Business Meetings

Paroquet Springs Conference Center

What a great new location for your next conference, meeting, trade show, or social function! We're less than 15 minutes south of Louisville International Airport off I-65.

On-site event specialists will assist you to coordinate every detail ensuring a successful function. Paroquet Springs Conference Centre has all the elements to make your event memorable.

Centre Information

With 40,000 square feet of banquet, meeting and exhibit space, the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre is perfect for group meals, small conferences and trade shows.

Ample Meeting Space

  • Flexible facilities within the Centre accommodate groups up to 1500
  • Break-out rooms provied the atmosphere for small meetings
  • 12,000 square feet of exhibition space for larger events
  • Complete audio-visual capabilities throughout the Centre
  • Banquet Room comfortably seats 200-300
  • Professional Setup and Service Staff

Location, Location, Location

  • Centralized location for Tourist and Family activities
  • Over 850 comfortable guest rooms within minutes
  • Only minutes to Louisville International Airport
  • Convenient, affordable restaurants
  • Easy access off Interstate 65
  • Turn left on JB Hall, then left onto Paroquet Springs Drive

Area Activities Offer a Break

  • Visit tranquil Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest
  • Learn the art of glass blowing at Hawks View Gallery
  • Hunt antiques at many local shops & flea markets
  • Tour Jim Beam's American Outpost & Distillery
  • Kart Kountry fills the need for speed and challenge
  • Golf Courses and Driving Ranges


  1. Question: Why would a traveler wish to stay in Bullitt County?

    Answer: We are south of a metro city (Louisville) and on I-65 a major north-south artery. Hassle free on-off the interstate access to motels, restaurants, attractions, and gas stations. Exits 121, 117,116, 112, and 105 offer a variety of needs to our visitors.

  2. Question: What is there for kids to do?

    Answer: Get them out from in front of the TV and into the many exciting activities and programs at Bernheim Forest. Meeting the high tech skill and fascination of the new age generations, Bernheim has provided a high-tech approach to discovering nature with GPS palm pilots to navigate and explore their 14,000 acres of natural wonder.
    Kart Kountry fills their need for speed and challenge with the longest go-cart track in the United States, and is located conveniently just minutes from Louisville.

  3. Question: Where can I find out about the history of Bourbon making in Kentucky?

    Answer: At the Jim Beam American Outpost in Clermont, Bullitt County. You can tour the homestead, museum, see a film on the 200+ year history of bourbon making in Kentucky by the Beam Family and sip fine small batch bourbon in his parlor.

  4. Question: What is Bullitt County's history?

    Answer: Before European settlement, the Shepherdsville area looked like a hub with trails coming from the Beargrass, the Bluegrass, the Barrens, and the Falls of the Ohio made by Bison, elk, deer and other game seeking the salt licks, later named Bullitt's Lick. Native Americans used Kentucky lands and especially the salt lick area of Shepherdsville to hunt game. The first European settlers to the area were the salt workers, 1760's.

  5. Question: Was the first industry in Kentucky located in Bullitt County?

    Answer: Yes, it was the Salt Industry. Over 1000 men worked the salt making kettles at Bullitt's Lick. Salt was an important meat preservative to pioneers.

  6. Question: What was the second industry to the area?

    Answer: Iron Making. Iron making in Bullitt County span a 50 year history from the 1830's to the 1880's. Belmont Iron Furnace still stands in southern Bullitt County.

  7. Question: What distiller donated 12,000 acres of land to the people of Kentucky and their friends?

    Answer: Isaac W. Bernheim purchased the land in central Bullitt County in 1928. His wish was to allow the land to return to its natural habitat. The first industries in the area took its toll on the natural resources in the county.

  8. Question: When did Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest open?

    Answer: It opened to the public in 1955. Today you can hike, bike, picnic, fish, and attend programs on nature. The Arboretum has over 4000 labeled plants, the visitor center has a GPS unit to take and investigate different plants and features at Bernheim, visit the café and gift shop, but above all enjoy the fresh air, wonderful plant aromas, and breathtaking scenery.

  9. Question: What research takes place at Bernheim and can you see it?

    Answer: Bernheim has ongoing research projects on native landscapes, plants and trees to determine best species for our growing zone. They research health issues to native plants and trees and share the results with the public at the visitor center, with nurserymen in Kentucky and horticulturist across the nation.

  10. Question: What is Paroquet Springs Conference Centre?

    Answer: Named for the Paroquet lick (a 1770's salt lick) and springs, it was a resort that rivaled the Indiana resort French Lick. The springs being a medicinal source, the resort operated from the 1830's until 1877. Today it's the location of the Conference Centre. A premier facility with 37500 sq. ft. of meeting space, noted Chef, state of the art technology, and ample free parking. A wonderful location to host regional and state association meetings, business and social gatherings, and trade shows due to it's location just 15 miles south of downtown Louisville on I-65.

Rooms and Seating

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Meals and Menus click here


The Paroquet Springs Conference Centre Offers the Following:
  • Beautifully Appointed Banquet Room
  • Setup of the Room with Banquet Round Tables and Banquet Chairs
  • Linen, China & Glassware
  • Linen Skirting for the Cake Table, Gift Table & Buffet Table
  • Table Decorations
  • Additional decorations and audio visual equipment available for rental
  • Dance Floor
  • Professional Service Staff that will be at Your Service for the Entire Event
  • Cake Cut by a Professional Server
  • Service Staff to Take Care of the Cleaning after the Reception
- There is an additional 18% service charge & appropriate tax -

The Ring Bearer $11.95 Per Person
Fruit tray, cheese & cracker tray, vegetable tray with dip, ciabatta mini sandwiches with ham and turkey, deviled eggs, chicken tenders with honey mustard sauce, fresh brewed coffee, punch and iced tea.
The Maid of Honor $13.95 Per Person
Fruit tray, cheese & cracker tray, vegetable tray with dip, ciabatta mini sandwiches with ham and turkey, deviled eggs, salami cornets, swedish meatballs, chicken drumettes, fresh brewed coffee, punch and iced tea.
The Best Man $17.95 Per Person
Fruit tray, cheese & cracker tray, vegetable tray with dip, ciabatta mini sandwiches with ham and turkey, chicken fingers with honey mustard sauce, barbeque meatballs, salami cornets, chef carved roast beef, chips, pretzels, cocktail peanuts, fresh brewed coffee, punch and iced tea.
The Father of the Bride $20.95 Per Person
Fruit tray, cheese & cracker tray, vegetable tray with dip, assorted gourmet canapés, ciabatta mini sandwiches with ham and turkey, gourmet pizza, chicken fingers with honey mustard sauce, sweet and sour meatballs, chef carved roast beef, chips, pretzels and cocktail peanuts, fresh brewed coffee, punch and iced tea.
The Bride and Groom $22.95 Per Person
Cheese and cracker tray, assorted gourmet canapes, watermelon basket with fresh fruit display, sausage stuffed mushroom caps, italian sausage, chicken fingers with honey mustard sauce, chef carved roast beef, chips, pretzels, cocktail peanuts, and bridal mints, fresh brewed coffee, punch and iced tea.

Catering Policies


Your menu selection should be submitted to the Paroquet Springs Catering Office no later than two weeks prior to your scheduled function. Special dietary requests must be submitted 72 hours in advance of function. No outside food or beverages may be brought into the private banquet rooms at any time.


We require a minimum attendance guarantee three working days prior to your event. Guarantees for functions held on Monday and/or Tuesday must be received the preceding Friday. The guarantee is not subject to reduction. If the Catering Office receives no guarantee, we will assume the guarantee is to be the expected number on the Event Order.


An eighteen percent (18%) service charge and applicable sales tax will be applied to all charges. Applicable sales tax will be charged on food, beverages, room rental and audio-visual equipment totals.


If your group is tax exempt, we are required by the State of Kentucky to have a copy of your Exemption Certificate on file.


We ask that credit be established and approved in advance. A credit application is available upon request. Please complete and return this application. A credit card number and deposit is required to guarantee payment. Balance of account is due and payable three (3) days prior to the event by 3pm.


A deposit of $500 (non-refundable) is required to hold your event date and due at time of booking. The $500 is applied to the total balance, which is due three (3) days prior to the event along with the guaranteed number of people attending. Host bars also require a deposit of cash or credit card three (3) days prior to the event.


We assign Function Rooms according to the expected number of guests. It may be necessary for us to reassign rooms accordingly. Please call the Sales Department at 502-955-7009 for more information and a customized quote.






Extended Stay Special
Stay 7 nights! Additional nights are available. NO PETS ALLOWED UNLESS ADA SERVICE ANIMALS! Terms and Conditions Apply! DEPOSIT REQUIRED!!!!

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