This year’s congress would be the second ever held outside of Europe. The 2007 event was held in Mexico. All the others have been in Europe. A host city will likely be announced in March.
The Slow Food International Organization is considering hosting its next international congress in Louisville. The city one of several around the world—including four American cities—being considered for the event.
Slow Food International is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 to counteract the rise of fast food. The organization champions local, healthy food with a commitment to communities and the environment.
The argument over whether adult entertainment draws visitors is usually fairly quiet, given the cultural taboos surrounding the key issue. But the topic ties to economic development, and in many instances, it mirrors the debate over expanded gambling.
The Kentucky Association of Counties will hold its annual convention in Louisville Tuesday through Friday. KACo officials are hoping to move beyond a state Auditor’s report issued last year that uncovered lavish spending of public dollars by organization officials.
by Stephanie Crosby Many conventions that were scheduled to be held at Nashville’s Opryland Hotel are now looking for a new location, and local tourism officials are hoping they choose the Louisville. Kentucky State Fair Board President Harold Workman says their sales staff is working with convention managers to see if the Exposition Center can… Continue reading Some Nashville Conventions May Move to Louisville After Flood
The Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America will hold a public forum today to discuss the endemic health risks of the Agent Orange defoliant used during the Vietnam War.
The recipients of America’s highest military honor will hold their annual gathering in Louisville in 2011.
Louisville’s new downtown arena won’t open for another two years, but officials say marketing efforts for the facility are well underway. Arena Authority Executive Director Harold Workman says a sales team has gone to work to bring events to the arena at Second and Main Streets. “They are actively pursuing four or five leads right… Continue reading Arena Sales Team Soliciting Business