Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference

Conference Location

All conference events will be held at the Owensboro Convention Center unless noted otherwise. Owensboro is in the Central Time Zone.

Owensboro Convention Center
501 West 2nd Street
Owensboro, KY 42301


Delegate Exhibitor


1st Delegate: $300
Additional Delegate: $250


1st Delegate: $425
Additional Delegate: $400

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1st Delegate: $500
Additional Delegate: $250 


1st Delegate: $675
Additional Delegate: $400

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2018 Conference Schedule

 Hotel Information

Holiday Inn - Owensboro Riverfront

Rate: $129 plus tax
Phone: 270-683-1111
Online Reservation: Click Here
Code: KTI
Cut Off Date: October 20, 2018

Hampton Inn & Suites Owensboro Downtown/Waterfront

Rate: $129 plus tax
Phone: 270-685-2005
Online Reservation: Click Here
Code: KTIA Fall Conference
Cut Off Date: October 17, 2018

Owensboro Activities 

Owensboro's City Tour and "Voluntourism" activity will take place Tuesday, November 13 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CST. Both events are free of charge if you have registered for the conference. Transportation and lunch will be provided for both. The deadline to sign up for both events is Monday, October 22.

"Voluntourism" Activity

This year's "Volutourism" activity will take place at Puzzle Pieces, an Owensboro non-profit serving individuals 8 years and up, with intellectual disabilities.  The maximum number of participants for this event is 30.

Click here to view itinerary.

BBQ Tour

The Tuesday, November 13 touring opportunity presented by Visit Owensboro will include stops at the iconic Old Hickory Bar-B-Q and Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn. The tour will not only include mouth watering tastings and lunch, but also behind the scenes experiences, professionals’ bar-b-que tips, and insights about food and tourism from those who “got it” decades before culinary tourism became the hot trend it is today.  

Register for Voluntourism Activity or BBQ Tour here

Bowling for Bourbon

This year's Bowling for Bourbon event will take place on Tuesday, November 13 at Diamond Lanes South located at 410 Carlton Street in Owensboro from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST. May the best bowler win!

2018 Bowling Flier
2018 Bowling Registration


2018 Sponsorship Form


Interested in donating an item to our silent or lives auctions? Click below to learn more. 

2018 Silent & Live Auction Info


For any questions regarding the 2018 Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference, please contact Sarah Brock at 502.223.8687.