Kentucky's Edge Bourbon Conference & Festival - Where Bourbon Begins


Get Involved

  • Artisans

    We are looking for skilled craftsmen and craftswomen from Kentucky to sell their handmade wears in the Artisan Market. Please read the Artisan Information Sheet and then fill out the online form to be considered. Registration for consideration HAS BEEN EXTENDED to Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5pm EST.

  • Bands & Musicians

    There are several paid opportunities for artists as there will be a free music festival on the river, busking all over town, and opening slots at the Madison Theater. If you are a band from Kentucky, we're flexible on genre. If you are NOT from Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati, you better sound like you've been influenced by Appalachian folk music and its various forms (e.g., bluegrass). Click here to submit for consideration by May 31, 2019.

  • Bars & Restaurants

    Create an incredible pairing our tasting and become a part of Kentucky's Edge. There is no fee to participate and you can do as little or as much as you want. Download the guide to learn more and then email us at

  • Exhibitors

    Kentucky's Edge is a great opportunity to reach decision makers and buyers in the world of bourbon. To register for consideration online, please download and complete the Exhibitor Information and Agreement or click here to register online. Registration ends Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST.

  • Retailers & Venues

    You may not serve bourbon but that doesn't mean you can't be a part of Kentucky's Edge. Click here to read more about how easy it is to get involved.

  • Speakers

    If you're a great speaker, or want to put together a panel, workshop or networking event at the Kentucky's Edge conference, please fill out this form. Remember, being an expert in the world of bourbon is key.

    Registration closes Friday, June 7, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST. The best ideas will be chosen and all those who submitted will be notified of their status by Friday, June 28, 2019.

  • Sponsors

    Thank you for your interest in sponsoring Kentucky's Edge. Please email us at for a sponsorship deck and pricing sheet.

  • Vendors

    Interested in vending at Kentuckye's Edge? Please read the Vendor Information Sheet before registering for consideration online. Registration for consideration closes Friday, June 7, 2019 at 5pm EST.

  • Volunteers

    Interested in volunteering at Kentucky's Edge? Please read the Volunteer Information Sheet before registering for consideration online

Create Your Bourbon Experience

Kentucky's Edge - Where Bourbon Begins