Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Rescue Dogs Hope to Find New Homes at LouisvilleKY’s MUTT MADNESS during GIE+EXPO

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau President and CEO notes economic and humanitarian impact LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — MUTT MADNESS, a dog adoption event for attendees at GIE+EXPO, will take place Thursday, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Held in partnership with the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and GIE+EXPO, the leading trade show in the outdoor power, landscaping and garden equipment industries, the event offers an opportunity for rescue dogs to find their forever homes. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)’s education platform, TurfMutt, and the trade show will donate a $10,000 check to KHS during the event…


Golden Celebration for LouisvilleKY’s CVB’s 50th Birthday

Louisville Visitors Center Hosts Lunchtime Party for Occasion   LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — It is only fitting that Louisville is the ‘birthplace of birthdays, with local sisters Patty and Mildred Hill penning one of the world’s most famous songs – Happy Birthday in 1893. In celebration of the Louisville Convention & Visitors 50th birthday, a public celebration with will be held at the Louisville Visitor Center at 301 S. 4th St from 11a.m.- 2p.m. Friday, June 29. The birthday party will include a look back at the organization’s history though memorabilia as well as offering retail merchandise discounts, cake pops and light refreshments. Although Louisville has…

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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…

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Mayor Fischer’s “Lou’s Brews Bike Tour” rolls Saturday

LOUISVILLE, KY  – Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) team up to host “Lou’s Brews Bike Tour” Saturday, August 29 to celebrate local breweries The tour will stop at five breweries giving riders a chance to explore the unique locations and speak with the brewers. “Our team, along with the CVB, just released a new physical and virtual map that spotlights 14 Louisville area breweries,” Fischer said. “This ride is a great way for us to put it to use and encourage others to celebrate the food and beverage scene that continues to make Louisville…

Come be a tourist in your hometown and spread the Louisville Love

Louisville, Ky., – Enjoy the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels at a reduced rate as part of Louisville’s annual Hometown Tourist Celebration, under way May 4-31, 2015. In an effort to champion the power of travel and educate the local community about everything there is to see, do and enjoy in their own backyard, the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Hometown Tourist Celebration is held each year in conjunction with National Travel & Tourism Week. This year’s month-long celebration features deep discounts at more than 80 area attractions, restaurants, shops and hotels. Just show up and bring…


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