Conventions, Meetings & Exhibition Centers

Julian Carroll Convention Center
Overlooking the Ohio River, 51,000 sq ft. of meeting & exhibit space, 20 meeting and banquet rooms, 16,000 sq. ft. of exhibit area for private functions, equipped to serve 100 plus booths for trade shows, or meals for up to 1650 guests.

Connected to 434 room hotel, the Julian Carroll Convention Center and Paducah Expo Center offers 110,000 square feet of convention/exhibit and meeting space, making it the 4th largest convention center in the state of Kentucky. We are the premier destination for hosting conventions, trade shows, and conferences of every size.

With over 50,000 square feet of meeting and ballroom space in the Convention Center, can accommodate events of any size. From meetings of 10 people to conventions of 2,000, the Executive Inn can meet your group’s needs. From small gatherings to grand events, like the International quilt show drawing over 30,000 people from around the world, the Executive Inn provides flexible convention and meeting space.


  • 110,000 square ft. of meeting and exhibit space with accommodations for 335-booth trade show.
  • 20 meeting/banquet rooms
  • 4 Ballrooms
  • Executive Board Room
  • Catering
  • Restaurant on site
  • Connecting 434 room hotel
  • Sales staff for complete service and coordination of all functions
  • Setup flexibility

Meeting & Private Entertaining Facilities
The Paducah McCracken County Convention & Visitors Bureau maintains a list of meeting and private entertaining facilities. Also offers a wide range of services for groups. Planning itineraries, arranging city tours and complimentary step on guide service provide added convenience for your motor coach tours. Make your plan your next gathering.

Exhibition Center: Paducah Expo Center
The Jr's Executive Inn and the Julian Carroll Convention Center has expanded to include the new Expo Center. Overlooking the Ohio river in historic downtown Paducah, it is an excellent choice for your next event.

From I-24 west take exit 11 (John Puryear highway). Turn right and follow through the downtown loop, eventually becoming a one-way street. Look for the big "E" on the right at approximately 7 miles.

From I-24 east take exit 4 at the Kentucky Oaks Mall (Hwy 60). Turn left and follow on into the downtown business loop. You will run directly into The executive Inn at approximately 5 miles. Look for the big "E"

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