Event Detail

Registration for this event is closed. There will not be an opportunity to register onsite.
MPI KBC takes you on a behind the scenes experience of one of Kentucky's beloved traditions- The Kentucky Derby! In celebration of the 150th Run for the Roses, immerse yourself at the iconic Churchill Downs Racecourse in Louisville, Kentucky on Thursday, February 15th.  Here we will learn from Amy Patterson, VP of Derby & Event Operations and Churchill Downs Executive Chef about the preparation and detail it takes to pull off an exceptional 2 days in racing.  Following our session with Amy and Chef, we will explore the new reimagined Paddock. Grab your Hard Hat (provided) while Churchill Downs showcases their new Paddock Club, 1895 Club, Spires Terrace and a few other surprise locations.  The day will be wrapped up with an interactive, hands on experience.  
Learner Objectives: Domaine G: Stakeholder Management 
  • Learn how to develop a theme for a meeting or event. 
  • Learn how to select food and beverage to meet the needs and standards of the event. 
  • Learn how to determine event design based upon stated objectives that meet attendee and organization expectations. 
Agenda (start and end times final, remainder of agenda is subject to change):
11:00am Event Start
11:30am Lunch in the Homestretch Club
      Custom Chef Table Lunch including salads, carvery and sweets.
12:45pm Educational Program
1:45pm Paddock Hard Hat Tours
3:00pm Interactive Experience
3:30pm Event Concludes        

Anticipated Clock Hours (pending accreditation approval) = 2
Location Address:
Homestretch Club,
700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40215


  • Register by January 18th for discounted early bird pricing
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  • Passwords were not transferrable to the new software, so you will have to create a new one if you have not already done so. 
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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@kbcmpi.org or call the office at 502.456.1851 x1.