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  1. Louisville, KY Welcome to Derby City By Ellen Mason Karina Mendoza Kristin Ehlers

  2. Facts About Located in Jefferson County, Ky Home of the Kentucky Derby since 1875 Kyproduces 95% of the world’s bourbon - 1/3 of that total is made in Louisville 7thsafest city in the country* Source: America’s safest & most dangerous cities - Morgan Quinto Press, 2010

  3. Why Louisville? Accessibility Affordability – Cost-effective Infrastructure – State-of-the Art Convention Center & Hotels Hospitality – A variety of unique attractions

  4. Accessibility

  5. It’s a snap to get there • Located at the juncture of 3 major interstates • 60% of U.S population live within less than day’ drive away • Flight duration time to Louisville International Airport (SDF) Chicago – 2hrs. Washington D.C – 1 hr. Los Angeles - 3 hrs, 50 mins New York – 2hrs 20 mins 80 daily flights to and from 29 destinations, transporting over 3,500,00 passengers every year – 9 carriers Source: Louisville International Airport Website www.flylouisville.com

  6. Affordability

  7. Stretch your dollar Low sales tax (6%) Average hotel rate $120 cheaper than larger cities *5 star hotel, single guestroom Cost-effective city to do business Proximity between KICC and hotels eliminates major transportation cost SHRINK YOUR EXPENSES!!! Sources: www.revenue.ky.gov www.cvent.com www.hotelguide.com

  8. Infrastructure

  9. Kentucky international convention centerkicc Exhibit Space Convention Space 19 Meeting Rooms 78,000 Sq/Ft Exhibit Space 6 VIP Suites Meeting Rooms Source: KICC Official Website www.kyconvention.org

  10. KICC (cont.) Features State-of-the-Art Technology and Telecommunications set up Computerized climate control Professionally trained staff World-class facility and service Home of the “Wal-Mart Employee Meeting” and “John Deere New Product Expo

  11. Kicc (cont.) “Well Connected” 2300 First-Class Hotel Rooms connected by enclosed skywalk Short 10 minute drive from Louisville International Airport 0.1 miles away from host hotel, the Galt House Hotel Source: www.kyconvention.org/meetingplanners

  12. Galt House Hotel Host Hotel 5-star accommodations amenities 1290 guest rooms & 650 suites Opening Reception On-site UPS Business Center Walking distance from KICC (.1 mile) 10 mile drive to Louisville International Airport (SDF) Complimentary Shuttle service to and from the airport Connected via skywalk to KICC and Fourth Street Live!

  13. Fourth street live! Entertainment Located Downtown Newly-built Entertainment District Restaurants Night-Life Live-Entertainment Major Component and Attraction, located within the skywalk Transportation 24/7

  14. Convention Highlights

  15. Speakers Keynote: Jim Cramer Host of “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” Co-anchor for CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” Jean Chatzky Financial editor for NBC’s Today Show Fact checker for Forbes Magazine Staff writer for Savvymoney.com Source: www.cnbc.com/madmoney www.nbc.com/todayshow www.forbes.com

  16. The Financial World 25 Educational Sessions Earn your CEU credits in Louisville In-depth information on financial related topics Trade Show Networking opportunities National and international financial industry exhibitors

  17. Convention Events

  18. EVENTS Golf Tournament PGA host Valhalla Club Opening Reception Rooftop at the Galt House Hotel Gala Dinner at Churchill Downs Three-course dinner at the home of the Kentucky Derby

  19. Partner Programs Jim Beam Distillery Tour September: National Bourbon Heritage Month Kentucky Cultural Experience Outer Louisville Scenery Source: www.americanstillhouse.com Muhammad Ali Center Life and Legacy of the Heavyweight Champion

  20. Partner Events (cont.) Belle of Louisville U.S.’s oldest operating steamboat A cruise back in time! 4th Street Live Shopping, dinning, and entertainment Louisville Legends Tour Two national icons in one tour experience:

  21. Louisville is: Louisville is: Summary • Accessible • Affordable • Hospitable • And fully capable to receive NAFE’s business Bet on Bet on s isville ccess Lo