Courtesy Maine Sports Commission
Maine's Casco Bay attracts a lot of swimming competitions.
Though the Kentucky International Convention
Center will be undergoing extensive renovations
until 2018, the Kentucky Exposition Center can
accommodate indoor sports events with 1.3 mil-
lion square feet of space and a convenient location
across from the airport. For the 10th time this
spring, the facility will host the National
Wheelchair Basketball Tournament.
In addition to its sports amenities, Louisville has
a vibrant, local culture, featuring attractions like
the Bourbon Trail, Churchill Downs, the Muhammad
Ali Center, the Louisville Slugger Museum and
Factory, and the Louisville Mega Cavern.
"We have a ton of off-site venues for meeting
planners to host after-hours events," said Katie
Kubitskey, marketing communications manager at
the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau.
With miles of rugged terrain among mountains,
lakes and coastline, it is no wonder that Maine has
an unusually active population. Boasting more
than 200 inches of annual snowfall, the Pine Tree
State is a premier destination for winter sports like