About the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB)

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Paducah, Kentucky. The CVB exists to create new economic opportunities through destination marketing, management and tourism development.

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is a quasi-governmental organization, funded by the Transient Room Tax levied on hotel, motel, bed & breakfast accommodations, and overnight room rentals and retreats.

Destination Vision

Paducah, Kentucky will be recognized internationally for its significant American heritage, inspiring creative culture and outstanding hospitality.

Social Vision

Paducah CVB will foster culture, creativity and innovation as a means to sustainable development making the City a great place to work, visit and live.

DMAP SealPaducah CVB is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International 2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20036, USA Phone: 202.296.7888.


Tourism Talk

Watch recent episodes of Tourism Talk on Paducah 2 featuring local attractions, event organizers and creatives as well as visiting artists and officials!

Paducah's Visitor Industry

Learn more about the local visitor industry which generates substantial economic impact through tourism in Paducah-McCracken County. Tourism spending in McCracken County totaled $262.89 million in in 2018 which supports 2,420 jobs and generated $20.43 million in state and local taxes.

Paducah CVB Board:

Glenn Denton, Chairman

Represents Chamber of Commerce

Linda Curtis, Secretary/Treasurer

Represents Restaurant Industry

Kelm Burchard

Represents Lodging Industry

Deborah Edmonds

Represents McCracken County

Beverly McKinley

Represents Lodging Industry

Vick Patel

Represents Lodging Industry

Kristin Williams

Represents City of Paducah

Elizabeth Wieneke

Legal Representative


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