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GLI Announces New Regional Land Development Task Force

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 31, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc. is taking a bold approach to growth by launching the new Regional Land Development Task Force that will bring together a wide range of voices from the business community to think proactively about our region’s land development, redevelopment, and infill needs…

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GREATER LOUISVILLE 2020 CAMPAIGN REACHES $7 MILLION MARK

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 9, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s GL 2020 campaign is at 92 percent, thanks to several recent contributions from companies like Yum! Brands and a new $300,000 grant from the Gheens Foundation. Yum! Brands joins the James Graham Brown Foundation, the Gheens Foundation and several companies in…

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GLI President and CEO Remarks on JCPS School Ratings

“GLI supports the transformative work happening in Jefferson County Public Schools and is encouraged to see positive trends in key growth areas such as student graduation and transition readiness. The new state ratings system gives our community greater transparency on the performance of a school and provides clearer data about…

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Greater Louisville Inc. and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville Partner for Mentor Louisville Program

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 25, 2019) – Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce (GLI), in partnership with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL), are pleased to announce a collaboration that will help identify and grow the business leaders of tomorrow. Mentor Louisville is a new pilot program where…

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GLI PRESIDENT AND CEO REMARKS ON PASSING OF DAVID JONES

GLI President and CEO Kent Oyler issued the following statement on the passing of David Jones, Sr.: “David Jones was a giant in business, philanthropy and civic leadership. His legacy is visible across every part of our community, from parks to education to Humana and its thousands of local jobs….

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GLI Announces Special Investor Rate for National Chamber of Commerce Week, September 9-13

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 9, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc. is celebrating National Chamber of Commerce Week, September 9-13, with a special $100 off promotion for those wanting to join GLI and become part of the region’s investor community. To redeem this special rate and enjoy GLI investor benefits for a…

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CONVERGE Louisville: Collaboration that Drives the Future of Aging Innovation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) — With over $80 billion in revenue, Louisville’s health care sector has the nation’s largest concentration of aging care headquarters and companies. Forbes Magazine named Louisville “America’s Aging Capital” and this unique strength in the industry makes CONVERGE Louisville the perfect driver for the progressive…

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PNC Foundation Donates $100K to GLI In Support of Entrepreneurship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 13, 2019) — When Louisville entrepreneurs Galen Powers and Bryan Ehret drove past an underutilized 40,000-square-foot building in NuLu, instead of neglect they envisioned a new home base for entrepreneurs to collaborate and synthesize success. PNC Bank supported this project with $5 million in financing. “If we…

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CBRE REPORT TAPS LOUISVILLE AS EMERGING MARKET FOR TECH TALENT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 30, 2019) — CBRE’s Scoring Tech Talent, an analysis of labor market conditions, cost and quality for highly skilled tech workers, presented good news for greater Louisville, recognizing the city as an emerging market for tech talent. “This national recognition identifies greater Louisville as the one of…

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GLI Named 2019 National Chamber of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 15, 2019) — The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) the 2019 Chamber of the Year for large chambers of commerce. The announcement was made at the ACCE conference in Long Beach, Calif., Monday night. “Being recognized as the best large chamber…

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