Louisville Info Tab (WVB)
The University of Louisville and the Louisville Sports Commission are excited to host the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship. The city of Louisville is no stranger to hosting grand sporting events and the new KFC Yum! Center is where you can make a date with champions.
The mission of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is to enhance Louisville's economy through tourism — to position and sell our community worldwide, in partnership with the public and private sector, as a premier destination for conventions, trade shows, corporate meetings, group tours and individual leisure travel. Louisville was recently recognized by Trade Show News Network (TSNN) as one of the top-10 cities for hosting the most top-250 shows. The Louisville CVB was formed in 1968 and is an accredited Destination Marketing Organization by the Destination Marketing Association International. Click here for more details.
The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County. Click here for more details.