AUG 2014

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2 0 1 4 / 2 0 1 5 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 39 Within an hourʼs drive of 3 major airports: Frankfort offers a full suite of services at competitive prices. Hopkinsville Hopkinsville CVB 2800 Fort Campbell Blvd. (42240) Phone: (270) 885-9096 Toll Free: (800) 842-9959 Fax: (270) 886-2059 Contact: Cheryl Cook, Exec. Dir. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 2,500 Largest Room Block: 450 City Population: 33,000 Area Population: 260,000 Why: Help with on-site visits, Offers speaker gifts. Differentia: We have enviable venues indoors or out. In the smaller-size market, you could need to make your meeting a resounding success. James E. Bruce Convention Center 303 Conference Center Dr. (42240) Phone: (270) 707-7000 Fax: (270) 707-7001 Mtg. Rms: 10 /Total Sq. Ft: 25,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 18,000 Cap. Mtg: 2,200 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 10' x 10' Booths: 110 Lexington Visit LEX 250 W Main St., Suite 2100 (40507-1513) Phone: (859) 233-1221 Toll Free: (800) 848-1224 Fax: (859) 254-4555 Contact: John Pohl, Dir. of Sports/Equine Sales E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 7,400 Largest Room Block: 3,400 City Population: 310,000 Area Population: 500,000 Why: Complimentary bureau services: six-minute CD, four-color brochures, visi- tor guides, registration assistance, hous- ing bureau, media assistance, press releases, slides, spouse tour information Differentia: Located at the junction of I-75 of located minutes from downtown. SEE AD BELOW Lexington Center 430 W Vine St. (40507) Phone: (859) 233-4567, ext. 3285 Fax: (859) 253-2718 Mtg. Rms: 18 /Total Sq. Ft: 130,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 66,000 Cap. Mtg: 7,200 /Cap. Bnqt: 4,800 Crowne Plaza Lexington - The Campbell House 1375 S Broadway Road (40504) Phone: (859) 519-1319 Guest Rooms: 290 /Suites: 17 Total Sq. Ft: 19,000 Gratz Park Inn 120 W Second St. (40507) Phone: (859) 231-1777 Toll Free: (800) 752-4166 Fax: (859) 233-7593 Contact: Zedtta Wellman, GM Will Smith, Sales/Mktg. Dir. E-Mail: Frankfort Destination Frankfort 100 Capital Ave. (40601) Phone: (502) 875-8687 Toll Free: (800) 960-7200 Fax: (502) 227-2604 Contact: Twina Keeton, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Joy Jeffries, Exec. Dir. E-Mail: Website: Facebook: destinationfrankfort Twitter: Pinterest: Metro Area Rooms: 856 Largest Room Block: 800 City Population: 28,500 Area Population: 48,500 Why: Provide meeting planner/press kit, media contacts, convention/hotel RFPʼs leisure activities, registration assistance, promotional material, brochures of attractions, visitorís guides, restaurants, accommodations, welcome materials Differentia: Kentuckyʼs state capital, Frankfort is a picturesque, historic town. Louisville, Frankfort is the ideal location Kentucky KENTUCKY S.HO.R.E. WINNER: Veronica Saylor, Front Desk Specalists, Gratz Park Inn in Lexington Visit custom/file/SHOREWall ofFame.pdf to see the "Wall of Fame" of all the 2014 Southern Hospitality Recognition of Excellence award winners.

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