KFC Yum! Center adds “Business Boom” event to Thunder festivities

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) — The KFC Yum! Center is expanding its Thunder festivities with an event created specifically to enable members of the Louisville business community to connect, expand their professional network and discuss opportunities for collaboration.

The event will take place in the arena’s Woodford Reserve Lounge, which overlooks the Ohio River and provides premium viewing opportunities for the Thunder Over Louisville fireworks and air shows on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

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The all-day event is presented by KFC Yum! Center in partnership with Greater Louisville Inc., Louisville Business First and Leadership Louisville.

Individual tickets are $160, discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Admission includes:

  • Access to KFC Yum! Center Woodford Reserve Lounge,
  • Networking opportunities
  • 2-3 business oriented speaking sessions
  • Evening meal + 2 drink tickets
  • Access to private restrooms
  • DJ and live music

Louisville businessman and philanthropist Dr. Mark Lynn, owner of Visionworks, will speak at the event. Lynn is the current Chairman of the Kentucky State Fair Board, is active on the University of Louisville Foundation and Finance Committee and is a Trustee for Sacred Heart Schools.  He and his family believe in giving back through involvement and development of the communities they serve. Additional speakers will be announced at a later date.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit kfcyumcenter.com.

Media release from the KFC Yum! Center.

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