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LouisvilleKY’s Breakfast of Champions to host Karen Williams

Louisville, KY., – The long-awaited, newly-renovated Convention Center downtown opens again for business in August. You can hear all about the fantastic facility, and what it means for local tourism, at the July 17 Breakfast of Champions with Karen Williams, President and CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event is set for July 17, 2018, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the University Club, 200 E Brandeis Avenue on the campus of University of Louisville. Tickets are $20 at the door. RSVP’s can be made at this Facebook link. Williams, a Louisville native, has been a leader in the…

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LouisvilleKY tourism gets a new logo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 21, 2016) – The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCVB) held its annual Destination Marketing Forum today to preview the sales and marketing strategies that will drive economic development through tourism in the new fiscal year.  Members of the hospitality industry heard from three firms that have been working on the research and implementation of the new tourism marketing efforts. Destination Analysts discussed the results of a year-long Visitor Profile Study, Bandy Carroll Hellige unveiled a new brand platform, logo and creative for marketing the city’s tourism initiatives. Tempest Interactive gave a preview of a new website that…

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Louisville Ky is asked to perform a Holiday Miracle

LOUISVILLE, KY. – Louisville has earned the reputation of being a compassionate city and that distinction will continue to hold strong this holiday season. Mayor Greg Fischer has called on the city of Louisville to celebrate the gift of giving as a part of Louisville’s Holiday in the City.  On Wednesday, December 16, the mayor along with WLKY, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, MainSource Bank, LG&E and Axxis, Inc. will host a toy drive benefitting Toys for Tots. The goal is to set a world record for the most toys collected for Toys for Tots in a 12-hour period. “Being…