LOUISVILLE, KY — Stacey Church has been named General Manager for the Kentucky International Convention Center. Church most recently served as Assistant Director of the Fort Worth (TX) Convention Center and Will Rogers Memorial Center. Her experience in venue management includes executive positions with Spectra Venue Management facilities in Springfield, MA and South Bend, IN.
“Stacey’s management experience, skillset in finance and commitment to innovation are tremendous assets to Kentucky’s tourism industry as the center prepares to reopen in August 2018,” said Don Parkinson, Secretary of Kentucky’s Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet.
“This is an exciting time for the meeting and convention industry for this community and especially the Kentucky International Convention Center,” said Dr. Mark Lynn, Kentucky State Fair Board Chairman and Interim CEO. “Our new general manager brings exceptional experience to provide leadership and develop new business for the new center.”
The convention center is slated to reopen in August 2018 following a $207 million expansion and renovation project.