Your Personal Sales and Service Representative

Sandy Johnson Director of Destination Sales

State Associations, Trade Associations, Education

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...

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511
(859) 233-4303

Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in...

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...

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...

Battle Axes

164 Turner Commons Way, Lexington, KY, 40511
(859) 687-0069

Lexington's premier hatchet-throwing destination!Almost 60 canned beers and ciders (many made in...

21c Museum Hotel

167 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 899-6800

More than a hotel, 21c Lexington welcomes both visitors and locals to experience art, participate in...

Intellectual Capital By Market Segment

We have something to offer groups and meetings of all types from religious to medical, equine, and more.