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Dec 5,2017 -     Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us on December 5th for our Annual Holiday Luncheon at the Embassy Suites!

NOTE: If you took advantage of the "Meal Plan" prepayment option, you still need to register. You just won't have to pay for each meeting since that was done in the lump sum prepayment.


Embassy Suites
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

Event Fees:

Monthly Meeting (Member) $ 25.00
Monthly Meeting (Member Pre-Paid) $ 0.00
Monthly Meeting (Non-Member) $ 50.00
Guest $ 0.00


Jan 11,2018 -     Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the annual BTMA/BHA Holiday Party!

Once a year the Bluegrass Tourism Marketing Association and the Bluegrass Hospitality Association get together to celebrate the holiday season.  It is a great time to catch up with friends, network with new business partners, and enjoy a spectacular venue!  The Kentucky Castle, formerly CastlePost, is nestled between majestic horse farms and sprawling bourbon distilleries in Versailles, Kentucky.  Come see what has changed under the new ownership!  Tickets are $35 each and include one drink ticket, appetizers, and a cash bar.


The Kentucky Castle
230 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, KY 40383

Event Fees:

Holiday Party Ticket $ 35.00

Crank & Boom MeetingBTMA meets once a month at varying locations in the Lexington and Bluegrass area.  At each meeting a speaker gives a presentation on a Marketing Tourism related topic and our members are given the chance to explore local attractions and restaurants.  If you are interested in hosting a BTMA meeting, please contact our Vice President of Programming.

Registration and Networking begin at 11:30am.  Luncheon and Presentation begin at 12:00pm.

Meetings are typically held on the first Tuesday of every month.  Listed below are our 2017 meeting dates. Locations not listed are to be determined.

January 10th – Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan House July (no meeting)
February 7th – Mirror Twin Brewing August 1st – Pinot’s Palette
March 7th – Venues of the Grand Reserve September 5th – Talon Winery
April 4th – Palmer’s Fresh Grill October 3rd – West Main Crafting Co.
May 2nd – Bluegrass Heritage Museum November 7th – West Sixth Brewing
June 6th – Whitaker Bank Ballpark December 5th – Embassy Suites

In 2016 we held meetings at Boone Creek Creamery, Nick Ryan’s SaloonRed MileLexington Pasta Garage, The Aviation Museum of Kentucky, 21c Museum Hotel, The BurlHyatt Regency Lexington, Ale-8-OneLiving Arts & Science CenterThe Campbell House