About the CVB

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) of Paducah McCracken County. It 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.

Paducah CVB Board Members

Glen Anderson, Chairman

Represents Chamber of Commerce

Kelm Burchard

Represents Lodging Industry

Linda Curtis

Represents Restaurant Industry

Deborah Edmonds

Represents McCracken County

Beverly McKinley

Represents Lodging Industry

Jay Page

Represents City of Paducah

Vick Patel

Represents Lodging Industry

Elizabeth Wieneke

Legal Representative

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.


The DMO 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.


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Telling Paducah's Story

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear honored the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau with the 2015 Governor's Awards in the Arts - Government Award for the organization's efforts to preserve and promote Paducah's arts and culture on a global scale. Watch the video below to learn more about this award and the CVB's work.