It's all good in NKY!
Northern Kentucky is located on the edge of the Midwest and the beginning of the South. We are on the banks of the Ohio River in the heart of Cincinnati USA. Served by the Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport, NKY is also within only a two-hour drive of the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), Dayton International Airport (DAY), Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport (LEX). Three major interstates converge on Northern Kentucky, I-75, I-71 and I-74.
We get it, your meeting has to be seamless, but we’re guessing you wouldn’t mind a nice side of
amazing topped with no hassles. Gotcha. Whether your group is bright lights, big city or
small-town warmth and hospitality, NKY has the connections, accommodations and attractions to
make your next gathering generate some share-worthy selfies and wow-worthy results. See for
yourself — start at meetNKY.com — or ask us anything: hello@meetNKY.com
Northern Kentucky Fast Facts
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50 E. RiverCenter Blvd. Suite 200, Northern Kentucky, KY 41011
Type of Destination Experience:
College Town, Gaming, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (Northern Kentucky Convention Center): 46,200
Meeting Space, Square Feet (NKU METS Center): 43,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Northern Kentucky Convention Center): 22,800
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Cincinnati Marriott RiverCenter): 200
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,694
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Miles to downtown 12
Cities with non-stop flights57
International cities with direct flights1
Geographic Areas Served:
Cincinnati, Florence, Union, Walton, Newport, Alexandria, Covington, Erlanger, Independence, Highland Heights, Bellevue, Petersburg, Burlington, Kenton County, Boone County, Campbell County.
Why Meet in Northern Kentucky
Attention! That's what you get in NKY — and loads of it. Our award-winning service
team bends over backwards, forwards and sideways for you to make sure your meeting or
event is a ginormous success — and we love doing it! And talk about friendly. “Service with
a smile” is an understatement here. From planning to check-out, we're here to help — with
a capital “H” — in every way we can to make your job easy-peasy. So relax — we got this.
Don’t let the name fool you — the Northern Kentucky Convention Center is far from
conventional. As in not your traditional “big-box center.” How so? To start, it’s union-free and
hassle-free. Heck, even our wi-fi is free! Then there’s the amazing location, a short hop from
CVG airport, just steps from one of America’s most beautiful urban riverfronts — all
surrounded by a bustling array of hotels, restaurants, shopping, attractions and nightlife.
Say you’re charged with an arena-sized task — finding the perfect venue for up to 10,000
people, in a safe, suburban location. With easy access to thousands of hotel rooms — and
tons of fun. And oh yeah, it needs to fit your not-so-arena-sized budget. Relax, we got
this. All in the state-of-the-art, multi-purpose BB&T Arena that’s virtually brand
new — where you can maximize your success, minimize your stress, and get back to
livin’ the dream.