Ashland Area Convention



1509 Winchester Ave.

Ashland, KY 41101






Sue Dowdy

Executive Director




Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 8.35.00 PM
Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 9.23.33 PM Calendar of Events

and Visitors Bureau


Only in

About Ashland

Throughout the year, Ashland offers a pleasing blend of history, culture, scenic venues, outdoor recreation and annual festivals, guaranteed to provide you with true Southern Hospitality! Today, Ashland, Kentucky, Huntington, West Virginia and Ironton, Ohio form a vibrant metropolitan Tri-State area of more than 300,000 people, making this area not only culturally alive, but also culturally diverse. Located in the heart of the United States, Ashland is minutes from Interstate 64 and a direct link on the colorful US 23 - Country Music Highway.

The Ashland Area Convention and Visitors Bureau exists to promote tourism in the Ashland, Kentucky area. If we can be of any assistance to you or your group, please do not hesistate to contact us!

aacvb chuch naomi brc

Where Stars Are Born!

Ashland is proud to have been the home of Billy Ray Cyrus, the Judds, Chuck Woolery, Brandon Webb, and other country music and cultural celebrities.  Visit Ashland and experience the humble roots that shaped these stars.

bwebb wj

Host your event in Ashland!

From a fun, hip, informal party to conventions, conferences, and formal affairs, Ashland can serve as the perfect host for any event.  Choose from a variety of locations including:


Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland Plaza Hotel

Boyd County Community Center

Days Inn

Fairfield Inn

Highlands Regional Museum

Holiday Inn Express

Paramount Arts Center


Highlands Museum Space

skaz reli ashley gibson IMG_7578