Greater Louisville Inc. Announces 2011Total Resource Campaign

9/30/2011 11:26:13 AM

Louisville, Ky. (9/29/11) – Greater Louisville Inc.’s Total Resource Campaign draws business and community leaders from around the region to volunteer their time for the annual drive to raise awareness, investments and sponsorships for the Metro Chamber.

This year’s goal is $1.7 million, which will help GLI strengthen the region through economic and community development, advocacy, enterprise development, member benefits and strategic partnerships.

The theme for the 2011campaign is “Connecting People to What’s Next: Rethink Possibility.” TRC will explore the strength of connections through inclusion and the opportunities and ideas made possible by investments in GLI.




Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility Announced

9/22/2011 09:51:34 AM

The 2011 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility recognizes fourteen exemplary employers that are using flexibility as a talent management tool to enhance workplace effectiveness and contribute to employee success. Greater Louisville Inc. was honored to be among the award recipients this year. For the fourth consecutive year, Greater Louisville was selected from communities nationwide to participate in When Work Works, an initiative to highlight the importance of workplace flexibility.


Greater Louisville Inc. Goes to Work at the 2011 IdeaFestival

9/19/2011 04:57:33 PM

This year, Greater Louisville Inc. invites its members and the community to take part in this frenetic exchange of ideas, with all the comforts of the office at your fingertips. The IdeaHub, new to the 2011 IF, will be located in the lobby of the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and be operational during business hours, Wednesday, September 21 through Saturday, September 24.



2011 EnterpriseCorp Hot Dozen Announced

9/19/2011 04:55:21 PM

Much like the Kentucky Derby annually unveils its field of horses and potential champions, EnterpriseCorp announced its Hot Dozen of fast-growth, innovative companies.

These 12 locally-owned companies exemplify some of the high-potential work being done in the region’s entrepreneurial community. EnterpriseCorp – Greater Louisville Inc.’s entrepreneurial assistance arm – provides strategic and network solutions that help client companies realize their full potential.




Celebration of Small Business Inc.credible Award Winners Announced

9/6/2011 02:34:54 PM

The 2011 Celebration of Small Business Luncheon, held today at the Galt House, highlighted the ‘Big Impact of Small Business’ in Greater Louisville. In its 11th year, the event recognized the best and brightest small businesses to a record crowd of over 500 local professionals.

This year’s field boasted over 1,600 nominees and a record number of 116 candidates. A panel of 40 judges reviewed the 8 respective categories. Greater Louisville Inc. is proud to announce and congratulate the winners.


The Vogt Invention and Innovation Awards Celebrate 12 Years

8/24/2011 02:49:57 PM

EnterpriseCorp, the enterprise development arm of Greater Louisville Inc., and The Community Foundation of Louisville are accepting entries for the 2011/2012 Vogt Awards. Intended to recognize excellence in product innovation and inspire inventors to see their ideas reach full potential, the Vogt Awards provide up to $250,000 annually in grants. This year’s deadline to submit an application is September 30.



Emerging Minority Business Award Nominations Sought

8/3/2011 09:20:37 AM

Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual award recognizing emerging minority businesses. As part of the Louisville Defender Newspaper’s 2011 Business and Professional Achievement Recognition Luncheon, GLI will present an outstanding local company with the Greater Louisville Inc. Emerging Minority Business Award.

Successful nominees will be emerging minority businesses (one to three years in business) whose focus on innovation, community engagement and growth make them an asset to our city and a role model for businesses nationwide.