Hotel and Travel Information

We Look Forward to Seeing You in Louisville!

With a convenient airport and world-class hotels and entertainment, Louisville offers a great experience for visitors to the show. For the best selection of flights and hotel rooms, remember to make travel plans as early as possible.   

Omni Hotel in Louisville Kentucky

Hotel accommodations:

To book a hotel room through our official hotel block at a discounted rate, you must first register to attend the show. After you have completed registration, check your inbox for your confirmation. Your confirmation email will provide a link to our hotel block. With more rooms and more options than ever, you are bound to find the perfect location to best fit your needs.

Free Shuttle Service to Select Hotels

Securing your rooms through the official The Utility Expo 2021 hotel block gives you access to the show's free shuttle service, helping you save valuable time and money on travel. Shuttle service is available between the Kentucky Exhibition Center and select official The Utility Expo 2021 hotels. Shuttles will operate during official show days, Tuesday, September 28 through Thursday, September 30.

Please Note: Not all hotels in the official show block are on the shuttle route.

Beware of unofficial hotel offers!

Maritz Global Events is the official housing provider for The Utility Expo 2021 and the only company that can sell rooms within The Utility Expo 2021 official hotel blocks.

Please be aware some third-party travel companies may attempt to solicit housing for The Utility Expo 2021. These companies are not authorized by Show Management and may provide false information regarding the availability of rooms at hotels within the show housing program.

If you are contacted by a travel company other than Maritz, immediately notify Show Management at Show Management works to prevent the unauthorized solicitation of The Utility Expo 2021 exhibitors and attendees.


Air Travel - Flight Discounts!

Flight discounts are available for everyone on domestic and international flights to Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF). See details below.

American Airlines: American Airlines is offering 6% off published fares (September 17 – October 9, 2021). Book your flights at or call American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 800-433-1790* Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. CT or Saturday – Sunday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Use promotion code: 1691BJ.

*Booking fee may apply. If the market is booked is ineligible for booking on (codeshare flights), no service charge would apply. If the routing can be booked on and a flight is booked using the 800#, the service charges are as follows: $25 - Domestic routings & $35 - International routings.
Delta Airlines: Delta Airlines offers up to a 10% discount on flights (September 15 – October 11, 2021).

Book your flights at, select ‘Book Your Meeting Reservation’ and use Meeting Code NMULK or call Delta Meeting Network® at 800-328-1111 Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT. Refer to Meeting Code NMULK.
Southwest Airlines: Southwest offers 10% off Business Select® and Anytime fares and 3% off Wanna Get Away® fares, plus 50% bonus Rapid Rewards points (September 20 – October 6, 2021).

Visit and use Company ID: 99184621. Booking dates: May 11 – September 6, 2021; Travel dates: September 20 – October 6, 2021.
United Airlines: United Airlines offers up to a 10% discount on flights (September 17 – October 9, 2021).

Search flights at and enter ZJUX403984 in the Offer Code box or call United Meetings Reservations at 800-426-1122 Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET and Saturday – Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET.

local restaurants & attractions

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 at locations around town to receive amazing discounts and offers.