The amazing natural light in pre-function spaces opens the center to Louisville’s thriving downtown and features Kentucky-inspired design, artwork and culinary offerings like Oak & Brew – a coffee-by-day, bourbon-by-night experience.
The Kentucky International Convention Center is a hub of activity in the center of downtown Louisville, adjacent to 6,000 hotel rooms and within walking distance of iconic attractions, Bourbon City’s urban distilleries and two thriving entertainment districts along Fourth Street Live! and Whiskey Row.
A recent $207M expansion and renovation created 200,125 contiguous square feet of exhibit space, a 40,000 square foot column-free ballroom with color-changing LED lighting, a 175-seat conference theater and 52 modern meeting rooms. The state-of-the-art building that reflects Louisville’s personality through architectural nods to the bourbon industry, local art and cuisine is also Leeds Silver Certified.
“We had undeniable momentum to continuing growing our company and the namesake event [Connect 2019]. The trade show went so well that is the backbone of our event going forward. Being able to create that at KICC is something we will never forget.”
-Matt Swenson, Editorial Director, Connect Magazine on the success of hosting the citywide Connect 2019 at KICC