Kentucky Venues names chief revenue officer, chief financial officer

Also director of sales for Kentucky International Convention Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 20, 2017) — Kentucky Venues has named Gary Friedman chief revenue officer and Patrick Gregory director of sales for the Kentucky International Convention Center. Also, Kevin Moore was promoted to chief financial officer.

Friedman will be responsible for increasing revenue for the Kentucky Exposition Center, Kentucky International Convention Center and in-house produced events, which include the Kentucky State Fair, National Farm Machinery Show, North American International Livestock Expo and Kentucky Hoopfest. Friedman most recently served as general manager of Louisville Arena Sports and Entertainment Properties at the KFC Yum! Center and is experienced in college-level athletic promotions and sponsorships.

Gregory will be in charge recruiting downtown convention and meeting business for the Kentucky International Convention Center. Experienced in hospitality management and having worked with properties in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Cleveland and Jeffersonville, Indiana, Gregory most recently served as director of resort parks for the Kentucky State Park system.

Moore was previously the executive budget director. He has been with Kentucky Venues since 2013.

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