Press Releases

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announces Becky Straley as the organization’s new Director of Convention Sales. In this role, Straley will support the CVB’s efforts to promote Paducah as a destination as she prospects for conventions and meetings to increase tourism economic impact.

Mary Hammond, Executive Director of the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation, the only integrated executive program specifically designed for the destination marketing industry. The focus of the program is on vision, leadership, productivity and the implementation of business strategies.  Hammond was recognized at the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) 2016 Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN.

The 2016 edition of the annual Mountain Workshops, a 41-year internationally recognized collection of simultaneous photojournalism, video storytelling, picture editing, data visualization and time-lapse
workshops, will be held October 18-22 in Paducah, Ky. Held each year in towns throughout Kentucky, the workshops cover a gamut of skills that enable photographers to better tell stories about the
surrounding community while learning from professional visual storytellers, many of them recognized as some of the best contemporary journalists of our time.

Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau Among Governor’s Award in the Arts Recipients

Governor Steve Beshear presented Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) with the 2015 Governor’s Awards in the Arts – Government Award at the Kentucky State Capitol on October 22. The Governor’s Awards in the Arts are the Commonwealth’s highest honors in the arts, recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses that have made extraordinary and significant contributions to the arts in Kentucky.

Rayovac FLW Series Championship Readies for Ohio River

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:45 AM

PADUCAH, Ky. (Oct. 13, 2015) – The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky, October 29-31 when 200 boaters and co-anglers from the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions will take to the water for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship. The highest finishing pro from each of the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions based on final results qualifies for the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup, along with the top five pros not already selected as the highest finisher from a division. A total of 10 Rayovac FLW Series boaters in this event will punch their ticket to the Forrest Wood Cup, the richest payday in bass fishing.