Lexington, KY Meeting Planning Overview

Lexington, KY | Meeting Planning Overview

The Lexington Convention Center is being redesigned and expanded, and by November 2021 it will have over 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. As the Horse Capital of the World and the Birthplace of Bourbon, Lexington is the heart of all things Kentucky. Boasting more than 450 horse farms and 14 distilleries within 45 miles of downtown, everyone wants to experience the Lexington life. Lexington is located within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population, and the Blue Grass Airport offers 18 direct flights and is located just 10 minutes from downtown. Rated as a “Top Destination on the Rise” in 2018 by Trip Advisor, we have all the amenities of a big city mixed with genuine southern hospitality at every turn. From horse farms and bourbon distilleries to craft breweries and farm-to-table dining, there is so much to eat, drink, see and do – it’s a perfect place for you to come early or stay late. So come Meet Lexington. You’ll like it here.
Fast Facts | Lexington, KY
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Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau, 215 West Main Street, Suite 150 , Lexington, KY 40507
GSF Exhibit Space Lexington Convention Center 66,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Lexington Convention Center132,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Lexington Convention Center17,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa - Lexington409
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 864
Blue Grass Airport (LEX)
Miles to downtown 6
Cities with non-stop flights18
International cities with direct flights
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
Type of Destination Experience:
College Town, Historic, Urban