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​ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference is more than just a conference.

You’ll have the chance to tour world-class facilities, network with peers from around the world, enjoy unique dining events featuring exhilarating entertainment and see the best the Bluegrass has to offer on local tours.

With so many things to see and do at ONE19, make sure you don't miss these great opportunities.

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. Tours
19 May

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. Tours

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.      401 Cross St., Lexington, KY 40508
Our unique facility is a premier barrel-aging brewery and the only stop on the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour offering samples of beer as well as bourbon!
The Kentucky Castle
19 May

The Kentucky Castle

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.      230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383
Named by Architectural Digest as “The Most Beautiful Hotel in Kentucky,” experience Kentucky’s very own authentic working castle, located in Versailles, Kentucky.
The Summit at Fritz Farm
19 May

The Summit at Fritz Farm

11:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.      The Summit at Fritz Farm
Evolving each season, The Summit at Fritz Farm features the region’s best food, fashion and social gatherings.
cocktail
19 May

Pearse Lyons Art of Innovation Cocktail Competition

6:30 p.m.      Keeneland Racecourse
Join us at International Night at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19) as finalists pour up their unique libations for a chance to win $3,000 and work alongside the Town Branch Distillery team to develop the next barrel expression whiskey.
Alltech Global Headquarters and Nutrigenomics Center Tours
19 May

Alltech Global Headquarters and Nutrigenomics Center Tours

8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Buses depart every 45 minutes.      Reservations are required for all tours. Check the tour ticket office outside Heritage Hall (LCC 1st Floor) for more information and last–minute reservations.
Visit the central hub of Alltech’s global business: our newly-expanded headquarters and state-of-the-art Alltech Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition. Both are located in Nicholasville, Kentucky.
Bluegrass Stockyards & Kentucky Horse Park Tours
19 May

Blue Grass Stockyards and Kentucky Horse Park Tour

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.      Reservations are required for all tours and can be made during registration. Check the tour ticket office outside Heritage Hall (LCC 1st Floor) for more information and last–minute reservations.
A tour of the stockyard and its state-of-the-art facilities followed by a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park.
Keeneland and Taylor Made Farm Tours
19 May

Keeneland and Taylor Made Farm

7:45 a.m.-12:20 p.m.      Reservations are required for all tours and can be made during registration. Check the tour ticket office outside Heritage Hall (LCC 1st Floor) for more information and last–minute reservations.

Located in the heart of horse country, Keeneland is known worldwide for its Thoroughbred auction house and world-class racing. Get a firsthand look inside Keeneland’s secret to hospitality, the track backside and the inner workings of racing with one of Keeneland’s own.

Following the visit to Keeneland, tour a first-class working stallion farm and see some of the most famous horses around at Taylor Made Farm.


Cost: $30/person

legends
19 May

Lexington Legends

Game starts at 2:05 p.m.      A ballpark-bound courtesy shuttle will be available at 1:30 p.m. First come, first served.

Enjoy America’s favorite pastime when the Lexington Legends baseball team faces its opponent, the Asheville Tourists, at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

A ballpark-bound courtesy shuttle will be available at 1:30 p.m. First come, first served.


Cost: Complimentary to ONE19 attendees; pick up tickets at will call at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

International Dinner
19 May

International Night

6:30 p.m.      Keeneland Racecourse

Savor a variety of unique cuisines and let captivating global entertainment sweep you off your feet at the newly revamped International Night, which will be held at the world-famous Keeneland Racecourse. We are truly bringing the world to the Bluegrass at this event while also showcasing the heart of Horse Country.


Conference attendees only; badge required.

ONE Fun Run
20 May

ONE19 Fun Run

6:30 a.m.      Transylvania University
The early bird gets the worm! Wake up with the ONE Fun Run, a 3K mini-marathon held on the stately campus of Lexington’s historic Transylvania University.
Kentucky Night
20 May

Kentucky Night

7:00 p.m.      Alltech Arena – Kentucky Horse Park

Take a chance on a night of delicious food and toe-tapping tunes from ABBA The Concert at the renowned Kentucky Horse Park. You may end the night feeling just like a dancing queen!


Cost: Complimentary; included in registration.

Conference attendees only; badge required.

Great Bite Night
21 May

ONE Great Bite Dining Night

6:00 p.m.      Downtown Lexington

Get out on the town! Explore Lexington’s thriving restaurant scene and enjoy some of what this great city has to offer. Dine at the finest restaurants, sample both traditional and unique dishes, and enjoy the ONE meal you won’t be able to stop talking about!

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® Trail
21 May

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® Trail

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.      Downtown Lexington
You better be ready to party! Downtown Lexington is the ONE place to be on Tuesday evening, May 21. Downtown bars around Fifth Third Bank Pavilion will be alive with the sound of music from 9–11 p.m.
ONE Table Talks
21 May

ONE Table Talks

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.      Downtown Lexington

Claim a seat at the table, where we’re sparking important conversations. Don't miss this chance to sit down with ONE19 speakers at interactive dinners to discuss global challenges and opportunities within the food and agribusiness industry.

Conference attendees must select their dinner of choice by registering in advance during their ONE19 registration. More details coming soon.


 

Mycotoxins Workshop Lunch photo
21 May

Mycotoxins Workshop Lunch with Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management Team and Neogen

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.      TBD

Concerned about the impact of mycotoxins? Hear from our industry partners Neogen and our own mycotoxin management team about the latest advances in detection technology and new risk management tools that can help keep you in control of the threat posed by mycotoxins.

Notes: A simple buffet lunch will be provided. There will be NO TRANSLATIONS PROVIDED at this event. Attendance requires pre-registration.

Ag-Tech Lunch Forum Photo
21 May

Ag-Tech Lunch Forum

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.      TBD

Since The Pearse Lyons Accelerator launched in 2016, alumni have established 35 routes to market, raised millions of dollars in funding and been ranked among "The Ag Tech Market Map: 100+ Startups Powering the Future of Farming and Agribusiness" by CB Insights. So, where are these innovative startup companies now? What can they tell us about startup hubs? Is Kentucky poised to become the "Silicon Valley of the east"? Join us as we explore the ag-tech startup world through the lens of those who live in it.