Major Kentucky Convention Events

By wmadministrator

Listed by city and expected attendance

 

Event   
Location
Date
Expected Attendance

Bowling Green

KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16

Diddle Arena
Mar. 2009
49,000

NHRA Hot Rod Reunion
Beech Bend Raceway
June 2009
35,000

National Corvette Museum’s
15th Anniversary
National Corvette Museum
Sept. 2009
10,000

KAPOS State Cheerleading Competition
Diddle Arena    Feb. 2009    6,500
C5/C6 Bash
National Corvette Museum    Apr. 2009    2,000

Frankfort

Governor’s Derby Breakfast
Grounds of State Capitol
May 2009
20,000

Kentucky Book Fair
Frankfort Convention Center
Nov. 2008
8,000

Aviation Days
Capitol City Airport
Sept. 2009
5,000

Kentucky All Veterans Reunion
Frankfort Convention Center
May 2009
2,500

Lexington

KHSAA National City 2009 Boys’ Sweet 16
Rupp Arena
Mar. 2009
50,000

Lexington Futbol Club 2008 Lexington Invitational Tournament
Masterson Station Park
Oct. 2008
3,500

USA Track & Field 2008 Meet of Champions
Masterson Station Park
Oct./Nov. 2008
2,500

Mary Kay Inc. 2009 Career Conference
Lexington Center and Rupp Arena
Mar. 2009
2,000

Coal Prep & Aggregate Processing
Lexington Center
Apr./ May 2009
1,200

Louisville
National Farm Machinery Show
Kentucky Exposition Center
Feb. 2009
100,000

Mid-America Trucking Show

Kentucky Exposition Center   
Mar. 2009
80,000

North American International Livestock Exposition
Kentucky Exposition Center
Nov. 2008
60,000

National Quartet Convention
Kentucky Exposition Center
Sept. 2009
40,000

National Baptist Convention: Congress on Christian Education
Kentucky Exposition Center
July 2009
40,000

National Street Rod Association
Kentucky Exposition Center
Aug. 2009
30,000

Green Industry and Equipment Expo
Kentucky Exposition Center
Oct. 2008
21,500

Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo
Kentucky Exposition Center
Feb. 2009
14,000

Ironman Louisville
Ohio River/Greater Louisville Area
Aug. 2009
12,500

40th Annual National RV Trade Show
Kentucky Exposition Center
Dec. 2008
12,000

Northern Kentucky

Athletic Championships
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Nov. 2009
3,000

AME Annual Conference
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Oct. 2009
2,500

Kentucky United Methodist Conference
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
June 2009
1,500

Southwestern Ohio Square Dance Federation:
Annual Convention
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
May 2009
1,500

Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy Parents Club:
U S. Coaches Cup on the Riverfront
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Jan. 2009
1,500
Source: Area convention and visitors bureaus

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