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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. 

Meet Your Personal Sales and Service Representative

Stephen Barnett Destination Sales Manager

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

What Makes Us Unique?

Corporate Life in Lexington

Fortune 500 Companies

Four Fortune 500 companies employ thousands of people here in Central Kentucky: Xerox (3,000 local employees), Lexmark International (2,800), Lockheed-Martin (1,705), and IBM (552).

National Names

Major brands with national (and international) presences call Lexington home, including Valvoline, Galls LLC, Big Ass Fans, Lockheed-Martin, IBM, UPS, Trane, Amazon, and Xerox.

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

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

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 downtown complex includes a hotel and convention and meeting facilities, 130,000 square feet of...

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...

Woodford Reserve Distillery

7785 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY, 40383
(859) 879-1812

Woodford Reserve is the only facility in the state making bourbon using the original Scottish 'pot...

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.

Horse Country, INC

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

Horse Country, Inc. 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...

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