It was an exciting evening along the Owensboro Riverfront Friday as hundreds of people enjoyed the opening gala for the new Convention Center.
Those 14 News spoke with during the event said the new building is the ideal fit for Owensboro.
"I think it's really the beginning of the renaissance, not necessarily the peak of the renaissance. For those people in the Tri-State who haven't been over here, it's really an exceptional place to visit," Kirkpatrick said.
The Convention Center and hotel will be having tours for the public on Saturday.
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