"Paducah offers more than 2,200 guest rooms, according to the CVB. The Holiday Inn Paducah Riverfront has 123 guest rooms and a meeting room that can seat up to 125. The hotel is adjacent to the Paducah McCracken County Convention & Expo Center, which offer a combined 110,000 square feet of exhibit and meeting space. Nearby Walker Hall Events Center seats up to 300.

The Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center has a main auditorium that seats 1,806 people, along with several reception and event rooms and outdoor spaces overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. Smaller venues include River Discovery Center, The Grand Lodge on Fifth and The 1857 Hotel, a downtown boutique hotel.

Other hotels in the city include La Quinta Inn & Suites, which can accommodate up to 150 people in theater-style seating; Courtyard Paducah with a theater-style seating capacity of 8; Country Inn & Suites with a 40-person meeting capacity; and Hampton Inn & Suites with 108 guest rooms and meeting space for up to 30."

By D. Fran Morley, ConventionSouth

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