EOP-designed KICC Wins Project of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Apr. 16, 2019 — Louisville Business First recognized 20 projects and deals today at its 2019 Commercial Real Estate Champions awards that selected the Kentucky International Convention Center as its top Project of the Year. “Convention center design has … Continued

KICC Awarded Silver Fleur-de-Lis Award

LOUISVILLE, February 25, 2019 — Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, awarded the EOP/HOK-designed Kentucky International Convention Center with one of three prestigious Silver Fleur-de-Lis awards presented at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting today. GLI created the Silver Fleur-de-Lis … Continued

Kentucky International Convention Center Opens On Time & On Budget

LOUISVILLE, Aug. 6, 2018 — From forklifts last week to a grand opening celebration today, the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) opened on time and on budget as thousands of guests and dignitaries toured the nearly one-million-square-foot facility. The expansion, designed by … Continued

Final Beam Set at Kentucky International Convention Center

LOUISVILLE, Oct. 19, 2017 — The final steel beam was lifted into place today at downtown Louisville’s Kentucky International Convention Center, which is undergoing an expansion and renovation led by EOP Architects. The topping out ceremony was heavily attended by … Continued

Recycling the Kentucky International Convention Center

LOUISVILLE, Dec. 5, 2016 — The demolition derby at the Kentucky International Convention Center continues today with a closer look at the ongoing construction. Four decades after crews erected the downtown convention center, a new generation of builders is carefully disassembling that … Continued

Demolition Begins at KICC

LOUISVILLE, Nov. 15, 2016 — The Kentucky International Convention Center is gutted. The Convention Center on Jefferson Street between Third and Fourth Streets is getting a $200 million makeover, including more exhibit space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and renovations for all meeting rooms. … Continued

New Renderings of Renovated Convention Center Released

LOUISVILLE, Oct. 31, 2016 — Updated renderings of a renovated Kentucky International Convention Center, designed by EOP and the Chicago office of HOK, were released today in preparation for the demolition of large portions of the facility. EOP Principal Richard … Continued

KICC Team Releases Congestion-Mitigation Plan

LOUISVILLE, Aug. 7, 2016 — Taking a detour is sometimes the only way to keep moving forward, and the expansion and renovation of the Kentucky International Convention Center is an important step in moving Louisville forward. “The design team created … Continued

Convention Center Work Sets Local Workforce Goals

LOUISVILLE, Jul. 20, 2016 — Construction for the expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center begins August 17. A WDRB News report includes animation by Hunt Construction Group detailing the plans for construction. Plans call for 20 percent of all “workforce hours” … Continued

Richard Polk Presents ‘KICC it up a Notch’

LOUISVILLE, Jul. 14, 2016 — Speaking to a near capacity crowd, Richard Polk, the EOP principal leading the renovation and expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center, discusses the plans for the 40-year-old facility. Linda Edwards, vice president & general … Continued