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Sports Events

Louisville boasts a rich tradition of hosting successful sporting events.

 Whether it’s the annual Kentucky Derby with over 100,000 in attendance, the NCAA Field Hockey National Championships, or the PGA, the Louisville community supports a variety of athletic endeavors. No matter the sporting event, Louisville has the perfect venue. And with a city boasting over 17,000 hotel rooms, from budget to boutique, we can comfortably accommodate your guests - and their wallets.


The Louisville CVB and Louisville Sports Commission have brought hundreds of world-class sporting events to Louisville thanks to over 16 years of teamwork between the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Louisville Sports Commission. Meet the team:

Gen Howard, CSEE
Senior Sports Manager
ghoward@gotolouisville.com
(502) 560-1497

Greg Fante, CSEE
VP of Sports Development
Louisville Sports Commission
gfante@louisvillesports.org  
(502) 560-1479

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