Four Louisvillians named in Forbes 30 Under 30 for Manufacturing

TIME names Louisville in top 20 for America's Best Food Cities

Louisville ranked in top 10 cities for first-time homebuyers by Business Insider

The State Entrepreneurship Index ranked Kentucky No. 4 for its ability to create new businesses

Bourbon Country and Louisville, KY on Fodor’s 2015 Places To Go

Site Selection magazine placed Kentucky 8th in the country in its 2014 Top State Business Climate ranking

Louisville ranks 8th in Forbes’ 2014 America’s Most Affordable Cities

Trivago names Louisville among “America’s 50 Best Value Destinations”

21C named among world’s top hotels in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2014 Gold List

Louisville Named one of National Geographic Traveler's Best of the World destinations

ShareCare ranks Louisville Number 2 in the “Top 10 Cities with the Strongest Social Ties"

Louisville ranked 7th in the “Top 10 Busiest Cargo Airports” in the world by Airports Council International

Value Penquin has ranked Louisville No. 6th in their “Top 20 Best Cities for Surgeons”

Rolling Stone Magazine has ranked Louisville's KFC Yum! Center as the seventh-best arena or stadium for concerts in America

Zagat Restaurant Digest names Louisville’s NuLu as one of the “Top 20 Hot Food Neighborhoods”

Louisville Slugger Field ranked #2 in USA Today Travel’s “10 Best Minor League Ballparks in US.”


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  • Kent's Column: Maximizing Your Membership

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    It’s cliché to point out that the more you put into an organization the more you will get out of it.  But hey, we aren’t above dropping a cliché here and there.  So here goes; there is a lot to be gained by getting engaged with GLI. We have increased the ways for you to maximize your membership value while keeping the spotlight on accelerating economic growth, job creation and business competitiveness.

James Reddish
Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development
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Program Manager for Global Talent and Workforce Inclusion
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Director, Business Networks
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Economic Development Marketing Manager
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