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Owensboro Convention Center Unveils New Kentucky Legend Pier Over Scenic Ohio River

Owensboro Convention Center and Kentucky Legend Announce Pier Naming Rights Agreement

Kentucky Legend, a division of Specialty Foods Group, LLC, will hold a ribbon cutting for the unveiling of the new Kentucky Legend Pier on Thursday, July 6, 2017. The ceremony will commence at Noon CST on the Pier, which is located behind the Owensboro Convention Center.

Representatives from Kentucky Legend will host the event to local city and government officials. The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to celebrate this event and cut the ribbon.  At nearly 8,900 sq. ft, the Pier sets over the beautiful Ohio River and is the main location for various events throughout the year; i.e. Friday After 5, endless amounts of performances, etc.

Kentucky Legend has its roots firmly planted in Owensboro, Ky., and continues to strive on the community values set forth by founder Charles Eldred Field. With over 100 years in the meat manufacturing business, Kentucky Legend knows a thing or two about bringing inevitable flavors and families to the dinner table.

“In the midst of all the new and exciting things happening in Owensboro, we are excited to be part of it all.  As the city continues to grow, we strive to ensure Kentucky Legend’s presence is known. Expect to see more of us as the year continues.” said Brooklyn Maple, brand manager for Kentucky Legend.

“We are excited to enter into this long-term partnership with Kentucky Legend, an iconic worldwide brand that continues to grow,” Owensboro Convention Center General Manager Blake Henry said. “This partnership puts the “stamp” on Kentucky Legend’s long standing commitment to Owensboro and our western Kentucky region.”

If interested in reserving the Kentucky Legend Pier for upcoming meetings or events, please contact the Owensboro Convention Center Sales Team at (270) 687-8800.

Western Kentucky’s newest, premier meeting space – the Owensboro Convention Center – is a full-service meeting facility overlooking the scenic Ohio River in revitalized downtown Owensboro, Ky.  The multi-purpose center boasts just under 102,000 sq. ft.  of available space, including a 44,000+ sq. ft. exhibition hall, 8,900+ sq. ft. Pier outside over the scenic Ohio River, and additional ballroom, meeting, and pre-function space.  Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, a worldwide leader in venue management, proudly manages the Owensboro Convention Center. For more info, please visit owensborocenter.com.

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