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Convention & Group Housing

Louisville Tourism offers professional housing services customized to meet the specific needs of your event. Utilizing Meetingmax software, we are your complete housing provider, from the event buildout to managing reservations, and detailed reporting during and post event. Our team of city experts provide you with personal assistance from start to finish and serves as a one-stop shop for attendees in need of hotel reservations and city information.


  • No out of pocket costs*
  • Full-time Housing Manager contact
  • In-house Call Center with local agents
  • Online reservations system, 24/7
  • Reduce slippage and avoid attrition by connecting Housing and Registration 
  • Detailed analytics and reporting
  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Track Earned Comp Nights
  • Hotel Room Audits
  • Telemarketing to target list in association’s database to remind them of the show dates and encourage them to register for the show and book housing**

*Featuring the lowest housing fee in the industry paid by contracted hotels through room rate
**Service may involve special requirements or fees.


“Since SkillsUSA brought their National Leadership and Skills Conference to Louisville in 2015, the LCVB had managed the housing process. SkillsUSA considers the housing services the LCVB provides a necessity in the conference registration process. With nearly 90 specialized sub-block requiring unique attention and room list management, the LCVB has made the process seamless.”  

- Shelley Coates, Associate Director, SkillsUSA

“GIE+Expo, formerly the International Lawn, Garden & Power Equipment Expo, began in Louisville and holds their annual event every year in October. For over 25 years, the LCVB has managed the complete housing process for this tradeshow. GIE+Expo includes several co-located groups and many large exhibitors, making the LCVB uniquely qualified to handle housing for tradeshows with similar exhibitor and attendee trends.”

- Warren Sellers, President, Sellers Expositions

2019 Derby

Kentucky Derby

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