Lexington, KY Meeting Planning Overview

Lexington, KY | Meeting Planning Overview

Lexington, KY, Horse Capital of the World, is also the heart of bourbon country, offering a fresh destination for planners who want to escape the ordinary! Incorporate Lexington’s signature industries using one-of-a-kind event venues or explore over 100 homegrown restaurants and bars within minutes of downtown. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-64, Lexington is within a day’s drive of 2/3rd of the US population. Blue Grass Airport (LEX), 6 miles from downtown, offers convenient, affordable air lift with 18 direct flights and the most beautiful landing approach in the US. Lexington is home to a variety of interesting attractions, including: The Kentucky Horse Park, Keeneland Race Course, tours of famous Thoroughbred horse farms and bourbon distilleries, Civil War Sites, historic homes and museums, Shaker Village and many other sites highlighting the Bluegrass Region’s scenic and historic countryside.
Fast Facts | Lexington, KY
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Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau, 250 West Main Street, Suite 2100 , 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