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Louisville, KY. (AP) -- Louisville, Kentucky, will be flush with trade show business in the coming years.
The city will host the Pumper and Cleaner Environmental Expo International is scheduled for next year and in 2009.
It's a trade show for the portable toilets, septic and sewage industry. Officials with the Kentucky State Fair Board hope to keep the show at the fairgrounds even longer than that.
The show is expected to draw about 15,000 visitors and roll roughly $8.4 million into the Louisville area economy.
Louisville lured the show from Opryland in Nashville, where it had been since 1987.
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