PADUCAH, KY – The Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation (PMCCC) Board has awarded management of the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center to Iowa-based venue management company, VenuWorks. VenuWorks will assume management of the facilities on Feb. 4 and begin its transition plan, which includes staff evaluation and reorganization, implementing new customer service systems and controls, community outreach, and collaborating with the Convention and Visitors Bureau on new sales and marketing approaches.
“We are privileged to have been selected by the Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation Board to manage and operate the Paducah Convention & Expo Center,” said Steve Peters, President of VenuWorks. “We look forward to working with the Board and the venue staff to enhance the event experience for clients, patron and the community.”
“The PMCCC is extremely excited to partner with VenuWorks for the management of the Convention Center, Expo Center, and Dome Pavilion,” said Board Chair Brian Katz. “We have continually increased the number of events at the facilities, and we will look forward to the addition of a state-of-the-art kitchen in mid-2019. VenuWorks is a proven, experienced, industry leader in facilities management. We chose to partner with them to spearhead our new kitchen operations and to grow our event portfolio to include more regional events. It is a truly exciting time for the PMCCC, and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with VenuWorks.”
The Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center is a multipurpose facility with 110,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Paducah, the facilities offer balcony access to waterfront views along the Ohio River.