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Lexington Center Expansion

Check this page for the latest news, photos, videos as the expansion project develops.

On June 28, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Lexington Center Corporation voted unanimously to award Messer Construction Company the contract to build the new and expanded Lexington Convention Center. Read the original press release here. 

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Rupp Arena 3D Infographic

Rupp 3D Infographic Click image to enlarge.

New Seating Virtual Venue

UK Athletics is excited to unveil the all new Rupp Arena Virtual Venue. This platform allows fans to see 360-views from various seat locations, compare sight lines and see the benefits & amenities associated with each seat location. Please note, pricing will be announced at a later date prior to seat selections.

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Rupp Arena Catwalk Rendering

Rupp Arena Catwalk RenderingClick image to enlarge.

Lexington Center 3D Infographic

Lexington Center 3D InfographicClick image to enlarge.

Space Breakdown

The NEW Lexington Convention Center design was developed by NBBJ Architects of Los Angeles, CA and EOP Architects, Lexington and includes 100,000 sq. ft of exhibit halls, a 24,330 ballroom, 29,000 sq. ft of meeting rooms and 44,000 sq. ft of clubs and flexible spaces.


+51.5% increase from existing 66,000sf space


+38.2% increase from existing 17,600SF space


& 44,000SF of club and flexible spaces

Construction Photos