Digital Industry USA

Welcome to Louisville

DIGITAL INDUSTRY USA is proud to welcome you to Louisville!

The #1 City for Manufacturing!

Since 2011, manufacturing employment in the Louisville-area has grown 30.2 percent, bringing the employment total to 83,300 jobs, representing 12.41 percent of jobs in the local economy. Louisville continues to be a place where locally grown manufacturers can establish themselves as global competitors. 

“Louisville continues to lead the way with our long-standing tradition of excellence in manufacturing. And that tradition provides the foundation necessary to be a global leader as we shift into a new era of flexible, advanced manufacturing"

-Mayor Greg Fischer

Show Us Your Badge

Louisville is proud to present the Show Us Your Badge program – a special discount program for show participants to use while in Louisville. Take advantage of special offers and discounts from the city’s most popular sites including retail shops, restaurants and attractions. Just present your name badge around town to receive amazing discounts and offers:

Restaurants & Dining

Louisville’s culinary scene is cooking. And it’s catching the attention of people all across the globe.

In just the past year, Louisville was named “Best Up-and-coming Food City” by Thrillist, one of “America’s Best Cities for Food” by Travel + Leisure and one of the “Nation’s Best Local Food Scenes” by USA Today. From farm-to-table to modernist cuisine to country cooking, top chefs and top shelf, Louisville has a lot to bring to the table.

Transportation/Getting Around

In the heart of it all! Within a day's drive of over half the U.S. population and with all major airline carriers, Louisville is an affordable destination and only a quick trip away!

Once you arrive, getting around the city is easy and affordable with a full range of convenient transportation options including the popular Loulift bus.  

Things to do

There are six bourbon attractions that have opened within walking distance of the new convention center since 2013 (the first bourbon businesses to come back to historic Whiskey Row since before Prohibition).

And these great, one-of-a-kind visitor experiences compliment the incredible unique attractions that Louisville has taken pride in for years, like the 104-year-old Belle of Louisville, Churchill Downs – home of the Kentucky Derby, the Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, the Kentucky Science Center, the Louisville Mega Cavern – the world’s only location for underground zip-lining and mountain biking, our Frederick L. Olmsted designed park system and many more.